THE ADMINISTRATION: Attacking the 'Old Boy Network'

The disappointment, perhaps, was inevitable. During the campaign, Jimmy Carter had hotly wooed the female vote by vowing "to bring far more women" into top levels of Government. But how many were enough to satisfy the passions such a promise aroused? Last week, as his second month in office ended, women were assessing Carter's performance and deciding that it fell well short of his declarations. Says Karen DeCrow, president of the National Organization for Women (NOW): "Women's rights are simply not a high priority of this Administration."

In its defense, the White...

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