The Nation: Still Wanted

An FBI manhunt continues

Presidential Candidate Jimmy Carter strongly suggested that if elected, he would replace FBI Director Clarence Kelley. More than a year after Carter's election, Kelley is still on the job, and a successor has not been found. Says a top official of the increasingly demoralized and disorganized FBI: "It didn't take Stanley much longer to find Livingstone, and those guys were in darkest Africa."

After rejecting five names recommended by a special presidential search committee, Carter in August chose Frank Johnson, a U.S. district judge in Alabama with a reputation for...

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