THE PRESIDENCY by HUGH SIDEY: New/Old Winds Ablowing

The capital of political caprice is outdoing itself this spring. Change is as thick as pollen. A year ago, Jimmy Carter was telling the nation that we were at last "free of that inordinate fear of Communism," and now he and his Vice President are sounding as if they are at least a bit worried, and maybe we had better be too.

It was only a few months ago that the CIA was being kicked around like an old dog, and the former spooks were sticking to their Georgetown dens. Last week Richard Helms, James Angleton and James Schlesinger, distinguished...

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