The Nation: These Are My Guys'

President Ford's abrupt decision to rejuggle his Administration thrust four men into top jobs that may well lead them to even bigger jumps in the future. The four:

Rumsfeld: Eyes and Ears

Relaxing aboard the Spirit of 76 one night in November 1970, President Richard Nixon turned to Donald Rumsfeld, a White House counsellor, and said: "Rummy, one day you're going to be making these decisions. " Rumsfeld began to demur. "No," insisted Nixon, "one day you're going to be President."

The thought—and the hope—had often occurred to Rumsfeld, 43, an extraordinarily ambitious and dedicated...

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