SCANDALS: Curtains for Callaway

When not politicking or tending to his Georgia-based family businesses, Howard ("Bo") Callaway is happiest schussing down the slopes of his Crested Butte ski resort in Colorado. Last week, his excursion from deep powder to deep trouble as President Ford's campaign manager was complete. White House officials said Callaway soon will be permanently replaced by former Commerce Secretary Rogers Morton, a longtime Ford friend and trusted adviser.

Callaway's political trouble is a result of the Ford Administration's keen —and fully warranted—post-Watergate sensitivity to voter intolerance of even the whiff of scandal. The worst that had been alleged about Callaway was...

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