INTELLIGENCE: Advice from the Old Boys

Judging from the initial reaction, Jimmy Carter should score with his second choice for director of the Central Intelligence Agency. Heavy opposition forced the President's first nominee, Theodore Sorensen, to withdraw. But Carter's second choice, Annapolis classmate ('46) Admiral Stansfield Turner, has aroused no opposition and seems certain of confirmation.

Turner would be inheriting an embattled agency, one that must learn to cope with greater congressional scrutiny and with increased demands from press and public for information about it. How should he deal with these problems? TIME asked five former CIA directors what advice they might have for the new...

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