Nation: Reagan Sticks With Haig

Despite Democrats'objections, he taps the ex-general for Secretary of State

Acting as if he did not have a care in the world, Ronald Reagan might have been just another wealthy, leisured Californian doing his routine chores last week. He visited his tailor, barber and butcher, where he picked up two shopping bags of veal and beef from his private meat locker in the town of Thousand Oaks. To some 50 people who turned out to greet him, he remarked: "You mean to tell me a farmer doing his work is of this much interest?"...

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