Getting a White House Trim

Nationally, the blow dryer and the unisex salon threaten to replace the barber pole, but the Reagan Administration, true to its campaign promises, is seeking a return to traditional values. Back in 1977 Jimmy Carter evicted the White House barber from his basement quarters and replaced him with beauticians. But Ronald Reagan, said his Chief of Staff James Baker, is "a President who likes to have his hair cut by a barber." The upshot:

Barber Milton Pitts returned to snip White House personnel on Tuesdays and Thursdays (Reagan gets clipped alone every two weeks),...

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