Nation: Finch's Try for Vindication

DESPITE Robert Finch's many problems in running the Department of Health, Education and Welfare, he requested six more months in that post when the President asked him to join the White House staff. In an interview with TIME Correspondent Simmons Fentress, Finch said: "I told him you have some good periods and bad periods in a department that big, and we had some things coming up. I told him I wanted to go out on the upbeat. He wouldn't accept it. He said he had some other moves he wanted to make, and he...

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