THE PRESIDENCY: The March of Nixon's Managers

ONCE again Richard Nixon climbed up the mountainside to Camp David to make more appointments that he hopes will give him a grip on the bureaucracy he means to control. More than ever before, the President reached into corporate structures to find suitable Republicans. Largely unknown, they have his trust because they have shown they can manage sizable operations quietly and efficiently. Last week's three Cabinet appointments:

FREDERICK B. DENT, 50, a Southern textile executive, will become Secretary of Commerce. A transplanted Yankee who graduated from Yale, Dent is nevertheless a regional favorite....

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