THE TRANSITION: Some Snags in the Stretch

Some Snags in the Stretch

"This is a very slow and detailed and thorough and deliberative process," said Jimmy Carter of his Cabinet making. Indeed it was. Despite the President-elect's public serenity, there were some serious snags−most notably in persuading the right people to serve, especially women and blacks.

During three press conferences last week, Carter added six names, to bring his list of major appointees to eight (the first two being Cyrus Vance as Secretary of State and Bert Lance as director of the Office of Management and Budget). The new...

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