Coolly Taking Charge

Already George Shultz has settled down the State Department

The cardboard box sits incongruously on an antique coffee table in an ornate office at the State Department. On the top of the box is an inscription scrawled in red marker: FOREIGN POLICY KIT. FOR THE BEST DAD IN GOVERNMENT. Inside are a tiny American flag, some Band-Aids, dice, a flashlight, a compass, a pacifier and a box of Anacin. "Everything I need," laughs George Shultz.

The new Secretary of State will need a whole lot more, of course. But his little box seems to...

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