Secretary Dole, Meet Mrs. Dole

Why an embattled Cabinet officer is giving up her job

Senator Robert Dole was on his trip to Nicaragua, and the Secretary of Transportation had Sunday afternoon to herself. She left their Watergate apartment and drove to the National Cathedral. After pacing the quiet grounds, she headed for the chapel where she and Dole were married 13 years ago. Sitting on an outdoor bench, she reflected on her marriage and her career. "I couldn't help thinking back over the years, and all the experiences and joys," she recalls, a wistful tone creeping into her honeyed Southern accent. "This is a time now when, you know, I have to really come to...