POLICYMAKERS: A Loyal Ally Says Goodbye

A Loyal Ally Says Goodbye

In an Administration that has had more than its share of discord, Beryl Sprinkel will be remembered as a trusted team player. Sprinkel, 63, who resigned last week for personal reasons as chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, could be counted on to voice strong support for Ronald Reagan's policies. That was in sharp contrast to the free spirit of his predecessor, Martin Feldstein, who frequently stirred controversy by publicly appearing to differ with the President. But while Feldstein earned praise for his independence, Sprinkel, a former bank economist, had more influence in the Administration. He is credited with reinforcing...