Informed Soures: Nov. 22, 1993

Foot-in-Mouth Commandant

Washington -- Marine Corps Commandant General CARL MUNDY JR. caused a firestorm by trying to bar married Marine recruits; now he's feeling the heat for saying on 60 Minutes that minority groups don't swim, shoot or read compasses as well as whites. Mundy has apologized and asked to meet with the Congressional Black Caucus. Nevertheless, the Navy Secretary has removed Mundy from a study he was heading on -- ironically -- the status of minorities in the Corps. The White House is set to oust him if he makes one more mistake.

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