LEADERSHIP: Where Are They Now?

The legends-to-be were all there when we named future leaders in 1974 and 1979 -- Bill Clinton, Dan Rather, J. Stanley Pottinger . . . J. Stanley Pottinger?

So where have they led us, yesterday's leaders of tomorrow? In the summer of 1974, shortly before Richard Nixon became the first President ever to resign, TIME, perceiving a crisis of leadership in America, presented its "Faces for the Future," 200 men and women, age 45 and under, who could "assume leadership roles in the right circumstances -- and given the right spirit of the country." Five years later, TIME chose a new portfolio of "faces for the future" -- 50 more people in the same age category whom the editors identified as emerging leaders. Without seeming immodest, we may observe...

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