The Administration: Exit Egeberg

The Nixon Administration's epidemic of exits has apparently infected the nation's chief health officer, Dr. Roger O. Egeberg, Assistant Secretary for Health and Scientific Affairs. Only 17 months ago Egeberg was widely viewed as a man who could heal the wounds left by the White House's rejection of Dr. John Knowles, the controversial Bostonian who was originally slated to get the job. But last week all signs indicated that Egeberg will be ousted from his key post in the Health, Education and Welfare Department some time around the first of the year....

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