Shake-Up At the White House

Reagan gets a tough new chief of staff

Outside the White House last week, construction workers toiled in the chill weather to erect a reviewing booth and grandstand for the Inaugural parade, one of the first events of Ronald Reagan's second term. The laying of each plank and pipe was dictated by blueprints.

Inside the White House, something far more significant for the success or failure of the second Reagan Administration also was taking shape. The organization chart of key players and their new positions of power was being sketched. But there was no blueprint, no grand design. As if by whimsy, top officials were leaving Government, switching jobs...

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