December 1952
New Republic;12/1/52, Vol. 127 Issue 22, p7
Reports that U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower's cabinet is lacking in popular support, and weak in the general ability and experience that make a good cabinet possible. Inclusion of businessman Charles E. Wilson in the government's defense program; Selection of George Humphrey as Secretary of the Treasury; Appointment of Douglas McKay as Secretary of Interior.


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