Rough rider

Gest, Ted; Baer, Donald
June 1993
U.S. News & World Report;6/7/93, Vol. 114 Issue 22, p32
Reports that in just two months on the job, Janet Reno, the first woman to hold the nation's top law-enforcement job, has brought a new brand of justice to Washington and has become the star of the Clinton cabinet. How Reno and Clinton are largely in sync about what they want to accomplish; Reno's priorities; Reputation for honesty; Career path.; Challenges.


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