Is the third time the charm?

February 1994
U.S. News & World Report;2/7/94, Vol. 116 Issue 5, p12
Reports that President Bill Clinton named Deputy Defense Secretary William Perry to succeed Les Aspin as defense secretary. How Perry is likely to devote more attention than Aspin did to keeping defense contractors in business in the wake of Pentagon budget cuts; How he is the latest in a growing string of Washington hands who got jobs after two others failed; Examples; Advice from psychologist Harry Levinson.


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