Dumping Bert

Osborne, John
September 1977
New Republic;9/17/77, Vol. 177 Issue 12, p8
Comments on the effort of U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his officials to distance from the political problem facing Bert Lance, a member of the presidential staff. Confusion about the authority of Hamilton Jordan in the administration of President Carter; Discussion on the issue of Panama Canal negotiation; Indication that Jordan has evolved over the first seven Carter months into what may fairly be dubbed a chief of the White House staff and he will be so designated in this space from now on.


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