TITLE

Cabinet Government? Unlikely

PUB. DATE
February 1977
SOURCE
New Republic;2/12/77, Vol. 176 Issue 7, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on the nature of politics and the status of government administration in the U.S. and it also discusses the U.S. military system that is trying to maintain a standard of comfort among its ranks. Role of the Cabinet as an institution in the government; Overview of the political situation in the U.S.; Discussion of the challenges faced by the Defense Department; Statement that the new administration does not lie in chimerical institutional reforms but in the quality of individual appointees; Information on various office-holders in the U.S. government; Discussion of U.S. President Jimmy Carter's role in the present political scenario; Report that military retirees enjoy the most generous of all government pensions; Effect of the military pension system on the personnel cost in the U.S.; Description of a plan for reforming the military pay and pension systems.
ACCESSION #
9598970

 

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