Nixon’s Recruits

The Professionalization of Executive Appointments

June 2012: Members of President Nixon’s Personnel team explore the recruitment process and consider possible reasons for the enduring prominence of non-political professionals originally attracted to Washington during the Nixon Administration. Participants include E. Pendelton James, Jerry H. Jones, Barbara Hackman Franklin, Frederic V. Malek, and Allan G. Kaupinen. Geoffrey C. Shepard moderated.

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