Bill Gertz THE WASHINGTON0 New York.
While the detailed biographic Information on Deputy Director for Intelligence Bob Gates, the President's nominee to be John McMahon's successor as Deputy Director of Central Intelligence, was made available to the media by the White House last evening, you may not haveopy. m, therefore, enclosing one of our own, the one which the White House drew onomposing Its statement. Itor your use as you see fit.
Bob Gatesistinguished Agency career officer and public servant who served the Nixon and Ford administrations in the White House, not just the Carter administration as you stated In your article today. Our officers are apolitical and serve impartially whatever administration isower. Some of us, for example, have served every president from and Including Harry Truman to date.
In your next article on thisope you will let your readers know those facts and will inform the public about Gates' outstanding multlfaceted career. Bob Inman knows. Check with him.
George Y. Lauder Director, Public Affairs