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That's right, lateral entry.


Yes. For temporary status --


-- oh yes. But these were middle and upper level “Foreign Service Officers “who were Foreign Service reserves. And that almost independent of the ambassadors, who become ambassadors by virtue of --

Yes. And I was also aware of what we call the Wristonization program. But for some reason, the parameters within which we were asked to operate, in spite of our inquiry into lateral entry, we were asked to operate within the parameters of the regular methods of getting in-- which, by the way, we didn't hold to, totally. The present study that we're doing for the State Department is a bypassing of the written, for various minorities, and substituting in its place an initial oral selection process, but letting the determination of -- (this is not wholly true, by the way, this is part of the problem) -- performance in the field, where the young people selected as Foreign Service Reserve junior officers, which I think came as a recommendation of our study, by the way, although our study -- our second study, I'm not talking about the Herter Commission-- this, by the way, is the fourth project that I've been involved with for the State Department -- got to keep them straight --

The Social Dynamics Research Institute study, which addressed itself to the whole process of recruitment, examination, selection, evaluation, promotion of Foreign Service officers, did not, or was

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