Clearing The Record On The Commerce Dept.

The reporting on my Mar. 20 speech at the National Press Club on economic statistics was inaccurate. Your article, "The Commerce Dept. may be a goner" (Washington Outlook, Apr. 3), has me proposing that we "jettison" both the Bureau of Economic Analysis and the Census Bureau from the Commerce Dept. to form an independent statistical agency, "probably" outside Commerce.

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