Mr. Bowles Leaves Washington

Clinton will miss his Chief of Staff. So will business

Erskine B. Bowles knows he has beaten the odds, and that makes him smile a bit as he recounts his adventures in Clintonland. A courtly North Carolina investment banker and Presidential golfing chum, Bowles sits in his White House Chief of Staff's office, his chronically sore back supported by a cushion, and makes mental lists of the things he did, or meant to do, in the service of Bill Clinton.

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