Appointments, March 2, 1984

Appointment of Henry A. Kissinger as a Member of the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board

March 2, 1984

The President today announced his intention to appoint Henry A. Kissinger to be a member of the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board. This is an initial appointment.

Dr. Kissinger is chairman of Kissinger Associates, Inc. He is a consultant to Goldman Sachs & Co. and is chairman of the international advisory committee for the Chase Manhattan Bank. Dr. Kissinger serves at Georgetown University as counselor to the Center for Strategic and International Studies and professor of diplomacy at the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. He is also a senior fellow of the Aspen Institute, a member of the board of trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, and chairman of the board of the International House. He serves as a contributing analyst to the American Broadcasting Co.

He served as Secretary of State in 1973 - 1977. Previously he served at the White House as Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs in 1969 - 1974. From 1951 to 1969, he held various positions at Harvard University including lecturer, professor of the department of government, and director of the defense studies program. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1973 and the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1977.

Dr. Kissinger graduated from Harvard University (A.B., 1950; M.A., 1952; Ph.D., 1954). He is married, has two children, and resides in New York City. He was born May 27, 1923, in Furth, Germany.

Appointment of William A. Schambra as a Member of the National Historical Publications and Records Commission

March 2, 1984

The President today announced his intention to appoint William A. Schambra to be a member of the National Historical Publications and Records Commission for a term expiring December 26, 1987. He will succeed Norbert Brockman.

Dr. Schambra is a resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. Previously, he was assistant director of the Project to Study the Constitution at the American Enterprise Institute in 1979 - 1983, associate editor of Public Opinion magazine in 1977 - 1979, and instructor at Northern Illinois University in 1976 - 1977.

He graduated from Michigan State University (B.S., 1971) and Northern Illinois University (M.A., 1973; Ph.D., 1983). He is married, has one child, and resides in Alexandria, VA. He was born March 27, 1949, in Freeport, TX.