Appointment of Three
Members of the Special Review Board for the National Security Council
November 26, 1986
President today announced the appointment of the following individuals to be
members of his Special Review Board:
John Goodwin Tower, of Texas. Former Senator Tower most recently has
served as a U.S. negotiator on strategic
nuclear arms, 1985 - 1986. He was a U.S. Senator from the State of Texas, where
he served on the Senate Armed Services Committee, 1961 - 1985; an assistant
professor of history and political science, Midwestern State University, in
Wichita Falls, TX. Former Senator Tower was born September
in Houston, TX.
Edmund Sixtus Muskie, of Maine. Former Senator Muskie served as Secretary of State, May 1980 - January
1981; and as a U.S. Senator from the State of Maine, 1959 - 1980, serving
on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Edmund Muskie
is currently engaged in the private practice of law with the firm of Chadbourne & Parke in Washington, DC, and New York City. He was born March
in Rumford, ME.
Gen. Brent Scowcroft, USAF (Ret.), of Maryland. General Scowcroft is
vice chairman of Kissinger Associates, Inc., in Washington, DC. Most recently, General
Scowcroft has served on the President's Blue Ribbon Commission on Defense
Management, 1985; and he served as Chairman of the President's Commission on
Strategic Forces, 1983. General Scowcroft was an Assistant to the President for
National Security Affairs, 1975 - 1977. He was born March
in Ogden, UT.