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Public Papers - 1989 - September

Continuation of Richard W. Carlson as an Associate Director of the United States Information Agency


The President today announced that Richard W. Carlson will continue to serve as an Associate Director of the U.S. Information Agency for Broadcasting.

Since 1986 Mr. Carlson has served as the Director of the Voice of America in Washington, DC. Prior to this, he served as Director of the Office of Public Liaison of the U.S. Information Agency; consultant for Communication Management, Inc., of Beverly Hills, CA, 1977 - 1985; senior vice president at Great American First and director of San Diego Federated Insurance Co., 1977 - 1984; political editor of KABC - TV in Los Angeles, CA, 1971 - 1975; and principal anchorman for KFMB - TV in San Diego, CA, 1975 - 1977.

Mr. Carlson served in the U.S. Navy Reserve as a midshipman, 1959 - 1965. He was born February 10, 1941, in Boston, MA. He is married, has two children and one stepchild, and resides in Washington, DC.

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