September 1, 1988

The President today announced the appointment of Clark S. Judge as Special Assistant to the President and Speechwriter.

Mr. Judge was named to the President's speechwriting staff in late 1986, after working as a speechwriter to the Vice President for approximately 3 years. He joined the administration in late 1982, serving at the Department of Housing and Urban Development (intergovernmental relations officer) and the Department of Commerce (special assistant to the Assistant Secretary for International Economic Policy).

Mr. Judge graduated from Indiana University (B.A., 1972) and Harvard University (M.B.A., 1974). He worked for several years in New York City as a business consultant and freelance writer. He is married to the former Margaret Relin. They have one son.