May 13, 1988

The President today announced the appointment of Peter M. Robinson to be Special Assistant to the President and Speechwriter.

Since October 1983 Mr. Robinson has served as Speechwriter to the President. Previously he was Chief Speechwriter to Vice President Bush.

Mr. Robinson received his bachelor of arts degree from Dartmouth College in 1979. He received his M.A. in 1981 from Christ Church, Oxford University. Mr. Robinson was born on April 18, 1957, and resides in Alexandria, VA.