March 24, 1987

The President today announced his intention to nominate William Lee Hanley, Jr., to be a member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting for a term expiring March 26, 1992. This is a reappointment.

Mr. Hanley was first appointed to this board in September 1983. Since 1964 he has been with Hanley, Inc., president, 1970 - present; chief executive officer, 1974 - present; and chairman of the board, 1979 - present. In 1980 he became a partner with Black, Manafort & Stone, Inc.

He graduated from Yale University (B.A., 1964). Mr. Hanley is married, has five children, and resides in Greenwich, CT. He was born January 27, 1940, in New York City.