Celebrating the 19th Amendment/Closure Notices

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Notice to NARA Researchers and FOIA Requestors

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and pursuant to guidance received from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), NARA has adjusted its normal operations to balance the need of completing its mission-critical work while also adhering to the recommended social distancing for the safety of our staff.  As a result of this re-prioritization of activities, you may experience a delay in receiving an initial acknowledgment as well as a substantive response to your reference or FOIA request or appeal.  We apologize for this inconvenience and appreciate your understanding and patience.  Read more on how NARA is addressing COVID-19 (coronavirus) https://www.archives.gov/coronavirus

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Nominations, November 14, 1983

Nominations, November 14, 1983

Nomination of Deane Roesch Hinton To Be United States Ambassador to Pakistan

November 14, 1983

The President today announced his intention to nominate Deane Roesch Hinton, of Illinois, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Career Minister, to be Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. He would succeed Ronald I. Spiers.

Mr. Hinton entered the Foreign Service in 1946 as political officer in Damascus. From 1949 to 1951, he was principal officer in Mombasa. He attended economic studies at Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and Harvard University from 1951 to 1952. In 1955 - 1958 he was financial officer in Paris. In the Department he was intelligence research officer in the Bureau of Intelligence and Research from 1955 to 1958. In 1958 - 1961 he was chief of the overseas development and finance section in Brussels/USEC. He attended the National War College in 1961 - 1962. In the Department he was chief of the commodity programming division in the Bureau of Economic Affairs (1962 - 1963) and Director of the Office of Atlantic Political-Economic Affairs in the Bureau of European Affairs (1963 - 1967). In 1967 - 1969 he was Director of the USAID Mission and counselor for economic affairs in Guatemala, and in Santiago in 1969 - 1971. He served at the White House as Assistant Executive Director, then Deputy Executive Director, of the Council on International Economic Policy in 1971 - 1974. He was Ambassador to the Republic of Zaire (1974 - 1975) and senior adviser to the Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs in the Department (1975 - 1976). In 1976 - 1979 he was United States Representative to the European Communities with rank and status of Ambassador, Brussels, and Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs in the Department in 1979 - 1981. In 1981 - 1983 he was Ambassador to El Salvador.

Mr. Hinton graduated from the University of Chicago (A.B., 1943). He served in the United States Army in 1943 - 1945 as second lieutenant. His foreign languages are French and Spanish. He was born March 12, 1923, in Ft. Missoula, Mont.

Nomination of Harold K. Phillips To Be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Inter-American Foundation, and Designation as Vice Chairman

November 14, 1983

The President today announced his intention to nominate Harold K. Phillips to be a member of the Board of Directors of the Inter-American Foundation for a term expiring September 20, 1988. He would succeed Alberto Ibarguen. Upon Mr. Phillips' confirmation, the President intends to designate him Vice Chairman.

Mr. Phillips is currently chairman of the board of Joe Phillips Dodge and president of Hal Phillips Pontiac. He also is an instructor at the Pepperdine University School of Business.

Mr. Phillips graduated from the University of Redlands (B.S., 1963) and Harvard University School of Business Administration (M.B.A., 1967). He resides in Burbank, Calif., and was born September 1, 1940, in Glendale, Calif.