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Nominations, May 16, 1983

Nomination of John J. O'Donnell To Be an Assistant Secretary of Labor

May 16, 1983

The President today announced his intention to nominate John J. O'Donnell to be an Assistant Secretary of Labor (Legislative Affairs). He would succeed Donald Elisburg.

Since 1979 he has been serving as vice president of the Executive Council of the AFL - CIO. He has been with Eastern Airlines, Inc., since 1956 and is currently on leave of absence. He was president of the Air Line Pilots Association in 1971 - 1982. Captain O'Donnell served in the United States Navy (1942 - 1946) and the United States Air Force (1950 - 1951). He was with the United States Air Force Cambridge Research Facility at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1952 - 1956.

He is married and resides in Washington, D.C. He was born January 14, 1925, in Lowell, Mass.

Nomination of Five Members of the Board for International Broadcasting

May 16, 1983

The President today announced his intention to nominate the following individuals to be members of the Board for International Broadcasting:

Malcolm Forbes, Jr., for a term expiring April 28, 1986. He would succeed Mark Goode. Mr. Forbes is president of Forbes Magazine in New York City. He is married, has four children, and resides in Bedminster, N.J. He was born July 18, 1947.

Clair W. Burgener, for a term expiring April 28, 1985. This is a new position. He is a former U.S. Congressman from California. He is president of Burgener Properties in San Diego, Calif. He is married, has two children, and resides in La Jolla, Calif. He was born December 5, 1921.

Joseph Lane Kirkland, for a term expiring April 28, 1984. This is a new position. Mr. Kirkland is president of the AFL - CIO in Washington, D.C. He is married, has five children, and resides in Washington. He was born March 12, 1922.

Arch L. Madsen, for a term expiring April 28, 1984. This is a new position. He is president of Bonneville International Corp. in Salt Lake City, Utah. He is married, has five children, and resides in Salt Lake City. He was born December 4, 1913.

James Albert Michener, for a term expiring April 28, 1984. This is a new position. Mr. Michener is a writer. He is married and resides in Pipersville, Pa. He was born February 3, 1907.