Appointment of Three Members of the Special Review Board for the National Security Council


November 26, 1986


The President today announced the appointment of the following individuals to be members of his Special Review Board:


John Goodwin Tower, of Texas. Former Senator Tower most recently has served as a U.S. negotiator on strategic nuclear arms, 1985 - 1986. He was a U.S. Senator from the State of Texas, where he served on the Senate Armed Services Committee, 1961 - 1985; an assistant professor of history and political science, Midwestern State University, in Wichita Falls, TX. Former Senator Tower was born September 29, 1925, in Houston, TX.


Edmund Sixtus Muskie, of Maine. Former Senator Muskie served as Secretary of State, May 1980 - January 1981; and as a U.S. Senator from the State of Maine, 1959 - 1980, serving on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Edmund Muskie is currently engaged in the private practice of law with the firm of Chadbourne & Parke in Washington, DC, and New York City. He was born March 28, 1914, in Rumford, ME.


Lt. Gen. Brent Scowcroft, USAF (Ret.), of Maryland. General Scowcroft is vice chairman of Kissinger Associates, Inc., in Washington, DC. Most recently, General Scowcroft has served on the President's Blue Ribbon Commission on Defense Management, 1985; and he served as Chairman of the President's Commission on Strategic Forces, 1983. General Scowcroft was an Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, 1975 - 1977. He was born March 19, 1925, in Ogden, UT.