June 17, 1987
The President today announced his intention to nominate Joseph Lane Kirkland to be a member of the Board for International Broadcasting for a term expiring April 28, 1990. This is a reappointment.
Since 1979 Mr. Kirkland has been president of the AFL - CIO in Washington, DC. Prior to this he served as secretary and treasurer of the AFL - CIO.
Mr. Kirkland graduated from Georgetown University (B.A., 1948). He served in the United States Merchant Marine, 1941 - 1946. Mr. Kirkland was born March 12, 1922, in Camden, SC. He is married, has five children, and currently resides in Washington, DC.