[Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: William J. Clinton (1995, Book I)]
[May 5, 1995]
[Page 646]
[From the U.S. Government Publishing Office www.gpo.gov]

Nomination for Archivist of the United States
May 5, 1995

    The President today announced his nomination of former Kansas 
Governor John Carlin as the Archivist of the United States at the 
National Archives and Records Administration.
    ``John Carlin will provide necessary leadership in terms of managing 
the institution, providing fiscal responsibility, and performing the 
important cultural and historical responsibilities,'' the President 
said. ``He is an experienced leader with proven commitment to 
preservation, access, and use of Government records. I am confident his 
sharp communication skills as well as his experience working with 
Congress and balancing budgets will provide the skilled management the 
Archives needs during these challenging times.''

Note: A biography of the nominee was made available by the Office of the 
Press Secretary.