Public Papers of Jimmy Carter, 1978

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Author: Jimmy Carter  | Date: February 16, 1978

International Atomic
Energy Agency Nomination of Roger Kirk To Be U.S. Deputy Representative.
February 16, 1978

The President today announced that he will nominate Roger Kirk, of Washington, D.C., to be the Deputy Representative of the United States to the International Atomic Energy Agency. He would replace Galen L. Stone, who has been nominated to be Ambassador to Cyprus.

Kirk was born November 2, 1930, in Newport, R.I. He received a B.A. from Princeton University in 1952. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1952 to 1955.

Kirk served as foreign affairs officer at the State Department from 19.53 to 1937, and as political officer in Rome from 1957 to 1939. In 1959 and 1960, he was Special Assistant in the Office of the Secretary of State.

In 1960 and 1961, Kirk was public affairs officer of the Office of Soviet Union Affairs. In 1962 and 1963 he took Russian languages and area training. He was political officer in Moscow from 1963 to 1965, in New Delhi from 1965 to 1967, and in Saigon from 1967 to 1969.

From 1969 to 1971, Kirk was special assistant in the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs. In 1971 and 1972, he took the senior seminar at the Foreign Service Institute. In 1972 and 1973, he was on detail as Deputy Assistant Director of the International Relations Bureau at the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency.

Kirk was Ambassador to the Somali Democratic Republic from 1973 to 1975. Since 1975 he has been Deputy Director of the Bureau of Intelligence and Research at the State Department.

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Chicago: Jimmy Carter, "International Atomic Energy Agency Nomination of Roger Kirk to Be U.S. Deputy Representative.," Public Papers of Jimmy Carter, 1978 in Federal Register Division. National Archives and Records Service, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, Jimmy Carter, 1978 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1956-), P.2303 Original Sources, accessed April 21, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CPCUG3BS3PRR5GX.

MLA: Carter, Jimmy. "International Atomic Energy Agency Nomination of Roger Kirk to Be U.S. Deputy Representative." Public Papers of Jimmy Carter, 1978, in Federal Register Division. National Archives and Records Service, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, Jimmy Carter, 1978 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1956-), P.2303, Original Sources. 21 Apr. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CPCUG3BS3PRR5GX.

Harvard: Carter, J, 'International Atomic Energy Agency Nomination of Roger Kirk to Be U.S. Deputy Representative.' in Public Papers of Jimmy Carter, 1978. cited in , Federal Register Division. National Archives and Records Service, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, Jimmy Carter, 1978 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1956-), P.2303. Original Sources, retrieved 21 April 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CPCUG3BS3PRR5GX.