Public Papers of Jimmy Carter, 1979

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Author: Jimmy Carter  | Date: November 6, 1979

National Council on the Handicapped
Nomination of Howard A. Rusk To Be a Member and Designation as Chairman.
November 6, 1979

The President today announced his intention to nominate Howard A. Rusk as a member of the National Council on the Handicapped and to designate him as Chairman on confirmation.

Rusk, 78, has been a professor and chairman of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at New York University School of Medicine since 1946. He has served as a consultant on rehabilitation to the United Nations Secretariat and to the city of New York. He is the author of several books and has received numerous awards and honors.

The National Council on the Handicapped was established in November 1978 by Public Law 95-602 to establish general policies regarding Federal activities affecting the handicapped and review the activities of the Rehabilitation Services Administration and the National Institute of Handicapped Research.

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Chicago: Jimmy Carter, "National Council on the Handicapped Nomination of Howard A. Rusk to Be a Member and Designation as Chairman.," Public Papers of Jimmy Carter, 1979 in Federal Register Division. National Archives and Records Service, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, Jimmy Carter, 1979 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1956-), Pp.2300-2302 Original Sources, accessed February 6, 2023, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8PRNKMA69PD929G.

MLA: Carter, Jimmy. "National Council on the Handicapped Nomination of Howard A. Rusk to Be a Member and Designation as Chairman." Public Papers of Jimmy Carter, 1979, in Federal Register Division. National Archives and Records Service, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, Jimmy Carter, 1979 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1956-), Pp.2300-2302, Original Sources. 6 Feb. 2023. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8PRNKMA69PD929G.

Harvard: Carter, J, 'National Council on the Handicapped Nomination of Howard A. Rusk to Be a Member and Designation as Chairman.' in Public Papers of Jimmy Carter, 1979. cited in , Federal Register Division. National Archives and Records Service, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, Jimmy Carter, 1979 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1956-), Pp.2300-2302. Original Sources, retrieved 6 February 2023, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8PRNKMA69PD929G.