Public Papers of Jimmy Carter, 1979

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Author: Jimmy Carter  | Date: July 20, 1979

Department of Transportation
Resignation of Brock Adams and Appointment of W. Graham Claytot, Jr., as Acting Secretary.
July 20, 1979

The President has accepted the resignation of Secretary of Transportation Brock Adams. Secretary Adams has expressed a desire for an early transition.

Secretary of the Navy Graham Clayton will serve as Acting Secretary of the Department of Transportation for a period up to 30 days until a permanent successor has been confirmed and sworn into office.

NOTE: Press Secretary Jody Powell read the announcement at 1:37 p.m. to reporters assembled in the Briefing Room at the White House.

The press release also includes a transcript of the question-and-answer session which followed the announcement.

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Chicago: Jimmy Carter, "Department of Transportation Resignation of Brock Adams and Appointment of W. Graham Claytot, Jr., as Acting Secretary.," 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 7, 2023, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=95G8AJDGYXM7W1R.

MLA: Carter, Jimmy. "Department of Transportation Resignation of Brock Adams and Appointment of W. Graham Claytot, Jr., as Acting Secretary." 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. 7 Feb. 2023. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=95G8AJDGYXM7W1R.

Harvard: Carter, J, 'Department of Transportation Resignation of Brock Adams and Appointment of W. Graham Claytot, Jr., as Acting Secretary.' 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 7 February 2023, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=95G8AJDGYXM7W1R.