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CPB Board of Directors Elects Chairman

October 6, 1987

WASHINGTON (AP) _ Howard D. Gutin, who has served as acting chairman of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting’s board of directors since March, was elected chairman on Tuesday.

The board also elected William Lee Hanley Jr. vice chairman. Hanley had served as chairman from November 1986 until March when his term expired.

Gutin, 57, a San Antonio, Texas, broadcasting consultant and former public TV broadcaster, joined the board in September 1984. He was elected vice chairman in November 1986 and became acting chairman in March.

Hanley, 47, is chairman and chief executive officer of Hanley Co. Inc., an oil exploration and merchant banking company in New York with holdings in Texas. He joined the board in February 1984. He is serving his second term, which expires in March 1992.

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting is a private, non-profit corporation authorized by the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967 to distribute federal money to public radio and TV stations.

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