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THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary


For Immediate Release September 23, 1998
              PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES DANIEL L. DOCTOROFF 
                  AS A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES 
         OF THE WOODROW WILSON INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR SCHOLARS

The President today announced his intent to appoint Daniel L. Doctoroff as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

Mr. Daniel L. Doctoroff, of New York, New York, is a partner of Texas-based investor Robert M. Bass and a founding partner of Oak Hill Partners, Inc., the management company for two investment partnerships which invest in private equity transactions and high-yield securities. In 1994, Mr. Doctoroff founded Insurance Partners, a $540 million partnership dedicated to making acquisitions and other structured transactions in the insurance industry. Prior to joining Mr. Bass in 1987, Mr. Doctoroff was an investment banker at Lehman Brothers. He is the Founder and President of NYC2012, a not-for-profit corporation formed to bring the summer Olympics to New York in 2012. He is a member of the board of the Progressive Policy Institute.

Mr. Doctoroff received a B.A. degree from Harvard College, and a J.D. degree from the Law School at the University of Chicago.

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars was established within the Smithsonian Institution, and is administered by an independent Board of Trustees. The Center fosters scholarship and dialogue in the humanities and social sciences.

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