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It was agreed that the Committee would recommend to the Board to resubmit legislation for [[underline in pencil]] Mr. McNamara [[/underline]] and also to submit legislation for the appointment of [[underline in pencil]] Mr. Watson. [[/underline]] Senator Anderson stated that such nominations should be generated and fully considered by the Members of the Board.

[[underline]] Director, Museum of History and Technology [[/underline]]

The Secretary reported that his search for an eminent American historian for the position of Director of the National Museum of History and Technology had led to the selection of Professor Daniel J. Boorstin. The present Director, Dr. Multhauf, assumes the position of Senior Scientific Advisor next autumn. The Committee recommended that the Board approve this appointment.

[[underline]] Appointment to National Armed Forces Historical Museum [[/underline]]

The Secretary reported that Colonel John H. Magruder, who has been serving part-time as Director of the National Armed Forces Museum Advisory Board, will retire from active duty in the Marine Corps in April 1969. The Committee recommended that the Board approve the appointment of Colonel Magruder to the staff of the National Armed Forces Historical Museum.

[[underline]] Financial Report [[/underline]]

The Secretary gave highlights of the following financial report.

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