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February 19, 2006
Richard Moe
President of the National Trust for Historic Preservation
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Richard Moe is the seventh president of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. He has headed it since 1993

Background on Nat'l Trust:
Was established in 1949, the National Trust is nonprofit and has approx. 250,000 members. It publishes Preservation magazine, has six regional offices, and 26 historic sites from coast to coast.

· Co-Author of the book Changing Places: Rebuilding Community in the Age of Sprawl
· Author, The Last Full Measure: The Life and Death of the First Minnesota Volunteers
· Member of the board of the Ford Foundation
· Awarded an honorary doctorate from University of Maryland (1998)
· Honorary member of The American Institute of Architects (2003)

· 1972- Former chief of staff to VP Walter Mondale
· 1977- Member of the Carter White House senior staff
· 1981-1993 practiced law in Washington, D.C.

· Graduated from Williams College (1959)
· Received his law degree from the University of Minnesota Law School (1966)

· Native of Duluth, Minnesota

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Info: Richard Moe, President of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, discusses the preservation of historic buildings & landmarks. He recently worked with officials in Louisiana on preserving historic buildings in New Orleans after the destruction of Hurricane Katrina.

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