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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.

ALSO:
· 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)

PREVIOUS:
· 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.

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

PERSONAL:
· 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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