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Howard A. Cohen Papers, White House Central Files, 1971-1973
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Howard A. Cohen served as a White House Staff Assistant to the President in the office of Charles L. Colson. He functioned primarily as youth affairs liaison. This included involvement with such groups as the White House Interns, young athletes, high school and university groups, Boys Clubs, Junior Achievement, and Young Republicans. Cohen’s duties were to make recommendations on speaking invitations to and from the President, maintaining correspondence with various youth groups, and assisting them while they were in Washington, D.C.
Prior to working at the White House, Howard A. Cohen was Director of the Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Legislation. He had also served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Legislation. After leaving Colson's office, he was appointed to the Cost of Living Council as Assistant Director of Special Projects.
4 linear feet, 10 linear inches; 11 boxes
Most government records are in the public domain, however, this series includes commercial materials, such as newspaper clippings, that may be subject to copyright restrictions. Researchers should contact the copyright holder for information.
Collection is open for research. Some materials may be unavailable based upon categories of materials exempt from public release established in the Presidential Recordings and Materials Preservation Act of 1974.