Executive Order 11261—Amending Executive Order No. 10973 of November 3, 1961, Providing for the Administration of Foreign Assistance and Related Functions
By virtue of the authority vested in me by the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (75 Stat. 424), and as President of the United States, it is ordered that Executive Order No. 10973 of November 3, 1961, be, and it is hereby, amended by substituting for Section 304 thereof the following:
"Sec. 304.. United States Information Agency. (a) The United States Information Agency shall perform all public information functions abroad with respect to the foreign-assistance, aid, and development: programs of the United States Government.
"(b) There are hereby delegated to the Director of the United States Information Agency the functions conferred upon the President by sections 221 and 222 of the Act to the extent that those functions relate to informational media guaranties authorized by section 1011 of the United States Information and Educational Exchange Act of 1948 (68 Stat. 862), as amended."
LYNDON B. JOHNSON
The White House
December 11, 1965
NOTE: Executive Order 11261 was not made public in the form of a White House press release.
Lyndon B. Johnson, Executive Order 11261—Amending Executive Order No. 10973 of November 3, 1961, Providing for the Administration of Foreign Assistance and Related Functions Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/305806