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HAROLD A. POLING TO JOIN LTV BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 CLEVELAND, Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The LTV Corporation (NYSE: LTV) today announced that Harold A. "Red" Poling, chairman and chief executive officer of Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F), has been nominated to serve on the LTV board of directors, beginning in November.
 "We are very pleased that Red Poling has accepted our invitation to become a director of the new LTV," said David H. Hoag, LTV chairman and chief executive officer. "As one of the most respected executives in the global automotive industry, Red will bring a vitally important business perspective to LTV. In addition, we will benefit from the depth of his managerial experience and his wisdom."
 Poling began his career at Ford in 1951 as a cost analyst in the Steel Division and held various staff and divisional finance positions before being named vice president-finance of Ford of Europe in 1972. Poling was elected a company vice president and president of Ford of Europe in 1975, and chairman in 1977.
 In 1979, Poling became a member of the Ford board of directors. He was named executive vice president-Ford North American Automotive Operations in 1980; president and chief executive operating officer in 1985; and chairman and chief executive officer in 1990.
 Other members of the new LTV Corporation board of directors include Dr. Colin C. Blaydon, chairman, ITP Systems; William H. Bricker, chairman and CEO, D.S. Energy Services, Inc.; John C. Evans, advisory director, Morgan Stanley & Co., Inc.; John E. Jacob, president and CEO, National Urban League; Edward C. Joullian III, chairman, Mustang Fuel Corp.; M. Thomas Moore, chairman and CEO, Cleveland-Cliffs, Inc.; Vincent A. Sarni, chairman and CEO, PPG Industries, Inc.; Samuel K. Skinner, president of Commonwealth Edison Company; Dr. Paul G. Stern, chairman, Northern Telecom Limited; Stephen B. Timbers, president and COO, Kemper Corporation; and Farah M. Walters, president and CEO, University Hospitals.
 The United Steelworkers of America is expected to nominate one director.
 The LTV Corporation is a major American industrial company. Its subsidiaries are LTV Steel and LTV Energy Products Company. LTV Steel is the leading producer of high-quality flat rolled steel for the automotive, appliance, service center and electrical equipment markets. The company also is a leading supplier of welded steel pipe and tubing, and tin mill products. LTV Energy Products Company is a leading manufacturer of oilfield equipment and a distributor of industrial supplies.
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 /CONTACT: Mark R. Tomasch, senior director-Corporate Communications, LTV Corporation, 216-622-4635; or Jeff Linton of Dix & Eaton, 216-241-0405, for LTV Corporation/
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