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Loews Corporation Elects Ken Miller To Its Board of Directors

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 12, 2008--Loews Corporation (NYSE:L) reported today that Ken Miller has been elected a director of Loews. Mr. Miller is the Chief Executive Officer and President of Ken Miller Capital, LLC, a closely held merchant banking firm which invests in businesses at all stages of development, as well as advises third parties on transactions. Mr. Miller has previously served as Senior Advisor at Lehman Brothers and as Vice Chairman of Credit Suisse First Boston.

With the addition of Mr. Miller to its Board, Loews's Board consists of eleven directors, eight of whom qualify as independent directors under applicable rules.

Loews Corporation, a holding company, is one of the largest diversified corporations in the United States. Its principal subsidiaries are CNA Financial Corporation (NYSE: CNA), a 90% owned subsidiary; Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (NYSE: DO), a 50.4% owned subsidiary; HighMount Exploration & Production LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary; Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, LP (NYSE: BWP), a 70% owned subsidiary; and Loews Hotels, a wholly owned subsidiary.

CONTACT: Loews Corporation
Candace Leeds
V.P. of Public Affairs
212-521-2416
or Darren Daugherty
Investor Relations
212-521-2788

SOURCE: Loews Corporation