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President Obama official schedule and guidance, April 21, 2009. With Ted Kennedy, Bill Clinton on National Service

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THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 20, 2009

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
TUESDAY, APRIL 21, 2009

In the morning, the President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.

Later in the morning, President Obama will hold a one-on-one meeting with King Abdullah of Jordan in the Personal Dining Room, followed by an expanded meeting in the Oval Office. There will be a pool spray at the bottom of the expanded meeting in the Oval Office.

Later, the President will receive the Economic Daily Briefing and meet with senior advisors in the Oval Office. These meetings are closed press.

In the afternoon, the President will present the Commander in Chief's trophy to the Naval Academy football team in the Rose Garden. This event will have expanded pool coverage.

Later in the afternoon, the President and the Vice President will meet with Senator Kennedy and former President Clinton in the Oval Office to discuss their shared commitment to national service. There will be a pooled photo spray at the top of the meeting.

The President will then travel to The SEED School of Washington, D.C., an innovative public school that caters to underserved students who may face challenges in school and at home, where he will deliver remarks calling on people across the country to serve their communities and work together to tackle the challenges facing the nation. Senator Kennedy will introduce the President. Following his remarks, President Obama will sign the bipartisan Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act, which will open up new service opportunities for millions of Americans. The First Lady, Vice President Biden, Dr. Jill Biden, former President Clinton, and former First Lady Rosalyn Carter will also attend. This event is open to credentialed media only; the deadline to apply for credentials has already passed.

Following the signing, the President and First Lady will participate in a service activity in Washington, D.C. This event is pooled press.

Also tomorrow, Alan Solomont, Chair of the Corporation for National and Community Service, Stephen Goldsmith, Vice Chair of the Corporation for National and Community Service, and Melody Barnes, Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council, will hold a conference call to brief reporters on the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act and President Obama's call to all Americans to stand up and do what they can to serve their communities, shape our history and enrich both their own lives and the lives of others across this country. The call will be held at 10:00AM EDT. To RSVP and receive call-in information, email press@who.eop.gov by 9:00AM EDT tomorrow.


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EDT

9:00AM THE PRESIDENT receives Presidential Daily Briefing
Oval Office
Closed Press

10:00AM THE PRESIDENT meets one-on-one with King Abdullah of Jordan
Personal Dining Room
Closed Press

10:30AM THE PRESIDENT holds expanded meeting with King Abdullah of Jordan
Oval Office
Pool spray at the bottom (Gather time 11:00AM - Briefing Room)

11:45AM THE PRESIDENT receives Economic Daily Briefing
Oval Office
Closed Press

12:15PM THE PRESIDENT meets with senior advisors
Oval Office
Closed Press

2:00PM THE PRESIDENT presents Commander in Chief's trophy to the Naval Academy football team
Rose Garden
Expanded Pool Coverage (Pre-Set 12:45PM - Final Gather 1:30PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

2:45PM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT meet with Senator Kennedy and former President Clinton to discuss national service
Oval Office
Pool photo spray at the top (Final Gather 2:35PM - Briefing Room)

4:00PM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks and signs the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act
The SEED School of Washington, D.C.
Credentialed media only (Pool Gather Time 3:20PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)


Briefing Schedule

10:00AM Briefing Call on the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act by Alan Solomont, Stephen Goldsmith, and Melody Barnes

1:00PM Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs


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2 Comments

In referring to Ted Kennedy's service to the U.S. I didn't hear the big "0" say anything regarding Ted's help for Joanne Kopecknic when she so sorely needed it. I know this won't be answered, but it is still on peoples minds.

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