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President Obama official schedule and guidance, July 3, 4, 5, 2009.

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THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 2, 2009

WEEKEND GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

FRIDAY, JULY 3, SATURDAY, JULY 4 AND SUNDAY, JULY 5, 2009

On Friday morning, the President will travel to Camp David. He will return to the White House on Saturday.

The White House will celebrate the Fourth of July and honor military heroes and their families with a barbecue on the South Lawn. The evening will conclude with fireworks. 1,200 military families have been invited to attend and the Marine Band will also perform. White House staff and their families have also been invited to watch fireworks on the South Lawn. The President will deliver brief remarks, which are pooled press.

On Sunday night, the President and the First Lady will travel to Moscow, Russia. The departure from the South Lawn is open press.

Friday's In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: FOX

Print: Washington Times

Radio: NPR

Magazine Photo: New York Times

Saturday's In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: NBC

Print: Baltimore Sun

Radio: SRN

Magazine Photo: TIME

Sunday's In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: ABC

Print: Boston Globe

Radio: Talk Radio

Magazine Photo: New York Times

Sunday's Out-of-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: ABC

Print: Politico

Radio: VOA

Magazine Print: TIME

Press Schedule for Friday, July 3, 2009

EDT

9:00AM Pool Call Time

10:20AM THE PRESIDENT departs Fort McNair en route Camp David

Fort McNair

Pooled Press (Gather time 9:40AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

Press Schedule for Saturday, July 4, 2009

EDT

8:45AM Pool Call Time

10:30AM THE PRESIDENT arrives at Fort McNair

Fort McNair

Pooled Press (Gather time 8:55AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

7:00PM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at a Fourth of July celebration with military families

South Lawn

Pooled Press (Pre-set 2:30PM - Final Gather 6:40PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

Press Schedule for Sunday, July 5, 2009

EDT

10:30AM Pool Call Time

8:15PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY depart The White House en route Andrews Air Force Base

South Lawn

Open Press (Pre-set 7:45PM - Final Gather 8:00PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

8:30PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY depart Andrews Air Force Base en route Moscow, Russia

Out of Town Travel Pool (Call time 7:15PM - Virginia Gate, Andrews Air Force Base)

Schedule for the Week of July 6, 2009

The President and the First Lady will arrive in Moscow on Monday afternoon. They will remain in Moscow until Wednesday morning, when the President will depart for Rome and participate in G-8 activities until Friday. The President will depart Italy on Friday night for Ghana; he will remain in Ghana until Saturday night, when he will return to Washington, DC.

2 Comments

Why is President Obama's schedule being posted. Did we have this level of access to the daily activities of previous Presidents? Do we really care about or understand "journalistese" (e.g., Open Press, Travel Pool etc...)

I appreciate the info. I recently stumbled on Lynn Sweet's info like this and I enjoy seeing what the President is doing on a daily basis. You can't find this type of info at www.whitehouse.gov. Frankly, I could have cared less what Bush did. I had a countdown clock on my desktop to see how many days until we got rid of this guy.

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