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President Obama official schedule and guidance, July 11-12, 2009. Ghana, White House return

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THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 10, 2009

WEEKEND GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
SATURDAY, JULY 11 AND SUNDAY, JULY 12, 2009

In the morning, the President will attend a bilateral meeting with Ghanaian President Mills at Christianborg Castle in Accra. There will be a pool spray at the end of the meeting. President Obama and President Mills will then attend an expanded breakfast. There will be a pool spray of their entrance.

The President and the First Lady will then attend an event on maternal health at La General Hospital. The event is pooled press.

The President will then deliver remarks to the Ghanaian Parliament at the Accra International Conference Center. The remarks are open press.

The First Family will then travel to Cape Coast, where the President and the First Lady will meet with Head Chief Osabarima Kwesi Atta II at his residence. The meeting is closed press. The First Family will then tour the Cape Coast Castle. The President will then deliver remarks. The tour and remarks are pooled press.

The President and the First Lady will then return to Accra, where they will attend a departure ceremony at the Kotoka International Airport. The event is open press. The President and First Lady will depart Accra to return to Washington, DC, arriving early Sunday morning. The arrival on the South Lawn is open press.

On Sunday, the President has no scheduled public events.


Saturday's Out-of-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: ABC
Print: New York Times
Radio: CBS
Magazine Print: Newsweek

Saturday's In-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CBS
Print: Financial Times
Radio: FOX
Magazine Photo: New York Times

Sunday's In-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CNN
Print: Gannett News
Radio: NPR
Magazine Photo: TIME


Saturday, July 11, 2009

GMT

9:30AM THE PRESIDENT attends bilateral meeting with Ghanaian President John Atta Mills
Christianborg Castle
Pool spray at the bottom

10:15AM THE PRESIDENT attends expanded breakfast with President Mills
Christianborg Castle
Pool spray for entrance

11:00AM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY attend event on maternal health
La General Hospital
Travel Pool Coverage

12:40PM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks to Ghanaian Parliament
Accra International Conference Center
Open Press

2:50PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY meet with Head Chief Osabarima Kwesi Atta II
Chief's residence
Closed Press

3:15PM THE FIRST FAMILY tours the Cape Coast Castle
Cape Coast
Travel Pool Coverage

3:45PM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks
Cape Coast Castle
Travel Pool Coverage

5:50PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY attend departure ceremony
Kotoka International Airport
Open Press

6:45PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY depart Accra, Ghana en route Andrews Air Force Base
Kotoka International Airport
Out of Town Travel Pool


Sunday, July 12, 2009

EDT

12:55AM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY arrive at Andrews Air Force Base
Out-of-Town Travel Pool

1:10AM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY arrive at The White House
South Lawn
Open Press (Pre-set 12:40AM -- Final Gather 12:55AM -- North Doors of the Palm Room)

10:00AM In-Town Pool Call Time



Schedule for Week of July 13, 2009

The President will return to the White House early Sunday morning. He has no public events for the remainder of the weekend.

On Monday, the President will attend meetings at the White House.

On Tuesday, the President will deliver a speech in Warren, Michigan. Later, the President will throw out the ceremonial first pitch at the Major League Baseball All-Star Game in St. Louis, Missouri.

On Wednesday, the President will attend meetings at the White House.

On Thursday, the President will attend events for Governor Corzine of New Jersey. In the evening, the President will travel to New York City to address the NAACP during their 100th anniversary conference.

On Friday, the President will attend meetings at the White House.


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