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President Obama official schedule and guidance, Sept. 11, 2009. Remembering 9-11


Office of the Press Secretary
September 10, 2009


In the morning at 8:46AM EDT, the President and the First Lady will observe a moment of silence with White House staff on the South Lawn. This is pooled press.

Later, the President will deliver remarks and participate in a wreath laying ceremony at the Pentagon Memorial in Arlington to mark the anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. The First Lady will also attend. The event is open to pre-credentialed media; the deadline to request credentials has passed.

After returning to the White House, the President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing and meet with senior advisors in the Oval Office. These meetings are closed press.

In the afternoon, the President and the First Lady will participate in a service event in the Washington, DC area. There will be travel pool coverage.

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


7:45AM Pool Call Time

8:46AM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY observe a moment of silence
South Lawn
Pooled Press (Pre-set 8:10AM - Final Gather 8:25AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

9:30AM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks and participates in a wreath laying ceremony at the Pentagon Memorial
Arlington, VA
Open to pre-credentialed media (Travel Pool Gather Time 9:00AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

10:50AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing
Oval Office
Closed Press

11:10AM THE PRESIDENT meets with senior advisors
Oval Office
Closed Press

Briefing Schedule

There will be no press briefing on Friday, September 11th.



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