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President Obama official schedule and guidance, Oct. 16, 2009. San Francisco, Houston

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Office of the Press Secretary



October 15, 2009



In the morning, the President will depart San Francisco, California en route Houston. The departure is open press. Later the President will attend a Points of Light forum at Texas A&M University hosted by President George H.W. Bush. This event is open press. For information and credentials, please contact Pat Chandler at 404-232-0596 or

In the evening, the President will depart Houston and return to Washington, DC. The departure from George Bush Intercontinental Airport and the arrival on the South Lawn are open press.

Tomorrow, Friday, October 16 at 9:00am, Governor Jim Douglas of Vermont will hold a media availability at the stakeout location outside the James S. Brady press briefing room. The media availability will follow a meeting on pending health insurance reform legislation with Nancy-Ann DeParle, Director of the White House Office of Health Reform.

Also tomorrow at 12:00 PM EDT, Lawrence H. Summers, Director of the National Economic Council, will deliver remarks at The Economist's Buttonwood Gathering in New York City. Dr. Summers will discuss President Obama's proposals for comprehensive financial reform. The Economist is handling all media logistics and credentialing. Media interested in covering the event must RSVP to by 8:00AM EDT tomorrow.

In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: FOX

Print: Houston Chronicle

Radio: AURN

Travel Photo: TIME

Out-of-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CNN/FOX

Print: Politico/Wall Street Journal

Travel Photo: TIME


9:35AM THE PRESIDENT departs San Francisco, California en route Houston, TX

San Francisco International Airport

Open Press


2:55PM THE PRESIDENT arrives in Houston, Texas

George Bush Intercontinental Airport

Open Press

4:50PM THE PRESIDENT attends Points of Light Forum

Texas A&M University

Open Press

7:25PM THE PRESIDENT departs Houston, Texas en route Andrews Air Force Base

George Bush Intercontinental Airport

Open Press


9:30PM In-Town Travel Pool Call Time

11:00PM THE PRESIDENT arrives at Andrews Air Force Base

Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage

11:15PM THE PRESIDENT arrives at The White House

South Lawn

Open Press (Pre-set 10:45PM -- Final Gather 11:00PM -- North Doors of the Palm Room)

Briefing Schedule

Deputy Press Secretary Bill Burton will gaggle on Air Force One.


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