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President Obama official schedule and guidance, Sept. 11, 12, 2010. Pentagon 9-11 memorial

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THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

_______________________________________________________________________________________

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 10, 2010

WEEKEND GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, AND SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2010

On Saturday morning, President Obama will observe a moment of silence at 8:46 AM at the White House. This is closed press. The President will then deliver remarks and participate in a wreath laying ceremony and moment of silence at the Pentagon Memorial in Arlington to mark the anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. The Pentagon event is open to pre-credentialed media, however the deadline to request credentials has passed.

Later on Saturday, to mark the National Day of Service and Remembrance, the President will participate in a service project in the Washington, DC area. There will be travel pool coverage.

On Sunday, the President has no public events scheduled.

Saturday's In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: FOX

Print: Politics Daily/Sun Times

Radio: VOA

Sunday's In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: NBC

Print: Regional Reporters

Radio: ABC

Saturday, September 11, 2010

EDT

8:30AM In-Town Travel Pool Call Time

9:30AM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at the Pentagon Memorial

The Pentagon Memorial Site

Open to pre-credentialed media (Travel Pool Gather Time 8:55AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

11:15AM THE PRESIDENT participates in a service project

Washington, DC area

Travel Pool Coverage (Travel Pool Gather Time 10:40AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

Sunday, September 12, 2010

EDT

8:00AM In-Town Travel Pool Call Time

Schedule for the Week of September 13, 2010

On Monday, the President will meet with his national security team for his regular monthly meeting on Afghanistan and Pakistan. Later, the President will visit Fairfax, Virginia, where he will meet with a local family at their home before hosting a discussion on the economy with families from the area. In the afternoon, the President will honor championship teams and student athletes from across the NCAA with a reception at the White House. The President will welcome student athletes from dozens of schools and various sports to congratulate them on their accomplishments in the classroom as well as on and off the playing field.

On Tuesday, the President will deliver his second annual Back-to-School Speech at Julia R. Masterman Laboratory and Demonstration School in Philadelphia, PA, a 2010 National Blue Ribbon School. The President's Back-to-School Speech is an opportunity to speak directly to students across the country. Last year, President Obama encouraged students to study hard, stay in school, and take responsibility for their education.

On Wednesday, the President and the First Lady will attend the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Gala in Washington, DC. The President will deliver remarks. Later, the President will hold a Cabinet meeting at the White House.

On Thursday, the President will travel to Connecticut to attend events for Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal and the DNC.

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

On Saturday, the President and the First Lady will attend the Congressional Black Caucus Gala in Washington, DC. The President will deliver remarks.

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