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President Obama official schedule and guidance, Sept. 18, 19, 2010.

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THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 17, 2010

WEEKEND GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, AND SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2010

On Saturday, the President and the First Lady will attend the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Inc.'s Annual Legislative Conference Phoenix Awards Dinner in Washington, DC. The President will deliver remarks. The President's remarks are open to pre-credentialed media.

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: ABC

Print: USA Today

Radio: SRN

Sunday's In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CBS

Print: Wall Street Journal

Radio: Talk Radio

Saturday, September 18, 2010

EDT

8:00AM Pool Call Time

8:40PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY attend the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Inc.'s Annual Legislative Conference Phoenix Awards Dinner; THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks

Washington Convention Center

Open to pre-credentialed media (Travel Pool Gather Time 7:35PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

**Travel pool should dress in dark suits for this formal event**

Sunday, September 19, 2010

EDT

8:00AM Pool Call Time

Schedule for the Week of September 20, 2010

On Monday, the President will participate in a live CNBC town hall on jobs. Later, the President will travel to Philadelphia for an event for the DNC and an event for Congressman Sestak.

On Tuesday, President Barack Obama will award Chief Master Sergeant Richard L. Etchberger, U.S. Air Force, the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry. Chief Etchberger will receive the Medal of Honor posthumously for his heroic actions in combat on March 11, 1968, in the country of Laos.


On Wednesday, the President will hold an event on the Patients' Bill of Rights. In the afternoon, the President will travel to New York City for the UN General Assembly. He will also attend an event for the DSCC/DCCC joint committee in the evening.

On Thursday, the President will address the United Nations in New York City. Later, the President and First Lady will join President Bill Clinton to address the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) in New York City. The President will also hold bilateral meetings with Chinese Premier Wen and Japanese Prime Minister Kan.

On Friday, the President will attend meetings as part of the UN General Assembly, including attend a UN-hosted meeting on Sudan to look ahead at the critical 2011 referendum. The President will also host a meeting with leaders of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) in New York City. The President has invited the leaders of the ten ASEAN member states as well as ASEAN's Secretary General to join him for the second ever U.S.-ASEAN leaders meeting. In the evening, the President will return to Washington, DC.

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