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President Obama official schedule and guidance, May 5, 2011. New York Ground Zero visit

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THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 4, 2011

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

THURSDAY, MAY 5, 2011

In the morning, the President will travel to New York, New York. The President's departure from the South Lawn and the arrival at John F. Kennedy International Airport are open press.

In New York City, the President will participate in a wreath laying ceremony at the National September 11th Memorial. This ceremony is open to pre-credentialed media.

Following the ceremony, the President will meet with 9/11 family members at 9/11 Memorial Preview Site. This meeting is closed press. During the trip, the President will also meet with first responders.

In the afternoon, the President will return to Washington, DC. The President's departure from John F. Kennedy International Airport and the arrival on the South Lawn are open press.

In the evening, the President and the First Lady will host a Cinco de Mayo reception in the East Room. The President will deliver remarks. The President's remarks are pooled press.

In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: NBC

Print: CCH

Radio: FOX

Out-of-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: NBC

Print: Washington Times

Radio: NPR

EDT

8:30AM In-Town Travel Pool Call Time

9:30AM THE PRESIDENT departs the White House en route Andrews Air Force Base

South Lawn

Open Press (Gather Time 9:15AM- North Doors of the Palm Room)

9:45AM THE PRESIDENT departs Andrews Air Force Base en route New York, New York

Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage (Call Time 8:15AM - Virginia Gate, Andrews Air Force Base)

10:35AM THE PRESIDENT arrives in New York, New York

John F. Kennedy International Airport

Open Press

1:25PM THE PRESIDENT participates in a wreath laying ceremony

National September 11th Memorial, New York, New York

Open to pre-credentialed media

1:45PM THE PRESIDENT meets with 9/11 family members

9/11 Memorial Preview Site, New York, New York

Closed Press

3:10PM THE PRESIDENT departs New York, New York en route Andrews Air Force Base

John F. Kennedy International Airport

Open Press

4:00PM THE PRESIDENT arrives at Andrews Air Force Base

Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage

4:15PM THE PRESIDENT arrives at the White House

South Lawn

Open Press (Gather Time 4:00PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

6:00PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY host a Cinco de Mayo reception; THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks

East Room

Pooled Press (Gather Time 5:40PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

Briefing Schedule

Press Secretary Jay Carney will gaggle aboard Air Force One

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