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President Obama official schedule and guidance, May 11, 2011. Poetry night

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Office of the Press Secretary
May 10, 2011


In the morning, the President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing and then meet with senior advisors in the Oval Office. These meetings are closed press.

In the afternoon, the President will participate in a CBS News Townhall Meeting on the Economy at the Newseum in Washington, DC. The travel pool will accompany and there will be a stills only spray. The town hall meeting is embargoed until broadcast.

Later in the afternoon, the President will meet with the Senate Democratic Caucus in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building to discuss the range of important issues on the legislative agenda, including the need to adopt a balanced approach in confronting the nation's long-term deficit challenges. This meeting is closed press.

In the evening, the President and the First Lady will host a celebration of American poetry and prose in the East Room by welcoming accomplished poets, musicians and artists as well as students from across the country to the White House. The President will deliver remarks and Dr. Biden will also attend. The President's remarks are pooled press.

In-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: ABC
Print: Gannett News
Radio: ABC


10:00AM Pool Call Time

11:00AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing
Oval Office
Closed Press

12:00PM THE PRESIDENT meets with senior advisors
Oval Office
Closed Press

2:00PM THE PRESIDENT participates in a CBS News Townhall Meeting on the Economy
Stills Only Pool Spray & Embargoed Until Broadcast (Pool Gather Time 1:25PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

4:20PM THE PRESIDENT meets with the Senate Democratic Caucus
Eisenhower Executive Office Building
Closed Press

7:10PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY host a celebration of American poetry and prose; THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks
East Room
Pooled Press (Gather Time 6:50PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

Briefing Schedule

12:00PM Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney


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