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President Obama official schedule and guidance, May 18, 2011. Boston fund-raiser

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THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 17, 2011

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 2011


In the morning, the President will travel to New London, Connecticut. The President's departure from the South Lawn and the arrival at Bradley International Airport are open press.

While in New London, the President will deliver the commencement speech at the United States Coast Guard Academy. The President's commencement speech is pooled for TV, open to pre-credentialed correspondents and still photographers.

In the afternoon, the President will travel to Boston, Massachusetts. The President's departure for Bradley International Airport and the arrival at Logan International Airport are open press.

While in Boston, the President will deliver remarks at two DNC events. The first is pooled for TV, open to pre-credentialed correspondents and still photographers and the second is print pool only.

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


In-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CNN
Print: National Journal
Radio: Sirius

Out-of-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CNN
Print: CSM
Radio: NBC


EDT

7:45AM In-Town Travel Pool Call Time

8:30AM THE PRESIDENT departs the White House en route Andrews Air Force Base
South Lawn
Open Press (Gather Time 8:00AM- North Doors of the Palm Room)

8:50AM THE PRESIDENT departs Andrews Air Force Base en route New London, Connecticut
Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage (Call Time 7:30AM - Virginia Gate, Andrews Air Force Base)

10:00AM THE PRESIDENT arrives in New London, Connecticut
Bradley International Airport
Open Press

11:30AM THE PRESIDENT delivers the commencement address at the United States Coast Guard Academy
United States Coast Guard Academy, New London, Connecticut
Pooled for TV, Open to pre-credentialed correspondents and still photographers

4:10PM THE PRESIDENT departs New London, Connecticut en route Boston, Massachusetts
Bradley International Airport
Open Press

4:45PM THE PRESIDENT arrives Boston, Massachusetts
Logan International Airport
Open Press

6:15PM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at a DNC event
Boston Center for the Arts
Pooled for TV, Open to pre-credentialed correspondents and still photographers

8:25PM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at a DNC event
Private Residence
Print Pool Coverage Only

9:55PM THE PRESIDENT departs Boston, Massachusetts en route Andrews Air Force Base
Logan International Airport
Open Press

11:15PM THE PRESIDENT arrives at Andrews Air Force Base
Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage

11:30PM THE PRESIDENT arrives at the White House
South Lawn
Open Press (Gather Time 11:00PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)


Briefing Schedule

Press Secretary Jay Carney will gaggle aboard Air Force One

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