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President Obama official schedule and guidance, Sept. 10, 11, 2011. Tenth anniversary 9-11 stops in NYC, DC, Pa.

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THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 9, 2011

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2011 AND SUNDAY, SEPTMEBER 11, 2011

On Saturday, the President and the First Lady will participate in a service project in the Washington, DC area. There will be travel pool coverage.

On Sunday, the President and the First Lady will travel to New York City, New York. The departure from the South Lawn and the arrival at John F. Kennedy International Airport is open press.

In New York City, the President and the First Lady will attend the September 11 10th Anniversary Commemoration Ceremony at the National September 11 Memorial located in the World Trade Center Site in Lower Manhattan. This event is open to pre-credentialed press.

Later in the morning, the President and the First Lady will travel from New York City, New York to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The departure from John F. Kennedy International Airport and the arrival at Pittsburgh International Airport are open press.

Later, the President and the First Lady will arrive in Shanksville, Pennsylvania to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the crash of Flight 93 during the attacks on 9/11. There will be travel pool coverage of the arrival.

While in Shanksville, the President will lay a wreath to honor those who lost their lives on 9/11 as well as greet family members of the passengers on Flight 93. The President's visit to the Flight 93 National Memorial is open press.

Later, the President and the First Lady will depart Shanksville, Pennsylvania en route Pittsburgh International Airport. The President and the First Lady's departure from Pittsburgh International Airport is open press.

In the afternoon, the President and the First Lady will return to Washington, DC. There will be travel pool coverage of the arrival at Joint Base Andrews.

Later, the President and the First Lady will arrive at the Pentagon. There will be travel pool coverage. At the Pentagon, the President and the First Lady will attend a wreath laying ceremony. There will be travel pool coverage.

In the evening, the President and the First Lady will attend "A Concert for Hope" at the Kennedy Center, where the President will deliver remarks. The Vice President and Dr. Biden will also attend. This event is open press.


Saturday In-Town Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CNN
Print: Regional Reporters
Radio: AURN

Sunday In-Town Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: FOX
Print: Roll Call
Radio: CBS

Sunday Out-of-Town Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: FOX
Print: McClatchy
Radio: CBS


Saturday, September 10, 2011

EDT

10:15AM Pool Call Time

12:10PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY participate in a service project
Washington, DC area
Travel Pool Coverage (Gather Time 11:40AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)


Sunday, September 11, 2011

EDT

5:30AM In-Town Travel Pool Call Time

6:15AM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY depart the White House
South Lawn
Open Press (Gather Time 6:00AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

6:35AM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY depart Joint Base Andrews en route New York City, New York
Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage (Call Time 5:00AM - Joint Base Andrews, Virginia Gate)

7:30AM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY arrive New York City, New York
John F. Kennedy International Airport
Open Press

8:40AM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY attend the September 11 10th Anniversary Commemoration Ceremony
National September 11 Memorial, New York City, New York
Open to Pre-Credentialed Press

10:00AM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY depart New York City, New York en route Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
John F. Kennedy International Airport
Open Press

11:10AM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY arrive Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh International Airport
Open Press

11:55AM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY arrive Shanksville, Pennsylvania
Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage

12:10PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY attend a wreath laying ceremony
Flight 93 National Memorial, Shanksville, Pennsylvania
Open Press

1:10PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY depart Shanksville, Pennsylvania en route Pittsburgh International Airport
Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage

2:05PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY depart Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania en route Joint Base Andrews
Pittsburgh International Airport
Open Press

3:00PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY arrive Joint Base Andrews
Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage

3:15PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY arrive Pentagon
In-Town Travel Pool Coverage (In-Town Travel Pool Gather Time 1:30PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

3:35PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY attend a wreath laying ceremony
The Pentagon
In-Town Travel Pool Coverage

8:00PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY attend "A Concert for Hope"; THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks
Kennedy Center, Washington, DC
Open Press (In-Town Travel Pool Gather Time 7:25PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)


Guidance for the Week of September 12, 2011

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

On Tuesday, the President will visit the Fort Hayes Arts and Academic High School in Columbus, Ohio to highlight his American Jobs Act proposal to put workers back on the job by rebuilding and modernizing schools across the country. The American Jobs Act proposes a $25 billion investment in school infrastructure that will modernize at least 35,000 public schools - investments that will create jobs while improving classrooms and upgrading our schools to meet 21st century needs.

On Wednesday, the President will travel to the Raleigh-Durham area to discuss the bipartisan proposals to grow the economy and create jobs as part of the American Jobs Act he unveiled in an address to a joint session of Congress on Thursday. In the evening, the President and the First Lady will attend the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute's 34th Annual Awards Gala at the Washington Convention Center, where the President will deliver remarks.

On Thursday, the President will award Dakota Meyer, a former active duty Marine Corps Corporal, the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty. He will receive the Medal of Honor for his courageous actions while serving as a member of Marine Embedded Training Team 2-8, Regional Corps Advisory Command 3-7, in Kunar Province, Afghanistan, on September 8, 2009 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. He will be the third living recipient - and first Marine - to be awarded the Medal of Honor for actions in Iraq or Afghanistan. The First Lady will also attend this event.

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

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