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President Obama official schedule and guidance, Oct. 21, 2011. Signs free trade agreement

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THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 20, 2011

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2011

In the morning, President Obama will sign the Korea, Panama and Colombia Free Trade Agreements and the renewal of Trade Adjustment Assistance for workers in the Oval Office. These trade agreements will significantly boost American exports, support tens of thousands of American jobs and protect labor rights, the environment and intellectual property. There will be a stills only pool spray of each bill signing.

Later, the President will drop by a reception in the Rose Garden with business and labor leaders as well as workers who will benefit from these bills. This reception is closed press.

In the afternoon, the President will honor the recipients of the 2010 National Medal of Science and National Medal of Technology and Innovation--the highest honors bestowed by the United States government on scientists, engineers, and inventors. He will also announce additional steps to speed the process of moving new ideas from the laboratory to the marketplace. This event is open press.

In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: FOX

Print: Talking Points Memo

Radio: CBS

EDT

8:45AM Pool Call Time

9:30AM THE PRESIDENT signs the Korea, Panama, Colombia Free Trade Agreements and the renewal of Trade Adjustment Assistance for workers

Oval Office

Stills Only Pool Spray for Each Bill Signing (Final Gather 9:15AM - Brady Press Briefing Room)

10:30AM THE PRESIDENT drops by a reception in the Rose Garden
Rose Garden

Closed Press

2:30PM THE PRESIDENT honors recipients of the 2010 National Medal of Science and National Medal of Technology and Innovation

East Room

Open Press (Pre-set 11:15AM - Final Gather 1:30PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

Briefing Schedule

12:30PM Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney

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