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President Obama official schedule and guidance, Feb. 22, 2012. African American museum groundbreaking

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THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 21, 2012

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2012

In the morning, the President will deliver remarks at the construction site of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. The museum is scheduled to open in 2015 and will be the only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, art, history and culture. The First Lady will also attend. This event is open to pre-credentialed media.

Later, the President and the First Lady will host a reception in honor of the groundbreaking of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in the East Room. This event is closed press.


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


EST

9:00AM Pool Call Time

10:00AM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at the construction site of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture; THE FIRST LADY also attends
Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture Site
Open to Pre-Credentialed Media (In-Town Travel Pool Gather Time 9:30AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

4:10PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY host a reception in honor of the groundbreaking of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
East Room
Closed Press


Briefing Schedule

12:30PM Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney

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