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Obama April 16, 2012 week ahead: U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Battleground states

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Schedule for the Week of April 23, 2012

On Monday, at a time when Americans are engaging in Holocaust Days of Remembrance, President Obama will deliver remarks at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC. The President will also tour the museum with and be introduced by Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel. Also on Monday, the President will present the Commander-in-Chief Trophy to the Air Force Academy football team at the White House.

On Tuesday morning, the President will honor the 2012 National Teacher of the Year and finalists at the White House, thanking them for their hard work and dedication each and every day in the classroom.

On Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday, the President will travel to North Carolina, Colorado and Iowa to launch an effort to get Congress to prevent interest rates on student loans from doubling in July. On Tuesday, the President will visit the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of Colorado at Boulder. Also on Tuesday, the President will also host an on-the-record conference call with college and university student journalists. The President will spend the night in Denver, Colorado.

On Wednesday, the President will visit the University of Iowa. At the event, he will speak with students about the critical need for Congress to act. The President will return to Washington, DC, in the evening.

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

On Friday, the President and First Lady will meet with troops, veterans and military families at Ft. Stewart in Hinesville, Georgia.


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