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President Obama official schedule and guidance, July 4, 2012. Fourth of July celebration

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Office of the Press Secretary
July 3, 2012


In the morning, the President will return to the White House from Camp David. There will be in-town travel pool coverage of the President's arrival.

Later in the morning, the President will deliver remarks at a naturalization ceremony for active duty service members in the East Room. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director Alejandro Mayorkas will present the countries of the candidates for naturalization and Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano will deliver the oath of allegiance. This event is open press.

In the evening, the President and the First Lady will celebrate the Fourth of July by hosting military heroes and their families for an Independence Day celebration with a barbeque, concert and a view of fireworks on the South Lawn. Staff and their families from throughout the Administration will also attend this event for the concert and fireworks viewing. The President will deliver remarks. His remarks will be pooled press. The event will be streamed live on

In-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: ABC
Print: Washington Times
Radio: ABC


8:30AM Pool Call Time

10:15AM THE PRESIDENT arrives at Ft. McNair
In-Town Travel Pool Coverage (In-Town Travel Pool Gather 8:45AM - Brady Press Briefing Room)

10:25AM THE PRESIDENT arrives the White House
In-Town Travel Pool Coverage

10:50AM THE PRESIDENT deliver remarks at a naturalization ceremony for active duty service members
East Room
Open Press (Pre-set 9:00AM - Final Gather 10:00AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

6:00PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY attend a Fourth of July celebration; THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks
South Lawn
Pooled Press (Pre-set 3:30PM - Final Gather 5:30PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)


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