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President Obama official schedule and guidance, May 18, 19, 2013

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THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 17, 2013

WEEKEND GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

SATURDAY, MAY 18, 2013 AND SUNDAY, MAY 19, 2013

On Saturday, the President has no public events scheduled.

On Sunday morning, the President will depart Washington, DC en route Atlanta, Georgia. The departure from the South Lawn and the arrival at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport are open press.

While in Atlanta, the President will deliver the commencement speech at Morehouse College. The President's remarks are open to pre-credentialed members of the media.

In the afternoon, the President will deliver remarks at a DSCC event at the Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation in Atlanta, Georgia. The President's remarks will be pooled press.

Later, the President will depart Atlanta, Georgia en route Washington, DC. The departure from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and the arrival on South Lawn are open press.

Saturday's In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: FOX

Print: CS Monitor

Radio: Talk Radio

Sunday's Out-of-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: NBC

Print: The Hill

Sunday's In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: NBC

Print: Daily Caller

Radio: VOA

Saturday, May 18, 2013

EDT

11:00AM In-Town Pool Call Time

Sunday, May 19, 2013

EDT

7:15AM In-Town Pool Call Time

8:00AM THE PRESIDENT departs the White House

South Lawn

Open Press (Final Gather 7:40AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

8:15AM THE PRESIDENT departs Joint Base Andrews

Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage (Call Time 6:45AM - Virginia Gate, Joint Base Andrews)

9:50AM THE PRESIDENT arrives Atlanta, Georgia

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Open Press

11:00AM THE PRESIDENT attends Morehouse College commencement and delivers the commencement speech

Atlanta, Georgia

Open to Pre-credentialed Members of the Media

2:10PM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at a DSCC event

The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation, Atlanta, Georgia

Pooled Press

3:10PM THE PRESIDENT departs Atlanta, Georgia

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Open Press

4:40PM THE PRESIDENT arrives Joint Base Andrews

Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage

4:55PM THE PRESIDENT arrives the White House

South Lawn

Open Press (Final Gather 4:35PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

Schedule for the Week of May 20, 2013

On Monday, the President will welcome His Excellency President Thein Sein of Myanmar to the White House. Since President Obama's historic trip to Rangoon last November, the United States has continued to advocate for continued progress on reform by President Thein Sein's government, in close cooperation with Aung San Suu Kyi, civil society leaders, and the international community. The President looks forward to discussing with President Thein Sein the many remaining challenges to efforts to develop democracy, address communal and ethnic tensions, and bring economic opportunity to the people of his country, and to exploring how the United States can help.

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

On Wednesday, the President will attend meetings at the White House, and in the evening, as part of their "In Performance at the White House" series, the President and the First Lady will host a concert honoring singer-songwriter Carole King, who will be awarded the 2013 Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.

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

On Friday, the President will travel to Annapolis, Maryland, to deliver the commencement address at the U.S. Naval Academy.


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