Public Papers of Jimmy Carter, 1980-1981

Author: Jimmy Carter  | Date: July 25, 1980

Digest of Other White House Announcements Week Ending
July 25, 1980

The following listing includes the President’s public schedule and other items of general interest announced by the White House Press Office and not included elsewhere in this issue.

July 19

The President met at the White House with:
—Zbigniew Brzezinski, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs;
—Richard Queen, recently released as a hostage in Iran, members of Mr. Queen’s family, and Deputy Secretary of State Warren M. Christopher.

July 21

The President met at the White House with Dr. Brzezinski.

July 22

The President met at the White House with:
—Dr. Brzezinski;
—Frank B. Moore, Assistant to the President for Congressional Liaison;
—the Democratic congressional leadership;
—Representative Jim Wright and community and civic leaders from Fort Worth, Tex.

The President transmitted an interim report on the Labor Surplus Area Procurement Program to the chairmen of the House and Senate Committees on Armed Services, the House Committee on Small Business, and the Senate Select Committee on Small Business.

The President announced that he has designated Attorney General Benjamin R. Civiletti as a member of the Council on Wage and Price Stability.

July 23

The President met at the White House with:
—Dr. Brzezinski;
—Senator Herman E. Talmadge of Georgia and Representative Thomas S. Foley of Washington, chairmen of the Senate and House agriculture committees, and Secretary of Agriculture Bob Bergland, to discuss farm and agriculture policies;
—Mr. Moore;
—Secretary of State Edmund S. Muskie, Stansfield Turner, Director of Central Intelligence, Jack H. Watson, Jr., Assistant to the President, and Dr. Brzezinski;
—Arthur Burns, former Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, to discuss antiinflation measures.

The President sent memorandums to Secretary of Education Shirley M. Hufstedler and John W. Macy, Jr., Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, asking them to ensure their agencies’ participation in the Regulatory Council, beginning with the designation of representatives to the Council.

July 24

The President met at the White House with:
—Dr. Brzezinski;
—Mr. Moore;
—Vice President Walter F. Mondale.

The President transmitted to the Congress the fiscal year 1979 annual report of the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Council on the Arts.

The President declared a major disaster for the State of Wisconsin as a result of severe storms and flooding beginning on or about July 15, which caused extensive property damage.

July 25

The President met at the White House with:
—Dr. Brzezinski;
—Vice President Mondale, Secretary of Defense Harold Brown, Secretary Muskie, Dr. Brzezinski, and Mr. Watson;
—Mr. Moore;
—Edward Andersen, master of the National Grange;
—Representative John Hutchinson of West Virginia;
—Mr. and Mrs. Edward Keiser, recipients of Sertoma International’s Humanitarian Award;
—a group of his advisers for a budget review session.

The President announced that he has accorded the personal rank of Ambassador to Herbert B. Thompson while he heads the U.S. delegation to the meetings of the Inter-American Council for Education and Culture and the Inter-American Economic and Social Council. Thompson is Deputy United States Permanent Representative to the Organization of American States.

The President left the White House for a weekend stay at Camp David, Md.