Public Papers of Jimmy Carter, 1977

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Author: Jimmy Carter  | Date: April 8, 1977

Digest of Other White House Announcements Week Ending Friday,
April 8, 1977

The following listing includes the President’s daily schedule and other items of general interest as announced by the White House Press Office during the period covered by this issue. Events and announcements printed elsewhere in the issue are not included.

April 2

The President met at the White House with Zbigniew Brzezinski, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs.

The President went to Andrews Air Force Base to greet Secretary of State Cyrus Vance upon the Secretary’s return from his trip to Moscow.

The White House announced that the Chinese People’s Institute of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China has invited a bipartisan congressional delegation to visit China from April 7 to 17. The delegation will be led by Representative John Brademas of Indiana and Senator Richard Schweiker of Pennsylvania. The White House later announced that the President’s son Chip will accompany the delegation.

April 4

The President met at the White House with:
—Dr. Brzezinski;
—the Cabinet;
—Vice President Walter F. Mondale; —Charles L. Schultze, Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers;
—Andrew J. Young, U.S. Representative to the United Nations, and Vice President Mondale;
—Secretary of Agriculture Bob S. Bergland, Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare Joseph A. Califano, Jr., and Bert Lance, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, to discuss food stamp programs;
—Secretary Bergland, Secretary of the Treasury W. Michael Blumenthal, Robert S. Strauss, Special Representative for Trade Negotiations, and a group of Senators, to discuss the domestic sugar industry.

The President greeted guests attending a tea hosted by Mrs. Carter for Mrs. Anwar al-Sadat of Egypt.

April 5

The President met at the White House with:
—Dr. Brzezinski;
—the Democratic congressional leadership; —President Sadat of Egypt;
—House Majority Leader James C. Wright;
—Gov. Arthur Link of North Dakota;
—Mr. Lance;
—Peter G. Bourne, Special Assistant to the President for Health Issues;
—Tony T. Dechant, president of the National Farmers Union, and other representatives of the union.

April 6

The President met at the White House with:
—Dr. Brzezinski;
—Senators Abraham A. Ribicoff of Connecticut, John H. Glenn, Jr., of Ohio, and Charles H. Percy of Illinois;
—a group of trade union leaders;
—George Meany, president of the AFL-CIO, and other labor leaders;
—Gov. George Busbee of Georgia and a group of Japanese business leaders;
—Vice President Mondale, Adm. Stansfield Turner, Director of Central Intelligence, and Dr. Brzezinski;

—senior administration officials to discuss energy policy.

April 7

The President met at the White House with:
—Dr. Brzezinski;
—senior White House staff members;
—a group of Congressmen from Maryland, New Jersey, Virginia, West Virginia, and New York;
—Secretary of Defense Harold Brown;
—The Most Reverend Jean Jadot, Apostolic Delegate to the United States.

The White House announced that the President last night declared a major disaster for the State of Kentucky as a result of severe storms and flooding beginning about April 4, which caused extensive public and private property damage.

The President today declared a major disaster for the States of Virginia and West Virginia as a result of severe storms and flooding beginning about April 3, which caused extensive public and private property damage.

The President transmitted to the Congress the annual report of the Federal Council on the Aging, which was prepared based upon activities of the Council prior to his term of office.

April 8

The President met at the White House with:
—Dr. Brzezinski;
—James T. McIntyre, Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget, and a group of OMB officers;
—violinist Yehudi Menuhin and Mrs. Menuhin;
—Vice President Mondale, Admiral Turner, and Dr. Brzezinski;
—Adm. Hyman G. Rickover, Director, Division of Naval Reactors, Energy Research and Development Administration.

The President and Mrs. Carter left the White House for a weekend visit in Calhoun, Ga., with their son Jack and his family.

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Chicago: Jimmy Carter, "Digest of Other White House Announcements Week Ending Friday,," Public Papers of Jimmy Carter, 1977 in Federal Register Division. National Archives and Records Service, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, Jimmy Carter, 1977 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1956-), P.2223 Original Sources, accessed January 16, 2019, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=Q7VR3USUKPYQ6UL.

MLA: Carter, Jimmy. "Digest of Other White House Announcements Week Ending Friday,." Public Papers of Jimmy Carter, 1977, in Federal Register Division. National Archives and Records Service, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, Jimmy Carter, 1977 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1956-), P.2223, Original Sources. 16 Jan. 2019. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=Q7VR3USUKPYQ6UL.

Harvard: Carter, J, 'Digest of Other White House Announcements Week Ending Friday,' in Public Papers of Jimmy Carter, 1977. cited in , Federal Register Division. National Archives and Records Service, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, Jimmy Carter, 1977 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1956-), P.2223. Original Sources, retrieved 16 January 2019, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=Q7VR3USUKPYQ6UL.