Week Ending Friday, August 29, 2003

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Author: George W. Bush

Digest of Other White House Announcements

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

August 23

In the morning, at the Bush Ranch in Crawford, TX, the President had an intelligence briefing.

The President declared a major disaster in Pennsylvania and ordered Federal aid to supplement Commonwealth and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding on July 21 and continuing.

The President declared an emergency in New York and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local response efforts in the area impacted by a statewide power outage on August 14-16.

August 25

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing.

The White House announced that the President will welcome Prime Minister Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jabir Al Sabah of Kuwait to the White House on September 10.

The President announced the recess appointments of Charlotte A. Lane and Daniel Pearson as members of the U.S. International Trade Commission.

The President announced the recess appointment of A. Paul Anderson as a Federal Maritime Commissioner.

The President announced the recess appointment of Daniel Pipes as a member of the Board of Directors of the U.S. Institute of Peace.

The President announced the recess appointment of John Paul Woodley, Jr., as Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works.

The President announced the recess appointments of David W. Fleming, Jay Phillip Greene, and John Richard Petrocik as members of the Board of Trustees of the James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation.

The President announced the recess appointments of Juanita Alicia Vasquez-Gardner and Patrick Lloyd McCrory as members of the Board of Trustees of the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation.

The President announced the recess appointments of Jose A. Fourquet, Adolfo A. Franco, and Roger Francisco Noriega as members of the Board of Directors of the Inter-American Foundation.

The President announced the recess appointments of Ephraim Batambuze and Walter H. Kansteiner as members of the Board of Directors of the African Development Foundation.

August 26

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, he traveled to Minneapolis, MN. En route, aboard Air Force One, he had a telephone conversation with Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee of India to express his condolences and offer assistance concerning the August 25 terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India. Upon his arrival in Minneapolis, he greeted USA Freedom Corps volunteers Edward and Jane Bardon.

Later in the morning, the President traveled to St. Louis, MO, where he greeted American Legion member and volunteer James Mareschal.

In the evening, the President returned to the Bush Ranch in Crawford, TX.

The White House announced that the President will welcome Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende of the Netherlands to the White House on September 3 for a working breakfast.

August 27

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, he had a videoconference with senior national security advisers.

In the evening, at the Bush Ranch, the President and Mrs. Bush hosted a tour and barbecue for members of the White House press corps.

August 28

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing.

August 29

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing.

The President declared a major disaster in New York and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms, flooding, and tornadoes on July 21-August 13.

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Chicago: George W. Bush, "Digest of Other White House Announcements," Week Ending Friday, August 29, 2003 in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, August 29, 2003 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2003), 39:1124-1125 Original Sources, accessed May 27, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=7HI6UL93WVLAFFE.

MLA: Bush, George W. "Digest of Other White House Announcements." Week Ending Friday, August 29, 2003, in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, August 29, 2003 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2003), 39:1124-1125, Original Sources. 27 May. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=7HI6UL93WVLAFFE.

Harvard: Bush, GW, 'Digest of Other White House Announcements' in Week Ending Friday, August 29, 2003. cited in , United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, August 29, 2003 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2003), 39:1124-1125. Original Sources, retrieved 27 May 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=7HI6UL93WVLAFFE.