Public Papers of Jimmy Carter, 1980-1981

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Author: Jimmy Carter  | Date: January 25, 1980

Digest of Other White House Announcements Week Ending
January 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.

January 21

The President returned to the White House from Camp David, Md.

January 22

The President met at the White House with:

—Zbigniew Brzezinski, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs;
—a group of evangelical leaders;
—Frank B. Moore, Assistant to the President for Congressional Liaison;
—Representative Thomas L. Ashley of Ohio;
—Mrs. Carter, for lunch.

January 23

The President met at the White House with:
—Dr. Brzezinski;
—the Democratic congressional leadership;
—Clark Clifford, selected as the President’s personal emissary to India;
—Mr. Moore.

January 24

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

The President attended a luncheon hosted by Mrs. Carter for members of the President’s Committee on Mental Retardation.

The President announced that he has accorded Frank E. Loy the personal rank of Ambassador. Loy, 51, is Deputy United States Coordinator for Refugee Affairs.

The White House announced that the President will nominate four persons for positions in which they have been serving under recess appointments. They are:
—William J. Driver, to be Commissioner of Social Security. Driver was appointed to this position on January 3, 1980.
—Ralph Earle II, to be Director of the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency. Earle was appointed to this position on January 3, 1980.
—William A. Lubbers, to be General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board. Lubbers was nominated for this position on November 28, 1979, but was not confirmed before the Senate adjourned. He was appointed to the position on December 24, 1979.
—George M. Seignious II, to be a member of the General Advisory Committee of the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency. He was appointed to this position on January 3, 1980.

January 25

The President met at the White House with:
—Dr. Brzezinski;
—Vice President Walter F. Mondale, Secretary of State Cyrus R. Vance, Secretary of Defense Harold Brown, Hedley W. Donovan, Senior Adviser to the President, Hamilton Jordan, Assistant to the President, Lloyd N. Cutler, Counsel to the President, and Dr. Brzezinski;
—Mr. Moore;
—members of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis;
—Mr. Donovan;
—a group of Federal regional officials. The President announced the persons who will represent the United States at the Olympic Torch Ceremony in Athens, Greece, January 27-31, 1980. The Honorable Anne Wexler, Assistant to the President, will head the delegation. The Honorable Joseph Duffey will accompany Ms. Wexler. Other representatives of the President are:

THE HONORABLE ABELARDO L. VALDEZ, Chief of Protocol of the United States;

MRS. CHRISTINE DODSON, Staff Secretary, National Security Council;
THE HONORABLE PETER K. BABALAS of Norfolk, Va.;
THE HONORABLE LEROY K. IRVIS of Harrisburg, Pa.;
THE HONORABLE YORKA C. LINAKIS of New York, N.Y.;
MR. JOSE ACEVES of Washington, D.C.;
MR. ANDREW A. ATHENS of Chicago, Ill.;
MR. ALVA T. BONDA of Cleveland, Ohio;
MR. WILLIAM R. BORDERS, JR., of Washington, D.C.;
ME. MICHAEL MANATOS of Sumner, Md.:
MR. WILLIAM PATRICK McMULLEN, JR., of Jackson, Miss.;
MR. NICK SMYRNIS of Indianapolis, Ind.;
MR. KAY SUGAHARA Of New York, N.Y.

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

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