United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, July 25, 2008 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2008), 44:1029-1030

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.

July 19

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

July 20

In the afternoon, the President and Mrs. Bush returned to Washington, DC.

July 21

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, in the Oval Office, he participated in a photo opportunity with Catharine Aboulhouda, the 2008 March of Dimes national ambassador. Then, in the Library, he participated in an interview for a television tribute to Rev. Billy Graham.

July 22

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing.

In the afternoon, the President traveled to Marietta, GA, where, upon arrival, he met with USA Freedom Corps volunteer Sherri Goggin. He then traveled to Atlanta, GA, where, at a private residence, he attended a Goddard-Georgia Victory Committee reception. Later, he returned to Washington, DC, arriving in the evening.

July 23

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, in the Oval Office, he participated in a bill signing ceremony for H.R. 3403, the New and Emerging Technologies 911 Improvement Act of 2008. He then dropped by a meeting between National Security Adviser Stephen J. Hadley and Minister of Defense Juan Manuel Santos Calderon of Colombia.

In the afternoon, the President traveled to the Pentagon in Arlington, VA, where he participated in Defense Department briefings. Later, he returned to Washington, DC. Then, in the East Room, he participated in a photo opportunity with the 2008 Boys and Girls Nation delegates.

Later in the afternoon, in the Oval Office, the President participated in a signing ceremony for a Presidential proclamation in honor of the 60th anniversary of U.S. Armed Forces integration. He then attended a reception for Deputy Chief of Staff Joe Hagin.

The President announced the designation of the following individuals as members of a Presidential delegation to attend the closing ceremony of the Olympic games in Beijing, China, on August 24: Condoleezza Rice (head of delegation); Elaine L. Chao; Michael O. Leavitt; Clark T. Randt, Jr.; Karen P. Hughes; Peter V. Ueberroth; and Michelle Kwan.

The President announced his intention to nominate Ambrose L. Schwallie to be a member of the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board.

The President announced his intention to nominate Maria Cino to be a member of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation.

The President announced his intention to nominate Mark J. Gerencser and David H. McIntyre to be members of the National Security Education Board.

The President announced his intention to appoint the following individuals as members of the Arctic Research Commission: Michele Longo Eder; Helvi K. Sandvik; Virgil L. Sharpton; Charles J. Vorosmarty; and Warren M. Zapol.

The President announced his intention to appoint Mark R. Dybul as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

July 24

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. He then had a telephone conversation with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of India. Later, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, he met with democracy activists.

In the afternoon, in the East Room, the President participated in a photo opportunity with National and State Future Farmers of America (FFA) Organization officers.

The President declared a major disaster in Texas and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by Hurricane Dolly beginning on July 22 and continuing.

July 25

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, he traveled to Peoria, IL, where, upon arrival, he met with USA Freedom Corps volunteer Roy Storey.

In the afternoon, at a private residence, the President attended a Schock for Congress and Congressional Trust 2008 reception. Later, he returned to Washington, DC.

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Chicago: George W. Bush, United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, July 25, 2008 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2008), 44:1029-1030 in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, July 25, 2008 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2008), 44:1029-1030 Original Sources, accessed September 21, 2019, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=NSFNP5JKEYENSJP.

MLA: Bush, George W. United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, July 25, 2008 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2008), 44:1029-1030, in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, July 25, 2008 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2008), 44:1029-1030, Original Sources. 21 Sep. 2019. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=NSFNP5JKEYENSJP.

Harvard: Bush, GW, United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, July 25, 2008 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2008), 44:1029-1030. cited in , United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, July 25, 2008 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2008), 44:1029-1030. Original Sources, retrieved 21 September 2019, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=NSFNP5JKEYENSJP.