Week Ending Friday, October 14, 2005

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Author: George W. Bush

Digest of Other White House Announcements, Week Ending Friday, October 14, 2005

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.

October 8

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing.

October 10

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing.

In the afternoon, the President and Mrs. Bush traveled to New Orleans, LA, where, upon arrival, he met with Plaquemines Parish officials to discuss Hurricanes Katrina and Rita recovery efforts.

In the evening, at Ralph Brennan’s BACCO restaurant, the President and Mrs. Bush had a dinner meeting with Mayor C. Ray Nagin of New Orleans, LA; Vice Adm. Thad W. Allen, USCG, U.S. Coast Guard Chief of Staff; and other officials to discuss Hurricanes Katrina and Rita recovery efforts.

October 11

In the morning, the President and Mrs. Bush traveled to Covington, LA. Later, they participated in a Habitat for Humanity building project.

Later in the morning, the President and Mrs. Bush traveled to Pass Christian, MS, where, upon arrival, they met with local school officials. Later, the President traveled to New Orleans, LA, where he met with Jefferson Parish officials to discuss Hurricanes Katrina and Rita recovery efforts.

In the afternoon, the President returned to Washington, DC.

October 12

In the morning, the President had a telephone conversation with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of India to discuss recovery efforts following the earthquake in Pakistan on October 8. Later, he had a telephone conversation with Chancellor-elect Angela Merkel of Germany to congratulate her on her election victory. He then had an intelligence briefing.

In the afternoon, in the Residence, the President and Mrs. Bush had lunch with President Aleksander Kwasniewski of Poland and his wife, Jolanta Kwasniewska.

Later in the afternoon, at DAR Constitution Hall, the President made remarks to Federal agency leadership and Senior Executive Service employees. Later, he returned to the White House.

October 13

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, he had a telephone conversation with Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder of Germany.

Later in the morning, the President had separate telephone conversations with President Elias Antonio Saca Gonzales of El Salvador and President Oscar Berger of Guatemala to discuss Tropical Storm Stan recovery efforts.

During the day, the President had a telephone conversation with former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher of the United Kingdom, who was celebrating her 80th birthday.

October 14

In the morning, the President had a telephone conversation with Prime Minister Paul Martin of Canada. He then had an intelligence briefing. Later, in the Oval Office, he participated in a photo opportunity with Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award recipients.

Later in the morning, the President had a briefing on recovery efforts in response to the earthquake in Pakistan on October 8 and Tropical Storm Stan that struck Guatemala on October 2.

In the afternoon, the President traveled to Camp David, MD.

The President announced his intention to nominate Ronald L. Schlicher to be Ambassador to Cyprus.

The President announced his intention to nominate Alejandro Daniel Wolff to be U.S. Deputy Representative to the United Nations with the rank of Ambassador, U.S. Deputy Representative in the Security Council of the United Nations, and U.S. Representative to the Sessions of the General Assembly of the United Nations during his tenure of service as U.S. Deputy Representative to the United Nations.

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Chicago: George W. Bush, "Digest of Other White House Announcements, Week Ending Friday, October 14, 2005," Week Ending Friday, October 14, 2005 in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, October 14, 2005 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2005), 41:1543 Original Sources, accessed December 4, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=SJ3YISV96ZTS26N.

MLA: Bush, George W. "Digest of Other White House Announcements, Week Ending Friday, October 14, 2005." Week Ending Friday, October 14, 2005, in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, October 14, 2005 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2005), 41:1543, Original Sources. 4 Dec. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=SJ3YISV96ZTS26N.

Harvard: Bush, GW, 'Digest of Other White House Announcements, Week Ending Friday, October 14, 2005' in Week Ending Friday, October 14, 2005. cited in , United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, October 14, 2005 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2005), 41:1543. Original Sources, retrieved 4 December 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=SJ3YISV96ZTS26N.