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Obama schedule, guidance, Dec. 6, 7, 2014 Kennedy Center Honors

WASHINGTON – The main public event for President Barack Obama this weekend is hosting a reception for the Kennedy Center honorees and attending the tribute show at the Kennedy Center. On Monday Obama meets with Prince William in the Oval Office and tapes The Colbert Report with Stephen Colbert.

Below, from the White House….

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 5, 2014

WEEKEND GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2014 AND SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2014

On Saturday, the President has no public events scheduled.

On Sunday, the President and the First Lady will host the Kennedy Center Honorees Reception in the East Room. The President will deliver remarks. The President’s remarks are pooled press. Later, the President and the First Lady will attend the Kennedy Center Honors at the Kennedy Center. There will be travel pool coverage.

Saturday’s In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: ABC

Print: USA Today

Radio: Talk Radio

Sunday’s In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CBS

Print: BuzzFeed

Radio: VOA

Saturday, December 6, 2014

EST

10:30AM In-Town Travel Pool Call Time

Sunday, December 7, 2014

EST

10:30AM In-Town Travel Pool Call Time

5:00PM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at the Kennedy Center Honors Reception

East Room

Pooled Press (Pre-set 3:15PM; Final Gather 4:30PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

7:15PM THE PRESIDENT and FIRST LADY attend the Kennedy Center Honors

Kennedy Center

In-Town Travel Pool Coverage (Gather Time 6:30PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

**Travel pool should dress in dark suits for this formal event**

Schedule for the Week of December 8, 2014

On Monday, the President will host Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, for a meeting in the Oval Office. This will be The Duke of Cambridge’s first visit to Washington, DC. The President looks forward to thanking The Duke of Cambridge for the hospitality shown to him by the Royal Family during the President’s recent visits to the United Kingdom. This visit underscores the special relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom.

In the afternoon, the President will tape an interview for The Colbert Report with Stephen Colbert at George Washington University.

On Tuesday, the President will deliver remarks at an event for the Senior Executive Service at the Washington Hilton. The Senior Executive Service (SES) is comprised of the senior leadership of the Federal work force.

In the afternoon, the President will travel to Nashville, Tennessee to deliver remarks on his recent executive actions to fix as much of our broken immigration system as he can while urging Congress to pass a comprehensive bill to get the job done. The President will speak at Casa Azafran, a community center and home to a number of immigrant-related nonprofits that is located in Nashville’s most international and socially diverse district.

On Wednesday, the President will host the White House Summit on Early Education, a convening of prominent business leaders, philanthropists, advocates, elected officials and members of the public committed to the expansion of high-quality early education opportunities for children across the country from birth through school entry. At the event, the President will announce new efforts to enhance and expand the reach of high-quality public preschool programs in high-need communities. The President will also highlight new actions by the private, philanthropic, and public sectors to invest in and expand access to high-quality early learning opportunities in communities across the country. The Vice President will also deliver remarks.

In the afternoon, the President and the First Lady will visit Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, where they will deliver toys and gifts donated by Executive Office of the President staff to the Marine Corps’ Toys for Tots Campaign.

On Thursday, the President will join a meeting of the President’s Export Council. The President’s Export Council advises the President on policies and programs that affect U.S. trade performance and promote export expansion.

On Friday, the President will attend meetings at the White House.

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