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President Obama official schedule and guidance, Oct. 10, 2009. Speaks at gay activist national dinner

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 9, 2009

WEEKEND GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10, SUNDAY, OCTOBER 11, AND MONDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2009

On Saturday evening, the President will deliver remarks at the Human Rights Campaign National Dinner at the Washington Convention Center. The Human Rights Campaign handled credentialing for this event; the deadline to request credentials has passed. There will be travel pool coverage of the President’s remarks.

The President has no scheduled public events on Sunday and Monday.

Saturday’s In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CNN

Print: Dallas Morning News

Radio: NPR

Travel Photo: TIME

Sunday’s In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: FOX

Print: Ebony

Radio: SRN

Travel Photo: New York Times

Monday’s In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: NBC

Print: Financial Times

Radio: Talk Radio

Travel Photo: TIME

Saturday, October 10, 2009

EDT

10:30AM Pool Call Time

8:00PM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at the Human Rights Campaign National Dinner

Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Open to pre-credentialed media (Travel Pool Gather Time 7:10PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

POOL NOTE: Event is black tie. Please wear dark suits.

Sunday, October 11, 2009

EDT

8:30AM Pool Call Time

Monday, October 12, 2009

EDT

10:30AM Pool Call Time

Schedule for Week of October 13, 2009

On Tuesday afternoon, the President will meet with Prime Minister Zapatero of Spain at the White House. In the evening, the White House will continue its music series celebrating the arts by hosting “In Performance at the White House: Fiesta Latina” a concert celebrating Hispanic musical heritage on the South Lawn. The President and the First Lady will attend the concert. It will be televised on October 15th on public broadcasting stations nationwide as part of WETA Washington, D.C.’s “In Performance at the White House” series, and will also be broadcast on Telemundo on October 18th and on V-me, the national Spanish language network partnered with public television, on December 25th. Participants include Marc Anthony, Jimmy Smits, Pete Escovedo, Gloria Estefan, Jos Feliciano, George Lopez, Thala, Tito “El Bambino”, the Bachata music group Aventura, and the Chicano rock band Los Lobos, with Sheila E. leading the house band. This event will be pooled press and streamed live on www.WhiteHouse.gov.

On Wednesday morning, the President will meet with his national security team on Afghanistan and Pakistan. In the afternoon, the President will sign an executive order regarding the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. In the evening, the President will attend a fundraiser for the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate at the Ritz Carlton Hotel.

On Thursday, the President will travel to New Orleans, where he will make two stops, including a town hall open to the public. He will then travel to San Francisco, where he will attend a DNC fundraiser.

On Friday, the President will travel from San Francisco to College Station, Texas, where he will attend a Presidential Forum on community service hosted by former President George H.W. Bush and the Points of Light Institute at the George Bush Presidential Library Center on the campus of Texas A&M University. The President will return to the White House that night.

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