President Obama official schedule and guidance, April 29, 2010. Height funeral, DNC fund raiser

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THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

_______________________________________________________________________________________

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 28, 2010

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

THURSDAY, APRIL 29, 2010

In the morning, the President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.

Later, the President, the Vice President and the First Lady will attend Dorothy Height’s funeral at the National Cathedral. The President will deliver remarks. This event is open to pre-credentialed media. The Washington National Cathedral is handling media credentials, however the deadline to request credentials has passed. There will be travel pool coverage of the President’s remarks.

In the afternoon, the President and the Vice President will have lunch in the Private Dining Room. This lunch is closed press. Later, the President will honor the 2010 National Teacher of the Year and the state teachers of the year from all across the country at an event in the Rose Garden. Dr. Jill Biden and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join the President for the event. Every President since Harry S. Truman has continued the Presidential tradition of honoring the country’s finest educators. This event is open press.

Later in the afternoon, the President and the Vice President will meet with Secretary of State Clinton in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.

In the evening, the President will attend a DNC fundraising dinner at a private residence in Washington, DC. Since no formal remarks are planned, the event will be closed press.

In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: FOX

Print: Baltimore Sun

Radio: VOA

EDT

9:00AM Pool Call Time

9:00AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office

Closed Press

10:00AM THE PRESIDENT, THE VICE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY attend Dorothy Height’s funeral; THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks

National Cathedral

Open to pre-credentialed media (Travel Pool Gather Time 9:20AM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

12:30PM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT have lunch

Private Dining Room

Closed Press

1:40PM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at an event honoring the 2010 National Teacher of the Year

Rose Garden

Open Press (Pre-set 10:30AM – Final Gather 1:10PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

4:30PM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT meet with Secretary of State Clinton

Oval Office

Closed Press

7:35PM THE PRESIDENT attends a DNC fundraising dinner

Private Residence

Closed Press (Travel Pool Gather Time 7:00PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

Briefing Schedule

12:00PM Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs

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