THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 23, 2011
DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2011
In the morning, the President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing and will then meet with senior advisors in the Oval Office. These meetings are closed press.
In the afternoon, the President will hold a meeting with the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness at the White House. There will be a pool spray at the top of the meeting. The meeting will be livestreamed at www.whitehouse.gov.
Later in the afternoon, the President will meet with Secretary of the Treasury in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.
In the evening, the President and the First Lady will host music legends and contemporary major artists in the East Room for “The Motown Sound: In Performance at the White House,” a concert celebrating Black History Month and the legacy of Motown Records. The Vice President and Dr. Biden will also attend. This event is pooled press.
Earlier in the day, the First Lady will welcome more than 100 students from California, Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota and Washington, D.C. to take part in an interactive student workshop event: “The Sound of Young America: The History of Motown.” The GRAMMY Museum’s Executive Director Bob Santelli will lead the students in a discussion about the history of Motown’s long-lasting legacy, ranging from its beginnings in the city of Detroit to its effect on the music industry. Featured performers from the evening event will share their experiences as well as answer student questions about the music and entertainment world.
In-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: NBC
9:30AM Pool Call Time
9:30AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing
10:00AM THE PRESIDENT meets with senior advisors
1:45PM THE PRESIDENT holds a meeting with the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness
Eisenhower Executive Office Building, Room 430
Pool Spray at the Top (Pre-set 12:45PM – Final Gather at 1:15PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)
3:00PM THE PRESIDENT meets with Secretary of the Treasury Geithner
7:15PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY host music legends and contemporary major artists for “The Motown Sound: In Performance at the White House”; THE VICE PRESIDENT and DR. BIDEN will also attend
Pooled Press (Pre-set 6:15PM – Final Gather at 6:45PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)
1:00PM Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney