President Obama official schedule and guidance, Feb. 22, 2012. African American museum groundbreaking

SHARE President Obama official schedule and guidance, Feb. 22, 2012. African American museum groundbreaking
SHARE President Obama official schedule and guidance, Feb. 22, 2012. African American museum groundbreaking

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 21, 2012

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2012

In the morning, the President will deliver remarks at the construction site of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. The museum is scheduled to open in 2015 and will be the only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, art, history and culture. The First Lady will also attend. This event is open to pre-credentialed media.

Later, the President and the First Lady will host a reception in honor of the groundbreaking of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in the East Room. This event is closed press.

In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CNN

Print: Houston Chronicle

Radio: Sirius

EST

9:00AM Pool Call Time

10:00AM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at the construction site of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture; THE FIRST LADY also attends

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture Site

Open to Pre-Credentialed Media (In-Town Travel Pool Gather Time 9:30AM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

4:10PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY host a reception in honor of the groundbreaking of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

East Room

Closed Press

Briefing Schedule

12:30PM Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney

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