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Digest of Other White House Announcements

December 05, 1997

The following list includes the President's public schedule and other items of general interest announced by the Office of the Press Secretary and not included elsewhere in this issue.

December 1

In the morning, the President and Hillary Clinton returned to the White House from Camp David, MD.

December 2

In the evening, the President attended a professional basketball game at the grand opening of the MCI Center. Prior to the game, he toured the new facility and visited with members of the Washington Wizards and the Seattle SuperSonics. During the game, the President was interviewed on cable television's ESPN and TNT.

The White House announced that the President named former Representative Howard Wolpe as Special Envoy of the President and Secretary of State to Africa's Great Lakes region.

The White House announced that the President will travel to New York and Florida on December 10-11.

December 3

In the morning, the President traveled to Akron, OH, and in the afternoon, he traveled to Chicago, IL. In the evening, the President returned to Washington, DC, arriving after midnight.

December 4

In the evening, the President and Hillary Clinton attended a screening of the film "Amistad" at the Warner Theater.

The President announced his intention to appoint Jose Luis Ruiz as a member of the Advisory Committee on Public Interest Obligations of Digital Television Broadcasters.

December 5

In the evening, the President and Hillary Clinton hosted a holiday reception in the Diplomatic Reception Room.

William J. Clinton, Digest of Other White House Announcements Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/223830

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