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Digest of Other White House Announcements

August 27, 1999

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.

August 21

In the morning, the President and Hillary Clinton traveled from Martha's Vineyard, MA, to Nantucket, MA. In the evening, they returned to Martha's Vineyard.

The President had a telephone conversation with Senator Strom Thurmond concerning Mr. Thurmond's release from the hospital.

August 22

The President declared a major disaster in Texas and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms and flooding caused by Hurricane Bret beginning August 21 and continuing.

August 24

The President announced his intention to nominate Willene A. Johnson to be U.S. Executive Director of the African Development Bank.

August 26

The President declared a major disaster in Minnesota and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe ice storms, flooding, and heavy rains beginning March 1 and continuing through May 30.

Released August 27

The White House announced that the President announced that former U.S. Representative Harry Johnston has been named as Special Envoy for Sudan.

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/226723

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