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Digest of Other White House Announcements

August 14, 1998

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 10

In the morning, the President traveled to Louisville, KY. In the afternoon, he traveled to Chicago, IL, and in the evening, he traveled to San Francisco, CA.

August 11

In the afternoon, the President traveled to Los Angeles, CA, and in the evening, he returned to Washington, DC, arriving early the next morning.

August 12

In the morning, the President met with members of the national security team and the foreign policy team concerning the bombing incidents in Africa. He also met with representatives from the National Economic Council and the National Security Council concerning the international economic situation and Russia.

The President announced the recess appointment of William Lacy Swing as Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

The President announced the recess appointment of David Gordon Carpenter as Assistant Secretary of State for Diplomatic Security and Director of the Office of Foreign Missions, with the rank of Ambassador.

The President declared a major disaster in Wisconsin and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms and flooding beginning August 5 and continuing.

August 13

In the morning, the President and Hillary Clinton traveled to Andrews Air Force Base, MD, where they met with family members of American victims of the Embassy bombing in Kenya. In the afternoon, the President and Hillary Clinton returned to Washington, DC.

August 14

The President announced his intention to appoint Birch Bayh, Allen H. Schechter, and Carolyn Matano Yang as members of the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

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/224528

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