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Digest of Other White House Announcements Week Ending Friday,

June 17, 1977

The following listing includes the President's daily schedule and other items of general interest as announced by the White House Press Office during the period covered by this issue. Events and announcements printed elsewhere in the issue are not included.

June 11

The President met at the White House with Zbigniew Brzezinski, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs.

The President declared an emergency for the State of Nevada because of the impact of a drought.

June 13

The President met at the White House with:

--David L. Aaron, Deputy Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs;

--senior White House staff members;

--the Cabinet;

--Attorney General Griffin B. Bell and Irving S. Shapiro, Chairman of the Committee on Selection of the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, to discuss the Committee's report;

--Vice President Walter F. Mondale;

--officers of the National Newspaper Publishers Association.

June 14

The President met at the White House with:

--Dr. Brzezinski;

--leaders of veterans and military organizations;

--two groups of administration officials to review the budget for fiscal year 1979;

--Senator Joseph R. Biden, Jr., and members of the Delaware congressional delegation.

The President declared an emergency for the Territory of the Virgin Islands because of the impact of a drought.

The President has appointed John J. Gilligan, Administrator of the Agency for International Development, as his Special Coordinator for International Disaster Assistance.

June 15

The President met at the White House with:

--Dr. Brzezinski;

--a group of 10 Democratic Senators;

--Vice President Mondale, Adm. Stansfield Turner, Director of Central Intelligence, and Dr. Brzezinski;

--Dr. C. G. Alexandrides, professor at Georgia State University;

--Graciela (Grace) Olivarez, Director of the Community Services Administration;

--Shlomo Goren, Chief Rabbi of the Ashkenazi community of Israel, and Israeli Ambassador Simcha Dinitz.

The President declared an emergency for the State of Wyoming because of the impact of a drought.

The President has appointed Franklin D. Lopez, of San Juan, Puerto Rico, as a member of the United States Circuit Judge Nominating Panel for the First Circuit, replacing William Shaheen, who has resigned.

June 16

The President met at the White House with:

--Dr. Brzezinski;

--a delegation from the Committee for National Health Insurance;

--Democratic congressional group;

--Representative Wesley W. Watkins and family of Oklahoma;

--Bert Lance, Director of the Office of Management and Budget;

--Princess Anne and Capt. Mark Phillips of the United Kingdom;

--Arthur W. Hummel, Jr., U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan;

--a group of administration officials to review the budget for fiscal year 1979.

The President announced that he has invited Australian Prime Minister J. Malcolm Fraser for a working visit to Washington June 22-23.

June 17

The President met at the White House with:

--Dr. Brzezinski;

--Senator Richard Stone of Florida;

--a group of corporate officials attending a briefing on energy;

--Paul C. Warnke, Director of the United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency;

--Admiral Turner and Dr. Brzezinski;

--Mrs. Carter, for lunch;

--editors of the Reader's Digest.

The President has transmitted to Senate and House committee chairmen the second semiannual Interior Department progress report on the study being done to determine the best overall procedures to be used in the development, production, transportation, and distribution of petroleum resources of the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska. The report was sent to Senator Henry M. Jackson, chairman of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, and Representative Morris K. Udall, chairman of the House Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

Jimmy Carter, Digest of Other White House Announcements Week Ending Friday, Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/243812

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