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Digest of Other White House Announcements Week Ending Friday,

April 15, 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.

April 9

The President today declared a major disaster for the State of Alabama as a result of severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding beginning about April 4, which caused extensive public and private property damage.

April 10

The President and Mrs. Carter returned to the White House following a weekend visit to Calhoun, Ga.

April 11

The President met at the White House with:

--Zbigniew Brzezinski, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs;

--senior White House staff members;

--the Cabinet;

--Vice President Waiter F. Mondale. The White House announced that Carlos Andres Perez, President of the Republic of Venezuela, has accepted President Carter's invitation for a state visit to Washington June 29-30.

The President and members of the First Family greeted visitors who were attending the annual Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn at the White House.

April 12

The President met at the White House with:

--Dr. Brzezinski;

--Charles L. Schultze, Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers;

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

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

--Robert S. McNamara, President of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank), and Secretary of the Treasury W. Michael Blumenthal;

--Soviet Ambassador A. F. Dobrynin.

The White House announced that King Hussein of Jordan has accepted President Carter's invitation to make an official working visit to Washington April 25-26.

The President announced that Judge William Gunter will serve as his special representative to assist all parties in resolving the Mashpee, Mass., Indian land claim dispute. Judge Gunter is presently serving in a similar capacity with respect to the land claim in Maine.

April 13

The President met at the White House with:

--actress Sally Struthers, honorary chairman of the Federal savings bond campaign;

--senior White House staff members;

--Dr. Brzezinski;

--Dr. Joseph E. Lowery, acting president and chairman of the board of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, and other board members;

--Joseph M. A. H. Luns, Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization;

--Robert E. Farrell, president, and Robert A. Alden, past president, National Press Club, who presented the President with a membership card for the club;

--Special Representative for Trade Negotiations Robert S. Strauss and representatives of textile trade unions.

April 14

The President met at the White House with:

--Dr. Brzezinski;

--members of the Education Commission of the States Task Force on Responsible Decisions about Alcohol, including Chairman John C. West, former Governor of South Carolina, who presented the President with the task force's final report;

--State, county, and local officials who were meeting with administration officials on energy policy;

--Secretary of Defense Harold Brown, Secretary of State Cyrus Vance, and Dr. Brzezinski.

April 15

The President met at the White House with:

--Dr. Brzezinski;

--Dr. Schultze;

--Vice President Mondale, Admiral Turner, and Dr. Brzezinski;

--Members of the New Jersey congressional delegation, to discuss military base closings;

--Secretary of Labor Ray Marshall;

--Labor leaders who were meeting with administration officials on energy policy.

In a ceremony at the White House, the President presented the Pepperdine University Tyler Ecology Award to Dr. Eugene P. Odum, director of the Institute of Ecology at the University of Georgia.

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

The President has designated Ruth B. Love to be Vice Chairman of the President's Commission on Mental Health.

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/243360

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