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Digest of Other White House Announcements Week Ending Friday,

February 04, 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.

January 29

The President met at the White House with:

--Zbigniew Brezinski, Assistant to the President or National Security Affairs;

--Secretary of State Cyrus Vance, U.S. Representative to the United Nations Andrew J. Young, and Dr. Brzezinski.

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

The President declared an emergency for the States of New York and Pennsylvania because of the abnormal accumulation of snow and ice resulting from a series of blizzards and snowstorms, which presents a threat to public health and safety in portions of the States.

January 31

The President met at the White House with:

--Dr. Brzezinski;

--senior White House staff members; --the Cabinet;

--Representative G. V. Montgomery and members of the House Select Committee on Missing in Action in Southeast As[a, to discuss the committee's report;

--Secretary Vance, Secretary of Defense Harold Brown, Gen. George S. Brown, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Bert Lance, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, E. Henry Knoche, Acting Director of Central Intelligence, and Dr. Brzezinki, to review the defense budget. The President declared a major disaster for the State of Florida because of the impact of severe winter weather on the State's agricultural industry, and the resultant unemployment in agriculture and related industries.

February 1

The President met at the White House with:

--Dr. Brzezinski;

--Secretary Vance, Dr. Brzezinski, Assistant to the President for Congressional Liaison Frank B. Moore, and several Members of Congress, to discuss foreign policy legislative matters;

--Soviet Ambassador A. F. Dobrynin, Secretary Vance, and Dr. Brzezinski;

--Mayor Maynard Jackson of Atlanta, Ga., and Mrs. Carter;

--Kenneth M. Curtis, chairman, Joel McCleary, treasurer, .and Jess Hay, acting finance chairman, Democratic National Committee.

February 2

The President met at the White House with:

--Dr. Brzezinski;

--Vice President Walter F. Mondale, Secretary Brown, Dr. Brzezinski, C. Fred Bergsten, Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs-designate, Richard N. Cooper, Under Secretary of State-designate, and David L. Aaron, Deputy Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs.

The President declared an emergency for the States of Ohio and Indiana because of the impact of an abnormal accumulation of snow and ice on vital transportation arteries within the States.

The President named Robert Chase as Director of the Community Services Administration on an interim basis. As mandated by the President, Special Assistant to the President Joe Aragon will conduct a 10-day study on the mission and structure of the Administration.

February 3

The President met at the White House with:

--Dr. Brzezinski;

--Governor Julian Carroll of Kentucky;

--Vice President Mondale;

--a group of Hispanic elected officials;

--Secretary of Commerce Juanita M. Kreps and top-level officials of the Department.

The White House announced that the President has directed Jack Watson, chairman of the staff coordinating group on the weather/energy problem, to begin working with Federal agencies to prepare for the possibility of flooding this spring if the melting of the ice and snow occurs under rapid and unfortunate conditions.

The White House announced that Chip Carter and Midge Costanza, Assistant to the President for Public Liaison, would visit Buffalo, N.Y., on February 4, on behalf of the President, to view firsthand the emergency caused by heavy snow.

February 4

The President met at the White House with:

--Dr. Brzezinski;

--a group of black elected officials and Vice President Mondale to discuss black appointments to Federal positions and economic issues;

--members of the Presidential Advisory Board on Ambassadorial Appointments, Vice President Mondale, and Secretary Vance;

--former Senator Mike Mansfield;

--Secretary of Transportation Brock Adams, Assistant to the President James R. Schlesinger, and representatives of the automobile industry and the United Auto Workers, to discuss automobile emissions standards;

--representatives of the Junior Achievement Program's National Business Leadership Conference.

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/243115

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