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Digest of Other White House Announcements Week Ending Friday,

August 05, 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.

July 30

The President met at the White House with:

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

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

August 1

The President met at the White House with:

--William G. Hyland, senior staff member of the National Security Council;

--senior White House staff members;

--the Cabinet;

--Vice President Walter F. Mondale;

--Ben Brown, deputy chairman of the Democratic National Committee;

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

August 2

The President met at the White House with:

--Dr. Brzezinski;

--Representative Al Ullman, Vice President Mondale, and Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare Joseph A. Califano, Jr.;

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

--Terence Cardinal Cooke, Archbishop of New York;

--Secretary Brown and Deputy Secretary of Defense Charles W. Duncan, Jr.

The President announced his intention to designate Charles B. Curtis, of Bethesda, Md., as Chairman of the Federal Power Commission upon confirmation by the Senate. Mr. Curtis was nominated to be a member of the Commission on July 29.

August 3

The President met at the White House with:

--Dr. Brzezinski;

--Senator Russell B. Long, Vice President Mondale, and Secretary Califano;

--Mrs. Carter, for lunch;

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

August 4

The President met at the White House with:

--Dr. Brzezinski;

--members of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence;

--Secretary Brown and a group of leaders from private industry;

--Boy Scout Troop No. 139, from Calhoun, Ga.

The President designated Richard J. Daschbach as Chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission.

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

August 5

The President met at the White House with:

--Dr. Brzezinski;

--Aaron Henry, cochairman of the Mississippi Democratic Party;

--President Julius K. Nyerere of Tanzania;

--Vice President Mondale, Secretary Brown, Deputy Secretary of Defense Duncan, and the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

The White House announced that the President has signed an order designating Charles L. Schultze as Chairman of the Council on Wage and Price Stability, as part of the Executive Office reorganization.

The President attended the swearing in ceremony for James R. Schlesinger as Secretary of Energy in the Rose Garden.

The President left the White House for a trip to Plains, Ga.

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/243779

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