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Digest of Other White House Announcements Week Ending Friday,

July 29, 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 22

The President returned to the White House following a trip to South Carolina, Mississippi, and Louisiana.

July 23

The President met at the White House with:

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

--David Owen, British Foreign Secretary, Ewen Fergusson, Principal Private Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of Great Britain, Peter Jay, British Ambassador to the United States, Secretary of State Cyrus Vance, U.S. Representative to the United Nations Andrew J. Young, U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom Kingman Brewster, Jr, and Dr. Brzezinski, to discuss developments and prospects for southern Africa 'and other international issues.

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

July 25

The President met at the White House with:

--Dr. Brzezinski;

--the Cabinet;

--Vice President Walter F. Mondale. The President today transmitted to the Congress the 10th annual report of the U.S.-Japan Cooperative Medical Science Program.

July 26

The President met at the White House with:

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

--the Democratic congressional leadership;

--Secretary of the Treasury W. Michael Blumenthal;

--Vice President Mondale, Secretary Blumenthal, Arthur F. Burns, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Bert Lance, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, and Charles L. Schultze, Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers;

--John A. Mintz, Assistant Director and Legal Counsel of the FBI;

--representative of the Theodore Roosevelt Association and members of the Roosevelt family, who presented him with a full set of the memorial edition of the Works of Theodore Roosevelt.

July 27

The President met at the White House with:

--Dr. Brzezinski;

--a group of 7 Democratic Senators; --Prime Minister Giulio Andreotti of Italy;

--Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Patricia Roberts Harris;

--Representatives Joshua Eilberg and Peter W. Rodino, Jr., Attorney General Griffin B. Bell, and Secretary of Labor Ray Marshall, to discuss immigration;

--Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare Joseph A. Califano, Jr. The President and Mrs. Carter hosted a picnic on the South Lawn for Members of Congress and their families.

July 28

The President met at the White House with:

--Dr. Brzezinski;

--Members of the Executive Committee of the Senate and House Campaign Committees and representatives of the Democratic National Committee;

--Mrs. Carter, for lunch;

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

--Secretary Califano, Secretary Marshall, Secretary Harris, and Dr. Schultze, to discuss welfare reform.

The President and Mrs. Carter hosted a picnic on the South Lawn for Members of Congress and their families.

July 29

The President met at the White House with:

--Vice President Mondale, Secretary Vance, and Dr. Brzezinski;

--Dr. Brzezinski; Vice President Mondale, Secretary Vance, Dr. Brzezinski, Ambassadors Ellsworth Bunker and Sol M. Linowitz, co-negotiators for the United States in the Panama Canal negotiations, Aristedes Royo, Minister of Education of Panama, Gabriel Lewis, Panamanian Ambassador to the United States, and Ambassador Ramon Escobar, chief negotiator for Panama in the canal negotiations;

--Dr. Schultze;

--George Parker, who recently retired as Chief of the Messenger Service for the White House;

--a group of editors, publishers, and broadcasters;

--Dr. Peter G. Bourne, Special Assistant to the President for Health Issues;

--Dr. Burns.

In a ceremony in the Oval Office, the President received diplomatic credentials from Ambassadors Abdul Wahid Karim of Afghanistan, Putteho Muketoi Ngonda of Zambia, Peter Milburn Towe of Canada, and Peter Jay of the United Kingdom.

The White House announced that Prime Minister Raymond Barre of France has accepted an invitation by the President to make an official visit to Washington September 15 and 16.

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/243580

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