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Digest of Other White House Announcements Week Ending Friday,

July 22, 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 17

The President returned to the White House from Camp David, Md.

July 18

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 Walter F. Mondale;

--Sam Brown, Jr., Director of ACTION;

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

--Vice President Mondale and Attorney General Griffin B. Bell.

The President attended a briefing on foreign policy by Secretary of State Cyrus Vance for members of the Cabinet and senior White House staff and their spouses.

The White House released manifests listing passengers who have flown on White House authorized military aircraft from January 20 through June 23. The lists were sent to Representative Jack Brooks, chairman of the Legislation and National Security Subcommittee of the House Committee on Government Operations, and were also made available for inspection by the press.

July 19

The President met at the White House with:

---Dr. Brzezinski;

--a group of 12 Democratic Senators;

--Senator Daniel P. Moynihan of New York; Vice President Mondale, Adm. Stansfield Turner, Director of Central Intelligence, and Dr. Brzezinski;

--Secretary of Transportation Brock Adams, Secretary of the Treasury W. Michael Blumenthal, Charles L. Schultze, Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, and James R. Schlesinger, Assistant to the President, to discuss energy legislation.

The President transmitted to the Congress the annual report of the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation for 1976.

July 20

The President met at the White House with:

--Dr. Brzezinski;

--Prime Minister Menahem Begin of Israel;

--Mrs. Carter, for lunch;

--Dr. Schultze;

--Roy Wilkins, former executive director of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, and Mrs. Wilkins.

The President attended a portion of a briefing on foreign policy given by Secretary of Defense Harold Brown for a group of Congressmen and Senators.

The President today declared an emergency for the States of Georgia and Alabama because of the impact of a drought.

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

July 21

The President met at the White House with:

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

--Dr. Brzezinski;

--Representative Parren J. Mitchell of Maryland.

The President today declared a major disaster for the State of Pennsylvania as a result of severe storms and flooding beginning about July 19, which caused extensive public and private property damage.

In the afternoon, the President left the White House for a trip to South Carolina, Mississippi, and Louisiana.

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/243327

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