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Digest of Other White House Announcements Week Ending Friday,

July 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.

July 9

The President met at the White House with Zbigniew Brzezinski, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs.

July 11

The President met at the White House with:

--Dr. Brzezinski;

--senior White House staff members;

--the Cabinet;

--Larry B. Sheafe, Special Agent of the Presidential Protective Division, U.S. Secret Service, who is being reassigned;

--Vice President Walter F. Mondale;

--Paul C. Warnke, Director of the United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, who reported on his recent trip to Moscow for discussions of the demilitarization of the Indian Ocean;

--a group of administration officials, to discuss proposals for reorganization of the Executive Office of the President;

--Senator and Mrs. Ernest F. Hollings, of South Carolina, and Senator and Mrs. Dale Bumpers, of Arkansas, for dinner.

The President transmitted to the Congress the Annual Report of the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Council on the Arts for the Fiscal Year ended June 30, 1976, and for the Transition Quarter ended September 30, 1976, and the Eleventh Annual Report on the Status of the National Wilderness Preservation System for calendar year 1974.

The White House announced that the President has invited President Julius Nyerere of the United Republic of Tanzania to make a state visit to the United States. President Nyerere will be in Washington August 4 and 5.

The President has appointed John G. Heimann, Comptroller of the Currency, as a member of the Board of Directors of the Federal National Mortgage Association.

July 12

The President met at the White House with:

--Dr. Brzezinski;

--the Democratic congressional leadership;

--members of the Privacy Protection Study Commission, who presented their report on a 2-year study of the impact of record-keeping relationships on individuals;

--a group of approximately 60 Republican Members of the House of Representatives from Eastern States;

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

--Kenneth M. Curtis, chairman, and Paul Sullivan, executive director, Democratic National Committee;

--A.D. Frazier, Jr., Project Manager of the Executive Office of the President Reorganization Study Group.

The White House announced that at the invitation of the President, Prime Minister Giulio Andreotti of Italy will pay a 2-day official visit to Washington on July 26 and 27.

July 13

The President met at the White House with:

--Dr. Brzezinski;

--Representative Carroll Hubbard, Jr., of Kentucky;

--Gov. Brendan T. Byrne, of New Jersey, and his family;

--Senator and Mrs. Walter Huddleston and Mr. and Mrs. William E. Schmidt and their son, Larry, of Elizabethtown, Ky.;

--William Lucas, sheriff of Wayne County, Mich., who is under consideration for the position of FBI Director;

--Senator Mike Gravel, of Alaska, who presented a report on the Panama Canal which was written for the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee;

--Mr. and Mrs. Manuel Silva, of Reedley, Calif.

July 14

The President met at the White House with:

--Dr. Brzezinski;

--Vice President Mondale, Frank B. Moore, Assistant to the President for Congressional Liaison, and a group of seven Democratic Senators;

--Chancellor Helmut Schmidt of the Federal Republic of Germany;

--William Shannon, United States Ambassador to Ireland;

--W. Averell Harriman;

--Secretary of the Treasury W. Michael Blumenthal, Charles L. Schultze, Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, Bert Lance, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, and Stuart E. Eizenstat, Assistant to the President for Domestic Affairs and Policy;

--Secretary of Defense Harold Brown;

--Representative Shirley Chisholm, of New York;

--John Van de Kamp, who is under consideration for the position of FBI Director;

--a group of administration officials, to discuss Federal Regional Councils;

--Secretary of Agriculture Bob S. Bergland.

July 15

The President met at the White House with:

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

--Senator Mark O. Hatfield, of Oregon;

--members of the House Select Committee on Aging;

--Dr. Schultze;

--Judge William B. Gunter, the President's Special Representative to coordinate negotiations on the Indian claims matter in the State of Maine, who presented his recommendations on the issue, A. Stephens Clay, the judge's law partner, and Robert J. Lipsbutz, Counsel to the President;

--Mrs. Carter, for lunch;

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

--His Beatitude Elias IV, patriarch of the Antiochian Orthodox Church;

--Judge John Irwin, who is under consideration for the position of FBI Director;

--a group of administration officials, to discuss tax reform. The White House made available the text of a letter sent to Senator Daniel K. Inouye, Chairman of the Select Committee on Intelligence, by Adm. Stansfield Turner, Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, at the President's direction. The letter reported on documents relating to drug experimentation activities of the CIA, which had been investigated by the committee in 1975.

The President left the White House for a weekend stay at Camp David, Md.

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/243188

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