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Public Papers - 1990

Appendix A -- Digest of Other White House Announcements

The following list includes the President's public schedule and other items of general interest announced by the Office of the Press Secretary and not included elsewhere in this book.

January 1

In the morning, the President and Mrs. Bush left Houston, TX, and traveled to Montgomery, AL, where they visited the home of Ray and Susan Scott. In the evening, they returned to Washington, DC.

January 2

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President.

In the morning, the President and Mrs. Bush traveled to Lincoln, MA, to attend funeral services for Alexander Ellis II, the President's brother-in-law. In the afternoon, the President and Mrs. Bush returned to Washington, DC.

January 3

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Secretary of State James A. Baker III;

-- John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President.

In the evening, the President telephoned Gen. Maxwell Thurman, commander of SOUTHCOM, to discuss the situation in Panama.

January 4

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- the Vice President, for lunch;

-- Secretary of Defense Richard B. Cheney;

-- John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President.

In the morning, the President spoke by telephone with Pope John Paul II about the situation in Panama.

January 5

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Attorney General Richard L. Thornburgh;

-- Secretary of State James A. Baker III;

-- John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President.

January 6

In the evening, the President and Mrs. Bush attended a performance of ``A Tuna Christmas'' at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

January 8

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President.

In the morning, the President met with Katherine Donihi in Orlando, FL, to thank her for her volunteer activities.

January 9

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- the Vice President, for lunch;

-- Secretary of the Treasury Nicholas F. Brady;

-- Ilona Hardy, head of the Hungarian Stock Exchange;

-- John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President.

January 10

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- editors of Business Week magazine, for an interview;

-- Secretary of State James A. Baker III;

-- John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President.

In the morning, the President telephoned Violeta Chamorro, Nicaraguan Presidential candidate and editor of La Prensa, who was undergoing medical treatment in Houston, TX.

The President declared that a major disaster existed in farming communities of the Rio Grande Valley in Texas as a result of the severe winter freeze that began on December 21. He directed the Federal Emergency Management Agency to provide assistance to supplement State and local recovery efforts.

January 11

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Secretary of Education Lauro F. Cavazos;

-- the Education Policy Advisory Committee;

-- John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President.

January 12

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Foreign Minister Gerard Collins of Ireland;

-- Asian-American Republicans.

In the morning, the President traveled to Cincinnati, OH.

January 15

In the afternoon, the President returned to the White House from a weekend stay at Camp David, MD.

The President declared that a major disaster existed in farming communities in Florida as a result of the severe winter freeze that began on December 23. He directed the Federal Emergency Management Agency to provide assistance to supplement State and local recovery efforts.

January 16

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- the Vice President, for lunch;

-- John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President.

In the afternoon, the President visited the home of Thomas and Corena Jones, public housing tenants in Alexandria, VA, to discuss antidrug efforts in the neighborhood. The President was accompanied by Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Jack Kemp; William Cleveland, Alexandria city councilman; and Ramona Younger, leader of the Alexandria Public Housing Residents Council. He then went to the Charles Houston Community Center, where he met with Alexandria residents and activists involved in antidrug and tenant ownership efforts. Following the meeting, he returned to the White House.

January 17

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Secretary of State James A. Baker III;

-- John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President.

The White House announced that Robert M. Gates, Assistant to the President and Deputy for National Security Affairs, will meet with President Corazon C. Aquino and Secretary of National Defense Fidel Ramos in Manila to convey President Bush's continuing strong commitment to democracy in the Philippines and to discuss the security situation and the Government's economic and military programs.

January 18

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Glenn ``Bo'' Schembechler, coach of the University of Michigan football team.

The President declared that a major disaster existed in Lewis County, WA, as a result of severe storms and flooding that began on January 6. He directed the Federal Emergency Management Agency to provide assistance to supplement State and local recovery efforts.

January 19

The President met at the White House with the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff.

In the morning, the President traveled to Atlanta, GA, where he addressed the National Association of Home Builders. In the afternoon, he traveled to Florida, where he toured Everglades National Park.

January 21

In the afternoon, the President returned to the White House from a weekend stay at Camp David, MD.

January 22

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Benjamin Hooks, executive director of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People;

-- Secretary of Defense Richard B. Cheney;

-- John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President.

The White House announced that the President recess-appointed the following individuals to be members of the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation:

For a term expiring July 13, 1990:

Howard H. Dana, Jr., of Maine. He would succeed Thomas F. Smegal, Jr. Currently Mr. Dana serves as a partner with the law firm of Verrill and Dana in Portland, ME.

Luis Guinot, Jr., of Puerto Rico. He would succeed Michael B. Wallace. Currently Mr. Guinot serves as an attorney with the law firm of Kelley, Drye and Warren in Washington, DC.

Penny L. Pullen, of Illinois. She would succeed William Clark Durant. Currently Ms. Pullen serves as State representative and house minority leader for the 55th district in Illinois.

Xavier L. Suarez, of Florida. He would succeed Basile Joseph Uddo. Currently Mr. Suarez serves as the mayor of Miami and as a partner with the law firm of Tew, Jordan and Schulte in Miami.

George W. Wittgraf, of Iowa. He would succeed Paul B. Eaglin. Currently Mr. Wittgraf serves as a partner with the law firm of Sayre and Wittgraf in Cherokee, IA.

For a term expiring July 13, 1992:

John F. Collins, of Massachusetts. He would succeed Robert A. Valois. Currently Mr. Collins is self-employed.

Jo Betts Love, of Mississippi. Ms. Love would succeed Lorain Miller.

Guy Vincent Molinari, of New York. He would succeed Claude Galbreath Swafford. Currently former Congressman Molinari serves as borough president of Staten Island.

Jeanine E. Wolbeck, of Minnesota. She would succeed Hortencia Benavidez.

January 23

The President met at the White House with the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff.

January 24

The President met at the White House with:

-- John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- the Vice President and Senate Republican leaders, for breakfast;

-- Secretary of State James A. Baker III;

-- John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President.

The President announced his intention to nominate the following individuals to be members of the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science. These are reappointments.

For a term expiring July 19, 1994:

Daniel W. Casey, of New York. Mr. Casey served a 5-year term on the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science.

Elinor H. Swaim, of North Carolina. For 4 years, Ms. Swaim has served as chairman of the North Carolina Library Commission.

For the remainder of the term expiring July 19, 1993:

Wanda L. Forbes, of South Carolina. Since 1984 Ms. Forbes has served as a member of the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science.

Charles E. Reid, of New Jersey. Mr. Reid currently serves as senior vice president of the Weingarten Group in Iselin, NJ.

The President declared that a major disaster existed in the western coastal area of Oregon as a result of severe storms and flooding that began on January 6. He directed the Federal Emergency Management Agency to provide assistance to supplement State and local recovery efforts.

January 25

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Secretary of the Treasury Nicholas F. Brady;

-- John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President.

In the afternoon, the President presented the Presidential Commendation to the National Football League Charities and former commissioner of the National Football League Pete Rozelle in the Diplomatic Reception Room.

The President announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the Committee for the Preservation of the White House:

Wendy A. Cooper, of Maryland. She would succeed Mrs. John F. Kennedy. Currently she serves as curator of decorative arts for the Baltimore Museum of Art in Baltimore, MD.

Mrs. Dorothy M. Craig, of Texas. She would succeed Mrs. Hugo Neuhaus, Jr.

Mrs. Charles W. Engelhard, of New Jersey. This is a reappointment.

Jonathan Leo Fairbanks, of Massachusetts. He would succeed Mrs. Ogden Phipps. Currently Mr. Fairbanks serves as the Katharine Lane Weems curator of American decorative arts and sculptor at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, MA.

Mark Hampton, of New York. He would succeed Mrs. Clare Boothe Luce. Currently Mr. Hampton is an interior designer for Mark Hampton, Inc., in New York, NY.

William Kloss, of the District of Columbia. He would succeed Wiley T. Buchanan, Jr. Currently Mr. Kloss is a self-employed art historian, writer, curator, lecturer, and consultant.

Richard C. Nylander, of New Hampshire. He would succeed Gertrude Adams Mellon. Currently Mr. Nylander serves as curator of collections at the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities in Boston, MA.

John Wilmerding, of New Jersey. He would succeed Mrs. Lucille Gannon Murchison. Currently Mr. Wilmerding is the Christopher Binyon Sarofim professor in American art at the department of art and archeology at Princeton University and visiting curator at the Henry R. Luce Center for the Study of American Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

The President announced his intention to nominate Ronald William Roskens, Administrator-designate of the Agency for International Development at the U.S. International Development Cooperation Agency, to be a member of the Board of Directors of the Inter-American Foundation for the remainder of the term expiring September 20, 1992, and announced his intention to appoint him as Special Coordinator for International Disaster Assistance.

January 26

The President met at the White House with:

-- Republican mayors;

-- the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Natan Shcharanskiy;

-- Secretary of State James A. Baker III;

-- John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President.

The President announced his intention to designate Charles E. Reid, of New Jersey, as Chairman of the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science upon confirmation by the Senate.

January 27

In the afternoon, the President attended the Alibi Club luncheon, and in the evening, he attended the Alfalfa Club dinner.

January 28

In the morning, the President and Mrs. Bush attended services at the John Wesley Zion Church, where the President addressed the congregation.

January 29

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- the congressional leadership;

-- British Foreign Secretary Douglas Hurd;

-- Secretary of the Treasury Nicholas F. Brady.

In the afternoon, the President and Mrs. Bush hosted a reception on the State Floor for the Republican Eagles, a group of major donors to the party.

In the evening, the President and Mrs. Bush attended the Republican Eagles inaugural gala at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

January 30

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Dewey Stokes, chairman of the National Fraternal Order of Police, and members of the National Fraternal Order of Police Board;

-- John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President.

January 31

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- the congressional leadership;

-- Secretary of State James A. Baker III;

-- the Cabinet;

-- John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President.

The President telephoned Chairman Mikhail Gorbachev of the Soviet Union to discuss the U.S. proposal to reduce conventional forces in Central and Eastern Europe to 195,000 on each side.

The White House announced that President Bush has invited President Vaclav Havel of Czechoslovakia to make a working visit to the United States. President Havel has accepted the invitation and will meet with President Bush at the White House on February 20.

The White House also announced that the President has invited Prime Minister Tadeusz Mazowiecki of Poland to make an official visit to the United States. The Prime Minister has accepted the invitation and will meet with the President at the White House in March.

The following individuals will comprise the Presidential delegation to attend the 25th anniversary celebration of The Gambia's independence on February 18:

Delegation Chairman:

George W. Bush, managing general partner, Texas Rangers, and Laura Bush.

Delegates:

Elsie Hillman, Republican National Committeewoman from Pennsylvania.

Capt. John Young, NASA astronaut.

Stan Scott, president, Crescent Distributing Co.

Warren Iliff, director, Dallas Zoo.

February 1

The President met at the White House with:

-- John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- conservative Christian leaders;

-- the Vice President, for lunch;

-- John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President.

The President transmitted to the Congress the third biennial report of the Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee (February 1, 1988, to January 31, 1990) and the report on the operation of the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program.

February 2

The President met at the White House with John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff.

In the morning, the President traveled to Knoxville, TN.

February 3

In the morning, the President met with his science advisers.

February 4

In the afternoon, the President returned to the White House from a weekend stay at Camp David, MD. Later, the President and Mrs. Bush hosted an ``In Performance at the White House'' concert.

February 5

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and the CIA briefing staff;

-- Jewish community leaders;

-- Secretary of Defense Richard B. Cheney.

In the morning, the President telephoned Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir of Israel to offer his condolences over the terrorist killings of Israeli academics on February 4.

At noon, the President had lunch with Representatives G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery and John Paul Hammerschmidt in the House Members Dining Room at the Capitol.

The President transmitted to the Congress the following:

-- the 10th annual report of the Federal Labor Relations Authority, covering fiscal year 1988;

-- the annual report on hazardous materials transportation, covering calendar year 1988; and

-- the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation annual report, covering calendar year 1988.

February 6

The President declared that a major disaster existed in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands as a result of Typhoon Koryn, which struck the area on January 15 and 16. He directed the Federal Emergency Management Agency to provide assistance to supplement State and local recovery efforts.

The President transmitted to the Congress a 0 million package of fiscal year 1990 supplementals that included the following:

-- 0 million for increased aid to Panama, as announced by the President on January 19th;

-- million for increased refugee assistance;

-- appropriations language that would allow the U.S. Governor of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development to purchase shares in a general capital increase of the Bank.

The budget authority and outlays for these requests would be fully offset by transfers and deferrals from the Department of Defense.

The President transmitted to the Congress the following:

-- the annual report of the Commodity Credit Corporation for fiscal year 1988;

-- the 1989 annual report on Alaska's mineral resources; and

-- the 18th annual report on Federal advisory committees for fiscal year 1989.

February 7

The White House announced that the President has invited Chancellor Helmut Kohl of the Federal Republic of Germany to make a working visit to the United States. Chancellor Kohl has accepted the invitation and will meet with the President at Camp David on February 24 and 25.

The White House announced that the President has invited Prime Minister Charles J. Haughey of Ireland to make a working visit to the United States. Prime Minister Haughey has accepted the invitation and will meet with the President at the White House on February 27.

February 8

The White House announced that the President has invited Secretary General Manfred Woerner of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization to make a working visit to the United States. Secretary General Woerner has accepted the invitation and will meet with the President at Camp David on February 10 and 11.

February 9

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and the CIA briefing staff;

-- the Vice President, for lunch;

-- crewmembers of the space shuttle Discovery.

The White House announced that President Bush has invited President Alberto Chissano of Mozambique to make a working visit to the United States. President Chissano has accepted the invitation and will meet with President Bush on March 13.

The President declared that a major disaster existed in the Territory of American Samoa as a result of Hurricane Ofa, which struck the area on February 2. He directed the Federal Emergency Management Agency to provide assistance to supplement State and local recovery efforts.

In the afternoon, the President went to Camp David, MD, for the weekend.

February 11

In the afternoon, the President and Mrs. Bush returned to the White House from a weekend stay at Camp David, MD. They taped a television program to be aired by the American Broadcasting Company honoring literacy workers and volunteers.

February 12

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Secretary of the Treasury Nicholas F. Brady;

-- John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President.

In the evening, the President hosted a state dinner for President Denis Sassou-Nguesso of the Congo in the State Dining Room.

February 13

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- the Cabinet and advisers, to discuss issues related to the upcoming drug summit in Cartagena, Colombia;

-- John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President.

The President announced his intention to nominate the following individuals to be members of the Board of Directors of the Inter-American Foundation for a term of 6 years:

Frank D. Yturria, of Texas. This is a new position. Upon confirmation he will be designated Chairman. Currently Mr. Yturria serves as a rancher and banker in Brownsville, TX.

Norton Stevens, of New York. This is a new position. Currently Mr. Stevens serves as an associate with Donaldson Enterprises in New York, NY.

The President announced his intention to nominate the following individuals to be members of the Board of Directors of the State Justice Institute:

For a term expiring September 17, 1991:

Terrence B. Adamson, of Georgia. He would succeed Lawrence H. Cooke. Currently Mr. Adamson serves as a partner with the law firm of Dow, Lohnes and Albertson in Atlanta, GA.

Vivi L. Dilweg, of Wisconsin. She would succeed Rodney A. Peeples. Currently Mrs. Dilweg serves as the Brown County Circuit Judge, Branch II, for general jurisdiction in Green Bay, WI.

For a term expiring September 17, 1992:

Carl F. Bianchi, of Idaho. He would succeed Larry P. Polansky. Currently Mr. Bianchi serves as the administrative director of the courts for the State of Idaho.

James Duke Cameron, of Arizona. This is a reappointment. Currently Mr. Cameron serves as justice for the supreme court in the State of Arizona.

Janice L. Gradwohl, of Nebraska. This is a reappointment. Currently Mrs. Gradwohl serves as judge for the county court for the third judicial district in Lancaster County, NE.

Malcolm M. Lucas, of California. He would succeed Ralph J. Erickstad. Currently Mr. Lucas serves as the chief justice of California and chairman of the Judicial Council of California in San Francisco, CA.

The President announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Council:

For a term expiring January 15, 1995:

Charles S. Ackerman, of Georgia. He would succeed Eli Zborowski. Currently Mr. Ackerman serves as president and chief executive officer of Ackerman and Co. in Atlanta, GA.

Catherine Zachs Gildenhorn, of Maryland. She would succeed Sigmund Strochlitz. Currently Mrs. Gildenhorn serves as a consultant in Chevy Chase, MD.

William J. Lowenberg, of California. This is a reappointment, and he will be reappointed as vice chairperson. Currently Mr. Lowenberg serves as vice chairperson of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Council in San Francisco, CA.

Julius Schatz, of New York. This is a reappointment. Currently Mr. Schatz serves as a consultant on federations and Jewish elder seminars for the American Jewish Conference in New York, NY.

For a term expiring January 15, 1994:

John T. Pawlikowski, of Illinois. This is a reappointment. Currently Mr. Pawlikowski serves as a Servite priest and professor of social ethics at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago, IL.

The President designated the following individuals:

Edward E. Hood, Jr., of Connecticut, to be Chairman of the President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee. He would succeed Paul H. Henson. Currently Mr. Hood serves as vice chairman and executive officer of the General Electric Co. in Fairfield, CT.

Robert E. Allen, of New Jersey, to be Vice Chairman of the President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee. He would succeed Edward E. Hood. Currently Mr. Allen serves as chairman and chief executive officer of AT T in New York, NY.

February 14

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Beverly Chapman, Disabled American of the Year;

-- Vanessa Vance, Easter Seal poster child;

-- representatives of the Non-Commissioned Officers Association;

-- Secretary of State James A. Baker III;

-- John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President.

The White House announced that the President has invited Prime Minister Giulio Andreotti of Italy to visit Washington. The Prime Minister has accepted the invitation and will meet with the President at the White House on March 6.

February 16

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- the Cabinet;

-- the Vice President, for lunch;

-- Secretary of State James A. Baker III.

The President announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations for terms of 2 years:

W.L. Lyons Brown, Jr., of Kentucky. This is a reappointment. Currently Mr. Brown serves as chairman and chief executive officer of the Brown Forman Corp. in Louisville, KY.

A.W. Clausen, of California. He would succeed Mark Sheperd, Jr. Currently Mr. Clausen serves as chairman and chief executive officer of the Bank America Corp. in San Francisco, CA.

Robert W. Galvin, of Illinois. He would succeed Robert H. Beeby. Currently Mr. Galvin serves as chairman of the board of Motorola, Inc., in Schaumburg, IL.

Stanley C. Gault, of Ohio. This is a reappointment. Currently Mr. Gault serves as chairman and chief executive officer of Rubbermaid, Inc., in Wooster, OH.

Maurice R. Greenberg, of New York. This is a reappointment. Currently Mr. Greenberg serves as president and chief executive officer of the American International Group, Inc., in New York, NY.

Philip E. Lippincott, of New Jersey. This is a reappointment. Currently Mr. Lippincott serves as chairman of the board, president, and chief executive officer of Scott Paper Co. in Philadelphia, PA.

Richard M. Morrow, of Illinois. He would succeed Peter J. Wallison. Currently he serves as chairman and chief executive officer of the AMOCO Corp. in Chicago, IL.

Edmund T. Pratt, Jr., of New York. This is a reappointment. Currently he serves as chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Pfizer, Inc., in New York, NY.

George H. Weyerhaeuser, of Washington. He would succeed Mike Curb. Currently Mr. Weyerhaeuser serves as chairman and chief executive officer of the Weyerhaeuser Co. in Tacoma, WA.

John A. Young, of California. He would succeed Edson W. Spencer. Currently Mr. Young serves as president and chief executive officer of Hewlett-Packard in Palo Alto, CA.

In the afternoon, the President went to his home in Kennebunkport, ME, for the holiday weekend.

February 19

In the afternoon, the President returned to the White House from a weekend stay at his home in Kennebunkport, ME.

The President declared that a major disaster existed in the central part of Alabama as a result of severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding that began on February 3. He directed the Federal Emergency Management Agency to provide assistance to supplement State and local efforts.

February 20

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Chancellor Franz Vranitzky of Austria;

-- Members of Congress and their constituents.

The President announced his intention to appoint Nina J. Stewart, of Maryland, to be Executive Director of the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board. She would succeed Fred Ralph Demech, Jr. Currently Mrs. Stewart serves as Acting Executive Director of the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board in Washington, DC.

The President announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania Avenue Development Corporation for a term of 6 years expiring October 26, 1994:

Walter John Ganzi, Jr., of the District of Columbia. He would succeed Arthur A. Fletcher. Currently Mr. Ganzi serves as president and chairman of the board of the Palm Management Corp. in Washington, DC.

Jayne Brumley Ikard, of the District of Columbia. She would succeed Henry A. Berliner, Jr. Currently Mrs. Ikard serves as a public affairs consultant at the Joint Center for Political Studies in Washington, DC.

The President announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the National Critical Materials Council:

D. Allan Bromley, Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy. He would succeed Donald P. Hodel. Upon appointment, he will be designated Chairman.

T.S. Ary, Director of the Bureau of Mines. He would succeed Thomas Gale Moore.

W. Henson Moore, Deputy Secretary of Energy. He would succeed William F. Martin.

February 21

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- congressional leaders;

-- national board members of Mothers Against Drunk Driving;

-- publishers of African-American publications;

-- Secretary of State James A. Baker III;

-- John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President.

In the late afternoon, the President and Mrs. Bush hosted a reception and concert in the East Room for National Symphony Orchestra artistic director Mstislav Rostropovich.

The President announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports:

Suzanne P. Timken, of Ohio. She would succeed Mark Saginor. Upon appointment she will be designated Vice Chairman. Currently Ms. Timken serves as a lecturer and public speaker in Canton, OH.

Barbara Jane Blalock, of New Hampshire. She would succeed Bernard Cahill. Currently Ms. Blalock serves as vice president of sales for Pandick New England in Boston, MA.

Myrna L. Partrich, of Michigan. She would succeed Robert Levy. Currently Mrs. Partrich serves as coowner of the Work Out Co. Exercise Studio in Birmingham, MI.

Cory SerVaas, of Indiana. She would succeed Donn Moomaw. Currently Dr. SerVaas serves as editor and publisher of the Saturday Evening Post and president and medical research director of the Benjamin Franklin Literacy and Medical Society in Indianapolis, IN.

Christine I. Silkwood, of Texas. She would succeed Wayne Newton. Currently Ms. Silkwood serves as president of Silkwood Enterprises in Houston, TX.

Peter G. Vidmar, of California. He would succeed Jere Thompson. Peter Vidmar was the premier male gymnast for the United States in the 1984 Olympics and currently serves as owner of Vidmar and Co. in Irvine, CA.

Gary C. Visconti, of California. He would succeed David A. Werblin. Currently Mr. Visconti serves as president of the Southern California Olympians and president of Pro Skates, Inc., in Culver City, CA.

February 22

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- His Royal Highness, Prince Bandar bin Sultan bin `Abd al-`Aziz, the Ambassador from Saudi Arabia;

-- His Royal Highness, Charles, the Prince of Wales, for lunch.

The President announced that the following individuals will comprise the U.S. delegation to the inauguration of President Luis Alberto Lacalle of Uruguay, March 1.

Delegation Chairman:

Dick Thornburgh, United States Attorney General, and Ginny Thornburgh.

Delegates:

Wales H. Madden, Jr., attorney and businessman, Amarillo, TX.

Thomas W. Moseley, former executive, GATX Corp., Gates Mills, OH.

Remedios Diaz-Oliver, chief operating officer and executive vice president, American International Container, Inc., Miami, FL.

Gaddi H. Vasquez, county supervisor, Orange County, CA.

Malcolm R. Wilkey, U.S. Ambassador to Uruguay.

The President announced that the following individuals will comprise the U.S. delegation to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, which will convene in Vienna, Austria, from February 26 - March 9:

Head of Delegation:

Juliette Clagett McLennan, Representative of the United States to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.

Alternates:

Theresa Elmore Behrendt, fundraising consultant, Bush/Quayle '88.

Jennifer Dunn, chairman, Washington State Republican Committee.

Bonnie Guiton, special adviser to the President for consumer affairs.

Elsie Vartanian, assistant majority leader, New Hampshire House of Representatives; president of the national Republican Legislators Association; New Hampshire Republican national committeewoman and northeastern vice chairman.

Adis Maria Vila, Assistant Secretary of Agriculture for Administration.

The President announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the Commission of Fine Arts for a term of 4 years:

Joan Abrahamson, of California. She would succeed Diane Wolf. Currently Dr. Abrahamson serves as president of the Jefferson Institute in Beverly Hills, CA.

J. Carter Brown, of the District of Columbia. This is a reappointment. Currently Mr. Brown serves as director of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC.

Robert A. Peck, of the District of Columbia. He would succeed Carolyn Deaver. Currently Mr. Peck serves as an associate with the law firm of Jones, Day, Reavis and Pogue in Washington, DC.

February 23

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Prime Minister Jan P. Syse of Norway;

-- Arthur A. Fletcher, newly appointed Chairman of the Commission on Civil Rights;

-- the Vice President, for lunch;

-- members of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation-sponsored investment mission to Panama;

-- Secretary of State James A. Baker III;

-- John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President.

The President declared that a major disaster existed in the northwestern part of Georgia as a result of severe storms and tornadoes that began on February 10. He directed the Federal Emergency Management Agency to provide assistance to supplement State and local efforts.

In the afternoon, the President and Mrs. Bush went to Camp David, MD, for the weekend.

February 26

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Michael J. Boskin, Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers;

-- Secretary of Defense Richard B. Cheney;

-- John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President.

The President transmitted the 1988 annual report on the administration of the Federal Railroad Safety Act of 1970.

The President announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the President's Intelligence Oversight Board:

James R. Thompson, Jr., of Illinois. He would succeed W. Glenn Campbell. Upon his appointment he will be designated Chairman. Currently James R. Thompson serves as the Governor of Illinois.

Amos A. Jordan, Jr., of Virginia. He would succeed Charles Tyroler II. Currently Dr. Jordan serves as vice chairman of the board of trustees and as the Henry Kissinger chair in national security policy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, DC.

The White House announced that the following individuals will comprise the Presidential delegation to Moroccan Throne Day, March 3:

Delegation Chairman:

Caspar W. Weinberger, former Secretary of Defense, and Jane Weinberger

Delegates:

Dorothy Bush LeBlond, of Maine

Betsy H. Heminway, Connecticut State cochairman, Bush/Quayle '88

Jack C. Jansing, chairman of the board, Independent Election Corp. of America

Shelley Bush Jansing, of New York

February 27

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- congressional leaders;

-- Jennifer Carol Price, national poster child for asthma and allergy;

-- child-care constituency groups;

-- Walter Momper, governing mayor of Berlin;

-- Secretary of Agriculture Clayton K. Yeutter;

-- John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President.

The President transmitted to the Congress the annual report on mine safety and health activities for fiscal year 1988.

The President announced his intention to nominate the following individuals to be members of the Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation for a term expiring December 17, 1992:

J. Carter Beese, Jr., of Maryland. He would succeed Donley L. Brady. Currently Mr. Beese serves as a partner with Alex Brown and Sons in Baltimore, MD.

Donald Burnham Ensenat, of Louisiana. He would succeed Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr. Currently Mr. Ensenat serves as managing director of Hoffman, Sutterfield, Ensenat and Bankston in New Orleans, LA.

The President transmitted to the Congress the 1990 trade policy agenda and 1989 annual report on the Trade Agreements Program.

February 28

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Chief Mangosuthu Gatsha Buthelezi of South Africa.

The White House announced that the President telephoned Chairman Mikhail Gorbachev of the Soviet Union to discuss developments in Nicaragua and Eastern Europe.

The President announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the Board of Directors of the Student Loan Marketing Association:

Harry R. King, of Kentucky. He would succeed Edward A. McCabe. Upon appointment he will be designated Chairman. Currently Mr. King serves as principal of the Cypress Creek Co. in Louisville, KY.

Stan Huckaby, of Tennessee. He would succeed Earl S. Smittcamp. Currently Mr. Huckaby serves as owner and founder of Huckaby and Associates in Alexandria, VA.

The President announced his intention to nominate the following individuals to be members of the Board of Regents of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences:

Clarence S. Avery, of California, for a term expiring June 20, 1995. He would succeed Ann S. Peterson. Currently Dr. Avery serves as a staff surgeon at Nathaniel C. Holderman Hospital in Yountville, CA.

George Tryon Harding IV, of Ohio, for a term expiring May 1, 1995. This is a reappointment. Currently Dr. Harding serves as a clinical professor of psychiatry at Ohio State University, College of Medicine, in Worthington, OH.

The President declared that a major disaster existed in Hamilton and Polk Counties in Tennessee as a result of severe storms and flooding that began on February 15. He directed the Federal Emergency Management Agency to provide assistance to supplement State and local recovery efforts.

March 1

The President announced his intention to nominate the following individuals to be members of the National Science Board, National Science Foundation:

Peter H. Raven, of Missouri, for a term expiring May 10, 1994. He would succeed William A. Nierenberg. Currently Dr. Raven serves as the director of the Missouri Botanical Garden and Engelmann professor of botany at Washington University in St. Louis, MO.

Benjamin S. Shen, of Pennsylvania, for a term expiring May 10, 1994. He would succeed Norman C. Rasmussen. Currently Dr. Shen serves as the Reese W. Flower professor of astronomy and astrophysics at the University of Pennsylvania.

The President announced his intention to appoint Wade F. Horn to be a member of the National Commission on Children for a term expiring March 31, 1991. He would succeed Dodie Truman Borup. Currently Dr. Horn serves as Commissioner and Chief of the Children's Bureau at the Department of Health and Human Services in Washington, DC.

The President announced his intention to appoint Mark Victor Rosenker to be a member of the American Battle Monuments Commission. He would succeed Freda J. Poundstone. Currently Mr. Rosenker serves as vice president of the Electronic Industry Association in Washington, DC.

The President announced his intention to appoint Francis B. Schulte to be a member of the President's Education Policy Advisory Committee. This is a new position. Currently Most Reverend Schulte is the Archbishop of New Orleans in New Orleans, LA.

The President announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation:

William J. Althaus, mayor of York, PA, for a term of 4 years expiring June 10, 1993. This is a reappointment.

Gov. Michael Newbold Castle, of Delaware, for a term of 4 years expiring June 10, 1993. This is a reappointment.

March 2

In the afternoon, the President traveled to Palm Springs, CA, where he participated in a welcoming ceremony for Prime Minister Toshiki Kaifu of Japan. In the evening, the President and Mrs. Bush hosted a dinner for the Prime Minister at the Annenberg residence in Palm Springs.

The President selected the following individuals as members of the U.S. delegation to the World Conference on Education for All, which will meet in Thailand, March 5 - 9:

Delegation Chairman:

Thomas H. Kean, president, Drew University, and former Governor of New Jersey

Delegates:

John R. Bolton, Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs

Julie Cooke, Director of Projects for Mrs. Bush

James E. Duffy, national spokesman, Project Literacy, and former president of the American Broadcasting Corp.

Observers:

Christopher T. Cross, Assistant Secretary of Education for Educational Research and Improvement

Bradley Langmaid, Acting Assistant Administrator for Science and Technology, Agency for International Development

The President announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the American Battle Monuments Commission:

William Campbell, of California. He would succeed Preston H. Long. Mr. Campbell is a retired State senator in California and currently serves as the president of the California Manufacturing Association.

Ronald D. Ray, of Kentucky. He would succeed Armistead Jones Maupin. Currently Mr. Ray serves as an attorney with the law firm of Ray and Morris in Louisville, KY.

March 4

In the evening, the President returned to the White House from Palm Springs, CA.

March 5

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- the Cabinet;

-- Secretary of the Treasury Nicholas F. Brady;

-- John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President.

March 6

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President.

The President declared that a major disaster existed in the central part of Illinois as a result of a severe ice storm that began on February 14. He directed the Federal Emergency Management Agency to provide assistance to supplement State and local recovery efforts.

The President announced his intention to nominate the following individuals to be members of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting:

Henry J. Cauthen, of South Carolina, for a term expiring March 1, 1994. He would succeed Howard D. Gutin. Currently Mr. Cauthen serves as president of the South Carolina Educational Television Network in Columbia, SC.

Lloyd Kaiser, of Pennsylvania, for a term expiring March 1, 1994. This is a reappointment. Currently Mr. Kaiser serves as president of QED Communications in Pittsburgh, PA.

The President has directed Salvatore R. Martoche, Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Enforcement, to act as Director of the Office of Thrift Supervision. It is expected that Mr. Martoche will serve until a new Director is in place.

March 7

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Secretary of Commerce Robert A. Mosbacher, for lunch;

-- Secretary of State James A. Baker III;

-- John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President.

The President transmitted to the Congress a report on the results of investigations to determine the effect of imports on the national security during fiscal year 1989.

March 8

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- the Vice President, for lunch;

-- John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President.

In the afternoon, the President recorded two public service announcements at McDonough Memorial Gymnasium at Georgetown University.

The President announced the U.S. delegation to the inaugural ceremonies of the President-elect of the Republic of Chile, His Excellency Patricio Aylwin Azocar, to be held in Santiago, Chile, on March 11:

Personal Representative of the President to Head the Delegation:

Dan Quayle, Vice President of the United States of America

Representatives of the President, With the Rank of Special Ambassador:

Edward M. Kennedy, United States Senator from the State of Massachusetts

Bernard Aronson, Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs

Charles A. Gillespie, Jr., U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Chile

The President announced the U.S. delegation to the inaugural ceremonies of the President-elect of the Federative Republic of Brazil, His Excellency Fernando Collor de Mello, to be held in Brasilia, Brazil, on March 15:

Personal Representative of the President to Head the Delegation:

Dan Quayle, Vice President of the United States of America

Representatives of the President, With the Rank of Special Ambassador:

Marilyn Quayle, wife of the Vice President of the United States of America

Richard Huntington Melton, U.S. Ambassador to the Federative Republic of Brazil

March 9

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Secretary of State James A. Baker III;

-- John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President.

In the afternoon, the President and Mrs. Bush went to Camp David, MD, for the weekend.

March 11

In the afternoon, the President returned to the White House from a weekend stay at Camp David, MD.

March 12

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Secretary of Defense Richard B. Cheney;

-- John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President.

March 13

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Republican congressional leaders;

-- John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President.

The President sent to the Congress a proposed fiscal year 1990 supplemental request for 0 million for aid to Nicaragua.

March 14

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Federal agency chiefs, for lunch;

-- Secretary of State James A. Baker III;

-- Edward J. Moskal, president of the Polish American Congress;

-- Baptist editors and community leaders;

-- John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President.

The White House announced that the President and Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher of the United Kingdom have agreed to an informal meeting in Bermuda on April 13. The President will return to Washington, DC, on April 14.

The President announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the Federal Service Impasses Panel for terms expiring January 10, 1995:

Edwin D. Brubeck, of Indiana. He would succeed Thomas A. Farr. Currently Mr. Brubeck serves as a business representative for the Indiana State Building Trades Council in Indianapolis, IN.

Charles A. Kothe, of Oklahoma. He would succeed Jean T. McKelvey. Currently Mr. Kothe serves as special consultant to the Chairman of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; consultant to the University of Tulsa, College of Business Administration; and an attorney with the law firm of Pray, Walker, Jackman, Williamson, Marler in Oklahoma.

The White House announced that President Bush and President Francois Mitterrand of France have agreed to meet in Florida on April 19.

In the afternoon, President Bush spoke by telephone with President Guillermo Endara of Panama. The two Presidents discussed U.S. assistance for Panama and the war on drugs.

In the evening, the President and Mrs. Bush attended a performance of ``Stardust'' at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

March 15

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Members of Congress;

-- Rev. Lazslo Tokes, hero of the Romanian revolution;

-- John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President.

In the morning, the President spoke by telephone with Chancellor Helmut Kohl of the Federal Republic of Germany. The President and the Chancellor discussed the manner in which German-Polish border questions would be addressed.

In the evening, the President spoke by telephone with President-elect Violeta Chamorro of Nicaragua. They discussed U.S. assistance for Nicaragua and the Central American peace process.

March 16

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Secretary of State James A. Baker III;

-- John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President;

-- the Vice President, for lunch.

The President announced the designation of the following U.S. Directors for the Polish-American Enterprise Fund and for the Hungarian-American Enterprise Fund:

Polish-American Enterprise Fund:

John P. Birkelund, chief executive officer, Dillon, Read   Co. (chairman)

Lane Kirkland, president, AFL - CIO

Zbigniew Brzezinski, Center for Strategic and International Studies

Charles Harper, chairman and chief executive officer, CONAGRA

Nicholas Rey, managing director, Bear, Stearns and Co.

Hungarian-American Enterprise Fund:

John Whitehead (chairman)

Daniel Burke, chief executive officer, Capital Cities/ABC

George Gould, vice chairman, Klingenstein Fields   Co.

Robert Hormats, vice chairman, Goldman Sachs International

Paul Marer, Indiana University

The President transmitted a classified report on foreign intelligence activities within the United States to the Committee on Foreign Relations and the Select Committee on Intelligence of the Senate and to the Committee on Foreign Affairs and the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence of the House of Representatives.

In the afternoon, the President and Mrs. Bush went to Camp David, MD, for the weekend.

March 18

In the afternoon, the President and Mrs. Bush returned to the White House from a weekend stay at Camp David, MD.

March 19

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Emilio and Gloria Estefan, members of the Miami Sound Machine, a popular music group;

-- the Vice President, for lunch;

-- the executive committee of the National Conference of Republican County Officials;

-- Secretary of the Treasury Nicholas F. Brady;

-- John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President.

In the morning, the President attended the swearing-in ceremony in the Old Executive Office Building for Gov. James R. Thompson as Chairman of the Intelligence Oversight Board.

March 20

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- the congressional leadership, to discuss legislation providing assistance for Nicaragua and Panama;

-- President-elect Rafael Angel Calderon of Costa Rica;

-- John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President.

In the morning, the President spoke by telephone with Chancellor Helmut Kohl of the Federal Republic of Germany. They discussed the national parliamentary elections in the German Democratic Republic and German reunification.

The President announced his intention to nominate James Henry Michel to be a member of the Board of Directors of the Inter-American Foundation for the remainder of the term expiring September 20, 1992.

The President transmitted to the Congress the annual report of ACTION for fiscal year 1988.

March 21

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- William H. Webster, Director of Central Intelligence;

-- Secretary of Defense Richard B. Cheney;

-- John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President.

The President transmitted to the Congress the 23d annual report of the United States-Japan Cooperative Medical Science Program for the period of July 1988 to July 1989.

March 22

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Prime Minister Tadeusz Mazowiecki of Poland;

-- leaders of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops;

-- members of the Commission on Minority Business Development;

-- the Episcopal Council for Advice, for lunch;

-- John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President.

In an Oval Office ceremony in the morning, the President presented the Cancer Courage Award to Dave Dravecky of the San Francisco Giants.

The President declared that a major disaster existed in Alabama as a result of severe storms and flooding that began on March 15. He directed the Federal Emergency Management Agency to provide assistance to supplement State and local recovery efforts.

The President appointed the following individuals to be members of the Commission on Minority Business Development:

Hernando G. Caampued, of California. Currently Mr. Caampued serves as principal and founder of H.G. Caampued and Associates in Milpitas, CA.

Fern R. Espino, of Michigan. Currently Dr. Espino serves as dean of student development for GMI Engineering and Management Institute in Flint, MI.

David K. Lam, of California. Currently Dr. Lam serves as president and chief executive officer of the Expert Edge Corp. in Palo Alto, CA.

Wright Lowenstein Lassiter, Jr., of Texas. Currently Dr. Lassiter serves as president of El Centro College in Dallas, TX.

Sybil Collins Mobley, of Florida. Currently Dr. Mobley serves as dean of the School of Business and Industry at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University.

William Hodges Mobley, of Texas. Currently Dr. Mobley serves as president of Texas A M University in College Station, TX.

Maria Elena Torano Pantin, of Florida. Currently Mrs. Pantin serves as president and owner of Maria Elena Torano Associates, Inc., in Miami, FL.

Abel R. Quintela, of Texas. Currently Mr. Quintela serves as president of ACO Machine and Tool, Inc., in Odessa, TX, and as vice president of Alpha Sales and Rental Co. in Odessa, TX.

March 23

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- members of the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology;

-- John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President.

In the afternoon, the President and Mrs. Bush went to Camp David, MD, for the weekend.

March 25

In the afternoon, the President and Mrs. Bush returned to the White House from Camp David, MD.

In the evening, the President and Mrs. Bush attended the Ford's Theatre gala.

March 26

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- members of McDonald's Capital Classic all-star high school basketball teams;

-- John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President;

-- Secretary of Defense Richard B. Cheney.

In the morning, the President telephoned Barbara Tomblinson, who was named as the 100th daily Point of Light.

March 27

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- the international trans-Antarctica expedition;

-- former President Jimmy Carter, to discuss the Middle East peace process;

-- John H. Sununu, Chief of Staff to the President.

In the afternoon, the President hosted a reception on the Stat

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