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Public Papers - 1992

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 greeted the American consulate community at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, their residence during their stay in Sydney, Australia, which began on December 31, 1991. President Bush then went to Kirribilli House where he met with Prime Minister Paul Keating.

In the afternoon, the President and Mrs. Bush traveled to Canberra, Australia. Following an arrival ceremony at RAAF Base Fairbairn, they greeted the U.S. Embassy community at the residence of U.S. Ambassador to Australia Melvin Sembler, which was their residence during their stay in Canberra.

In the evening, the President and Mrs. Bush attended a reception and dinner hosted by the Governor-General and Mrs. Bill Hayden at Government House.

January 2

In the morning, the President met at Parliament House with:

-- Prime Minister Paul J. Keating;

-- the Australian Cabinet;

-- John Hewson, Leader of the Opposition;

-- representatives of rural organizations;

-- the Presidential business delegation.

In the afternoon, the President attended a working luncheon hosted by Prime Minister Keating at Parliament House. Later in the afternoon, the President and Mrs. Bush visited with Australian schoolchildren in Mural Hall at Parliament House.

That evening, the President and Mrs. Bush received a courtesy call by former Prime Minister and Mrs. Robert Hawke at the U.S. Ambassador's residence.

January 3

In the morning, the President and Mrs. Bush participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Australian War Memorial. Following the ceremony, they traveled to Melbourne, Australia.

Upon their arrival in Melbourne, they went to the World Congress Centre, where the President met with U.S. and Australian business leaders. Following the meeting, the President and Mrs. Bush attended a reception with the Coral Sea Commemorative Council and later greeted the American consulate community.

In the afternoon, the President and Mrs. Bush traveled to Singapore.

In the evening, following their arrival, they went to the Shangri-La Hotel, their residence during their stay in Singapore.

January 4

In the morning, after an arrival ceremony at Istana Palace, the President and Mrs. Bush paid a courtesy call on President and Mrs. Wee Kim Wee. The President later met at the palace with Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong and with the Presidential business delegation.

In the afternoon, the President went to the Westin Stamford Hotel where he attended a meeting of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) Business Council. He later attended a luncheon hosted by Prime Minister Goh at the Compass Rose Restaurant. The President and Mrs. Bush then greeted the American Embassy community at the Singapore American School. Later, the President met with Senior Minister Lee Kuan Yew at the Raffles Hotel.

In the evening, the President and Mrs. Bush attended a dinner hosted by President Wee at the Westin Plaza Hotel.

The President announced his intention to nominate Albert V. Casey, of Texas, to be chief executive officer of the Resolution Trust Corporation, a new position. From 1988 to 1991, Mr. Casey served as chairman and chief executive officer of First Republic Bank Corp. in Dallas, TX.

January 5

In the morning, the President hosted a coffee in his suite for the ASEAN Ambassadors.

The President and Mrs. Bush then traveled to Seoul, South Korea. Following their arrival, they went to the National Cemetery for a wreath-laying ceremony. After the ceremony, they went to Ambassador Donald P. Gregg's residence, where they stayed during their visit to Seoul.

In the evening, the President and Mrs. Bush dined with President and Mrs. Roh Tae Woo and their respective national security advisers and ambassadors at the Blue House, President Roh's residence.

January 6

In the morning, the President and Mrs. Bush participated in the official arrival ceremony at the Blue House. The President then met with President Roh.

In the afternoon, the President greeted the leadership of the Korean National Assembly. Later, the President and Mrs. Bush greeted the American Embassy community at Collier Field House.

January 7

Following a morning departure ceremony, the President and Mrs. Bush traveled to Kyoto, Japan, where they toured the Imperial Palace.

In the afternoon, the President and Mrs. Bush had lunch at the Tsuruya Restaurant with former Prime Minister and Mrs. Toshiki Kaifu. Later, they traveled to Kashihara and then to Tokyo.

Following their evening arrival in Tokyo, the President and Mrs. Bush went to the Akasaka Palace, their residence during their visit to Tokyo.

January 8

In the morning, the President gave an interview to the NBC ``Today'' show and to Detroit television stations. Later, the President and Mrs. Bush attended an arrival ceremony with Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko at the Akasaka Palace and then accompanied them to the Imperial Palace for a courtesy call. After returning to the Akasaka Palace, the President met with Prime Minister Kiichi Miyazawa.

In the afternoon, the President met and had a working luncheon with Prime Minister Miyazawa in the Akasaka Palace Annex. Later, the President gave an interview to the CBS ``This Morning'' show.

January 9

In the afternoon, the President met with Prime Minister Miyazawa at the Akasaka Palace.

January 10

In the morning, the President and Mrs. Bush paid a farewell call on the Emperor and Empress at the Akasaka Palace. Later in the morning, the President and Mrs. Bush returned to Washington, DC.

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

The President announced recess appointments of the following individuals to be members of the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation:

J. Blakeley Hall, of Texas.

William Lee Kirk, Jr., of Florida.

Jo Betts Love, of Mississippi.

Guy Vincent Molinari, of New York.

Jeanine E. Wolbeck, of Minnesota.

Howard H. Dana, Jr., of Maine.

Penny L. Pullen, of Illinois.

Thomas D. Rath, of New Hampshire.

Basile J. Uddo, of Louisiana.

George W. Wittgraf, of Iowa.

The White House announced that the President will meet with Prime Minister Carl Bildt of Sweden at the White House on February 20.

January 12

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

January 13

In the morning, the President traveled to Kansas City, MO, where he attended a reception hosted by the board of directors of the American Farm Bureau Federation and met with the Federal Executive Board of Kansas City.

In the afternoon, the President returned to Washington, DC.

January 14

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

The President attended a White House meeting of the leadership of the Health Care Equity Action League and then went to the J.W. Marriott Hotel for the first meeting of the Bush-Quayle '92 National Finance Committee.

After returning to the White House, the President met with:

-- Samuel K. Skinner;

-- the Vice President, for lunch;

-- Secretary of State James A. Baker III;

-- Secretary of Defense Dick Cheney.

The President announced his intention to appoint James A. McClure, of Idaho, to be a member of the Board of Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for a term expiring September 1, 2000. He would succeed Joan Mondale. Currently Senator McClure serves as a partner with the law firm of Givens, Pursley, Webb   Huntley in Boise, ID.

The President announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the International Cultural and Trade Center Commission:

Jonathan W. Sloat, of the District of Columbia, for a term expiring August 20, 1997. He would succeed Michael R. Gardner. Currently Mr. Sloat serves as a legislative and financial consultant in Washington, DC.

Fritz Alan Korth, of Texas, for a term expiring August 20, 1997. He would succeed Donald A. Brown. Currently Mr. Korth serves as a partner with the law firm of Korth   Korth in Washington, DC.

January 15

In the morning, the President traveled to New Hampshire.

In the evening, the President returned to Washington, DC.

The President announced the recess appointment of Albert V. Casey, of Texas, to be Chief Executive Officer, Resolution Trust Corporation. This is a new position.

The President announced recess appointments of the following individuals to be directors of the Federal Housing Finance Board:

Daniel F. Evans, Jr., of Indiana. He will be designated Chairperson.

Marilyn R. Seymann, of Arizona.

Lawrence U. Costiglio, of New York.

William C. Perkins, of Wisconsin.

January 16

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; Samuel K. Skinner, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Samuel K. Skinner;

-- a delegation of mayors and other locally elected officials.

The President had lunch with the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He then gave an interview to New England television stations.

Later in the afternoon, the President met with:

-- Samuel K. Skinner;

-- Secretary of Defense Dick Cheney.

The President announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations:

Debra Rae Anderson, of South Dakota, for a term of 2 years. This is a reappointment. Currently Ms. Anderson serves as a Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs at the White House.

Mary Ellen Joyce, of Virginia, for a term of 2 years. This is a reappointment. Currently Ms. Joyce serves as a senior regulatory analyst for the American Petroleum Institute in Washington, DC.

The President announced his intention to nominate the following individuals to be members of the Peace Corps National Advisory Council:

Eugene C. Johnson, of Maryland, for a term expiring October 6, 1992. He would succeed Gary Dale Robinson. Currently Mr. Johnson serves as president of Business Mail Express in Falls Church, VA.

Tahlman Krumm, Jr., of Ohio, for a term expiring October 6, 1993. This is a reappointment. Currently Mr. Krumm serves as director of US Healthstar in Columbus, OH.

The President announced his intention to appoint Frederick F. Jenny, of Pennsylvania, to be a member of the President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee. He would succeed Paul G. Stern. Currently Mr. Jenny serves as senior vice president of Unisys and president of the defense systems unit in McLean, VA.

The President announced his intention to nominate Salvador Lew, of Florida, to be a member of the Advisory Board for Cuba Broadcasting for a term of 2 years. This is a new position. From 1973 to 1988, Mr. Lew served as president and general manager of WRHC radio station in Miami, FL.

The President announced his intention to appoint Russell E. Train, of the District of Columbia, to be a member of the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations for a term of 2 years. He would succeed Lawrence R. Pugh. Currently Mr. Train serves as the chairman of the World Wildlife Fund in Washington, DC.

January 17

In the morning, the President traveled to Atlanta, GA. Upon arrival, he toured the exhibition hall at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Center, accompanied by Coretta Scott King. Later, the President and Mrs. King went to the courtyard for a wreath-laying ceremony at the tomb of Dr. King.

In the afternoon, the President returned to Andrews Air Force Base, MD, where he was joined by Mrs. Bush. They then went to Camp David, MD, for the weekend.

The President announced his intention to appoint Raymond P. Shafer, of Pennsylvania, to be a member of the National Advisory Council on the Public Service. Upon appointment, he will be designated Chairman. This is a new position. From 1967 to 1971, Governor Shafer served as the Governor of the State of Pennsylvania.

January 20

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

January 21

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

Following the meetings, the President traveled to Catonsville, MD. Later in the morning, he returned to Washington, DC.

In the afternoon, the President met with Samuel K. Skinner.

The President declared a major disaster existed in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and ordered Federal aid to supplement Commonwealth and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms and flooding on January 5 - 6.

January 22

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; Samuel K. Skinner, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- heads of regulatory agencies;

-- Samuel K. Skinner.

The President announced his intention to designate Rita DiMartino, of New York, as a member of the Board of Governors of the United Service Organizations, Inc., for a term of 3 years. She would succeed Lucille G. Murchison. Currently Ms. DiMartino serves as director of Federal Government affairs for AT T in Washington, DC.

The President announced his intention to appoint Carol Iannone, of New York, to be a member of the Board of Trustees of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars for a term expiring October 23, 1996. She would succeed Theodore C. Barreaux. Currently Dr. Iannone serves as a professor with the Gallatin Division of New York University in New York, NY.

January 23

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; Samuel K. Skinner, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Samuel K. Skinner.

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

Carlos R. Garza, of Texas, for a term expiring September 17, 1994. He would succeed Daniel John Meador. Currently Mr. Garza serves as a consultant in Vienna, VA.

Vivi L. Dilweg, of Wisconsin, for a term expiring September 17, 1994. This is a reappointment. Since 1982, Judge Dilweg has served as a Brown County circuit judge in Green Bay, WI.

David Brock, of New Hampshire, for a term expiring September 17, 1994. He would succeed Clement Clay Torbert, Jr. Currently Justice Brock serves as chief justice of the Supreme Court of New Hampshire in Concord, NH.

January 24

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; Samuel K. Skinner, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Samuel K. Skinner;

-- Secretary of State James A. Baker III;

-- Desmond Howard, winner of the 1991 Heisman trophy;

-- NASA astronauts.

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:

John E. Connolly, of California, for a term expiring June 20, 1997. He would succeed Sam A. Nixon. Currently Dr. Connolly serves as an attending surgeon and professor in the department of surgery at the University of California in Irvine, CA.

William D. Skelton, of Georgia, for a term expiring June 20, 1997. He would succeed Mario Efrain Ramirez. Currently Dr. Skelton serves as a professor and dean of psychiatry with Mercer University School of Medicine in Macon, GA.

The following individual will be designated chairman:

Everett Alvarez, Jr., of Maryland. Mr. Alvarez has been serving as a member of the Board since 1988. Currently Mr. Alvarez serves as president of CONWAL, Inc., in Falls Church, VA.

January 27

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; Samuel K. Skinner, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Samuel K. Skinner;

-- Republican congressional leaders;

-- Secretary of the Treasury Nicholas F. Brady.

The President selected the following individuals to represent the United States at the 48th session of the United Nations Human Rights Commission in Geneva, Switzerland, January 27 - March 6:

Head of Delegation:

John Kenneth Blackwell. Since 1991, Ambassador Blackwell has served as Chief Delegate of the United States to the United Nations Human Rights Commission. In addition, he serves as a senior fellow at the Urban Morgan Institute for Human Rights at the University of Cincinnati, having served as Mayor of Cincinnati.

Alternate Heads of Delegation:

Otto J. Reich. Currently Ambassador Reich serves as a partner and director with the Brock Group in Washington, DC, having served as U.S. Ambassador to Venezuela.

Ambassador Morris Abram. Currently Ambassador Abram serves as the U.S. Representative to the European office of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. He has served as a former chairman of the National Conference on Soviet Jewry and Vice Chairman of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.

Public Delegates:

John F. Burgess. Currently Mr. Burgess serves as associate vice president for alumni relations of Georgetown University in Washington, DC.

Michael L. Davis. Currently Mr. Davis serves as president of Metropolitan Immigration Centers of America, Inc., in Los Angeles, CA.

Clyde Collins Snow. Currently Dr. Snow serves as a consultant in forensic anthropology and as a member of the graduate faculty and an adjunct professor of anthropology at the University of Oklahoma. He also serves as an adjunct professor of forensic sciences at Central State University in Edmond, OK.

January 28

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; Samuel K. Skinner, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Samuel K. Skinner;

-- Republican Members of Congress;

-- Cabinet members.

In the evening, the President and Mrs. Bush went to the Capitol, where the President attended a reception hosted by the congressional leadership in the Speaker's Conference Room prior to his address to a joint session of the Congress.

The White House announced that President Bush will travel to Orlando, FL, on February 4 to address the annual convention of the National Grocers Association at the Orange County Convention Center.

January 29

In the morning, the President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; Samuel K. Skinner, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Samuel K. Skinner.

Later, he went to the Capitol, where he met with congressional leaders.

In the afternoon, the President met at the White House with Samuel K. Skinner.

The President announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the Commission for the Preservation of America's Heritage Abroad:

Warren L. Miller, of the District of Columbia, for a term expiring February 27, 1992, succeeding A. Morgan Mason; and an additional term expiring February 27, 1995, as a reappointment. Currently Mr. Miller serves as Of Counsel with the law firm of Reed, Smith, Shaw   McClay in Washington, DC.

Gary J. Lavine, of New York, for a term expiring February 27, 1992, succeeding Dalia Debennis Bobelis; and an additional term expiring February 27, 1995, as a reappointment. Currently Mr. Lavine serves as senior vice president and general counsel for the Niagara Power Corp. in Syracuse, NY.

Levi Goldberger, of New York, for a term expiring July 13, 1992, and an additional term expiring July 13, 1995. These are reappointments. Since 1966, Mr. Goldberger has served as a field underwriter for Mutual of New York.

Edgar Gluck, of New York, for a term expiring June 24, 1992, and an additional term expiring June 24, 1995. These are reappointments. Currently Mr. Gluck serves as a special assistant to the superintendent for community affairs for the New York State Police in New York, NY.

Abraham Friedlander, of New York, for a term expiring June 24, 1992, and an additional term expiring June 24, 1995. These are reappointments. Currently Rabbi Friedlander serves as rabbi of the Congregation Ateres Tzvi in Brooklyn, NY.

Chaskel Besser, of New York, for a term expiring August 9, 1992, and an additional term expiring August 9, 1995. These are reappointments. Currently Rabbi Besser serves as rabbi of the Congregation B'nai Israel in New York, NY.

January 30

In the morning, the President and Mrs. Bush traveled to Philadelphia, PA, and in the afternoon they traveled to New York City. There the President met at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel with:

-- President Rodrigo Borja of Ecuador;

-- Prime Minister Carlos Veiga of Cape Verde;

-- Chancellor Franz Vranitzky of Austria;

-- Prime Minister Wilfried Martens of Belgium;

-- King Hassan II of Morocco.

In the evening, the President had a working dinner with Prime Minister John Major of the United Kingdom at the hotel.

The President transmitted to the Congress the fourth biennial report of the Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee (February 1, 1990, to January 31, 1992).

January 31

In the morning, the President met at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel with:

-- President Carlos Andres Perez of Venezuela;

-- Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao of India;

-- President Francois Mitterrand of France.

In the afternoon, the President attended a luncheon at the United Nations and a session of the Security Council.

In the evening, the President met with Premier Li Peng of China at the United Nations. Following the meeting, the President and Mrs. Bush returned to Washington, DC, where they attended the Republican National Committee winter meeting at the Capital Hilton Hotel.

The President appointed the following individuals to be members of the Advisory Committee on the Arts, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts:

Michael R. Farley, of Arizona. He would succeed Leota Hays. Currently Mr. Farley serves as president of Farley   Associates in Tucson, AZ.

Joan S. Bradley, of Nevada. She would succeed Lillian Nicolosi Nall. Since 1979, Ms. Bradley has served as a member of the board of trustees for KNPB - TV in Nevada.

February 1

In the morning, the President had a meeting followed by a working luncheon with President Boris Yeltsin of Russia at Camp David, MD.

February 2

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

In the evening, the President and Mrs. Bush hosted a dinner for the National Governors' Association on the State Floor.

February 3

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; Samuel K. Skinner, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Samuel K. Skinner;

-- the Vice President, for lunch.

In the afternoon, the President and Mrs. Bush hosted an inaugural anniversary gala reception on the State Floor.

In the evening, the President and Mrs. Bush attended the inaugural anniversary gala at the Kennedy Center.

The President selected the following individuals to represent him at the opening ceremonies of the winter Olympic games in Albertville, France, February 8:

Head of Delegation:

Dorothy LeBlond

Delegates:

Nancy Ellis

Osborne Day

Melanie Griffith

Don Johnson

February 4

In the morning, the President traveled to Orlando, FL. Following his arrival, he went to the Orange County Convention/Civic Center where he had roundtable discussions with Florida business leaders and then toured the exhibit area.

In the afternoon, the President returned to Washington, DC, and later met with Samuel K. Skinner, Chief of Staff to the President.

February 5

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; Samuel K. Skinner, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Samuel K. Skinner;

-- Republican congressional leaders;

-- Secretary of State James A. Baker III, for lunch.

In the afternoon, the President met with the President's Commission on Environmental Quality in the Roosevelt Room. Following the meeting, he signed the Economic Report of the President in the Oval Office.

The President announced his intention to appoint John J. McKetta, Jr., of Texas, to be a member of the Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board for a term expiring April 19, 1992, as a new position, and an additional term expiring April 19, 1996, as a reappointment. Currently Dr. McKetta serves as a professor in the department of chemical engineering at the University of Texas at Austin.

The President announced his intention to appoint Anna Sparks, of California, to be the Federal Representative on the Klamath River Compact Commission. She would succeed Nell Kuonen. She will also serve as chairman. Currently Ms. Sparks serves as the 5th district supervisor for Humboldt County, CA.

The President declared a major disaster existed in the State of Delaware and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by a severe coastal storm and flooding on January 4 - 5.

February 6

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

Following a morning meeting with Samuel K. Skinner, the President traveled to Cleveland, OH, where he toured University Hospitals of Cleveland.

In the afternoon, the President traveled to Las Vegas, NV, where he toured Opportunity Village and the University Medical Center of Southern Nevada.

In the evening, the President traveled to San Diego, CA.

February 7

In the morning, the President toured Logan Heights Family Health Center in San Diego, CA. Following his address to the Rotary Club, the President returned to Andrews Air Force Base, MD, and then went to Camp David, MD.

The President announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the Commission on Broadcasting to the People's Republic of China. These are new positions:

Robert John Hughes, of Utah. Currently Mr. Hughes is a syndicated columnist and director of the international media studies program at Brigham Young University in Provo, UT.

Donald M. Anderson, of the District of Columbia. Currently Mr. Anderson serves as president of the United States-China Business Council in Washington, DC.

The President declared a major disaster existed in the Republic of the Marshall Islands and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by Tropical Storm Axel on January 6.

The President declared a major disaster existed in the Federated States of Micronesia and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by Typhoon Axel on January 8 - 10.

February 9

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

February 10

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; Samuel K. Skinner, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Samuel K. Skinner;

-- Secretary of the Treasury Nicholas F. Brady;

-- President Rene Felber of Switzerland.

February 11

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; Samuel K. Skinner, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Samuel K. Skinner;

-- Rajendra Saboo, president of Rotary International;

-- Prime Minister Suleyman Demirel of Turkey, for lunch.

In the afternoon, the President had a telephone conversation with Governor Jim Edgar of Illinois to discuss the America 2000 education initiative.

Later in the afternoon, the President and Mrs. Bush hosted a reception for the Bush-Quayle '92 campaign leadership on the State Floor.

February 12

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; Samuel K. Skinner, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Cabinet members.

Later in the morning, the President and Mrs. Bush traveled to Concord, NH.

In the afternoon, the President toured the General Electric plant in Hooksett, NH, and then visited Bedford Mall in Bedford, NH.

In the evening, the President and Mrs. Bush returned to Washington, DC.

February 13

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; Samuel K. Skinner, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Samuel K. Skinner;

-- the Vice President, for lunch.

The President announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the Cultural Property Advisory Committee:

Allan S. Chait, of New York, for a term expiring April 25, 1993. He would succeed Alfred E. Stendahl. Currently Mr. Chait serves as president of the Ralph M. Chait Galleries, Inc., in New York, NY.

Edward R. Hudson, Jr., of Texas, for a term expiring April 25, 1994. He would succeed James William Alsdorf. Mr. Hudson is an independent oil producer in Fort Worth, TX.

William E. Martin, of California, for a term expiring April 25, 1993. He would succeed Michael Kelly. Currently Mr. Martin is a detective for the Los Angeles Police Department in Los Angeles, CA.

The President appointed Salvador Bonilla-Mathe, of Florida, to be a member of the Board of Directors of the Federal National Mortgage Association for a term expiring on the date of the annual meeting of the stockholders in 1992. He would succeed Al Cardenas. Since 1988, Mr. Bonilla-Mathe has served as president and chief executive officer of the Gulf Bank in Miami, FL.

The President selected Representative William L. Dickinson, of Alabama, to represent him at the Asian Aerospace '92 exhibition, a conference and airshow to be held in Singapore, February 25 - March 1.

February 14

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; Samuel K. Skinner, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Samuel K. Skinner;

-- Jean Chretien, leader of the Liberal Party of Canada;

-- Easter Seal poster child Mandi Rutherford and adult representative Daniel Giuliano.

Later in the morning, the President signed the American Heart Month proclamation at a ceremony in the Oval Office.

The President announced his intention to nominate Kenneth C. Rogers, of New Jersey, to be a member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the term of 5 years expiring June 30, 1997. This is a reappointment. Currently Dr. Rogers serves as Commissioner of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in Rockville, MD.

The President appointed Gloria E.A. Toote, of New York, to be a member of the Board of Directors of the Federal National Mortgage Association for a term expiring on the date of the annual meeting of the stockholders in 1992. She would succeed Henry C. Cashen II. Currently Dr. Toote serves as president of Trea Estates in New York, NY.

February 15

In the morning, the President and Mrs. Bush traveled to Nashua, NH, where they visited Nashua Mall.

In the afternoon, the President and Mrs. Bush traveled to Manchester, NH, where they met with Bishop Leo O'Neil of the archdiocese of Manchester and toured a fishing and outdoor show at the National Guard Armory.

In the evening, the President and Mrs. Bush visited Temple Adath Yeshurun.

February 16

In the morning, the President and Mrs. Bush attended services at First Congregational Church. Following the service, they greeted Sunday school students and parents.

In the afternoon, they returned to Washington, DC.

February 17

In the morning, the President gave interviews to New Hampshire radio stations.

In the evening, the President gave an interview to New England television stations.

February 18

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; Samuel K. Skinner, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Samuel K. Skinner;

-- Republican congressional leaders;

-- Attorney General William P. Barr, for lunch;

-- Secretary of Veterans Affairs Edward J. Derwinski.

February 19

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

In the afternoon, the President returned to Washington, DC, and met with:

-- Samuel K. Skinner, Chief of Staff to the President;

-- Secretary of State James A. Baker III.

February 20

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; Samuel K. Skinner, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Samuel K. Skinner;

-- Prime Minister Carl Bildt of Sweden, for lunch;

-- Episcopal Church Foundation officers;

-- Secretary of State James A. Baker III.

In the afternoon, the President hosted the National Republican Senatorial Trust reception on the State Floor.

The President announced his intention to designate Robert John Hughes, of Utah, as Chairperson of the Commission on Broadcasting to the People's Republic of China. Currently Mr. Hughes is a syndicated columnist for the Christian Science Monitor in Provo, UT. He served as Director of the U.S. Information Agency in 1981 and Director of the Voice of America in 1982.

The President announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the Commission for the Preservation of America's Heritage Abroad:

Judy Baar Topinka, of Illinois, for a term expiring February 27, 1995. This is a reappointment. Since 1984, Senator Topinka has served in the Illinois State Senate.

Sigmund Strochlitz, of Connecticut, for a term expiring August 9, 1992, succeeding Lawrence J. Majewski, and an additional term expiring August 9, 1995, as a reappointment. Currently Mr. Strochlitz serves as president of Whaling City Ford in New London, CT.

Morris A. Shmidman, of New York, for a term expiring June 24, 1992, and an additional term expiring June 24, 1995. These are reappointments. Currently Rabbi Shmidman serves as executive director of the Council of Jewish Organizations of Borough Park in Brooklyn, NY.

Israel Rubin, of Maryland, for a term expiring August 9, 1993. This is a reappointment. Since 1980, Mr. Rubin has served as a financial consultant in Potomac, MD.

Stan Rose, of Kansas, for a term expiring June 24, 1992, succeeding Norman H. Stahl, and an additional term expiring June 24, 1995, as a reappointment. Mr. Rose has served as chairman and publisher of Sun Publications, Inc., in Overland Park, KS.

Leslie Keller, of New York, for a term expiring August 2, 1993. This is a reappointment. Currently Mr. Keller serves as president of the Emanuel Foundation for Hungarian Culture in Rego Park, NY.

Eugene Huppin, of Washington, for a term expiring June 24, 1992, succeeding Arthur Berney, and an additional term expiring June 24, 1995, as a reappointment. Currently Mr. Huppin is an attorney with the law firm of Huppin, Ewing, Anderson   Paul, P.S., in Spokane, WA.

Joseph Halfon, of New York, for a term expiring February 27, 1995. He would succeed Mary Lou O'Brien. Since 1976, Mr. Halfon has served as principal of Joseph Halfon Realty in Spring Valley, NY.

The President announced his intention to nominate William Bailey, of Connecticut, to be a member of the National Council on the Arts, National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, for a term expiring September 3, 1996. He would succeed Helen Frankenthaler. Currently Mr. Bailey is an art professor at the Yale School of Art in New Haven, CT, and is also a painter.

February 21

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; Samuel K. Skinner, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Samuel K. Skinner;

-- Secretary of State James A. Baker III.

In the afternoon, the President traveled to Charleston, SC, and met with southern leaders for the Bush-Quayle campaign. He later returned to Andrews Air Force Base, MD, and then went to Camp David, MD, for the weekend.

The White House announced that the President will meet with Chancellor Kohl of Germany at Camp David during the weekend of March 21 - 22.

February 23

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

February 24

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; Samuel K. Skinner, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Samuel K. Skinner;

-- the Vice President, for lunch;

-- Secretary of the Treasury Nicholas F. Brady.

February 25

In the morning, the President and Mrs. Bush traveled to San Francisco, CA, and in the afternoon, they traveled to Los Angeles, CA, where they attended the U.S./Mexico Environmental Border Plan Agreement meeting.

The President announced his intention to appoint James B. Furrh, Jr., of Mississippi, to be the Representative of the United States to the Southern States Energy Board. He would succeed Richard Offutt Doub. Currently Mr. Furrh is an independent oil producer with James Furrh, Jr., Inc., Oil   Gas in Jackson, MS.

The President announced his intention to appoint Bernard Cardinal Law, of Massachusetts, to be a member and Chairman of the Commission on Legal Immigration Reform for the term expiring January 20, 1993. This is a new position. Since 1984, His Eminence Bernard Cardinal Law has served as the Archbishop of Boston.

The President announced his intention to appoint Rear Adm. James E. Miller to be the Department of the Navy member of the Committee for Purchase from the Blind and Other Severely Handicapped. He would succeed Daniel W. McKinnon, Jr. Currently Rear Admiral Miller serves as Commander of the Naval Supply Systems Command and Chief of Supply Corps.

The President declared a major disaster existed in the State of California and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe rainstorms, snowstorms, wind, flooding, and mudslides beginning February 10 - 18.

February 26

In the morning, the President and Mrs. Bush traveled to San Antonio, TX, for the second regional drug summit. The President met at the Marriott Rivercenter Hotel with:

-- President Alberto Fujimori of Peru;

-- President Cesar Gaviria of Colombia;

-- President Rodrigo Borja of Ecuador;

-- President Jaime Paz Zamora of Bolivia.

The President announced his intention to appoint Asher J. Scharf, of New York, to be a member of the Commission for the Preservation of America's Heritage Abroad for a term expiring July 13, 1992, and an additional term expiring July 13, 1995. This is a reappointment. Currently Mr. Scharf is a builder and developer in Brooklyn, NY.

The President announced his intention to appoint Walter Gellhorn, of New York, to be a member of the Council of the Administrative Conference of the United States for a term of 3 years. This is a reappointment. Currently Mr. Gellhorn is a professor emeritus at Columbia University in New York, NY.

The President announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the Arctic Research Commission:

George B. Newton, of Virginia, for a term of 4 years. This is a new position. Currently Mr. Newton serves as director of the Center for Signature Warfare, Systems Analysis Group, Systems Planning Corp. in Arlington, VA.

Charles H. Johnson, of Alaska, for a term expiring February 26, 1993. He would succeed Oliver Leavitt. Currently Mr. Johnson serves as president of Denali Financial Services in Nome, AK.

February 27

In the morning, the President had a working breakfast at the Marriott Rivercenter Hotel with President Carlos Salinas of Mexico.

In the afternoon, the President attended a working luncheon with the summit participants at the McNay Art Museum.

Later, the President and Mrs. Bush traveled to Houston, TX. Upon arrival, they went to their residence at the Houstonian Hotel.

The President transmitted to the Congress the 1992 Trade Policy Agenda and 1991 Annual Report on the Trade Agreements Program.

February 28

In the afternoon, the President gave interviews to Dallas television stations at the Houstonian Hotel.

February 29

In the morning, the President and Mrs. Bush traveled to Dallas, TX, and to Atlanta, GA.

In the afternoon, the President attended a Bush-Quayle Georgia leadership meeting and reception at the Marriott Marquis Hotel.

March 1

In the morning, the President and Mrs. Bush attended services at First Baptist Church in Atlanta, GA. Later, the President gave interviews to Atlanta television stations at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. Following the interviews, the President and Mrs. Bush traveled to Savannah, GA. In the afternoon, they returned to Washington, DC.

March 2

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; Samuel K. Skinner, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Samuel K. Skinner.

Later in the morning, the President had an economic briefing in the Oval Office. Following the briefing, he met with:

-- the Vice President, for lunch;

-- Secretary of Defense Richard B. Cheney.

March 3

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; Samuel K. Skinner, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Samuel K. Skinner.

Later, the President traveled to Chicago, IL, where he gave interviews to Chicago television stations at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare Hotel. In the afternoon, the President returned to Washington, DC.

The President declared a major disaster existed in the State of New Jersey and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by a severe northeast coastal storm on January 4, 1992.

March 4

In the morning, the President traveled to Tampa, FL, where he attended the annual Florida State Strawberry Festival. The President then traveled to Miami, FL.

March 5

In the morning, the President traveled to Columbia, SC. In the afternoon, he traveled to Memphis, TN, and then to Oklahoma City, OK.

The President announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the National Advisory Council on the Public Service. These are new positions:

John Brademas, of New York. Currently Dr. Brademas serves as president of New York University in New York, NY.

Hal Daub, of Nebraska. Currently Mr. Daub serves as principal and director of Federal Government affairs of Deloitte   Touche, an international accounting firm in Washington, DC. From 1980 to 1988, Mr. Daub served as a U.S. Congressman from the Second District of Nebraska.

Samuel T. Mok, of Maryland. Since 1986, Mr. Mok has served as Comptroller and Chief Financial Officer of the U.S. Department of the Treasury in Washington, DC.

Antonia Coello Novello, of the District of Columbia. Currently Dr. Novello serves as the U.S. Surgeon General in Washington, DC.

Edward Joseph Perkins, of the District of Columbia. Currently Director Perkins serves as Director General of the Foreign Service at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, DC.

Jesse M. Rios, of Illinois. Currently Mr. Rios serves as president of the National Council of Field Labor Locals in Chicago, IL.

Shirin R. Tahir-Kheli, of Pennsylvania. Currently Dr. Tahir-Kheli serves as Alternate Representative of the United States for Special Political Affairs at the United Nations in New York, NY.

Charles Graves Untermeyer, of Texas. Currently Director Untermeyer serves as Associate Director for Broadcasting and Director of the Voice of America in Washington, DC.

March 6

In the morning, the President traveled to Baton Rouge, LA, where he was joined by Mrs. Bush. In the afternoon, they traveled to Jackson, MS, and then to Pensacola, FL.

March 7

In the morning, the President and Mrs. Bush traveled from Pensacola, FL, to Montgomery, AL, where they attended a bass fishing tournament. They then returned to Andrews Air Force Base, MD, and went on to Camp David, MD.

March 9

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

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; Samuel K. Skinner, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Samuel K. Skinner.

Later, the President had a domestic briefing in the Oval Office. Following the briefing, he met with:

-- leaders of Veterans of Foreign Wars, Disabled American Veterans, and the American Legion;

-- Secretary of the Treasury Nicholas F. Brady.

In the afternoon, the President had a telephone conversation with Gov. Bob Miller of Nevada to kick off the Nevada 2000 education initiative.

In the afternoon, the President met in the Roosevelt Room with members of the National Republican Senatorial and Congressional Committees to discuss the President's Dinner, a joint fundraising event.

The President announced his intention to designate the following individuals to the Arkansas-Oklahoma Arkansas River Compact Commission:

United States Commissioner:

Ronald N. Fuller, of Arkansas. He would succeed J.J. Vigneault III. He will serve as Chairman. Currently Mr. Fuller serves as president of Fuller Enterprises in Little Rock, AR.

United States Alternate Commissioner:

Joe M. Allbaugh, of Oklahoma. He would succeed Baren Healey. Currently Mr. Allbaugh serves as deputy secretary of transportation with the Oklahoma Department of Transportation in Oklahoma City, OK.

The President announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the Cultural Property Advisory Committee for terms expiring April 25, 1994:

Michael Ward, of New York. He would succeed Glenn C. Randall. Since 1983, Dr. Ward has served as founder and director of Michael Ward, Inc., in New York, NY.

James McCredie, of New Jersey. He would succeed Thomas K. Seligman. Currently Dr. McCredie serves as director of the Institute of Fine Arts in New York, NY.

The President announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council:

Steven E. Some, of Maryland, for a term expiring January 15, 1995. He would succeed Laurence A. Tisch. Currently Mr. Some serves as president of Steven E. Some Associates in Washington, DC.

Dalck Feith, of Pennsylvania, for a term expiring January 15, 1996. This is a reappointment. Dr. Feith is the owner of Dalco Manufacturing Co. and Lansdale Fisheries, Inc., in Lansdale, PA.

March 10

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; Samuel K. Skinner, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Samuel K. Skinner;

-- Rabbi Abraham Shapiro of Israel;

-- the Vice President, for lunch;

-- select Members of Congress.

The President selected the following individuals to represent him at the Mauritian Republic Day ceremonies in Mauritius, March 12:

Head of Delegation:

Laurie Firestone

Delegates:

Ambassador Penne Korth

Margaret Bush

The President announced his intention to appoint Nien Yuan Yao Cheng, of the District of Columbia, to be a member of the Commission on Broadcasting to the People's Republic of China. This is a new position. Currently Ms. Cheng is an author.

The President announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the Commission on the Assignment of Women in the Armed Forces. These are new positions:

Robert T. Herres, of Texas. Upon appointment, he will be designated Chairman. Currently General Herres serves as vice chairman and chief operating officer for insurance and information services for USAA Insurance in San Antonio, TX.

Mary E. Clarke, of Alabama. Currently Major General Clarke serves as Chairman of the Advisory Committee on Women Veterans at the Veterans Administration.

Samuel G. Cockerham, of Virginia. Currently Brigadier General Cockerham serves as a consultant for defense, aviation, and strategic mobility systems in Alexandria, VA.

Elaine Donnelly, of Michigan. Currently Ms. Donnelly serves as executive director of the Coalition of Military Readiness in Livonia, MI.

Thomas V. Draude, of Illinois. Currently Brigadier General Draude serves as Director of Public Affairs at the Marine Corps Headquarters in Washington, DC.

Mary M. Finch, of Arizona. Currently Captain Finch is a tactical officer at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, NY.

William Darryl Henderson, of California. Dr. Henderson most recently served as Commander of the U.S. Army Research Institute in Washington, DC.

James R. Hogg, of Virginia. Currently Mr. Hogg serves as president and chief executive officer of the National Security Industrial Association in Washington, DC.

Newton Minow, of Illinois. Currently Mr. Minow serves as a counsel with the law firm of Sidley and Austin in Chicago, IL.

Charles C. Moskos, of Illinois. Currently Dr. Moskos serves as a professor of sociology at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL.

Meredith Ann Neizer, of Texas. Currently Ms. Neizer serves as systems development trainer at Sealand Services, Inc., in Farmers Branch, TX.

Kate Walsh O'Beirne, of Virginia. Currently Ms. O'Beirne serves as vice president of government relations for the Heritage Foundation in Washington, DC.

Ronald D. Ray, of Kentucky. Currently Mr. Ray is an attorney at law for the firm of Ronald D. Ray, Counsellors at Law in Louisville, KY.

Maxwell R. Thurman, of Virginia. From 1989 to 1990, General Thurman served as Commander in Chief of the U.S. Southern Command in Quarry Heights, Panama.

Sarah F. White, of Virginia. Currently Ms. White serves as executive assistant to the Science Applications International Corp. in McLean, VA.

March 11

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; Samuel K. Skinner, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- select Members of Congress;

-- Samuel K. Skinner.

In the afternoon, in a ceremony on the State Floor, the President received diplomatic credentials from Ambassadors Syeda Abida Hussain of Pakistan, Anatol Dinbergs of Latvia, Stasys Lozoraitis of Lithuania, Pita Kewa Nacuva of Fiji, Noureddine Yazid Zerhouni of Algeria, and Vladimir Petrovich Lukin of Russia.

The White House announced that President Bush has invited President Richard von Weizsacker of the Federal Republic of Germany to visit the United States from April 28 to May 3. President von Weizsacker will visit the White House on April 29.

The President announced that the following individuals will represent him at the 36th session of the Commission on the Status of Women in Vienna, Austria, March 11 - 20:

Head of Delegation:

Ambassador Judy McLennan. Currently Ambassador McLennan is the United States Representative to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.

Delegates:

Gwendolyn Boeke. Currently Ms. Boeke serves as a Republican national committeewoman from Iowa.

Patricia Harrison. Currently Ms. Harrison serves as a partner with the E. Bruce Harrison Co. and as president of the National Women's Economic Alliance.

Elsie Vartanian. Currently Ms. Vartanian serves as Director of the Women's Bureau at the U.S. Department of Labor in Washington, DC.

Gwendolyn King. Currently Ms. King serves as Administrator of the Social Security Administration.

The President announced his intention to appoint William R. Neale, of Indiana, to be a member of the Council of the Administrative Conference of the United States for a term of 3 years. He would succeed Edward L. Weidenfeld. Currently Mr. Neale serves as a partner with the law firm of Krieg Devault Alexander   Capehart in Indianapolis, IN.

The President announced his intention to appoint George H. Walker IV, of Missouri, to be a member of the Commission on Presidential Scholars. He would succeed Betty L. Holmes. Currently Mr. Walker serves as an associate with the Palmer Group in Philadelphia, PA.

The President appointed David R. Clare, of Florida, to be a member of the President's Drug Advisory Council. He would succeed Albert Vincent Casey. From 1976 to 1989, Mr. Clare served as president and chairman of the executive committee of Johnson   Johnson.

March 12

In the morning, the President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; Samuel K. Skinner, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Samuel K. Skinner.

Later, the President had a domestic briefing in the Oval Office. Following the briefing, he met with:

-- select Members of Congress;

-- Secretary of State James A. Baker III.

In the afternoon, the President went to the Israeli Embassy to sign the book of condolences for former Prime Minister Menachem Begin.

In the evening, the President and Mrs. Bush attended the National Republican Senatorial Committee dinner at the Pension Building.

The President announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the National Commission on America's Urban Families, to serve for the life of the Commission. These are new positions:

John David Ashcroft, of Missouri. He will be appointed Chairman. Currently Governor Ashcroft serves as the Governor of Missouri.

Annette Strauss, of Texas. She will be appointed Cochairman. From 1987 to 1991, Ms. Strauss served as the Mayor of Dallas, TX.

Victor Ashe, of Tennessee. Currently Mr. Ashe serves as the Mayor of the city of Knoxville, TN.

David Blankenhorn, of New York. Currently Mr. Blankenhorn serves as president of the Institute for American Values in New York, NY.

Alphonso Jackson, of Texas. Currently Mr. Jackson serves as the executive director of the housing authority of the city of Dallas, TX.

Irene Johnson, of Illinois. Currently Ms. Johnson serves as president of LeClaire Courts Resident Management Corp. in Chicago, IL.

Josephine Velazquez, of Florida. Currently Ms. Velazquez is involved with the Florida Guardian Ad Litem Program and is actively involved as chairman of various fundraising projects to benefit the Children's Home Society in Miami, FL.

Bill Wilson, of New York. Currently Mr. Wilson is pastor of the Metro Assembly of God in Brooklyn, NY.

The President announced his intention to designate J. Michael Farrell, of the District of Columbia, to be Chairman of the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science. Mr. Farrell has been a member of the Commission since October 17, 1990. Currently he serves as a partner with the law firm of Manatt, Phelps, Rothenberg   Phillips in Washington, DC.

March 13

In the morning, the President traveled to Kalamazoo, MI, where he toured the Stryker Corp. medical manufacturing facility. Later, he traveled to Detroit, MI. In the afternoon, the President returned to Andrews Air Force Base, MD, and then went to Camp David, MD, for the weekend.

March 15

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

March 16

In the morning, the President met at the White House with the Vice President; Samuel K. Skinner, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff.

The President traveled to Milwaukee, WI, where he toured the assembly line at Steeltech Manufacturing, Inc. He then traveled to Chicago, IL, where he was joined by Mrs. Bush. In the evening, they returned to Washington, DC.

March 17

In the morning, the President and Mrs. Bush traveled to Bentonville, AR, and returned to Washington, DC, later in the day.

March 18

In the morning, the President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; Samuel K. Skinner, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Samuel K. Skinner;

-- economic advisers;

-- Secretary of State James A. Baker III.

The President presented the Presidential Citizen's Medal to the families of deceased hostages William Buckley and William R. Higgins in the Oval Office.

The President hosted a reception for the National Republican Congressional Campaign leadership on the State Floor.

The President transmitted to the Congress the annual report of the ACTION Agency for fiscal year 1991.

The President announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to the United States Holocaust Memorial Council for the terms indicated:

Chairman:

Harvey M. Meyerhoff, of Maryland, for a term of 5 years. This is a reappointment. He has served as a member of the Council since 1986. Currently Mr. Meyerhoff serves as chairman of the board of Magna Properties in Baltimore, MD.

Member:

Theodore N. Lerner, of Maryland, for a term expiring January 15, 1996. This is a reappointment. Currently Mr. Lerner serves as president of the Lerner Co. in Bethesda, MD.

The President declared a major disaster existed in the State of Vermont. He ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by heavy rains, ice jams, and flooding on March 11.

March 19

The President met in the morning at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; Samuel K. Skinner, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Samuel K. Skinner;

-- the Cabinet;

-- the Executive Committee of the Asian American Voters' Coalition;

-- muscular dystrophy poster child, Drew Johnson;

-- the Vice President, for lunch.

In the afternoon, the President and Mrs. Bush hosted a reception for the National Newspaper Association on the State Floor. In the evening, the President and Mrs. Bush attended the Radio and Television Correspondents Association dinner at the Washington Hilton Hotel.

The President announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to serve as members of the United States Commission on Improving the Effectiveness of the United Nations. These are new positions:

Gary E. MacDougal, of Illinois. Since 1969, Mr. MacDougal has served as chairman and chief executive officer of Mark Control Corp. in Chicago, IL.

Richard John Neuhaus, of New York. Currently Mr. Neuhaus serves as director of the Institute of Religion and Public Life in New York, NY.

Harris O. Schoenberg, of New York. Currently Mr. Schoenberg serves as director of United Nations Affairs for B'nai B'rith International in New York, NY.

Jose S. Sorzano, of Virginia. Currently Mr. Sorzano serves as chairman of the Austin Group, Inc., in Arlington, VA. In addition, he has served as Ambassador and U.S. Representative to the United Nations, 1981 - 85.

March 20

The President held morning meetings at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; Samuel K. Skinner, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Samuel K. Skinner;

-- Secretary of State James A. Baker III.

In the afternoon, the President presented the Commander in Chief Trophy to Air Force Academy representatives in the Roosevelt Room. He then addressed the National Federation of Republican Women in the Old Executive Office Building. Later, the President and Mrs. Bush traveled to Camp David, MD, for the weekend.

The White House announced that the President has invited Prime Minister Michael Manley of Jamaica to the White House for a private dinner on Tuesday, March 24.

The President declared a major disaster existed in the State of Texas. He ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms and flooding since March 4.

The President also declared a major disaster existed in the State of Mississippi. He ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the areas struck by severe storms and tornadoes on March 9 - 10.

March 21

The President had a morning meeting and a working luncheon with Chancellor Helmut Kohl of Germany at Camp David, MD.

March 22

The President and Mrs. Bush, accompanied by Chancellor and Mrs. Kohl, returned to the White House from Camp David, MD, in the afternoon.

March 23

In the morning, the President met at the White House with the Vice President; Samuel K. Skinner, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff. The President also had a domestic briefing in the Oval Office.

The President had afternoon meetings with:

-- Samuel K. Skinner;

-- Secretary of Defense Richard B. Cheney.

March 24

The President met at the White House with:

-- the Vice President; Samuel K. Skinner, Chief of Staff to the President; Brent Scowcroft, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; and members of the CIA briefing staff;

-- Samuel K. Skinner;

-- the Vice President, for lunch;

-- March of Dimes poster child Ed

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