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									                                                                      1516                                                                  Administration of George W. Bush, 2008

                                                                      Digest of Other                                                 Point, NY, where, upon arrival, he met with
                                                                      White House Announcements                                       USA Freedom Corps volunteer Sgt.
                                                                                                                                      Jermaine Malone, USA.
                                                                                                                                         In the afternoon, at the U.S. Military
                                                                      The following list includes the President’s public              Academy at West Point, the President met
                                                                      schedule and other items of general interest an-                with West Point senior cadets. He then par-
                                                                      nounced by the Office of the Press Secretary and
                                                                      not included elsewhere in this issue.
                                                                                                                                      ticipated in an interview with the Pentagon
                                                                                                                                         Later in the afternoon, the President re-
                                                                      December 6                                                      turned to Washington, DC, where, upon ar-
                                                                         In the morning, the President had an intel-                  rival on the South Lawn, he met with Lance
                                                                      ligence briefing. Later, he traveled to Phila-                  Cpl. Patrick P. Pittman, Jr., USMC, and
                                                                      delphia, PA, where, at the Union League of                      Lance Cpl. Marc E. Olson, USMC, who were
                                                                      Philadelphia headquarters, he received the                      both wounded in a suicide bomb attack in
                                                                      Union League of Philadelphia’s Gold Medal                       Ramadi, Iraq. He also met with Lance Cpl.
                                                                      Award. He then traveled to Lincoln Financial                    Pittman’s father, Patrick P. Pittman, Sr., and
                                                                      Field, where he visited the U.S. Naval Acad-                    Lance Cpl. Olson’s mother, Janice Kloski.
                                                                      emy and U.S. Military Academy football
                                                                      teams’ locker rooms prior to the Army-Navy                      December 10
                                                                      football game.                                                     In the morning, the President had an intel-
                                                                         In the afternoon, the President partici-                     ligence briefing. Later, he participated in an
                                                                      pated in the Army-Navy football game coin                       interview with Tom Bevan and John McIn-
                                                                      toss and then watched the game. Later, he                       tyre of RealClearPolitics. He then partici-
                                                                      returned to Washington, DC.                                     pated in an interview with Liz Clarke of the
                                                                      December 7                                                      Washington Post.
                                                                                                                                         In the afternoon, in the Oval Office, the
                                                                         In the afternoon, in the East Room, the                      President participated in a presentation cere-
                                                                      President and Mrs. Bush hosted a reception                      mony for recipients of the Presidential Citi-
                                                                      for Kennedy Center honorees.                                    zens Medal. Later, in the Roosevelt Room,
                                                                         In the evening, the President and Mrs.                       he participated in a video teleconference
                                                                      Bush attended the Kennedy Center Honors                         with democracy advocate bloggers from
                                                                      Gala at the John F. Kennedy Center for the                      Belarus, China, Cuba, Egypt, Iran, and Ven-
                                                                      Performing Arts.                                                ezuela.
                                                                      December 8                                                         The President announced his intention to
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