Obama Itinerary For New Orleans: Photo Ops And Nothing More

THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
_______________________________________________________________________________________
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 27, 2010

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
FRIDAY, MAY 28, 2010

In the morning, the President will travel to the Gulf Coast of Louisiana to assess the latest efforts to counter the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The departure from Chicago O’Hare International Airport and the arrival at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport are open press.

Later, the President will attend a briefing by Admiral Thad Allen at the U.S. Coast Guard Station Grand Isle in Grand Isle, Louisiana. There will be a pool spray for still photographers only at the top of the meeting. The President will then deliver remarks. The President’s remarks are pooled press.

In the afternoon, the President will travel to Chicago, Illinois. The departure from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport and the arrival at Chicago O’Hare International Airport are open press.

In-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CNN
Print: Scripps Howard
Radio: AP

Out-of-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: CNN
Print: AFP
Radio: CBS

CDT

8:10AM THE PRESIDENT departs Chicago, Illinois en route New Orleans, Louisiana
Chicago O’Hare International Airport
Open Press

10:10AM THE PRESIDENT arrives New Orleans, Louisiana
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
Open Press

12:10PM THE PRESIDENT attends a briefing by Admiral Thad Allen
US Coast Guard Station Grand Isle, Grand Isle, Louisiana
Pool spray for still photographers at the top of the briefing

12:30PM THE PRESIDENT delivers a statement to the press
US Coast Guard Station Grand Isle, Grand Isle, Louisiana
Pooled Press

1:25PM THE PRESIDENT departs New Orleans, Louisiana en route Chicago, Illinois
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
Open Press

3:35PM THE PRESIDENT arrives in Chicago, Illinois
Chicago O’Hare International Airport
Open Press

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