Thursday, October 18, 2012

President Obama Visits New York Today For Smith Foundation Dinner & 'The Daily Show'

Ahead of Big Apple visit, President campaigns in New Hampshire...
President Obama today continues his post-debate victory tour, traveling to Manchester, New Hampshire for a campaign event and later in the day to New York City to tape The Daily Show and give the keynote address at the 67th Annual Alfred. E. Smith Memorial Foundation DinnerRead all about the dinner here; the white-tie affair will be at 8:00 PM at the Waldorf Astoria hotel.  The trip comes on the heels of the President's swing state junket on Tuesday, when he campaigned in Iowa and Ohio.  (Above:  Speaking at the event in Cedar Falls, Iowa)

GOP challenger Mitt Romney will also speak at the Smith Foundation Dinner. The President's outing on The Daily Show airs this evening. It is his second time in host Jon Stewart's hot seat since taking office, and his sixth overall appearance.  First Lady Michelle Obama was in Manhattan on Tuesday, speaking at a fundraiser where she was joined by celebrities including Chris Rock and Geena Davis.  Earlier on Tuesday Mrs. Obama attended a fundraiser on Long Island.


President Obama's schedule...

EDT

9:35AM          THE PRESIDENT departs the White House en route Joint Base Andrews
South Lawn              

9:50AM          THE PRESIDENT departs Joint Base Andrews
Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage (Call Time 8:00AM – Virginia Gate, Joint Base Andrews)

11:10AM        THE PRESIDENT arrives Manchester, New Hampshire
Manchester-Boston Regional Airport
                        Open Press

11:55AM        THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at a campaign event
Veterans Memorial Park, Manchester, NH
                        Open to Pre-Credentialed Media

1:05PM           THE PRESIDENT departs Manchester, New Hampshire
Manchester-Boston Regional Airport
                        Open Press

2:10PM           THE PRESIDENT arrives New York City
John F. Kennedy International Airport
                        Open Press

3:30PM           THE PRESIDENT tapes an appearance on “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart”
                        Comedy Central Studios, New York City
                        Stills Only Pool Spray

4:20PM           THE PRESIDENT attends a campaign event
The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York City
                        Closed Press

7:55PM           THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at the 67th Annual Alfred. E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner
The Waldorf Towers, New York City
                        Expanded Pool Coverage

10:00PM         In-Town Pool Call Time

10:35PM         THE PRESIDENT departs New York City
John F. Kennedy International Airport
                        Open Press

11:30PM         THE PRESIDENT arrives Joint Base Andrews
                        Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage

11:45PM         THE PRESIDENT arrives the White House
                        South Lawn
                        Open Press (Final Gather 11:20PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)
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*Photo by Obama for America