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News Archive - August 2001
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News releases for August 2001

Guided by White House Webmaster Jane Cook (not pictured), President Bush and First Lady Laura Bush tour through the new, restructured White House website in the historic Dwight D. Eisenhower Executive Office Building Library Aug. 31. The new site is more accessible for the disabled community, photo essays, a Spanish section and a kids' page. White House photo by Eric Draper. August 31, 2001
President's Priorities for Fall: Education, Economy, Opportunity, Security
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President and Mrs. Bush Unveil New White House Web Site
President Bush Announces Hurtgen to Stay on as Member and Chairman of the National Labor Relations Board
Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate
Presidential Determination
What's New on the White House Website
National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, 2001
President's Message for Labor Day
 
August 30, 2001
President Bush to Nominate Austin to be Ambassador of the United States to the Republic of Trinidad And Tobago
President Bush to Nominate Schnabel to be Representative of the United States of America to the European Union
 
President Bush speaks at the American Legion's 83rd annual convention in San Antonio, Aug. 29. White House photo by Moreen Ishikawa. August 29, 2001
President Discusses Defense Priorities at American Legion
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Air Force One Retires
Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
President Dedicates San Jose Mission
President Bush to Appoint Thirteen Individuals to Serve as Members of the Presidential Task Force to Improve Health Care Delivery For Our Nation's Veterans
 
August 28, 2001
Georgian President Shevardnadze to Visit Washington
 
August 27, 2001
President to Nominate Clarke as BLM Director
National Security Advisor Names Communications Advisor
President Orders Federal Aid for Ohio Disaster
 
President Bush kicks off the Little League World Series with a thank you to all the parents, coaches and volunteers who donate their time to childrens' sports during his induction ceremony into Little League's Hall of Excellence Aug. 26 in Williamsport, Pa. "You prioritize your family and that's crucial for a healthy world, to make sure our families remain strong," said the President. "I equate Little League baseball with good families.". White House photo by Moreen Ishikawa. August 26, 2001
President Bush Speaks at Little League World Series
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President Speaks at Pittsburgh Steelworkers Picnic
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It may not be a show down at high noon, but a few good-natured shots are fired as President Bush gives the press pool a tour of his ranch at Crawford, Texas, Aug. 25. White House photo by Moreen Ishikawa. August 25, 2001
President Gives Tour of Crawford Ranch
President Discusses Budget in Radio Address
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Discurso Radial del Presidente a la Nacion
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With Secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld by his side, President Bush announces that General Richard B. Myers, center, will be the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs and General Pete Pac, far left, will serve as Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs during a press briefing at the Crawford Community Center, Aug. 24. White House photo by Moreen Ishikawa. August 24, 2001
President Announces Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff
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Personnel Announcements
Women's Equality Day, 2001
 
During an impromptu visit to Crawford Elementary School Aug. 23, President Bush fielded a variety of question from inquisitive students who wanted to know what is it like being President, where the White House is located, how old the President is and what he scored in a recent round of golf. "Too high to count," replied President Bush laughing. White House photo by Moreen Ishikawa. August 23, 2001
President Speaks with Students at Crawford Elementary
President Speaks to the Press
 
August 22, 2001
Press Briefing by OMB Director Mitch Daniels
Statement by the President
Military Drawdown for Tunisia Announced
Personnel Announcements
Statement by the Press Secretary
 
After talking with several families about how far $600 can go during family shopping trips, President Bush poses for pictures with one of the families just outside the Target Snack Bar at a retail location in Kansas City, Mo., Aug. 21, 2001. White House photo by Moreen Ishikawa. August 21, 2001
President Meets with Families at Target Store in Kansas City
 
Showing off a little motor muscle, employees at Harley Davidson took turns showing President Bush around their Milwaukee factory during a visit Aug. 20. White House photo by Moreen Ishikawa. August 20, 2001
Remarks by the President to Workers at Harley Davidson Factory
Remarks by the President on the Budget
Text of a Letter from the President to the Chairmen and Ranking Members of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees
President's Comments to the Press in Wisconsin
U.S. Supports Police Reform in Northern Ireland
President Signs Export Controls Executive Order
Statement by the Press Secretary
Remarks by the President to the Veterans of Foreign Wars
President Bush Intends to Nominate Six Individuals to Serve in his Administration
 
August 18, 2001
Radio Address of the President to the Nation
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Discurso Radial del Presidente a la Nacion
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August 17, 2001
President Bush to Nominate Six Individuals to Serve in his Administration and Another to Serve as Acting Party
Executive Order on Export Control Regulations
 
August 16, 2001
Statement by the President About Faith-Based and Community Initiatives
      Report on Unlevel Playing Field: Barriers to Participation by Faith-Based and Community Organizations in Federal Social Service Programs
      Unlevel Playing Field Report (PDF Version)

President's Statement Regarding the Death of Congressman Floyd Spence
President Bush to Nominate Four Individuals to Serve in his Administration
Statement by the Press Secretary Regarding Tennessee Floods
Statement by the Press Secretary Regarding Flooding in Kentucky
Statement by the Press Secretary on Flooding in the District of Columbia
Statement by the President on Floods in Thailand
Remarks by the President at "People for Pete" Dinner in Honor of Senator Pete Domenici
 
N. M, Aug. 15. White House photo by Moreen Ishikawa. August 15, 2001
President Delivers a Back-to-School Message in Albuquerque, New Mexico
President Bush Speaks to the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
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Remarks by the President in Q&A with the Travel Press Pool
Statement by the Press Secretary
 
want to thank all the Park Service employees who are here. You've got a tough job and an important job," said the President. White House photo by Moreen Ishikawa. August 14, 2001
President speaks about character development at YMCA Picnic
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President speaks with President Boris Trajkovski of Macedonia
President Discusses National Parks and Forests while on Tour of Trail at Rocky Mountain National Park
President Bush to Nominate Wood to be Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Remarks by the President to the Press Pool While in Lunch Line at YMCA Picnic
Remarks by the President at Fundraising Dinner for Senator Wayne Allard and Governor Bill Owens
 
President Bush speaks to the media and local farmers during a signing for a farm relief bill at his ranch in Crawford, Aug. 13, 2001. White House photo by Moreen Ishikawa. August 13, 2001
President Bush Signs Agriculture Supplemental Bill
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President Speaks about Middle East to the Traveling Press Pool
Remarks by the President to Press Pool
Presidential Determination: Memorandum for the Secretary of State
Press Secretary Statement on Political Settlement in Macedonia
 
August 11, 2001
Radio Address by the President to the Nation
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Discurso Radial Del Presidente a La Nacion
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August 10, 2001
President Bush to Nominate Ong to be Ambassador of the United States to Norway
President Bush to Nominate Boyce to be Ambassador of the United States to the Republic of Indonesia
Statement by the Deputy Press Secretary
 
President Bush talks to the nation about stem cell research from Crawford, Texas, Thursday, August 9, 2001. White House Photo by Eric Draper. August 9, 2001
Remarks by the President on Stem Cell Research
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Stem Cell Fact Sheet
President Condemns Bombing in Jerusalem
 
President Bush and Secretary for Housing and Urban Development Martinez, far right, talk with new friends during a break from their house-building efforts at the Waco, Texas, location of Habitat for Humanity's "World Leaders Build" construction drive August 8, 2001. White House photo by Eric Draper. August 8, 2001
President Saddened by Maureen Reagan's Death
President Speaks to the Press
President Discusses Faith Based and Community Initiative at Habitat for Humanity Event
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President Begins Home to the Heartland Tour by Building a Home
 
August 7, 2001
Remarks by the President to the Pool
USTR Robert Zoellick to visit Indonesia
 
August 4, 2001
President Announces Medicaid Reform in Weekly Radio Address
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El Presidente Anuncia la Reforma del Medicaid en su Discurso Radial de Esta Semana
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Summary of the President's Physical Examination
 
President Bush meets with his cabinet members at the White House August 3, 2001. After their session, the cabinet stood by him in the Rose Garden as he addressed the media and outlined the successes of the administration's first six months. White House photo by Eric Draper. August 3, 2001
President Discusses First Six Months in Office
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President Supportive of Bipartisan Medicare Legislation
Statement by the President on Bringing War Criminals to Justice
President Bush to Nominate One Individual to Serve in His Administration and Six Individuals to Serve as United States Attorneys
Statement by the President
Nominations Sent to the Senate
Remarks by the President In Ceremony Honoring Lance Armstrong
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Nominations Sent to the Senate
President to Travel to New York for U.N. General Assembly
Statement by the President
 
President Bush meets with Secretary of Education Rod Paige, left, and Senator Edward Kennedy August 2, 2001, to discuss the education reforms for the country. White House photo by Eric Draper. August 2, 2001
President Commends House Action on Patients' Bill of Rights
President Meets with House and Senate Education Leaders
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Nominations Sent to the Senate
Nominations Sent to the Senate
President Bush to Nominate One Individual to Serve in his Administration, Sixteen Individuals to Serve as Members of the Fedreal Judiciary, and Twelve Individuals to Serve as United States Attorneys
Statement by the Press Secretary
 
President Bush and Representative Charles Norwood seal their negotiations over the Patient's Bill of Rights in the Oval Office late afternoon Wednesday August 1, 2001. Shortly thereafter, the President and Rep. Norwood gave a press briefing announcing their agreement. White House photo by Eric Draper. August 1, 2001
President Announces Agreement on Patients' Bill of Rights
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President Talks Education at National Urban League Conference
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Statement by the Press Secretary
Nominations Sent to the Senate
President Bush to Nominate Six Individuals to Serve as US Attorneys and Two Individuals to Serve as Members of the Federal Judiciary
President Supportive of Northern Ireland Proposals