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News Archive - March, 2002
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News Archive - March 2002

News releases for March 2002

President George W. Bush discusses developments in the Middle East during a phone call with Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah, Saturday morning, March 30, 2002 at the Bush Ranch in Crawford, Texas. White House Photo by Eric Draper. March 30, 2002
President Calls on World Leaders to Condemn Terrorism
President Promotes Peace in Radio Address en Español
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Statement by the President
 
The annual Easter Egg Roll will be webcast LIVE Monday morning at 9:30AM right here on the White House web site. White House photo by Eric Draper. March 29, 2002
President's Statement on Klamath River Basin
Easter Egg Roll to be Webcast Live on White House Web Site
Appointments
 
Representing the President and Vice President's home states,the Texas and Wyoming eggs are part of a collection of 51 decorated eggs on display at the White House as part of the White House Easter Egg Roll festivities. March 28, 2002
Nominations
President's Remarks at Victory 2002 Event
 
Photo. March 27, 2002
President Promotes Funding for Emergency First Responders
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President Rallies First Responders in Georgia
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President Signs Campaign Finance Reform Act
Remarks by the President at the Graham for Senate Luncheon - Greenville, SC
President Discusses Campaign Finance Reform with Reporters
President's Easter Message
President's Passover Message
Remarks by the President at Saxby Chambliss for Senate Dinner - Atlanta, GA
 
President George W. Bush embraces his nominee for Surgeon General, Dr. Richard Carmona, as Dr. Elias Zerhouni, left, applauds in the East Room Tuesday, March 26. Dr. Zerhouni is nominated to be the Director of the National Institute of Health. White House photo by Tina Hager. March 26, 2002
President Nominates NIH Director and Surgeon General
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Statement by the Press Secretary
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Accompanied by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Primate of Greek Orthodox Church of America, President George W. Bush addresses attendees of the Greek Independence Day Ceremony in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building March 25, 2002. "America and Greece are strong allies, and we're strategic partners," said President Bush. "Our nation has been inspired by Greek ideals, and enriched by Greek immigrants." White House photo by Paul Morse. March 25, 2002
President Recognizes Greek Independence Day
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Education and Sharing Day, U.S.A. Proclamation
National Bone and Joint Decade Proclamation
Greek Independence Day, 2002
 
President George W. Bush and El Salvador's President Francisco Flores (right) hold a joint press conference in San Salvador, El Salvador, March 24, 2002. "El Salvador is one of the really great stories of economic and political transformation of our time. Just over a decade ago, this country was in civil war," said the President in his remarks. "The country has renewed its commitment to democracy and economic reform and trade. It is one of the freest and strongest and most stable countries in our hemisphere." White House photo by Eric Draper. March 24, 2002
President Bush Meets with President Flores in El Salvador
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President George W. Bush and Peruvian president Alejandro Toledo (right) wave from the steps of the Presidential Palace in Lima, Peru, March 23, 2002. "It is an honor for me to be the first sitting President of the United States to visit Peru," said President Bush during the two leaders' joint press conference where he explained that steps such as reintroducing the Peace Corps to Peru are being taken to strengthen the relationship between America and Peru. March 23, 2002
President Bush Meets with President Toledo in Peru
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Radio Address by the President to the Nation en Español
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President George W. Bush reaches for Mexico's President Vicente Fox during a joint press conference at the Palacio de Gobierno in Monterey, Mexico, Friday, March 22. "The relationship between the United States and Mexico is very strong, is very important, and it's growing stronger every day," said President Bush in his remarks. White House photo by Eric Draper. March 22, 2002
President Outlines U.S. Plan to Help World's Poor
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Nominations
Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives
Remarks by the President in Dinner Toast
Press Conference by President Bush and President Fox
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Joint U.S.-Mexico Statement en Español
Nominations, Designation and Appointment
 
President George W. Bush reviews the Vehicle and Cargo Inspection System during a tour of the cargo dock at the Bridge at the Americas in El Paso, Texas, Thursday, March 21. Also pictured, from left, are Port Operations Director David Longoria, Texas Governor Rick Perry and Congressman Henry Bonilla (R-23rd). "I want this border to be modern; I want it to have the very best technology," said the President upon his arrival at the El Paso airport. "I don't want it to be a neglected part of our country. I want it to be a place where we spend a lot of time and focus on it, so that it works the best it can possibly work." White House photo by Eric Draper. March 21, 2002
President Promotes Secure and Open Borders in El Paso en Español
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President, Vice President Discuss the Middle East
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Homeland Security Council Executive Order
Statement by the Press Secretary
Nominations, Appointments and Designations
Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives
 
President George W. Bush talks addresses the media during his and Mrs. Bush's visit to Samuel W. Tucker Elementary School in Alexandria, VA, March 20. At the school they announced a partnership to help Afghan children prepare for school. "We want to make sure they've got tablets to write on and crayolas to color with, and even jump ropes to jump with," said the President. ".We've sent 4 million textbooks thus far, and there's another 6 million to go in Afghanistan, so the boys and girls will have something to read." White House photo by Susan Sterner. March 20, 2002
President, First Lady Announce Partnership to Help Afghan Children Prepare for School
Statement on Air Interdiction Program
Statement by the Vice President
Nominations
Statement by the President
Statement by the Press Secretary
Statement by the President
Statement by the President
Statement by the President
Statement by the President
Remarks by the President to the Travel Pool
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President George W. Bush meets with participants of the women's entrepreneurship in the 21st Century Summit at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, March 19. During his visit, the President unveiled plans to help small businesses across the country. "You can dream big dreams in America, and my job as the President is to make sure that if you've got a good idea, you can realize those dreams," said the President. White House photo by Paul Morse. March 19, 2002
President Unveils Small Business Plan at Women's Entrepreneurship Summit
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Remarks by the President in Meeting with the Cabinet
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Remarks by the President at Missouri Republican Party - Victory 2002 and Talent for Senate Dinner
Executive Order Providing An Order of Succession in the Environmental Protection Agency and Amending Certain Orders on Succession
Appointments
Statement by the Press Secretary
Message to the Congress of the United States
 
President George W. Bush talks to small business leaders and employees at Albers Manufacturing Company in St. Louis, Mo., including Brad Jones, the Missouri State Director, National Federation of Independent Businesses, Monday, March 18. White House photo by Paul Morse. March 18, 2002
President Participates in Roundtable with Small Business Owners and Employees
President Emphasizes Job Creation in Economic Recovery
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Nominations and Appointment
 
March 17, 2002
President Condemns Pakistan Terrorist Attack
 
March 16, 2002
Radio Address by the President to the Nation en Español
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President George W. Bush and Brigadier General Richard Mills, Deputy Commander of U.S. Special Forces, view a tactical demonstration from the roof of a building at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Friday, March 15, 2002. White House photo by Eric Draper. March 15, 2002
President Calls for Quick Passage of Defense Bill
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President Talks to Reporters in North Carolina
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Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives
Presidential Determination on the Designation of Bahrain as a Major Non-Nato Ally
 
"Today,
I call for a new compact for global development, defined by new accountability for both rich and poor
nations alike," states President George W. Bush in his address at the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington, D.C. 
March 14. Accompanying the President from left to right are: the lead singer of U2, Bono; Cardinal McCarrick and Worldbank 
President Jim Wolfensohn. White House photo by Tina Hager. March 14, 2002
President Proposes $5 Billion Plan to Help Developing Nations
President Disappointed with Sen. Judiciary Committee
President Bush Meets with Prime Minister Chretien
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Statement on Pan Am 103 Verdict
Message to Congress
Message to the Congress of the United States
Nominations
Arts and Humanities Medal Recipients Announced
National Poison Prevention Week Proclamation
 
President George W. Bush addresses the media during a press conference at The James S. Brady Briefing Room the White House March 13, 2002. The President discussed his judicial nomination of Judge Charles Pickering to serve on the United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit and answered reporters' questions regarding a variety of issues. White House photo by Paul Morse. March 13, 2002
President Bush Holds Press Conference
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Statement by the Press Secretary
President Bush Announced Reuben Jeffery as Special Advisor for Lower Manhattan Development
Nominations
Remarks by the President at White House St. Patrick's Day Reception
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Remarks by the President in Shamrock Ceremony
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President George W. Bush hosts a visit by the Champion NCAA teams to the East Room March 12. During their visit, the teams posed for pictures with the President and presented him with many team jerseys carrying such names as, "Bush #1" and "The Prez #1." White House photo by Paul Morse. March 12, 2002
Gov. Ridge Announces Homeland Security Advisory System
President Promotes Public Service through Freedom Corps
Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies
Remarks by the President to the NCAA Sports Champions
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USA Freedom Corps
Remarks by the President at Reception for "Keep Our Majority" PAC
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President Pleased with Immigration Bill en Español
Presidential Message: St. Patrick's Day
Statement by the Press Secretary
 
Flying flags from countries contributing to the fight against terrorism, President George W. Bush approaches the podium on the six-month anniversary of the September 11th Attacks on the South Lawn. "We have come together to mark a terrible day, to reaffirm a just and vital cause, and to thank the many nations that share our resolve and will share our common victory," said the President in his remarks. White House photo by Paul Morse. March 11, 2002
President Thanks World Coalition for Anti-Terrorism Efforts en Español
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Statement by the Press Secretary
President Unveils September 11 Postage Stamp
President and Mrs. Bush to Visit Germany, Russia and France
West Point Bicentennial Day Proclamation
 
President George W. Bush signs the Job Creation and Worker Assistance Act of 2002 during a live radio address in the Rose Garden March 9, 2002. On hand for the signing were Senators Trent Lott (far left) and Tom Daschle (second from left) and Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert (standing to right of the President). "We're seeing some encouraging signs in the economy, but we can't stand by and simply hope for continued recovery," said President Bush. "We must work for it." White House photo by Eric Draper. March 9, 2002
President Signs Stimulus Bill During Live Radio Address en Español
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President George W. Bush participates in a roundtable discussion on corporate responsibility at America II Electronics in St. Petersburg, Florida, Friday, March 8, 2002. Also pictured at right, CEO of America II Electronics Michael Galinski, and employee Sarah Wood. White House photo by Eric Draper. March 8, 2002
President Discusses War & Economy in Florida
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President Reiterates Call for Corporate Responsibility
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Gov Ridge, Deputy P.M. of Canada Discuss Smart Border Plan
President's Statement on Senator Thompson
Vice President's Remarks on Middle East Trip
Remarks by the President to Republican Party of Florida Reception
Mrs. Bush Discusses Status of Afghan Women at U.N.
Appointment
Statement by the Press Secretary
 
The President outlines his plans to improve corporate responsibility during the Malcolm Baldrige Quality Award ceremonies at the Washington Hilton, Thursday, March 7, 2002. White House photo by Tina Hager. March 7, 2002
President, Vice President, Sec. of State Discuss Middle East
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President Outlines Plan to Improve Corporate Responsibility
President Salutes Citizens of New York
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President George W. Bush addresses the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in the Presidential Hall at Dwight D. Eisenhower Executive Office Building March 6, 2002. "I want everybody who wants to start their own business to feel comfortable in doing so, and have an opportunity to succeed in America," said President Bush. White House photo by Tina Hager. March 6, 2002
Excerpt from the President's Remarks at the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Event
President Speaks at Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
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Women's History Month Proclamation
President Calls on Senate to Stop Playing Politics
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President Pleased with Health Insurance Bill
 
President George W. Bush and Egyptian President Mohammed Hosni Mubarak address the media in Cross Hall at the White House March 5. "We talked extensively today about our efforts," said President Bush of their private discussions. "President Mubarak has a long history of advancing peace and stability in the Middle East." White House photo by Eric Draper. March 5, 2002
President Bush Welcomes President Mubarak to White House
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President Joins Mrs. Bush at Teacher Quality Conference
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President Announces Temporary Safeguards for Steel Industry
Steel Products Proclamation
USTR Briefing on Steel
Vice President Names Assistant for Legislative Affairs
Presidential Determination on the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2002
Message to the Congress of the United States
Presidential Memo on Steel
President to Appoint Members to JFK Arts Center
 
Before addressing the assembled audience and media, President George W. Bush holds a roundtable discussion with educators and students at Eden Prairie High School March 4. Pictured from left to right are Jeff Ireland, Principal of Eden Prairie; Mark Yudof, President of the University of Minnesota; Jesse Tejeda, student at the U of Minn.; Cathy Bockenstedt, science teacher at Central Middle School; Steve Cwodzinski, teacher at Eden Prairie; and Jesse Josephson, teacher at Forest Hills Elementary School. White House photo by Eric Draper. March 4, 2002
President Launches Quality Teacher Initiative
President's Remarks to Press After Meeting with Educators
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President's Remarks at Minnesota Republican Party Dinner
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President Directs Federal Aid to New York for Winter Storm
USA Freedom Corps Makes Great Strides in First Month
Save Your Vision Week, 2002
Irish-American Heritage Month Proclamation
American Red Cross Month
National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Proclamation
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Nomination
 
March 2, 2002
President Emphasizes Teacher Quality in Radio Address en Español
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President George W. Bush discusses his retirement savings plans for America during a visit to Des Moines, Iowa, March 1. "The whole point is this, we ought to do everything we can in Washington, D.C., to encourage people to own a piece of the future," said the President. "The more somebody owns something, the more somebody builds up an asset base, the better off America will be." White House photo by Tina Hager. March 1, 2002
President Reiterates Call for Retirement Security Reform
President Discusses Agriculture in Iowa Speech
Presidential Memo on Klamath River Basin Working Group
President Creates Klamath River Basin Working Group
Presidential Q & A with Pool Reporters
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President's Remarks at Iowa Republican Dinner
Nominations and Appointments