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News Archive - April, 2002
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News Archive - April 2002

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Photographed through stage curtains, President George W. Bush delivers his remarks on compassionate Conservatism at Parkside Hall in San Jose, Ca., Tuesday, April 30.  White House photo by Eric Draper. April 30, 2002
President Promotes Compassionate Conservatism
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Statement by the Press Secretary
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Statement by the Press Secretary
Fact Sheet: Compassionate Conservatism
 
President George W. Bush meets one-on-one with John Bryant, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Operation HOPE, after a roundtable discussion with community leaders at First African Methodist Episcopal Renaissance Center in Los Angeles, Calif., Monday, April 29.  White House photo by Eric Draper. April 29, 2002
President Speaks to Community Leaders in Los Angeles
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President Says U.S. Must Make Commitment to Mental Health Care en Español
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Remarks by the President at Heather Wilson for Congress Luncheon
Remarks by the President in Simon for Governor Dinner- Los Angeles, Ca
Remarks by National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice on Terrorism and Foreign Policy
 
April 28, 2002
Statement by the President on the Middle East
Statement by the Press Secretary
 
April 27, 2002
Radio Address of the President to the Nation en Español
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Presidential Determination
 
April 26, 2002
President Discusses New Economic Numbers and Middle East
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National Day of Prayer Proclamation
Presidential Determination on Military Drawdown for Georgia
 
President George W. Bush welcomes Crown Prince Abdullah of Saudi Arabia to the Bush family ranch in Crawford, Texas, Thursday, April 25. "The Crown Prince is going to be in America for several more days, and officials from both our governments will be continuing our discussions with the hope that our efforts can help return us to the path of peace -- a lasting peace," said the President in a press conference after the visit. White House photo by David Bohrer. April 25, 2002
President Bush Meets with Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia
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Nominations
Statement by the President
President Bush Today Announced His Intention to Nominate Three Individuals to Serve in His Administration
 
President George W. Bush and Secretary of Education Rod Paige present the 2002 Teacher of the Year award to Chauncey Veatch, right, in the Rose Garden at the White House Wednesday, April 24. Mr. Veatch is a social studies teacher at Coachella Valley High School in Thermal, Calif., White House photo by Paul Morse. April 24, 2002
President Discusses Ag, Trade in South Dakota
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President Presents National Teacher of the Year Award
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Statement by the President
President's Message on Armenian Massacre
 
President George W. Bush talks with His Majesty King Mohammed VI of Morocco in the Oval Office Tuesday, April 23. "Today, I've informed His Majesty that our government will work to enact a free trade agreement with Morocco," said the President to the media. "Trade is an important part of good foreign policy, it's an important part of making sure Americans can find jobs." White House photo by Eric Draper. April 23, 2002
President Calls for Free Trade Agreement with Morocco
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President Congratulates Olympic and Paralympic Athletes en Español
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Remarks by Karen Hughes, Counselor to the President
President Bush Names 10 Individuals to Serve in His Administration
National Park Week Proclamation
Message to the Congress of the United States
 
President George W. Bush takes a working tour of The Adirondack Park near Wilmington, NY, Monday, April 22. "We had a great time in the Park, and I want to thank you all very much for giving me the opportunity to hammer and stack, place gravel -- (laughter) -- in a beautiful part of the world. This is quite a sight for a fellow from Texas," said the President in his remarks about Earth Day at Whiteface Mountain Lodge. "We have a duty in our country to make sure our land is preserved, our air is clean, our water is pure, our parks are accessible and open and well- preserved." White House photo by Eric Draper. April 22, 2002
President Calls for Conservation and Stewardship on Earth Day en Español
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Nominations
President, Mrs. Bush Present Arts & Humanities Medals
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Nomination
 
April 21, 2002
Statement by the Press Secretary
 
April 20, 2002
Radio Address by the President to the Nation en Español
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April 19, 2002
Statement by the President en Español
Statement by the Press Secretary
Statement by the Press Secretary
National Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness Week, 2002
National Volunteer Week, 2002
Presidential Determination No. 2002-16
Presidential Determination, No. 2002-15
 
President George W. Bush discusses welfare reform as former welfare recipient Bernadine Murphy wipes away her tears in the East Room Thursday, April 18. Also standing by the President are Tiffany Smith and Emory Bent. "(Ms. Murphy) lived in a homeless shelter, too. She also struggled with drug abuse, and her self-esteem was, as she put it, "nonexistent." Bernadine enrolled in a 13-week training program, spent 11 weeks working part-time with a mentor," said the President, explaining that Ms. Murphy now lives in on her own and works at a law firm in Chicago. White House photo by Tina Hager. April 18, 2002
President Outlines the Next Stage in Welfare Reform
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President Bush, Secretary Powell Discuss Middle East
President Bush, President Pastrana Discuss Trade, Terrorism
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Statement by the Press Secretary
Remarks by the President at 2002 President's Environmental Youth Awards Ceremony
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President Commends House for Making Permanent Last Year's Tax Relief
Statement by the President
Remarks by the President at the National Fire and Emergency Services Dinner
Nomination and Appointment
National Crime Victims' Rights Week, 2002
White House Announces National Finalists for 2002-2003 White House Fellowships
 
Addressing cadets and staff, President George W. Bush explained America's plans in the war against terrorism during the ceremony for the George C. Marshall ROTC Award Seminar on National Security at Cameron Hall at the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Va., Wednesday, April 17. "We know that true peace will only be achieved when we give the Afghan people the means to achieve their own aspirations," said President Bush. White House photo by Tina Hager. April 17, 2002
President Outlines War Effort
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Death of Byron R. White -- A Proclamation by the President of the United States of America
Nomination and Appointment
 
President George W. Bush discusses rights of people who are victims of crime during an address at the Robert F. Kennedy Department of Justice Tuesday, April 16. "Victims of violent crime have important rights that deserve protection in our Constitution," said the President. "And so today, I announce my support for the bipartisan Crime Victims' Rights amendment to the Constitution of the United States." White House photo by Paul Morse. April 16, 2002
President Calls for Crime Victims’ Rights Amendment
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President Calls on Congress to Show Fiscal Responsibility
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Statement by the Press Secretary
Presidential Determination
Nominations Sent to the Senate
Nominations and Appointments
 
President George W. Bush addresses folks at a General Mills plant in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Monday, April 15. Taking to the podium on tax day, the President discussed last year's tax cut that and stated that such cuts for the American people should be permanent. White House photo by Paul Morse. April 15, 2002
President Calls on Congress to Make Tax Relief Permanent
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President's Statement on Passing of Justice Byron White
Nominations Sent to the Senate
Nominations
Remarks by the President at People for Ganske Dinner
Vice President and Mrs. Cheney Release 2001 Income Tax Return
 
President George W. Bush meets with Sarah Hughes, Olympic gold medalist and figure skater (center, left), her mother, Amy Hughes (far left), and her coach Robin Wagner in the Oval Office Friday, April 12, 2002. White House photo by Eric Draper. April 14, 2002
Statement by the Press Secretary
 
April 13, 2002
President's Radio Address en Español
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April 12, 2002
President and Mrs. Bush Release 2001 Tax Return
Nominations Sent the Senate
Jewish Heritage Week, 2002
Pan American Day and Pan American Week, 2002
Executive Order -- 2002 Amendments to the Manual for Courts-Martial, United States
Nominations and Appointments
 
Introduced by Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao (pictured to the immediate right of the President), President George W. Bush addressed the audience during a ceremony for the Recovery and Empowerment Act, which aid charitable efforts, in the East Room Thursday, April 11. White House photo by Eric Draper. April 11, 2002
President Promotes Faith-Based Initiative en Español
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Remarks by Homeland Security Director Tom Ridge to the American Society of Newspaper Editors
Strengthening Homeland Security Since 9/11
President's Statement on House Passing Pension Reform Legislation
Statement by the Press Secretary
Statement on Senate Passing Election Reform Bill
President to Welcome Lebanese Prime Minister to the White House
Vice President to Welcome Chinese Vice President to Washington
Fact Sheet: President Calls for Action by Memorial Day to Help America's Charities
 
President George W. Bush calls on the Senate to support a ban on human cloning during an address in the East Room Wednesday, April 10. "Our age must also be defined by the care and restraint and responsibility with which we take up these new scientific powers," said the President. "Advances in biomedical technology must never come at the expense of human conscience." White House photo by Paul Morse. April 10, 2002
President Bush Calls on Senate to Back Human Cloning Ban en Español
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National D.A.R.E. Day, 2002
Statement by the Press Secretary
Remarks by Condoleezza Rice, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs
 
President George W. Bush talks with students at the South End Community Center in Bridgeport, Conn., Tuesday, April, 9. Americorps volunteers come to the community center to mentor students. "We need to encourage programs to expand, to give people an outlet, a chance to participate," said the President during his remarks at the city's Klein Auditorium where he oulined how people could join the ranks of thousands who are already serving in one America's Freedom Corps groups. White House photo by Tina Hager. April 9, 2002
President Outlines Principles for Public Service
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King Mohamed VI of Morocco to Visit White House
Nominations
Nominations, Appointments and Designation
Remarks by the President and NATO Secretary General After Meeting
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Remarks by the President at Connecticut Republican Committee Luncheon
 
President George W. Bush waves during his visit to the Knoxville Civic Center in Knoxville, Tenn., Monday, April 8. Listing several specific ways Americans can volunteer, the president spoke about the value and need of community service. "And so for those of you out there who are interested in participating, I want you to call up this number, 1-877-USA-CORPS, or to dial up on the Internet, www.citizencorps.gov. This is a way where you can help America," said President Bush. White House photo by Paul Morse. April 8, 2002
President Promotes Citizen Corps for Safer Communities en Español
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President Calls on Senate to Act on Terrorism Insurance Legislation
Citizen Corps Grows Strong in America's Communities
Director Ridge Speaks at American Hospital Association Meeting
President Thanks Mayor and Police in Knoxville
President Emphasizes Message to Middle East
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National Security Advisor Speaks at Texas A&M
Vice President Speaks at Courthouse Groundbreaking
President's Welcomes Today's Announcement in Northern Ireland
Fact Sheet: the Crisis in America's Courts
Statement by the Press Secretary
Statement on Israeli Withdrawal
Message to the Senate of the United States
 
President George W. Bush appears with British Prime Minister Tony Blair at a press conference at Crawford High School in Crawford, Texas on April 6, 2002. White House Photo by Paul Morse. April 6, 2002
Radio Address by the President to the Nation en Español
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President Bush, Prime Minister Blair Hold Press Conference
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April 5, 2002
Statement by the Press Secretary
 
President George W. Bush outlines his plan to resolve the conflict in the Middle East as Secretary of State Colin Powell stands by his side in the Rose Garden Thursday, April 4. White House photo by Paul Morse. April 4, 2002
President to Send Secretary Powell to Middle East
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April 4, 2002
President Signs Bills
National Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day, 2002
Statement by the Press Secretary
President Calls on Senate to Pass Trade Promotion Authority
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President George W. Bush and Laura Bush discuss the importance of involving families and teachers to help children read at an early age in the East Room Wednesday, April 3. Promoting the Early Childhood Education Initiative, Mrs. Bush is the honorary national chairperson of the PBS Designated Reader campaign. After their remarks, the audience of adults and children were visited by Mister Rogers and Elmo from Sesame Street. White House photo by Evan Parker. April 3, 2002
President and Mrs. Bush Promote Early Childhood Education Initiative
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Statement by the Press Secretary
Remarks by the President at Fisher for Governor Reception
 
President George W. Bush discusses early childhood developmental education as Secretary of Education Rod Paige listens at Pennsylvania State University in Media, Pa., Tuesday, April 2. "We must make sure that every child enter school ready to learn -- every child -- not just one, not just a few, but every, single child," said the President. White House photo by Tina Hager. April 2, 2002
President Announces Early Childhood Initiative en Español
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President Meets with Early Childhood Education Experts
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Statement by the Press Secretary
President Welcomes New England Patriots to White House
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Memorandum to the Secretary of State
 
Secretary of Education Roderick Paige reads to children during on of the many story book hours at the Annual Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House April 1. Other readers including Laura Bush, Secretary of Transportation Norm Mineta and Marc Brown, children's book author of Arthur Meets the President. White House photo by Evan Parker. April 1, 2002
President and Mrs. Bush Host Easter Egg Roll
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President Discusses Middle East with Reporters
Cancer Control Month, 2002
National Child Abuse Prevention Month, 2002
Statement by the Press Secretary