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News Archive - November, 2008
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News Archive - November 2008

News releases for November 2008

November 30, 2008
Statement by the Press Secretary
 
President George W. Bush and Laura Bush extend their condolences to those suffering from the terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India, upon their arrival to the White House Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008, in Washington DC. White House photo by Joyce N. Boghosian November 29, 2008
President Bush Discusses Attacks in Mumbai, Condemns Violence, Sends Condolences to Victims
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November 28, 2008
Statement by the President on Horrific Attacks in Mumbai
Interview Excerpts of President Bush and First Lady Laura Bush by Doro Bush Koch for StoryCorps
 
President George W. Bush talks to military personnel from Camp David, Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 27, 2008. The President called members of the Armed Forces stationed in remote locations worldwide to wish them a happy Thanksgiving and thank them for their service to our nation. White House photo by Eric Draper November 27, 2008
Statement by the President on Agreements with Iraq
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Iraq
President Bush Makes Thanksgiving Day Telephone Calls to Members of the Armed Forces
     Fact sheet Thanksgiving 2008
Text of Strategic Framework Agreement and Security Agreement Between the United States of America and the Republic of Iraq
     Fact sheet In Focus: Iraq
 
President George W. Bush stands between Paul Hill, left, of the National Turkey Federation, and his son, Nathan Hill during the pardoning of the Thanksgiving turkey Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2008, in the Rose Garden of the White House. This year marked the 61st anniversary of the National Thanksgiving Turkey Presentation and Pardoning.  White House photo by Joyce N. Boghosian November 26, 2008
President Bush Pardons "Pumpkin and Pecan" in National Thanksgiving Turkey Ceremony
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     Fact sheet Thanksgiving 2008
President's Radio Address
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World AIDS Day, 2008
     Fact sheet In Focus: HIV/AIDS
To Provide for Duty-Free Treatment Under the Earned Import Allowance Program, and for Other Purposes
Memorandum for the Secretary of State and the Secretary of Transportation and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget
Statement by Press Secretary
National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month, 2008
Statement on Additional Federal Disaster Assistance for Texas
President Bush Condemns Terrorist Attack in Mumbai, India
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush acknowledges his audience as he enters the staging area Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2008, at Fort Campbell, Ky., home of the 101st Airborne. The President told the troops, "We are blessed to have defenders of such character and courage. I'm grateful to the families who serve by your side. And I will always be thankful for the honor of having served as the Commander-in-Chief." White House photo by Eric Draper November 25, 2008
President Bush Visits Fort Campbell, Discusses Iraq and Afghanistan
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Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush and Prime Minister Ehud Olmert shake hands during the Israeli leader's visit Monday, Nov. 24, 2008, to the Oval Office. White House photo by Eric Draper November 24, 2008
President Bush Meets with Prime Minister Olmert of Israel
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Global Diplomacy
President Bush Meets with Secretary of the Treasury Henry Paulson
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Economy
Statement on Additional Federal Disaster Assistance for Louisiana
 
President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush sit for a photo with the children of U.S. Embassy staff Sunday, Nov. 23, 2008, in Lima. Peru. White House photo by Eric Draper November 23, 2008
Fact Sheet: Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Leaders Meeting
     Fact sheet In Focus: APEC 2008
 
President George W. Bush addresses the APEC CEO Summit 2008 Saturday, Nov. 22, 2008, at the Ministry of Defense Convention Center in Lima, Peru. The President told his audience, "I believe it is important for the world to recognize, and for our country to recognize, that the United States is a Pacific nation. And over the past eight years. I made APEC a priority." White House photo by Eric Draper November 22, 2008
President Bush Attends APEC CEO Summit 2008
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     Fact sheet In Focus: APEC 2008
President Bush Meets with Prime Minister Harper of Canada at APEC
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     Fact sheet In Focus: APEC 2008
President Bush Meets with President Medvedev of Russia at APEC
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     Fact sheet In Focus: APEC 2008
Statement by the President on Zimbabwe
Presidential Message
Fact Sheet: Creating a New Era of Prosperity in the Asia Pacific Region and Beyond
     Fact sheet In Focus: APEC 2008
 
President George W. Bush participates in a greeting with Hu Jintao, President of the People's Republic of China, prior to the start of their meeting Friday, Nov. 21, 2008 in Lima, Peru. President Bush is in Lima to attend the APEC Peru 2008 summit. White House photo by Chris Greenberg November 21, 2008
President's Radio Address
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     Fact sheet In Focus: APEC 2008
President Bush Signs H.R. 6867 Into Law
Text of a Letter from the President to the President of the Senate
Text of a Letter from the President to the President of the Senate
Memorandum for the Secretary of State and the Secretary of Energy
Thanksgiving Day, 2008
 
November 20, 2008
President Bush to Welcome Israeli Prime Minister Olmert
Message to the Senate of the United States
National Family Week, 2008
Interview of the President by Raul Tola, America TV
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush delivers remarks Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2008, in honor of the reopening of the National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. White House photo by Eric Draper November 19, 2008
President Bush Attends Reopening of the National Museum of American History
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National Farm-City Week, 2008
Nominations Sent to the Senate
Press Briefing by Assistant to the President for International Economic Affairs Daniel Price and Deputy Press Secretary Gordon Johndroe on the President's Trip to APEC Summit
 
President George W. Bush addresses his remarks at the U.S. Transportation Department in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008, where President Bush announced an expansion of the U.S. airspace for civilian flights, the "Thanksgiving Express Lanes," to now include areas of the Midwest, Southwest and the West Coast to reduce holiday airline delays. White House photo by Chris Greenberg November 18, 2008
President Bush Discusses Aviation Congestion and Transportation Safety
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Improving Travel During The Holidays And Beyond
     Fact sheet In Focus: Transportation
Executive Order: Transformation of the National Air Transportation System
Fact Sheet: Improving Travel During The Holidays And Beyond
     Fact sheet President Bush Discusses Aviation Congestion and Transportation Safety
Executive Order: Amendments to Executive Order 9397 Relating to Federal Agency Use of Social Security Numbers
Personnel Announcement
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for California
 
President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush stand with the recipients of the 2008 National Medal of Arts and Presidential Citizen Medal recipients in the Blue Room at the White House Monday, Nov., 17, 2008. Pictured from left, Henry 'Hank' Jones, Jr., jazz musician; Wayne Reynolds, president of the board of the Ford's Theatre Society; Stan Lee, legendary comic book creator; Paul Tetreault, director of the Ford's Theatre Society; Olivia de Havilland, actress; Carla Maxwell, artistic director of Jose Limon Dance Foundation; Hazel O'Leary, president of Fisk University and Paul Kwami, musical director for Fisk University Jubilee Singers; Dana Gioia, chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts; Adair Wakefield Margo, chairman for the President's Committee on Arts and Humanities; Jesus Moroles, sculptor; and Robert Capanna, of the Presser Foundation.  White House photo by Chris Greenberg November 17, 2008
President and Mrs. Bush Attend Presentation of the 2008 National Medals of Arts and National Humanities Medals
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Nominations Sent to the Senate
Statement by the Press Secretary on Burma
 
President George W. Bush and the G20 leaders and delegates attend the Summit on Financial Markets and the World Economy Saturday, Nov. 15, 2008, at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. White House photo by Joyce N. Boghosian November 15, 2008
President Bush Hosts Summit on Financial Markets and the World Economy
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Summit on Financial Markets and the World Economy
     Fact sheet In Focus: Summit on Financial Markets and the World Economy
President Bush Arrives at Summit on Financial Markets and World Economy
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Summit on Financial Markets and World Economy
Declaration of the Summit on Financial Markets and the World Economy
     Fact sheet In Focus:Summit on Financial Markets and the World Economy
Fact Sheet: Summit on Financial Markets and the World Economy
     Fact sheet In Focus: Summit on Financial Markets and World Economy
Press Briefing by Senior Administration Officials on Summit on Financial Markets and the World Economy
     Fact sheet In Focus: Summit on Financial Markets and the World Economy
 
President George W. Bush offers remarks to world leaders in the State Dining Room of the White House Friday, Nov. 14, 2008, prior to the start of dinner marking the opening of the Summit on Financial Markets and World Economy. White House photo by Chris Greenberg November 14, 2008
President Bush Hosts Dinner with Summit on Financial Markets and World Economy Participants
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Summit on Financial Markets and World Economy
President Bush Welcomes World Leaders to the Summit on Financial Markets and the World Economy
     Fact sheet In Focus: Summit on Financial Markets and World Economy
President's Radio Address
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Economy
America Recycles Day, 2008
Delegations to the Summit on Financial Markets and the World Economy
Personnel Announcement
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush addresses his remarks on financial markets and the world economy Thursday, Nov. 13, 2008, at the Federal Hall National Memorial in New York. President Bush said, "While reforms in the financial sector are essential, the long-term solution to today's problems is sustained economic growth. And the surest path to that growth is free markets and free people."  White House photo by Eric Draper November 13, 2008
President Bush Discusses Financial Markets and World Economy
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Economy
President Bush Attends United Nations High-Level Debate on Interfaith Dialogue
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Global Diplomacy
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for Missouri
Statement by the President on Conservation of Klamath River Basin
     Fact sheet In Focus: Environment
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush addresses his remarks Wednesday evening, Nov. 12, 2008, at the 2008 Bishop John T. Walker Memorial Dinner in Washington, D.C., where President Bush was honored with the Bishop John T. Walker Distinguished Humanitarian Service Award from Africare. White House photo by Chris Greenberg November 12, 2008
President Bush Attends 2008 Bishop John T. Walker Memorial Dinner
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Africa
President Bush Welcomes 2008 NCAA Sports Champions to the White House
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President George W. Bush, joined by Mrs. Laura Bush, stands outside Air Force One as he addresses his remarks in honor of Veterans Day, Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008 upon the President's arrival at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York. President Bush introduced military personnel representing the five branches of the armed services, who traveled with him aboard AF-1, honoring their service, from left are, U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer Shenequa Cox of Dallas, Texas; U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer First Class Christopher O. Hutto of Homer, Alaska; U.S. Army National Guard SSgt Michael Noyce-Merino of Melrose, Montana; U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Alicia Goetschel of Warrensburg, Mo., and U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. John Badon of Lufkin, Texas.  White House photo by Eric Draper November 11, 2008
President Bush Attends Rededication Ceremony of the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Veterans
President Bush Visits Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Veterans
Notice: Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Iran
Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate
 
President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush and President-elect Barack Obama and Mrs. Michelle Obama pause for photographs Monday, Nov. 10, 2008, after the Obama's arrival at the South Portico of the White House. White House photo by Chris Greenberg November 10, 2008
President Bush Visits National Naval Medical Center
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Personnel Announcement
Personnel Announcement
Personnel Announcement
Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate
Notice: Continuation of National Emergency with Respect to Weapons of Mass Destruction
President Bush to Welcome Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi
 
November 8, 2008
President's Radio Address
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Transition
Vice President's Remarks at the Virginia Military Institute
 
November 7, 2008
Statement by the President on Job Report Numbers
     Fact sheet In Focus: Economy
World Freedom Day, 2008
Fact Sheet: President Bush Has Provided Unprecedented Support for Our Veterans
     Fact sheet In Focus: Veterans
 
President George W. Bush speaks to employees of the Executive Office of the President Thursday, Nov. 6, 2008, about the upcoming transition. In thanking the staff, the President said, "The people on this lawn represent diverse backgrounds, talents, and experiences. Yet we all share a steadfast devotion to the United States. We believe that service to our fellow citizens is a noble calling -- and the privilege of a lifetime."  White House photo by Joyce N. Boghosian November 6, 2008
President Bush Discusses the Transition with Employees of the Executive Office of the President
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Transition
 
President George W. Bush delivers a statement on the 2008 president election from the Rose Garden Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008, at the White House. Said the President, "A long campaign has now ended, and we move forward as one nation. We're embarking on a period of change in Washington, yet there are some things that will not change. The United States government will stay vigilant in meeting its most important responsibility -- protecting the American people. And the world can be certain this commitment will remain steadfast under our next Commander-in-Chief." White House photo by Joyce N. Boghosian November 5, 2008
President Bush Discusses Presidential Election
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November 1, 2008
President's Radio Address
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