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Monday September 12, 2005

NEW* BUSH in Gulf Coast: The president was to start the day Monday with a briefing on the hurricane response effort on board the 844-foot Iwo Jima, which that has been a command center for military relief efforts, and ending it in Gulfport, Mississippi. In between, plans called for him to ride in a convoy of military trucks to get a lengthy look at New Orleans' damaged and flooded neighborhoods. He was also touring hard-hit surrounding parishes by helicopter, touching down to meet with local leaders. [AP, 9/12/05]

NEW* RICE in New York, NY: Secretary Rice will attend a host of meetings at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel as part of the UN General Assembly Opening Session preliminaries. [State Department Release, 9/12/05]

ROMNEY in New York City: Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney will speak at New York City's Harvard Club to members of the elite Manhattan Institute. The think tank is home to many of the city's political movers and shakers and is a close ally of Romney's potential 2008 GOP opponent, former New York mayor Rudolph Giuliani. Founded in the 1970s, the Manhattan Institute is funded through $9 million in annual donations and is widely viewed as New York City's most influential political group. The Institute publishes the City Journal, an urban magazine considered a must-read in the New York political scene. [Boston Herald, 8/29/05]

GIULIANI in New York City: Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani speaks to Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America annual meeting, New York, NY []

Tuesday September 13, 2005

BUSH in Washington, DC: Bush will meet with Iraqi President Jalal Talabani at the White House. [, 9/9/05]

BUSH in New York, NY: President Bush will travel to New York September 13-14 to participate in the 60th United Nations General Assembly. The President will host a private reception for leaders on the evening of September 13. [White House Release, 9/8/05]

RUMSFELD in New York, NY: Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld will make his first visit to the "Late Show With David Letterman" next week, CBS announced. Rumsfeld, who has been secretary of defense to President Bush since January 2001, will appear Tuesday night. [AP, 8/31/05]

PATAKI in Cedar Rapids, IA: New York Governor George Pataki will deliver the keynote address to the Cedar Rapids area Chamber of Commerce's 87th annual meeting. [AP, 8/17/05]

Wednesday September 14, 2005

BUSH in New York, NY: President Bush will address the High-Level Plenary Meeting of the General Assembly, which will precede the opening of the General Debate. He will also participate in a Security Council Summit; and will meet with Secretary-General Kofi Annan and Ambassador Jan Eliasson, who assumes the presidency of the General Assembly this month, to discuss a range of issues. During the course of the day, the President will stress the United States' commitment to a broad international agenda that recognizes the connection between freedom, democracy, trade and development, and security. To that end, he will meet with leaders from democratic states in support of the recently established U.N. Democracy Fund and sign the Convention for the Suppression of Nuclear Terrorism, as well as attend a luncheon hosted by the Secretary-General. [White House Release, 9/8/05]

BUSH in Washington, D.C.: President Bush will deliver the keynote address and receive the “Celebrate 350 Gold Medal


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August 2-6: Peace and Democracy Conference at Democracy Convention in Minneapolis, Minn.


September 22-24: No War 2017 at American University in Washington, D.C.


October 28: Peace and Justice Studies Association Conference

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