This week, the President convened summits on global public health and on the BRAIN Initiative, hosted the Prime Ministers of India and Israel, welcomed the 2013 MLS Champion Sporting Kansas City to the White House, and traveled to Chicago to speak on the resurgence of the American economy.
Friday, September 26th
The President emphasized the need for all nations to prioritize public health, in light of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.
Later, the President sat down with Steve Kroft of 60 minutes and spoke on America's role as the world's indispensible nation.
Saturday, September 27th
The President and the First Lady donned their formal wear for the 44th annual Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's Phoenix Awards Dinner.
Tuesday, September 30th
Then the two leaders ventured out together to make a pilgrimage to one of the newest landmarks in our nation's capitol, the memorial to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
In the afternoon, the White House announced new investments in the BRAIN Initiative - a critical research effort that aims to advance our understanding of the human mind and our ability to treat, prevent and cure brain disorders.
Wednesday, October 1st
Later, the President welcomed 2013 MLS champions Sporting Kansas City.
Thursday, October 2nd