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West Wing Week: 10/03/14 or, "If the Body is Strong"

Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

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

Tuesday, September 30th

Wednesday, October 1st

Thursday, October 2nd

  • The President returned to his roots -- his hometown of Chicago -- to speak to an assembly of students, staff and faculty at Northwestern Kellogg School of Management, focusing on what has always fueled America's leadership -- and that's America's economic greatness.