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West Wing Week 10/17/14 or, "The Geography of Hope"

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

This week, the President continued to lead the federal Ebola response, met with members of the international coalition to degrade and destroy ISIL, and designated the San Gabriel Mountains as a national monument.

Friday, October 10th

Tuesday, October 14th

  • The President made the short trip over to Andrews Air Force Base to meet with more than 20 foreign chiefs of defense who have joined together in the fight against ISIL.
  • Later, the President sat down with local high school students to talk about preparing for their future in a 21st century economy. Then, they made a spontaneous trip down to the White House basketball court to play a quick game of HORSE.

Wednesday, October 15th

Thursday, October 16th

  • The President continued to work closely with federal agencies and senior staff on putting into motion every possible action to ensure we effectively treat and prevent the spread of Ebola.