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West Wing Week: 10/31/14 or, "Giving and Sharing"

This week, the President continued to address the ongoing federal response to Ebola, worked to spur the growth of manufacturing and boost preparedness for natural disasters, and invited some of our youngest scientists and oldest veterans to the White House.

Friday, October 24

  • At the State Department, the President discussed efforts, in coordination with our allies, to degrade and destroy ISIL.

Monday, October 27

  • The President issued executive actions to support advanced manufacturing and spur innovation, and engaged with leaders from the public and private sector who worked on the American Manufacturing Partnership.
  • Then, the President walked next door to the Eisenhower Executive Office Building to reflect on the government's response to Hurricane Sandy, and prepare for future natural disasters.
  • The President greeted Alyce Dixon, who is the oldest African American Female World War II Veteran.

Tuesday, October 28

  • The President chatted with some of the nation's youngest scientists - a group of students who won the Broadcom MASTERS science and engineering competition.
  • Later, on the South Lawn, the President updated the public on the administration's response to Ebola.

Wednesday, October 29