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West Wing Week: 04/17/15 or, "The Quintessential Sounds"

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

This week, the President wrapped up a trip to Panama, held a historic meeting with President Raul Castro of Cuba, grooved with Gospel artists, held a town hall about working families, and kicked off a Wounded Warrior Soldier Ride. That's April 10th to April 16th or, "The Quintessential Sounds."

Friday, April 10th

Saturday, April 11th

  • The President held a series of meetings, including a historic meeting with President Castro from Cuba.


  • The President met with eight members of the National 4-H community.


  • The President met with Iraqi Prime Minister al-Abadi.
  • The White House was transformed into a concert hall, as legendary artists paid tribute to gospel music.


  • The President met with Presidents of Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone.
  • The President traveled to Charlotte, North Carolina for a town hall with BlogHer and SheKnows about working families.


  • The President marked the 8th Annual Wounded Warrior Project’s Soldier Ride.
  • The President convened “Champions of Change” with advocates who are leading the charge for policies important to working families.