From: Memoli, Michael [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Wednesday, September 23, 2015 09:11 AM
To: Allen, Jessica L. EOP; Rangel, Antoinette N. EOP; Gabriel, Brian A. Jr. EOP; Velz, Peter T. EOP; Barnes, Desiree N. EOP
Subject: WH Pool 9/23 #1: South Lawn crowd count
Good morning on this simply beautiful first day of fall on the South Lawn, where President Obama is about to welcome His Holiness, Pope Francis.
The ceremony is open to credentialed press, but a sense of program is below.
Also, a White House official shares the official crowd count: 11,000 ticketed guests. The figure does not count staff, military, press or other members of the official parties.
Ruffles and Flourishes
Hail to the Chief
The President and Mrs. Obama greet His Holiness Pope Francis
Introductions to the Official Welcoming Committee
National Anthem of the Holy See
National Anthem of the United States
Musical Troop in Review
Remarks by President Obama
Remarks by His Holiness Pope Francis
Conclusion of Ceremony
Los Angeles Times / Tribune Washington Bureau
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