3/1/11: White House Press Briefing

White House Press Briefings are conducted most weekdays from the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room in the West Wing.

Behind the Scenes at “In Performance at the White House: The Motown Sound”

Go behind the scenes with John Legend during the production of “In Performance at the White House: The Motown Sound”. This celebration at the White House brought together recording artists to perform classic Motown hits in the East Room of the White House.

John Legend on The Commencement Challenge

Musician John Legend visits the White House and takes a moment to talk about the 2011 Commencement Challenge. The application deadline is March 11, 2011. Learn more at http://whitehouse.gov/commencement

President Barack Obama greets the daughter of a United States Secret Service agent before a departure picture in the Oval Office, March 1, 2011.

President Barack Obama greets the daughter of a United States Secret Service agent before a departure picture in the Oval Office, March 1, 2011.

President Barack Obama passes staff from the White House Military Office as he jogs along the Colonnade of the White House following an event that ran late, March 1, 2011. The military personnel and their families were lined up to take departure pictures with the President in the Oval Office.

President Barack Obama passes staff from the White House Military Office as he jogs along the Colonnade of the White House following an event that ran late, March 1, 2011. The military personnel and their families were lined up to take departure pictures with the President in the Oval Office.

President Barack Obama meets with the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations in the State Dining Room of the White House, March 1, 2011.

President Barack Obama meets with the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations in the State Dining Room of the White House, March 1, 2011.

President Barack Obama, seen from the Red Room of the White House, meets with the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations in the State Dining Room, March 1, 2011.

President Barack Obama, seen from the Red Room of the White House, meets with the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations in the State Dining Room, March 1, 2011.

President Barack Obama meets with senior advisors in the Oval Office, March 1, 2011.

President Barack Obama meets with senior advisors in the Oval Office, March 1, 2011.