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Secretary Rice: Travel to California, May 23-24, 2007

Secretary Rice and Australian Foreign Minister Alexander Downer speak to the press at the Ronald Reagan Library [© AP Images]
Secretary Rice Pays Tribute to U.S.-Australian Alliance at Reagan Presidential Library
Secretary Rice (May 23): "...Australia is and always has been one such ally. Ours is an alliance not of governments but of peoples, one that reflects the deep bond of enduring ideals and shared history, colonial origins, democratic development, and shared political and cultural values. Most importantly, ours is an alliance that remains strong and unbending regardless of domestic political concerns in Washington or Canberra." Full Text | View Video

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice hosted Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs Alexander Downer, MP, in California. The Secretary and Foreign Minister visited the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Library and Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton. They also visited the San Francisco Bay Area to participate in events highlighting the innovation and technology of "Silicon Valley."

Complete List of Secretary Rice's 2007 Travels

Remarks made during the trip
--05/24/07 Interview With San Jose Mercury News
--05/24/07 Remarks With Australian Foreign Minister Alexander Downer and Hewlett-Packard CEO Mark Hurd at Hewlett-Packard Labs
--05/24/07 Remarks With Australian Foreign Minister Alexander Downer at TechNet Luncheon
--05/24/07 Remarks With Australian Foreign Minister Alexander Downer at the Center for a New Generation
--05/24/07 Remarks at Tesla Electric Car Demonstration
--05/23/07 Remarks With Australian Foreign Minister Alexander Downer video camera iconView Video
--05/23/07 Interview With Greta Van Susteren of Fox News
--05/23/07 Interview with Australian Foreign Minister Alexander Downer By Armed Forces Network's Combat Correspondent Marine Sergeant Amy Forsythe of Armed Forces Network
--05/23/07 Interview with Australian Foreign Minister Alexander Downer By Cammy Blackstone of Fox Sports News TV

Photo Gallery
Secretary Rice prepares to take a test ride on the 2007 Tesla Roadster electric car along with Tesla sales manager Tom OLeary.  [© AP Photo]

Photos from California
Photos from Camp Pendleton


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