- The Washington Times - Tuesday, April 25, 2000

TODAY'S HEADLINERS

World Bank discussion 8 a.m. The Washington International Trade Association holds a discussion, "What's All the Fuss? The Results of the World Bank Annual Meeting and Protests." Location: Ronald Reagan Building, Horizon Ballroom, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/312-1600.

Voting news conference 10 a.m. Third Millennium releases a report, "Don't Ask, Don't Vote: Young Adults in the 2000 Presidential Primary Season." Location: 1539 Longworth House Office Building. Contact: 212/226-2077.

PRESIDENT CLINTON

1 p.m. Holds a White House meeting on hate crimes with civil rights leaders and law enforcement officials, Roosevelt Room, the White House.

VICE PRESIDENT AL GORE

Travels to New York and Boston.

8:45 a.m. Makes remarks at an Association for a Better New York meeting, New York Hilton, Sixth Avenue between 53rd and 54th streets, New York.

6:40 p.m. Attends a Democratic National Committee dinner, Park Plaza Hotel, 64 Arlington St., Boston.

SUPREME COURT

Oral arguments begin at 10 a.m., one hour per case: Stenberg vs. Carhart and Arizona vs. California

Location: One First St. NE. Contact: 202/479-3211.

SENATE

Meets at 9:30 a.m. Scheduled business includes debate on the motion to proceed to the victims' rights bill; and debate on the motion to proceed to the Marriage Tax Relief Act. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

SENATE COMMITTEES

10 a.m. Senate Appropriations Committee defense subcommittee holds a hearing on fiscal 2001 defense appropriations, Army overview. Location: 192 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-3471.

10 a.m. Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee holds a hearing on delays in funding for mass transit. Location: 538 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-7391.

2 p.m. Senate Judiciary Committee holds a hearing on pending judicial nominations. Location: 226 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-5225.

2:30 p.m. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee water and power subcommittee holds a hearing on legislation to authorize the Bureau of Reclamation to provide cost sharing for the endangered fish recovery implementation programs for the upper Colorado River and San Juan River basins. Location: 366 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-4971.

2:30 p.m. Senate Foreign Relations Committee East Asian and Pacific affairs subcommittee holds a hearing on U.S. Agency for International Development programs in East Asia. Location: 419 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-4651.

HOUSE

Not in session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA

Business seminar 8 a.m. The McLean Group LLC holds a seminar, "How Much Is Your Business Really Worth?" Location: Tower Club, 8000 Tower Crescent Drive, Vienna. Contact: 703/827-0200.

Victims' rights news conference 9 a.m. Members of Congress holds a news conference to urge the Senate to support the Crime Victims' Rights Amendment. Participants include Sen. Dianne Feinstein, California Democrat, and Sen. Jon Kyl, Arizona Republican. Location: Capitol, EF-100. Contact: 202/224-9629.

Abortion-rights protest 9 a.m. The National Organization for Women holds an abortion-rights protest before oral arguments in the Stenberg vs. Carhart case. Patricia Ireland, NOW president, participates. Location: Supreme Court, First and Maryland Avenue NE. Contact: 202/628-8669.

Safety council news conference 9:30 a.m. National Safety Council holds a news conference to announce its "Safety Agenda for the Nation," a blueprint for action to stem the tide of injuries and deaths. Location: National Press Club, Zenger Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 312/751-3541.

Justice news conference 9:30 a.m. Building Blocks for Youth, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and the National Council on Crime and Delinquency hold a news conference to release a report, "And Justice for Some: Differential Treatment of Minority Youth in the Justice System." Location: National Press Club, Murrow Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/326-8734.

Homosexual news conference 10 a.m. National Gay and Lesbian Task Force holds a news conference to introduce its new executive director and discuss state legislative activity on homosexual, bisexual and transsexual issues. Location: National Press Club, Lisagor Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/332-6483.

Youth festival 11 a.m. The American History Museum holds its annual Duke Ellington Youth Festival. Location: American History Museum, third floor, Hall of Musical Instruments, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/357-3129.

Servicemen remembrance ceremony noon No Greater Love holds a remembrance ceremony to honor the eight American servicemen who died during the 1980 attempt to free the American hostages in Iran. Participants include Gen. Hugh H. Shelton, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; Gen. Peter Schoonmaker, U.S. special operations commander in chief; and Ambassador Bruce Laingen. Location: Arlington National Cemetery, Section 46, Arlington. Contact: 202/783-4665.

Court news conference noon The Center for Reproductive Law and Policy holds a news conference to comment on Stenberg vs. Carhart following Supreme Court oral arguments. Participants include Dr. Leroy Carhart and co-counsels Janet Benshoof and Simon Heller. Location: Sewell Belmont House, 144 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 212/514-5534.

Female scientists discussion 12:10 p.m. Catholic University of America Life Cycle Institute holds a panel discussion, "Women In Science." Location: Life Cycle Institute, Library, 620 Michigan Ave. NE. Contact: 202/319-5999.

West Nile virus briefing 1 p.m. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institutes of Health hold a briefing on the national plan for West Nile virus prevention and control. Location: NIH, Natcher Conference Center, Natcher Building 45, Bethesda. Contact: 404/301-496-2968.

Women and power news briefing 2 p.m. The Washington Foreign Press Center holds a news briefing, "The Power of Women, News and the Internet

WomensNewsLink.com: the new News Syndicate for Women and Girls Everywhere. Location: Foreign Media Center, Suite 898, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/661-8945.

American history seminar 3:30 p.m. The Woodrow Wilson Center holds a seminar, "American Tragedy: Kennedy, Johnson and the Origins of the Vietnam War." Location: WWC, One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-4188.

Awards ceremony 6 p.m. The National Black Women's Health Project holds its fourth annual "Women Who Dare Awards" celebration honoring black American women in sports. Location: MCI Center, Sports Gallery, 601 F St. NW. Contact: 202/965-0046.

Black genealogy workshop 6 p.m. The National Archives holds a workshop on using census, military service, and pension records for black American genealogical research. Location: National Archives, Room G-13, Classroom A, Constitution Avenue between Seventh and Ninth streets NW. Contact: 301/713-6000.

Concert 6 p.m. Woman's National Democratic Club holds a concert of songs of politics, labor and social commentary. Joe Glazer, musician, participates. Location: WNDC, 1526 New Hampshire Ave. NW. Contact: 202/232-7363.

Book lecture 6:30 p.m. The National Press Club holds a discussion on the book "Democracy Derailed: Initiative Campaigns and the Power of Money." Author David Broder, Washington Post columnist, participates. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7500.

Anti-corporate campaigning workshop 6:45 p.m. The Institute for Policy Studies holds a corporate research workshop on organizing an effective anti-corporate campaign and a seminar on grass-roots organizing. Location: Institute for Policy Studies, Suite 1020, 733 15th St. NW. Contact: 202/234-9382.

Awards dinner 7 p.m. The Greater Washington Board of Trade holds its "Leader of the Year Awards Dinner." Location: Capital Hilton Hotel, 16th and K streets NW. Contact: 202/857-5921.

Awards gala 8 p.m. The Sons of Italy Foundation holds its 12th annual National Education and Leadership Award and Humanitarian Award Gala with proceeds to benefit special projects. Vic Damone, entertainer, participates. Location: National Building Museum, 401 F St. NW. Contact: 202/547-2900.

Big government discussion 8 p.m. The John Birch Society, Northern Virginia Chapter, holds a discussion, "Big Government: The Cancer and the Cure," about the unconstitutional spending habits of Congress. Location: Ramada Plaza Hotel, 4641 Kenmore Ave., Alexandria. Contact: 703/751-9642.

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