- The Washington Times - Monday, April 3, 2000

TODAY'S HEADLINERS

Republican lawyers convention 8:30 a.m. Republican National Lawyers Association holds its "Lawyers Convention on the 2000 Republican Outlook." Participants include National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Rep. Thomas M. Davis III, Virginia Republican, and Rep. Henry J. Hyde, Illinois Republican. Location: Capitol Hill Club, 300 First St. SE. Contact: 202/863-8636.

Education news conference 10:30 a.m. Oxfam America, the Global March against Child Labor and the National Education Association hold a news conference to announce the Global Campaign for Education's Week of Action to get every child in the world into a school. Location: National Press Club, Holeman Lounge, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/783-7304.

PRESIDENT CLINTON

Travels to San Jose, Calif.

10:30 a.m. Attends a Democratic Leadership Council forum, "New Democrats: Meeting the Challenges of the New Economy," New Venture Hall, Tech Museum, 201 S. Market St., San Jose, Calif.

VICE PRESIDENT AL GORE

Travels to Atlanta.

5:30 p.m. Makes remarks, "Education and the Digital Divide," Martin Luther King Jr. Chapel, Morehouse College, 850 West View Drive, Atlanta

7:30 p.m. Attends a Democratic National Committee reception, private residence.

SENATE

Meets at noon. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

SENATE COMMITTEES

Senate Special Committee on Aging holds a hearing on exploring ways to employ older workers, "Now Hiring: Rising Demand for Older Workers." Location: 562 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-3932.

HOUSE

Meets at 12:30 p.m. for morning hour and at 2 p.m. for legislative business. Votes postponed until 6 p.m. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

HOUSE COMMITTEES

6:30 p.m. House Rules Committee considers rules for floor debate of the Wildlife & Sport Fish Restoration Programs Improvement Act of 2000 and the Organ Procurement & Transplantation Network Amendments of 1999. Location: Capitol, Room H-313. Contact: 202/225-9191.

GENERAL AGENDA

Public television conference all day Association of America's Public Television Stations continues its annual meeting. Location: Wyndham Washington Hotel, 1400 M St. NW. Contact: 202/887-8409.

Federally impacted schools conference all day The National Association of Federally Impacted Schools holds its spring conference.

Highlights 12:15 p.m. House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman Bill Goodling, Pennsylvania Republican, luncheon address.

Location: Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill Hotel, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/624-5455.

Newseum exhibit 8 a.m. The Newseum holds a program to kick off the start of "Nick Irons: Going the Distance for Multiple Sclerosis." Nick Irons, who swam the length of the Mississippi River to raise funds for MS, participates. Location: Freedom Park, Newseum, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Contact: 301/530-7600.

Building/Construction trades conference 8:30 a.m. AFL-CIO Building and Construction Trades Department holds its national legislative conference. Sen. Arlen Specter, Pennsylvania Republican, participates. Location: Washington Hilton Hotel, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/842-3100.

Future Car Congress 9:30 a.m. Energy Department and the Society of Automotive Engineers International hold their "2000 Future Car Congress." Location: Hyatt Regency Crystal City Hotel, 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 724/776-4841

Global-warming seminar 10 a.m. Frontiers of Freedom Foundation holds a seminar, "Global Warming: Science and Public Policy." Participants include Sen. Larry E. Craig, Idaho Republican, and House Science Committee Chairman F. James Sensenbrenner Jr., Wisconsin Republican. Location: Gold Room, 2168A Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 703/527-8282.

Filipino veterans news conference 10 a.m. American Coalition for Filipino Veterans holds a news conference on the belated recognition of their U.S. military service and Public Law 106-169 Title VII section, "Special Benefits for Certain WWII Veterans." ACFV President Pat Ganio participates. Location: Social Security Office, 2100 M St. NW. Contact: 202/588-038.

Trade relations discussion 11:30 a.m. National Association of Manufacturers holds a discussion and analysis of the debate over permanent normal trade relations with China and the economic impact on small- and medium-sized American manufacturing firms. Participants include Rep. Bill Archer, Texas Republican. Location: 311 Cannon House Office Building, Capitol Hill. Contact: 202/637-3093.

Film noon National Archives presents a screening of the film "American Photography: A Century of Images." Location: National Archives, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park. Contact: 301/713-6000

Youth violence and suicide conference 1 p.m. American Academy of Pediatrics holds a news conference on youth gun violence and adolescent suicide. Location: National Press Club, First Amendment Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/347-8600.

Senate news conference 1:30 p.m. A news conference will announce introduction of the Information Technology Act of 2000. Participants include Democratic Sens. Carl Levin of Michigan, Kent Conrad of North Dakota, Harry Reid of Nevada, Tim Johnson of South Dakota, and Blanche Lincoln of Arkansas. Location: Capitol, Senate Swamp. Contact: 202/224-1471.

Yemeni president's visit 3:15 p.m. The Organization of American States hosts a visit and address by Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh to a session of the OAS Permanent Council. Location: OAS, Hall of the Americas, 17th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/458-3760.

Health Department reception 6 p.m. The D.C. Health Department holds a reception to kick off "National Public Health Week." Location: Bruce Monroe Elementary School, 8012 Georgia Ave. NW. Contact: 202/442-9195.

Awards ceremony 7 p.m. The Men's Rape Prevention Project holds its second annual Frederick Douglass Awards ceremony to honor local men whose work has demonstrated a commitment to nonviolence and equality of the sexes. Location: Fannie Mae, Great Hall, 3900 Wisconsin Ave. Contact: 202/265-6530.

Violent-crimes workshop 7 p.m. Howard University hosts two workshops, "Combat Violent Crimes Against Women on Campus" and "Nexus of Racism and Sexual Violence in the African-American Community." Location: Howard University, Blackburn Center, Rooms 148 and 150, 2400 6th St. NW. Contact: 202/238-2332.

Healthy-living discussion 7:30 p.m. American University hosts an address and discussion on promoting healthy lifestyles and social responsibility. "Patch" Adams, doctor and clown, participates. Location: American University, Bender Arena, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/885-5952.

Awards dinner 7:30 p.m. Women's Access to Careers at Home holds a dinner to present its "Woman Of The Year" award. Antonia Korby, president of Antonia Korby Design Inc., participates. Location: JR's Stockyard Inn, 8130 Watson St., McLean. Contact: 703/690-2598.

Poetry conference 7:30 p.m. The Library of Congress, the Academy of American Poets, and the Poetry Society of America hold a conference, "Poetry in America." Location: Library of Congress, Thomas Jefferson Building, Coolidge Auditorium, First Street and Independence Avenue SE. Contact: 202/707-9189.

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