- The Washington Times - Wednesday, August 2, 2000

TODAY'S HEADLINERS

U.S. Copyright Office tour 2 p.m. The D.C. Bar Association presents the second of two behind-the-scenes tours of the U.S. Copyright Office, with each limited to 20 registrants. Location: Room 401, Madison Building, U.S. Copyright Office, First Street and Independence Avenue SE. Contact: 202/626-3463.

National Building Museum lecture 6:30 p.m. The National Building Museum presents a lecture, "Walker Evans: Architecture Through the Camera Lens." The speaker is Jeff Rosenheim, assistant curator for the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Photographs Department. Location: 401 F St. NW. Contact: 202/272-2448.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

10 a.m. Bureau of the Census releases a report on new one-family houses sold and for sale for June 2000. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

8 a.m. Agriculture Department Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service holds a meeting of the secretary's advisory committee on foreign animal and poultry diseases to focus on the U.S. animal health emergency management system and the foreign animal disease situation worldwide and its relevance to the United States. Location: USDA Center at Riverside in Conference Centers C and D, 4700 River Road, Riverdale. Contact: 301/734-8073

SENATE

Not in session. No committee meetings are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE

Not in session. No committee meetings are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA

Strasser visit all day The Embassy of Austria hosts a visit by Austrian Interior Minister Ernst Strasser.

Highlights 8:30 a.m. Media breakfast, Westin Fairfax Hotel, 2100 Massachusetts Ave. NW.

10 a.m. Meeting with Richard Schifter, special adviser to the secretary of state, State Department, 2201 C St. NW.

11 a.m. Meeting with Frank Loy, undersecretary of state for global affairs, State Department.

Noon Meeting with Michael Sheehan, counterterrorism coordinator, State Department.

1:15 p.m. Visit to U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place SW.

3 p.m. Meeting with Donnie Marshall, Drug Enforcement Administration chief, 700 Army Navy Drive, Arlington.

4:30 p.m. Meeting with retired Gen. Barry R. McCaffrey, director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, 750 17th St. NW.

5:30 p.m. Meeting with William Baity, deputy director of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, Franklin Court Building, 1099 14th St. NW. Contact: 202/895-6775.

Treasury Department news conference 9 a.m. The Treasury Department holds its quarterly refunding news conference. Location: Room 3327, 1500 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/622-2960.

Chiapas Solidarity Day rally 10 a.m. Witness for Peace holds a Chiapas Solidarity Day rally. Location: Lafayette Park across from the White House. Contact: 202/588-1471.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration briefings 10 a.m. NASA holds a series of satellite briefings from the Johnson Space Center in Houston to preview the September visit of the space shuttle Atlantis to the International Space Station (ISS) and the October launch of Expedition One carrying the first crew to live aboard the newly launched Russian Zvezda service module.

Highlights 10 a.m. Jim Van Laak, ISS manager, mission and integration operations, and Jeff Hanley, lead ISS Expedition One flight director, "Expedition One Mission Overview."

2 p.m. William Shepherd, Expedition commander; Yuri Gidzenko, Soyuz commander; and Sergei Krikalev, flight engineer, Expedition One crew, news conference. Location: Eighth-floor Conference Room, 300 E St. SW. Contact: 202/358-1726.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration briefing 10 a.m. NOAA presents a media briefing to introduce near-real-time NeMO Net two-way communications system deployed in the mile-deep crater of an active volcano. Location: Room 1412, Commerce Department, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 301/713-2483, Ext. 181.

Cholera genome news conference 10 a.m. The National Press Club hosts a news conference, "The Release of the Cholera Genome." Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/626-2510.

Holocaust conference 10:30 a.m. The Anti-Defamation League and the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum conduct their third National Holocaust Education Program summer institute, "Bearing Witness: Anti-Semitism, the Holocaust and Contemporary Issues," for Catholic educators.

Highlights 10:30 a.m. Warren Marcus, Holocaust Museum, "Methodology."

1 p.m. Nesse Godin, survivor testimony.

2:15 p.m. William Meinecke Jr., "Additional Victims."

6 p.m. Eli Rosenbaum, Special Investigations Office, and Wesley Fisher, director of External Affairs, Holocaust Museum, panel discussion, "Moral Responsibility and Accountability for the Holocaust," Jewish Community Center, 1529 16th St. NW.

Location: U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place SW. Contact: 202/452-8310 or 202/488-0441.

Film presentation noon The Institute for Policy Studies presents a Center for Defense Information film, "In the Shadow of Landmines." Location: Suite 1020, 733 15th St. NW. Contact: 202/334-9382, Ext. 220.

Human rights forum noon The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) holds a forum, "Making History: Moving the Mass Enslavement of Women to the Top of the Human Rights Agenda." Location: Room 812, Rome Building, SAIS, 1619 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/663-5626.

Immigrants and health insurance briefing 12:15 p.m. The Alliance for Health Reform and the Kaiser Family Foundation present " 'Uninsured Immigrants: Between a Rock and a Hard Place,' A Briefing on Why So Many Immigrants Lack Health Coverage, with a Discussion of Proposed Remedies." Location: 106 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/466-5626 or 202/347-5270.

Interview 1 p.m. The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum presents First Person, a weekly interview and conversation, featuring a Holocaust victim who survived with her mother using false "Aryan" papers. The participants are Elizabeth Strassburger, survivor, and Bill Benson, host. Location: Helena Rubinstein Auditorium, Holocaust Museum, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place. Contact: 202/488-0400.

Professional exchange 2 p.m. The District of Columbia Children and Youth Investment Partnership and the D.C. Forum for Collaboration and Support hold a professional exchange, "Integrating Professional Needs for Quality Program Evaluation." Location: Auditorium H, World Bank, 600 19th St. NW. Contact: 202/223-2598, Ext. 20.

Opening 2 p.m. Blind Industries and Services of Maryland and the Interior Department host the opening of a "green" office-supply store at the Interior Department to market environmentally preferable Skilcraft products to federal agencies. The participants include Rep. Steny H. Hoyer, Maryland Democrat; John Berry, assistant interior secretary for policy, management and budget; and Don Morris, Blind Industries and Services of Maryland chairman. Location: Cafeteria, Interior Department, 1849 C St. NW. Contact: 202/208-7291.

"Honor crimes" discussion 6 p.m. The Women's Center presents a panel discussion, on so-called "honor crimes" against girls and women. Location: Rooftop Conference Center, Freedom Forum World Center, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Contact: 703/281-2657.

Evidentiary hearing 10 a.m. Judicial Watch e-mail evidentiary hearing on purported White House obstruction of justice in the Filegate (Alexander, et al vs. FBI, et al) case continues. U.S. District Judge Royce C. Lamberth presides. A news conference will be held on the courthouse steps following the hearing. Location: Courtroom 21, Federal Courthouse, Third and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/646-5172.

• Compiled by FIND/AFP and The Washington Times.

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