- The Washington Times - Friday, August 25, 2000

TODAY'S HEADLINERS

E-mail testimony 10 a.m. White House and Northrop Grumman officials testify during an evidentiary hearing on cover-up and obstruction-of-justice charges against the Clinton-Gore administration in retrieving missing e-mails connected to Judicial Watch's $90-million "Filegate" lawsuit. Note: A news conference will be held on the courthouse steps following the day's proceedings. Location: Courtroom 21, Federal Courthouse, Third and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/646-5172.

Tibet vigil 10 a.m. The International Campaign for Tibet holds a vigil to protest the exclusion of the Dalai Lama from the U.N. Religious Summit in New York. Location: Chinese Embassy, 2300 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/785-1515.

PRESIDENT CLINTON

Travels to Nigeria at the invitation of Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo.

VICE PRESIDENT AL GORE

No public events scheduled.

SUPREME COURT

No oral arguments scheduled. Location: One First Street NE. Contact: 202-479-3211.

SENATE

Not in session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE

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

GENERAL AGENDA

Zambian delegation visit all day The Zambian Embassy hosts a visit by the Zambian Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Services and an Electoral Commission delegation.

Highlights 10 a.m. Meeting with Eduardo del Buey, director, Office of External Relations, Organization of American States, 17th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/458-3000.

2 p.m. Meeting with Peter Manikes, senior adviser on Africa, National Democratic Institute, 1717 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/328-3136.

Contact: 202/974-5008.

Geosciences workshop all day The National Academies Commission on Geosciences/Environment and Resources Board on Radioactive Waste Management concludes a workshop, "Building a Long-Term Environmental Quality Research and Development Program in the Energy Department." Location: The National Academies, 2100 C St. NW. Contact: 202/334-3066.

Blacks in Government conference all day Blacks in Government holds its annual national training conference, "World Class Performance through Partnerships for Progress."

Highlights 8 a.m. Workshops and "Youth Empowerment Day"

10 a.m. Career fair

6 p.m. Closing plenary session

10 p.m. Networking extravaganza

Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 202/667-3280.

Public Affairs Council seminar 8 a.m. The Public Affairs Council presents "Activating the Grass roots: Motivating and Mobilizing Constituents," a round-table discussion for practitioners from corporations and trade associations with individual members. Location: Doyle Washington Hotel, 1500 H St. NW. Contact: 202/872-1790.

Igbo Coalition news conference 8 a.m. The Igbo Coalition holds a news conference on issues affecting the Igbo people, such as imposition of fundamentalist Islamic sharia law, arrests and detention of Igbo people engaged in peaceful protest and the political and economic marginalization of the Igbo people in Nigeria. Location: National Press Club, Murrow Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 301/350-6687.

Water-quality forum 8:30 a.m. The Potomac Council and the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation hold a Potomac Watershed Forum to discuss water-quality issues in Virginia's portion of the Potomac watershed. Location: GTE Auditorium, George Mason University, Prince William Campus, Manassas. Contact: 703/361-1710.

U.S.-Albania relations conference 9:30 a.m. National Press Club Morning Newsmaker Program hosts a news conference on "The U.S.-Albanian Relationships: A Reflection and Enhancement of Albania's Contribution to Stability and Security in Southeast Europe." Albanian Prime Minister Ilir Meta participates. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7593.

Realtors news briefing 10 a.m. The National Association of Realtors holds a news briefing to release the NAR's report on existing-home sales for July 2000. Location: NAR, third-floor boardroom, 700 11th St. NW. Contact: 202/383-1177.

National parks news conference 10 a.m. The National Park Trust holds a news conference, "Legacy: The Crisis in Our Parks," to detail the most threatened state parks in the United States. Location: National Press Club, Holeman Lounge, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/822-5200.

Press credentialing 11 a.m. "Redeem the Dream" concludes press credentialing for the 37th anniversary march commemorating Martin Luther King's 1963 "I Have a Dream" speech on Saturday. Location: New Bethel Church, 9th and S streets NW. Contact: 202/889-7707.

Women's rally noon The National Organization for Women holds a rally and protest to commemorate Women's Equality Day and criticize Texas Gov. George W. Bush's record on issues the feminist group cares about. NOW President Patricia Ireland participates. Location: Republican National Committee headquarters, 310 First St. SE. Contact: 202/628-8669.

Community-planning workshop 5 p.m. The District of Columbia Office of Planning holds a community-planning workshop site tour, "Redeveloping the McMillan Sand Filtration Site." Location: First Street NW, between Michigan Avenue and Channing Street. Contact: 202/442-7616.

Film 8:30 p.m. The National Institutes of Health and Cable TV Montgomery hold their fourth annual free outdoor film festival to benefit NIH children's charities, including the Children's Inn, Friends of the Clinical Center and Special Love/Camp Fantastic. Tonight's film is "Casablanca." Location: NIH Campus near the Medical Center Metro, Bethesda. Contact: 301/496-6061.

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