- The Washington Times - Tuesday, February 22, 2000

TODAY'S HEADLINERS

NABE News Conference 10:30 a.m. The National Association of Business Economics holds a news conference to release the results of its quarterly economic-outlook survey. Location: Zenger Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/463-6223.

Armstrong speech 12:30 p.m. Neil Armstrong, former astronaut and first man to walk on the moon, addresses a National Press Club newsmaker luncheon. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7500.

PRESIDENT CLINTON

9:50 a.m. Addresses the formerly South African-led Burundi peace talks being held at the International Conference Center, Arusha, via video conference from the White House.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

2:30 p.m. Treasury Department auctions three- and six-month Treasury bills. Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/874-9890.

SUPREME COURT

Oral arguments begin at 10 a.m.:Docket Number 99-166 United States vs. Hubbell; Docket Number 99-116 Fischer vs. United States; and Docket Number 99-5153 Johnson vs. United States. Contact: 202/479-3211.

SENATE

Meets at 11 a.m. for the annual reading of Washington's Farewell Address, delivered by Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan, New York Democrat. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

SENATE COMMITTEES

10 a.m. Finance international trade subcommittee, with the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control, holds a hearing on U.S. aid to counter narcotics efforts in the Andes. Retired Gen. Barry R. McCaffrey, director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, testifies. Location: 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-4515.

10 a.m. Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee and Appropriations Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education subcommittee hold a hearing to receive recommendations from the Clinton administration in response to a recent Institute of Medicine report on medical errors. Location: 430 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-5375 or 202/224-3471.

2:30 p.m. Energy and Natural Resources forests and public land management subcommittee holds a hearing to receive testimony on the Clinton administration's effort to review approximately 40 million acres of national forest lands for increased production. Location: 366 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-4971.

HOUSE

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

GENERAL AGENDA

10 a.m. Finance international trade subcommittee, with the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control, holds a hearing on U.S. aid to counter narcotics efforts in the Andes. Retired Gen. Barry R. McCaffrey, director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, testifies. Location: 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-4515.

10 a.m. Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee and Appropriations Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education subcommittee hold a hearing to receive recommendations from the Clinton administration in response to a recent Institute of Medicine report on medical errors. Location: 430 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-5375 or 202/224-3471.

2:30 p.m. Energy and Natural Resources forests and public land management subcommittee holds a hearing to receive testimony on the Clinton administration's effort to review approximately 40 million acres of national forest lands for increased production. Location: 366 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-4971.HOUSE Not in session. No committee meetings are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.GENERAL AGENDA

Carlos visit all day The State Department hosts a state visit of King Juan Carlos I and Queen Sofia of Spain. Location: Blair House. Contact: 202/265-0190.

Medical errors conference 9 a.m. The National Coalition on Health Care and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement hold a conference, "Best Practices: New Strategies to Reduce Medical Errors." Location: Mayflower Hotel, 1227 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/638-7151.

Health clinic opening 10 a.m. The Defense Department hosts the opening of the DiLorenzo Tricare Health Clinic. Location: First floor, E-ring, Corridor 8, the Pentagon. Contact: 703/697-4948.

DaimlerChrysler news conference 10 a.m. DaimlerChrysler holds a news conference to announce its latest environmental technologies and introduce its new five-passenger, fuel-efficient family car. Location: National Building Museum, 401 F St. NW. Contact: 202/289-2001.

Public service discussion noon The National Press Club hosts a discussion on defending public service at a time when America's regard for it is at an all-time low. The speaker is Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman, Connecticut Democrat. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 212/698-7277.

Religious rhetoric discussion 7 p.m. The National Press Club and the Washington, D.C., chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists hold a discussion, "Religious Rhetoric and the Presidential Campaign." Location: Zenger Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 301/287-2470.

Author dinner 7 p.m. The National Press Club hosts an author dinner featuring Deepak Chopra, author of "How to Know God." Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7500.

Shalala speech 8:15 p.m. Health and Human Services Secretary Donna E. Shalala addresses students as part of a Kennedy Political Union's lecture series. Location: University Club, Graydon Center, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/885-5952.

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