- The Washington Times - Monday, January 24, 2000

TODAY'S HEADLINERS

Abortion news conference 10 a.m. National Right to Life Committee holds a news conference to commemorate the anniversary of the Supreme Court Roe vs. Wade abortion decision, the presidential elections, upcoming abortion legislation on the federal and state levels, and a general overview of 1999 abortion-related events. Location: National Press Club, Zenger Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/626-8825.

Political media discussion 4 p.m. Presidential Classroom hosts a discussion, "The Role of the Media in the Political Process." ABC "Nightline" news correspondent Michel McQueen participates. Location: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Jefferson Auditorium, 14th and Independence Ave. Contact: 202/328-6521.

PRESIDENT CLINTON

No public events are scheduled.

VICE PRESIDENT AL GORE

Travels to Cedar Rapids, Davenport and Des Moines, Iowa.

SENATE

No schedule available. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE

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

HOUSE COMMITTEES

10 a.m. House Government Reform Committee's D.C. subcommittee holds a hearing on the District's legislative and budget issues. Location: 2154 Rayburn House.

GENERAL AGENDA

Greek photographers' exhibit all day Embassy of Greece presents "Aegean: Images of Greece," by 11 of Greece's best photographers. Location: Atrium Gallery, Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/332-2727.
Peace conference all day U.S. State Department and the U.S. Institute of Peace continue the "Roundtable on Justice and Reconciliation." Location: Madison Hotel, 15th and M streets NW. Contact: 202/238-6417.
Military reserves meeting 7 a.m. Reserve Officers Association holds its Mid-Winter Meeting and Military Exposition. Location: Washington Hilton Hotel, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/479-2200.
Cyber-crime conference 8:30 a.m. Institute for International Research holds a national summit on cyber-crime, "Preventing, Investigating, and Prosecuting Electronic Crimes." Location: Gallaudet University, Kellogg Conference Center, 800 Florida Ave. NE. Contact: 888/670-8200.
Science education workshop 8:30 a.m. National Academies Division on K-12 Policy and Practice holds a workshop on "Science and Technology and the National Science Education Standards." Location: National Research Council, Cecil and Ida Green Building, 2001 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Contact: 202/334-1992.
Communications network conference 9 a.m. Network World holds Communications Network (ComNet.) Location: Washington Convention Center, 900 Ninth St. NW. Contact: 800/545-3976.
Child care conference 9 a.m. American Public Human Services Association holds a conference on "Child Care in the Year 2000." Topics include: "Child Care in the New Century," "Tiered Reimbursement Strategies" and "Discussion on State Strategies on New Quality Funds." Location: Loews L'Enfant Plaza Hotel, 480 L'Enfant Plaza SW. Contact: 202/682-0100.
Environmental debate 9 a.m. Environmental Media Services holds a debate on "The Benefits and Risks of Agricultural Biotechnology." Location: Willard Intercontinental Hotel, Crystal Room, 1401 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/822-5200.
Middle East security conference 9:30 a.m. Americans for Peace Now holds a conference on Middle East security issues. Location: 2128 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/728-1893.
Installation ceremony 9:30 a.m. Smithsonian Institution holds a ceremony to install the new secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. Location: The Mall, in front of the Smithsonian Castle, 1100 Jefferson Dr. SW. Contact: 202/357-2627.
Black doctors news conference 10 a.m. National Medical Association holds a news conference on the exclusion of black doctors from health plan physician panels. Location: National Press Club, First Amendment Lounge, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/347-1895.
Art exhibit 10 a.m. National Museum of Women in the Arts presents the opening of the exhibition "Books as Art XII: Artists' Books From the Permanent Collection." Location: NMWA, 1250 New York Ave. NW. Contact: 202/783-7373.
Youth briefing 11:15 a.m. American Society of Association Executives holds a news briefing on engaging students in the world of work at the the Groundhog Job Shadow Day 2000. Gen. Colin Powell, America's Promise-the Alliance for Youth chairman, participates. Location: ASAE, Main Lobby Theater, 1575 I St. NW. Contact: 202/789-8101.
Awards ceremony 11:30 a.m. National Clergy Council holds its National Ten Commandments Leadership Awards Ceremony. Location: 216 Hart Senate Office Building. Contact: 703/257-5593.
March for Life noon March for Life Education and Defense Fund holds its 27th Annual March for Life to commemorate and protest the Supreme Court Roe vs. Wade abortion decision.
Highlights noon Rally, The Ellipse, south of the White House, followed by a march along Constitution Avenue to the Supreme Court.
6 p.m. Sen. Bob Smith, New Hampshire Republican, 18th Annual Rose Dinner, Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill Hotel, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW.
Contact: 202/543-3377.
Film noon National Archives presents a screening of the film "Oh Freedom After While." Location: National Archives, 8601 Adelphi Rd., College Park. Contact: 301/713-6000.
Energy news conference noon Department of Energy and Congress hold a news conference to announce a geothermal power initiative for the western states. Energy Secretary Bill Richardson and Sen. Harry Reid, Nevada Democrat, participate. Location: Capitol, Room S-207. Contact: 202/586-5806.
Economic class discussion 12:15 p.m. New America Foundation holds a discussion on "Class and Caste in the New Economy." Location: New America Foundation, 1630 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/986-2700.
Television news conference 12:30 p.m. National Press Club Newsmaker Luncheon Program holds a discussion on "The Challenge of Network Television in the 21st Century." NBC CEO Robert Wright participates. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW, Ballroom. Contact: 202/662-7500.
Government 2000 conference 2 p.m. International Quality and Productivity Center holds a conference on "Balanced Scorecard for Government 2000: Phase 2 Beyond the Basics." Location: Hilton Mark Center Hotel, 5000 Seminary Rd., Alexandria. Contact: 800/882-8684.
Agriculture discussion 2 p.m. Environmental and Energy Study Institute and Sea Change Inc. hold a panel discussion on "Fields of Genes: What Do We Know, What Do We Need To Know" about agricultural biotechnology? Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Richard G. Lugar, Indiana Republican, participates. Location: 2168 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/662-1886.
Excavation lecture 5 p.m. Catholic University of America Department of Latin and Greek hosts a lecture on "Recent Excavations at Troy." Location: CUA, Life Cycle Auditorium, 620 Michigan Ave. NE. Contact: 202/319-5216.
Health conference 6 p.m. Health and Human Services Department holds a conference on "Partnerships for Health in the New Millennium: Launching Healthy People 2010." Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St. NW. Contact: 301/468-1273.
Book discussion 7 p.m. Politics and Prose Bookstore holds a discussion on the book "Polk's Folly." Author William Polk, historian and foreign policy expert, participates. Location: Politics and Prose Bookstore, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/364-1919.
World Affairs Council dinner 7:30 p.m. World Affairs Council holds the annual World Affairs Council dinner. Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers participates. Location: Washington Monarch Hotel, Main Ballroom, 2401 M St. NW. Contact: 202/833-4557.
South Africa reconciliation discussion 8 p.m. Greater Washington Society of Association Executives holds a discussion on "The Road to Reconciliation in South Africa." South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu participates. Location: Kennedy Center, Concert Hall, New Hampshire Avenue and Rock Creek Parkway NW. Contact: 202/828-8255.

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