- The Washington Times - Friday, June 23, 2000

TODAY'S HEADLINERS

Buchanan speech 11:15 a.m. Pat Buchanan, Reform Party presidential candidate, addresses the American Muslim Council's national convention. Location: Sheraton Hotel, 1800 Jefferson Davis Highway, Crystal City. Contact: 703/734-2700, Ext. 141.

Korean War films noon The National Archives sponsors a showing of selections of its motion-picture holdings related to the Korean War. Location: Theater, National Archives, Constitution Avenue between Seventh and Ninth streets NW. Contact: 202/501-5000.

PRESIDENT CLINTON

9:30 a.m. Tours training facilities, U.S. Olympic Training Center, Chula Vista, Calif.

10:15 a.m. Makes remarks to athletes and staff, Visitor's Center, U.S. Olympic Training Center.

6:30 p.m. Makes remarks at a California State party reception, Century Plaza Hotel, Los Angeles.

8 p.m. Makes remarks to a Democratic National Committee Saxophone Club reception, Garden of Eden, Los Angeles.

9:20 p.m. Makes remarks at a Democratic National Committee dinner, private residence, Los Angeles.

VICE PRESIDENT AL GORE

Travels to Denver.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

9 a.m. Energy Information Administration releases the weekly coal report. Location: 1000 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/586-8800.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

10 a.m. National Institute of Standards and Technology holds a public workshop regarding a proposed memorandum of understanding between the institute and the National Cooperation for Laboratory Accreditation. Location: Lecture Room A, Administration Building, National Institute Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg. Contact: 301/975-2396.

SENATE

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

HOUSE

Meets at 9 a.m. No votes after 2 p.m. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

HOUSE COMMITTEES

9:30 a.m. Government Reform's criminal justice, drug policy and human resources subcommittee holds a hearing on the relationship of money laundering to illegal drug traffic. Location: 2247 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-5074.

9:30 a.m. Judiciary Committee holds a hearing on airline competition issues, including on the effects of the "hub" airports system, and the proposed United Airlines-US Airways merger. Location: 2141 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-3951.

10 a.m. Commerce's energy and power subcommittee holds a hearing to examine the status of the Energy Department program to develop a permanent geological repository at Yucca Mountain, Nev., for spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste. Location: 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-2927.

GENERAL AGENDA

New America Alliance conference all day The New America Alliance holds its 2000 spring conference on issue affecting Latinos.

Highlights 8:30 a.m. Tom Castro, New America Alliance chairman, welcome address.

10:15 a.m. "Educating Latino Youth Initiatives that Work."

11:30 a.m. "Access to Capital for Latino Businesses."

12:30 p.m. Education Secretary Richard W. Riley, luncheon address, "The State of Hispanic Education."

4:30 p.m. Michael Porter, Initiative for a Competitive Inner City, "Economic Opportunities in the Inner City."

Location: Washington Monarch Hotel, 2401 M St. NW. Contact: 203/325-8772.

Early childhood summit all day The Education Department holds its "Eager to Learn: Educating Our Preschoolers" Early Childhood Summit. Education Secretary Richard W. Riley delivers a keynote address at 9 a.m. Location: Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/401-4389.

Work and family forum all day The Industrial Relations Research Association sponsors the second annual National Policy Forum on Work and Family. Labor Secretary Alexis M. Herman delivers a luncheon address. Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St. NW. Contact: 217/333-0072.

Business summit 8 a.m. The Commerce Department sponsors a Commerce Small Business Summit to provide small business owners with the information necessary to assess the impact of electronic commerce on their industries. Location: Commerce Department, 14th and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/205-6678.

Korean War conference 8 a.m. Georgetown University sponsors a conference on "The Korean War; Forgotten No More." The participants include: Robert Gallucci, ambassador-at-large for the United States; Lee Hong-koo, Republic of South Korea ambassador; and Donald P. Gregg, former U.S. ambassador to South Korea. Location: Bunn Intercultural Center Auditorium, Georgetown University, 37th and O streets NW. Contact: 202/687-4328.

Women veterans issues summit 8:30 a.m. The Veterans Affairs Department holds a national summit on women veterans issues. Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St. NW. Contact: 703/628-7910 or 202/273-5703.

Science presentations 8:30 a.m. Toshiba and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) showcase their 2000 Toshiba/ NSTA Exploravision Awards Winners.

Highlights 12:30 p.m. One-on-one interviews with students, teachers and executives.

1 p.m. Science Showcase Presentation.

Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 212/388-1400.

Chechen war briefing 8:30 a.m. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty holds a briefing on "The Second Chechen War As I Saw It." The speaker is Anne Nival, Moscow correspondent for the French daily newspaper Liberation. Location: Fourth floor conference room, 1201 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/457-6949.

Korea news conference 9 a.m. The Korean Truth Commission on U.S. Military Massacres of Civilians and the International Action Center hold a news conference to call for a U.S. government admission, apology and compensation and to demand a peace treaty. Location: Zenger Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/292-3562.

Health policy discussion 9:15 a.m. The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds a health policy discussion on "Private and Public Insurance: Getting the Same Security for Less." The participants: Peter Zweifel, University of Zurich; Matthew Eichner, Treasury Department; and Kevin Hassett and Robert Helms of the American Enterprise Institute. Location: Wohlstetter Conference Center, 1150 17th St. NW. Contact: 202/862-5800.

Equity ownership conference 9:30 a.m. The Lexington Institute presents a conference on "The Public Policy Ramifications of Rising Equity Ownership." Location: Capitol, Room HC-5. Contact: 703/522-5828.

Gas prices news conference 10 a.m. Rep. Richard A. Gephardt, Missouri Democrat, and Rep. Martin Frost, Texas Democrat, hold a news conference on gas prices. Location: Capitol, House Radio/TV Gallery. Contact: 202/225-0100.

Smithsonian Folklife Festival ceremony 10:30 a.m. The Smithsonian Institute hosts the opening ceremony for the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, featuring "El Rio," the cultures of the Rio Grande/Rio Bravo Basin from Colorado to the Gulf of Mexico, and "Tibetan Culture Beyond the Land of Snows," June 23-27 and June 30-July 4. Location: Sacred Music Stage, "Washington, D.C., It's Our Home" Section, National Mall, near the Smithsonian Metro station. Contact: 202/357-2627, Exts. 111 or 127.

Gas prices and OPEC legislation news conference 11:30 a.m. Members of Congress, including Reps. J.C. Watts Jr., Oklahoma Republican, and Benjamin A. Gilman, New York Republican, hold a news conference to discuss the high cost of gasoline and announce the introduction of legislation to allow U.S. lawsuits against OPEC. Location: Capitol, House triangle. Contact: 202/225-5107.

Korean War discussion 2:30 p.m. The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds a discussion program on "The Outbreak of the Korean War: New Evidence and Interpretations, Fifty Years Later." Location: Wohlstetter Conference Center, 1150 17th St. NW. Contact: 202/862-5800.

Concert 8 p.m. The Embassy of Brazil presents a concert featuring Milton Nascimento. Location: Lisner Auditorium, George Washington University, 730 21st St. NW. Contact: 202/994-6800 or 202/238-2700.

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