- The Washington Times - Friday, June 30, 2000

TODAY'S HEADLINERS

Border-issues news conference 10 a.m. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, Texas Republican, holds a news conference on border issues. Location: Capitol, Senate Radio/TV Gallery. Contact: 202/224-5922.

Film presentation noon The National Archives presents an Archival Film, "The Korean War," with three selections from "March of Time," including "The Gathering Storm," 1950; "War in Korea," 1952; and "Korea: The Long Road to Peace," 1953. Location: Theater, National Archives, Constitution Avenue between Seventh and Ninth streets NW. Contact: 202/501-5000.

PRESIDENT CLINTON

9 a.m. Addresses the American Federation of Federal, State, County, and Municipal Employees' 34th international convention, Hall A, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia.

11 a.m. Digitally signs the Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act, Congress Hall, Independence National Historic Park, Philadelphia.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

8:30 a.m. Bureau of Economic Analysis releases a report on personal income and outlays for April 2000. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/606-9900.

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. International Trade Commission holds a meeting. Location: Room 101, 500 E St. SW. Contact: 202/205-2000.

SUPREME COURT

No oral arguments are scheduled. Contact: 202/479-3211.

SENATE

Not immediately available. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

SENATE COMMITTEES

9:30 a.m. Governmental Affairs permanent subcommittee on investigations holds a hearing on mortgage fraud called "flipping." Location: 342 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-4751.

HOUSE

Meets at 9 a.m. for legislative business. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

HOUSE COMMITTEES

9:30 a.m. Government Reform criminal justice, drug policy and human resources subcommittee holds a hearing, "Protecting the Southwest Border: Black-Tar Heroin, Meth, Cocaine and Illegal Immigrants Continue to Flood U.S. from Mexico." Location: 2247 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-5074.

10 a.m. Appropriations District of Columbia subcommittee holds a hearing, "Management Reform in the District Government." Location: 2359 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-2771.

10 a.m. Government Reform District of Columbia subcommittee holds a hearing, "Beyond Community Standards and a Constitutional Level of Care? A Review of Services, Costs and Staffing Levels at the Corrections Medical Receiver for the District of Columbia Jail." Location: 2154 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-5074.

11 a.m. Resources Committee marks up pending legislation, including the Community Forest Restoration Act and the Colorado Canyons National Conservation Area and Black Ridge Canyons Wilderness Act of 2000. Location: 1324 Longworth House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-2761.

GENERAL AGENDA

National Right to Life Committee conference all day The National Right to Life Committee Inc. holds its 28th annual convention, "Taking a Stand … Making a Difference."

7:30 a.m. Father Frank Pavone and the Rev. Pat Robertson, Prayer Breakfast.

10 a.m. General Session, "Vote Smart 2000."

12:45 p.m. Workshops.

Location: Crystal City Hyatt Regency Hotel, 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 202/626-8826.

League of United Latin American Citizens convention all day The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) holds its 71st annual national convention and exposition, "Building Unity for the New Millennium."

Highlights noon Aida Alvarez, administrator of the Small Business Administration, speaker for Women's Hall of Fame Luncheon.

7 p.m. Vice President Al Gore and Energy Secretary Bill Richardson address the Presidential Awards Banquet.

Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St. NW. Contact: 202/833-6130.

Dietary supplements forum all day The American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) holds a forum, "AAPS Dietary Supplements Forum: Exploring the Science of Nutraceuticals."

Highlights 8:30 a.m. Reports and open discussions on raw materials, clinical/consumer interface and delivery issues.

Location: International Trade Center, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 703/518-8442.

Head Start research conference all day The Health and Human Services Department's Administration on Children, Youth and Families, with the Center for Population and Family Health at Columbia School of Public Health and the Society for Research in Child Development sponsor Head Start's fifth National Research Conference on "Developmental and Contextual Transitions of Children and Families."

Highlight 8:30 a.m. Suzanne Randolph, University of Maryland; Cynthia Garcia Coll, Brown University; Tony Whitehead, University of Maryland; and Spero Manson, University of Colorado, discuss "Illustrating How Context Is Important for Good Science."

Location: Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill, 400 North Capitol St. NW. Contact: 212/304-5251.

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners conference all day The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners holds its 15th national conference, in conjunction with Uniformed Nurse Practitioner Association meeting.

Highlights 8 a.m. "Improving Outcomes in Acute Otitis Media."

9 a.m. Podium presentations.

10:30 a.m. Interest group forums.

2 p.m. Clinical workshops and seminars.

6 p.m. Academy awards ceremony.

7:30 p.m. Poster reception and buffet dinner, "A Woman's Journey: Hormones Throughout the Life Cycle."

Location: Washington Hilton and Towers, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 512/442-4806 or 202/966-6414.

Exhibit opening 8:30 a.m. The Interior Museum opens an exhibit of "Sandpainting of the Arrow People, the Story of a Historic Navajo Rug" by weaver Bahe Shondee, depicting one of the sacred histories of the Navajo nation. Location: Interior Department, 1849 C St. NW. Contact: 202/208-4659.

Indigent defense symposium 8:30 a.m. The Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Assistance presents "Indigent Defense 2000: 'Redefining Leadership for Equal Justice,' " a national symposium on indigent defense.

Highlights 8:30 a.m. Laurie Robinson, former assistant attorney general.

9 a.m. "Crisis as Opportunity: What Happened in Baltimore?"

10:15 a.m. "Fulfilling the Promise of Gault: Better Outcomes."

12:45 p.m. John Russonello of Belden, Russonello and Steward, working lunch, "The Public Weighs In"

2:45 p.m. "Innocence: Protecting the Integrity of the System."

Location: Renaissance Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/514-2393.

Death penalty protest 8:30 a.m. The Abolitionist Action Committee holds its seventh annual Fast and Vigil to Abolish the Death Penalty, "Starvin' for Justice 2000."

Highlights 8:30 a.m. Annual fast and vigil.

7 p.m. Steve Earle, recording artist, "Concert at the Court"

Location: In front of Supreme Court. Contact: 800/973-6548.

National Research Council conference 9 a.m. The National Research Council holds its Millennium Conference, "Achieving High Educational Standards for All: The Role of the Law."

Location: Room 130, Cecil and Ida Green Building, 2001 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Contact: 202/334-3467.

Blood drive 9 a.m. The Nuclear Energy Institute starts its pilot national "Energy for Life" blood drive in conjunction with the American Red Cross and American Blood Centers to boost blood supplies before the July 4 weekend, a critical period of low blood supplies nationwide. Location: Suite 300, 1776 I St. NW. Contact: 202/739-8143.

Torture survivors meetings 10 a.m. The Guatemala Human Rights Commission's Torture Abolition and Survivors Coalition holds meetings of torture survivors from 13 countries with administrative, congressional and private sector officials following Monday's U.S. International Day in Support of Torture Victims and Survivors activities.

Highlights 10 a.m. Meeting with officials, Immigration and Refugee Services of America, 1717 Massachusetts Ave. NW.

1:30 p.m. Meeting with Harold Koh, assistant secretary of state for democracy, human rights and labor, State Department, 2201 C St. NW. Contact: 202/529-6599.

Duck stamp briefing 10 a.m. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service holds a news briefing to unveil the 2000-2001 Federal Duck Stamp. Jamie Rappaport Clark, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service director, and Adam Grimm, artist, participate. Location: Lower Level, National Postal Museum, 2 Massachusetts Ave. NE. Contact: 202/208-5631.

Pre-recess news conference 10:30 a.m. Sen. Trent Lott, Mississippi Republican, holds a pre-recess news conference. Location: Capitol, Room S-207. Contact: 202/224-3135.

Ways and Means Committee plans news conference 10:30 a.m. Rep. Bill Archer, Texas Republican, holds a news conference on the Ways and Means Committee plans for the reminder of the year. Location: Capitol, Room H-208. Contact: 202/225-3625.

E-mail hearing 1:30 p.m. District Court Judge Royce Lamberth holds a hearing to discuss the schedule for the Clinton-Gore White House to produce requested e-mail. Judicial Watch will ask Judge Lamberth to conduct an evidentiary hearing so that all the facts can be revealed in the context of Judicial Watch's class-action Filegate lawsuit. A news conference will follow on the courthouse steps. Location: U.S. Federal Courthouse, Third and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/646-5172 or 202/354-3000.

Horman killing briefing 2 p.m. The Institute for Policy Studies holds a news briefing on the 1973 killing of Charles Horman and other Americans in Chile. The participants include Joyce Horman, widow of Mr. Horman; Peter Kornbluth, director of the National Security Archive's Chile Documentation Project; and Fabiola Letelier, president, CODEPU, Chilean human rights organization. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/234-9382, Ext. 239.

Exhibit opening 5 p.m. Members of Congress host a gala opening for the "Our Dreams" exhibition of Russia's "thrown-away" children that will tour the United States, after showing July 3-7 in the Capitol Rotunda, and July 8-21 in 325 Russell Senate Office Building. Dr. "Patch" Adams of the U.S.-based arm of Maria's Children, an arts-rehabilitation center for Russian orphans, participates. Location: Capitol, Rotunda. Contact: 651/310-1355.

Film screening 6 p.m. The Library of Congress presents a screening of "1776" in conjunction with its Thomas Jefferson exhibition. Location: Pickford Theater, Madison Building, First Street and Independence Avenue SE. Contact: 202/707-1940.

Farm Animal Reform Movement conference 6 p.m. The Farm Animal Reform Movement opens its Animal Rights 2000 Conference to end all forms for animal exploitation.

Highlight 6 p.m. Reception with welcome and preview of the conference program and workshops

Location: McLean Hilton Hotel, 7920 Jones Branch Drive, McLean. Contact: 301/530-1737.

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