- The Washington Times - Friday, June 9, 2000

TODAY'S HEADLINERS

Film screening noon The National Archives presents a screening of the film "The G.I. Bill" concerning the program to provide education and benefits for World War II veterans. Location: Theater, National Archives, Constitution Avenue between Seventh and Ninth streets NW. Contact: 301/713-6000.

Internet conference 4:30 p.m. The Republican National Committee holds a conference, "Winning in a Web World: Net Organizing, Communicating and Fund raising." Location: Washington Court Hotel, 525 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/863-8500.

PRESIDENT CLINTON

7:10 p.m. Departs Andrews AFB en route to Minneapolis.

VICE PRESIDENT GORE

9:30 a.m. Tours Columbia River, Snyer Pointe, Pasco, Wash.

10:45 a.m. Makes remarks on the environment, Washington State University, Tri-Cities Campus, Richland, Wash.

2:15 p.m. Attends a Democratic National Committee luncheon, Columbia Tower Club, Seattle.

3:30 p.m. Addresses a plenary session of the 68th Annual Conference of Mayors, Sheraton Hotel, Seattle.

9:05 p.m. Addresses the Eastern Washington Sate Democratic Party dinner, AG Trade Center, Spokane Center, Spokane, Wash.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

8:30 a.m. Bureau of Labor Statistics releases Producer Price Index for May 2000. Location: 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/606-5902.

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

FEDERAL AGENCIES

8:30 a.m. Nuclear Regulatory Commission holds a meeting of the advisory committee on reactor safeguards. Location: Conference Room T-2B3, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville. Contact: 301/415-7364.

9 a.m. Agriculture Department, Food Safety and Inspection Service holds a public meeting. Location: Washington Plaza Hotel, 10 Thomas Circle NW. Contact: 202/501-7260.

2:30 p.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. No committee meetings are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE

Meets at 9 a.m. for morning hour, and at noon for legislative business. Final votes by 2 p.m. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

HOUSE COMMITTEES

10 a.m. Budget's, housing and infrastructure task force holds hearing on "Government's Failure in Disposing of Obsolete Ships." Location: 210 Cannon House Office Building. Contact: 202/226-7270.

10 a.m. Government Reform's criminal justice, drug policy, and human resources subcommittee holds hearing on "Counterdrug Implications of the U.S. Leaving Panama." Location: 2247 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-2577.

11 a.m. Rules Committee formulates a rule on the Interior Department and Related Agencies Appropriations Act for 2001. Location: Capitol, Room H-313. Contact: 202/225-9191.

GENERAL AGENDA

American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee convention all day The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) continues its 17th national convention, "Arab Americans: Truly Arab, Fully American."

Highlights noon Bill Lann Lee, acting assistant attorney general; Naila Asali, ADC chairman; and Rep. Dennis J. Kucinich, Ohio Democrat, luncheon.

7 p.m. Kofi Annan, secretary-general of the United Nations, dinner address.

Location: Marriott Crystal Gateway Hotel, 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 202/438-7297.

Cancer care conference all day The Center for Mind-Body Medicine holds its "Comprehensive Cancer Care 2000 Conference."

Highlights 9 a.m. Dr. James Gordon, director of the Center for Mind-Body Medicine; Sen. Tom Harkin, Iowa Democrat; and Rep. Dan Burton, Indiana Republican, opening session.

9:40 a.m. Dr. Richard Klausner, National Cancer Institute, Keynote Address: "Integration of CAM Approaches in Cancer Care."

5 p.m. Dr. Gordon, author of "Comprehensive Cancer Care," book signing.

8:30 p.m. Dr. Gordon, "Mind-Body Medicine and Beyond."

Location: Hyatt Regency Crystal City Hotel, 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 202/966-7388.

American Association of University Professors meeting all day The American Association of University Professors holds its annual meeting.

Highlights 12:15 p.m. Stephen Jay Gould, paleontology professor at Harvard University, luncheon address: "Academic Freedom in the New Century."

6:15 p.m. Rep. Rush D. Holt, New Jersey Democrat, Presentation of the Yost Award.

7:30 p.m. Nadine Strossen, American Civil Liberties Union president, and law professor at New York University, banquet.

Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St. NW. Contact: 202/737-5900.

Political education conference all day The Coalition of Labor Union Women holds a political education conference to help promote women voter turnout. Location: Washington Court Hotel, 525 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/466-4610.

Crime forum 8:15 a.m. The Justice Department and the Canadian Ministry of Justice hold a meeting of the Canada-U.S. Cross Border Crime Forum. Attorney General Janet Reno and Canadian Solicitor General Lawrence MacAulay participate. Location: Renaissance Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/514-5007.

Telephone customer service forum 9 a.m. The Federal Communications Commission's Consumer Information Bureau holds a public forum. The participants include: William Kennard, Federal Communications Commission chairman; Lorraine Miller, Consumer Information Bureau chief; and Liz Crenshaw, WRC-TV consumer reporter. Location: Meeting Room, 4455 12th St. SW. Contact: 202/418-0506.

Obesity seminar 9:15 a.m. The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds a seminar on "The Tail of the Weight Distribution: Is Technology the Cause or the Cure of the Obesity Problem?" The speaker is Tomas Philipson, University of Chicago. Location: Wohlstetter Conference Center, 1150 17th St. NW. Contact: 202/862-5865.

Inter-American Development Bank meeting 10 a.m. The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) holds a meeting of heads of multilateral financial institutions and members of the Inter-American community. The participants include: Mexican President Ernesto Zedillo Ponce de Leon; James Wolfensohn, World Bank president; Horst Kohler, managing director of the World Bank and Enrique Iglesias, IDB president. Location: Andres Bellos Auditorium, 1300 New York Ave. NW. Contact: 202/623-2319.

Forest Service briefing noon The Competitive Enterprise Institute sponsors a briefing on "A Burning Issue: the Case for Abolishing the U.S. Forest Service." The speaker is Robert Nelson, senior fellow of the Competitive Enterprise Institute, and author of "A Burning Issue." Location: 1334 Longworth House Office Building. Contact: 202/331-1010.

National Partnership for Women and Families luncheon 1 p.m. The National Partnership for Women and Families holds its annual luncheon to honor persons who are recognized for their longstanding commitment to improving the lives of women and families. The participants include: Rob Reiner, actor, film director and child welfare activist; Heidi Miller, senior executive vice president of Priceline.com; and Cheryl Mills, former White House counsel and senior vice president of Oxygen Media. Location: Washington Hilton Hotel, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/986-2600 or 202/371-1999.

Opera Ball 10 p.m. The Washington Opera and Ambassador of Japan and Mrs. Yanai host the 42nd annual Opera Ball. Location: Ambassador's Residence, 4000 Nebraska Ave. NW. Contact: 202/295-2468.

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