- The Washington Times - Thursday, March 30, 2000

TODAY'S HEADLINERS

Klose speech 12:30 p.m. Kevin Klose, National Public Radio president, addresses a National Press Club newsmaker luncheon, discussing ethics and technology in radio. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7500.

Peres speech 12:30 p.m. The Center for Middle East Peace and Economic Cooperation holds a luncheon discussion on developments in the Middle East. The speaker is Shimon Peres, former Israeli prime minister and current minister for regional cooperation. Location: 633 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/547-3577.

PRESIDENT CLINTON

In New York.

VICE PRESIDENT AL GORE

11:45 a.m. Attends the Big Three automakers' showcase of new, higher-efficiency vehicles, Atrium Hall, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave.

SENATE

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

SENATE COMMITTEES

9:30 a.m. Foreign Relations Committee holds hearing, "The Need for Non-proliferation Policy Innovations." Donald Rumsfeld, former defense secretary, testifies. Location: 430 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-4651.

10 a.m. Finance Committee marks up legislation to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to eliminate the marriage tax penalty. Location: 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-4515.

2 p.m. Judiciary's Constitution, federalism and property rights subcommittee holds hearing on so-called "racial profiling" by law-enforcement agencies. Location: 226 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-5225.

HOUSE

Meets at 10 a.m. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

HOUSE COMMITTEES

9:30 a.m. Judiciary Committee marks up pending legislation, including the Quality Health-Care Coalition Act of 1999 and the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2000. Location: 2141 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-3951.

11 a.m. Government Reform Committee holds hearing, "Missing White House E-Mails: Mismanagement of Subpoenaed Records." Beth Nolan, White House counsel, testifies. Location: 2154 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-5074.

11 a.m. Ways and Means Committee holds hearing on continued U.S. membership in the World Trade Organization. Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura testifies. Location: 1100 Longworth House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-3625.

GENERAL AGENDA

Lampreia visit all day The Brazilian Embassy holds a visit by the Brazilian Foreign Affairs Minister Luiz Felipe Lampreia.

Highlights Noon Addresses the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 1615 H St. NW.

3 p.m. Meets with Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright, State Department, 2201 C St. NW. Contact: 202/238-2700.

Honor cordon 8 a.m. The Defense Department holds a full honor cordon to welcome Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to the Pentagon. Defense Secretary William S. Cohen participates. Location: River Parade Field, the Pentagon. Contact: 703/695-0169.

Parents Television Council news conference 10 a.m. The Parents Television Council holds a news conference to release a television-content analysis, "What a Difference a Decade Makes: A Comparison of Prime Time Sex, Language and Violence in 1989 and 1999." Location: Capitol, Room SC-4. Contact: 703/683-5004.

Wald speech noon Judge Patricia Wald, the U.S. judicial representative on the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia at The Hague, speaks on confronting crimes against humanity at a D.C. Bar Association's Heroes in Law luncheon. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/879-7777.

State Department news conference 2 p.m. The State Department holds a news conference to release the 2000 edition of "America's Commitment." Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright participates. Location: Dean Acheson Auditorium, 2201 C St. NW. Contact: 202/647-0001.

Social Security and Medicare Trustees news conference 2:15 p.m. The Treasury Department holds a Social Security and Medicare Trustees news conference. Treasury Secretary Lawrence H. Summers, Labor Secretary Alexis M. Herman, Health and Human Services Secretary Donna E. Shalala, and Social Security Commissioner Kenneth Apfel participate. Location: Diplomatic Reception Room 3311, Treasury Department. Contact: 202/622-2960.

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