- The Washington Times - Monday, March 6, 2000

TODAY'S HEADLINERS

Journalism luncheon 12:30 p.m. Close Up Foundation hosts a luncheon meeting. Michael Barone of National Journal participates. Location: National Press Club, Ballroom, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 703/706-3483.

Math-science teaching meeting 3:30 p.m. National Commission on Mathematics and Science Teaching for the 21st Century holds the third of five meetings on mathematics and science teaching. Location: J.W. Marriott Hotel, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/401-0058.

PRESIDENT CLINTON

Returns to the White House from New York.

VICE PRESIDENT AL GORE

Travels to New York and St. Louis.

10:15 a.m. Delivers remarks to the United Jewish Appeal Conference of Presidents in New York City

12:20 p.m. Discusses health care issues at the Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.

3:45 p.m. Visits the Lesbian and Gay Community Services Center in New York City.

9:15 p.m. Addresses supporters at the University of Missouri, St. Louis.

SENATE

Meets at noon. The Senate could consider any legislation or executive nomination cleared for action. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

SENATE COMMITTEES

1 p.m. Senate Special Committee on Aging holds a hearing, "Colon Cancer: Greater Use of Screenings Would Save Lives." NBC "Today" show host Katie Couric participates. Location: 216 Hart Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-3932.

2:30 p.m. Senate Armed Services emerging threats and capabilities subcommittee hearing on the Defense Department's cooperative threat-reduction programs and the Energy Department's nonproliferation programs. Location: 222 Russell Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-3871.

3 p.m. Senate Appropriations Defense subcommittee holds an overview hearing on fiscal 2001 defense appropriations. Location: 192 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-3471.

HOUSE

Meets at 2 p.m. for a pro forma session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA

Women's poverty conference all day National Organization for Women Legal Defense and Education Fund holds a conference, "To Promote the General Welfare: Ending Women's Poverty." Location: Georgetown University, Law Center, 600 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 212/925-6635.

Title V conference all day Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs holds its annual meeting, "From Data to Action: Leading Title V Into the Next Century." Location: Grand Hyatt Hotel, 1000 H St. NW. Contact: 202/775-0436.

Music symposium all day University of Maryland History Special Interest Group, School of Music and Performing Arts Library, and the Music Educators National Conference present "The Historian's Perspective: A Symposium in Tribute to Allen P. Britton." Location: University of Maryland, Inn and Conference Center, University Boulevard and Adelphi Road, College Park. Contact: 301/405-9217.

Electronic-commerce seminar 8 a.m. eMarketWorld holds an "eBusiness Tour." Location: Sheraton Premiere Hotel, 8661 Leesburg Pike, Tysons Corner. Contact: 703/548-4283.

Peruvian commerce forum 8:30 a.m. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce hosts a discussion on Peru's new pro-business measures to increase U.S. corporate investment in Peru. Peruvian Prime Minister Jorge Bustamante participates. Location: USCC, 1615 H St. NW. Contact: 202/463-5682.

National counties conference 8:30 a.m. National Association of Counties concludes its legislative conference, "Seizing the Initiative: Counties in the New Century.

Highlights 8:30 a.m. Commerce Secretary William M. Daley speaks.

Location: Washington Hilton Hotel, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/393-6226.

Israeli-Palestinian talks conference 9:30 a.m. Americans for Peace Now holds a conference, "Refugees and Israeli-Palestinian Final Status Talks." Location: 2128 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/728-1893.

Census 2000 news conference 9:30 a.m. The Leadership Conference on Civil Rights holds a news conference to launch an inter-denominational effort to encourage people of all faiths to participate in the upcoming census. Location: National Press Club, Zenger Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/466-3311.

Honor cordon 10 a.m. Defense Department holds an honor cordon for Crown Prince Jassim bin Hamid bin Khalifa Thani of the state of Qatar. Defense Secretary William S. Cohen participates. Location: Pentagon River Entrance, the Pentagon. Contact: 703/695-0169.

Congressional town-hall meeting 10 a.m. Congressional Democrats hold a town-hall meeting to announce their party's aging and long-term health care agenda. Participants include Senate Minority Leader Tom Daschle, South Dakota Democrat; Sens. Paul S. Sarbanes and Barbara A. Mikulski, Maryland Democrats. Location: Leisure World, Club House 2, Auditorium, Leisure World Boulevard, Silver Spring. Contact: 202/228-1122.

Book discussion 10 a.m. The Woodrow Wilson House holds a discussion on the book "Cabins, Cottages and Mansions," about the homes of the presidents of the United States. Co-authors Nancy and Christopher Benbow participate. Location: Woodrow Wilson House, 2340 S St. NW. Contact: 202/387-4062.

Receivership crisis news conference 11 a.m. Congressional Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton, D.C. Democrat, holds a news conference on the D.C. receivership crisis. Location: House Radio/TV Gallery. Contact: 202/225-8050.

Russian elections discussion noon The Woodrow Wilson Center Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies holds a discussion, "The 2000 Presidential Elections in Russia: A Regional Perspective." Location: Woodrow Wilson Center, sixth-floor auditorium, One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-4000.

German politics news briefing noon Johns Hopkins American Institute for Contemporary German Studies and Resources for the Future (RFF) hold a news briefing on the political party funding scandal surrounding former Chancellor Helmut Kohl. Location: RFF, 1400 16th St. NW. Contact: 202/328-5000.

Animal-cruelty protest 1 p.m. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals holds a protest against animal cruelty in the international leather trade. Singer Chrissie Hynde of the rock group the Pretenders participates. Location: The Gap, 1258 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Contact: 916/798-4549.

Housing tour 1:30 p.m. The Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County holds a tour of the Kensington Park Retirement Community. Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, Maryland Democrat, participates. Location: Kensington Park Retirement Community, the Highlands Building, 3620 Littledale Road, Kensington. Contact: 301/929-6724.

Daschle news conference 2 p.m. Senate Minority Leader Tom Daschle, South Dakota Democrat, holds a news conference. Location: Capitol, Room S-224. Contact: 202/224-5556.

Army media briefing 2 p.m. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers holds a media briefing on the new nationwide permits for the regulatory program. Location: ACE, Room 822D, 20 Massachusetts Ave., NW. Contact: 202/761-1809.

Conservation lecture 6:30 p.m. National Building Museum holds a lecture, "Shaping the Land Through Smart Growth," about design strategies for new developments that conserve natural resources and use the protection of open space as an organizing principle. Location: National Building Museum, 401 F St. NW. Contact: 202/272-2448.

D.C. government address 7 p.m. Mayor Anthony A. Williams delivers the State of the District address. Location: Ballou High School, gymnasium, 3401 4th St. SE. Contact: 202/727-5011.

Mothers' business seminar 7:30 p.m. Mothers Access To Careers at Home holds a seminar, "Writing a Good-Enough Business Plan." Location: Little River Church of Christ, 8410 Little River Turnpike, Annadale. Contact: 703/690-2598.

Women's panel discussion 8 p.m. Greater Washington Society of Association Executives holds a panel discussion, "Trailblazing Women." Participants include NBC "Today" host Katie Couric, actress Mary Tyler Moore, and author and feminist activist Gloria Steinem. Location: Kennedy Center, Concert Hall, New Hampshire Avenue and Rock Creek Parkway. Contact: 202/828-4645.

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