- The Washington Times - Wednesday, October 11, 2000

PRESIDENT CLINTON

Travels to Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and Chappaqua, N.Y.

VICE PRESIDENT AL GORE

9 p.m. Participates in the second of the presidential debates, Wake Forest University, Wait Chapel, Winston Salem, N.C.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

8:30 a.m. National Science Foundation holds a meeting of the advisory committee for environmental research and education. Location: Room 1235, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Contact: 703/292-8002.

SUPREME COURT

Oral arguments begin at 10 a.m.:
Docket Number 99-1240 University of Alabama vs. Garrett; and Docket Number 99-901 Brentwood Academy vs. Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association. Contact: 202/479-3211.

SENATE

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

SENATE COMMITTEES

10 a.m. Finance Committee holds a hearing on pending nominations. Location: 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-4288.

HOUSE

Meets at 12:30 p.m. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

HOUSE COMMITTEES

Fuel costs 10 a.m. The House Transportation and Infrastructure's aviation subcommittee holds a hearing on the effect of fuel-price increases on airlines and passengers. Location: 2167 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-9446.

Peacekeeping missions 10 a.m. The House International Relations Committee holds a hearing on the policy blueprint for approving peacekeeping missions by the United Nations. Location: 2172 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-5021. 10 a.m. Commerce telecommunications, trade, and consumer protection subcommittee holds a hearing, "Recent Developments in Privacy Protections for Consumers." Location: 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-2927.
10 a.m. Government Reform Committee holds a hearing, "The Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program: What Have We Learned?" Location: 2154 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-5074.
11 a.m. House-Senate Conference Committee meets on the D.C. appropriations bill for fiscal 2001. Location: Capitol, Room H-140. Contact: 202/225-2771.

GENERAL AGENDA

Families symposium all day Howard University hosts a Million Family March Scholars Symposium on Black Families. Minister Louis Farrakhan of the Nation of Islam participates. Location: Armour J. Blackburn University Center, Howard University, 2400 Sixth St. NW. Contact: 202/238-2332.
"Evaluating the Millennium" summit all day American University holds an "Evaluating the Millennium" Summit. Location: Butler Pavilion, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/885-5950.
Transportation symposium all day U.S. Transportation Secretary Rodney Slater and the Greater Washington Board of Trade host an International Transportation Symposium, "Moving to the 21st Century: Best Practices of Today and Lessons for Tomorrow." Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 202/366-0660.
Mexico City governance forum 9 a.m. The Center for Strategic and International Studies presents a discussion, "Equity and Governance in the Mexican Transition: Reflections from the Mexico City Government." The speaker is Rosario Robles, Mexico City mayor. Location: 1800 K St. NW. Contact: 202/775-3186.
Literacy campaign summit 9 a.m. The Village Foundation holds a National Literacy Campaign Summit to seek ways to reduce the literacy gap between black men and boys and the rest of society. Labor Secretary Alexis M. Herman speaks at 9:45 a.m. Location: St. Regis Hotel, 16th and K streets NW. Contact: 703/820-2244.
Election polls discussion 9:15 a.m. The Center for Media and Public Affairs/Statistical Assessment Service presents a discussion, "Polls, Predictions and the Press: Should We Trust Election Polls?" Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/223-2942.
Shalala speech 10 a.m. Health and Human Services Secretary Donna E. Shalala makes remarks at a National Advisory Council on Violence Against Women meeting. Location: Health and Human Services Department, 200 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/690-6343.
U.S.-Japanese report release 10 a.m. A bipartisan U.S.-Japanese study group chaired by Richard Armitage and Joseph Nye, former assistant defense secretaries, hold a press conference to release "The United States and Japan: Advancing Toward a Mature Partnership," a new report outlining a U.S.-Japanese policy for the future. Location: Capitol, Mansfield Room, S-207. Contact: 703/875-8660 or 202/518-3403.
Medical technology Web site briefing 10:30 a.m. AdvaMed holds a news briefing and demonstration to announce and demonstrate the first consumer Web site dedicated to advanced medical technology. Location: Suite 400, 1200 G St. NW. Contact: 202/434-7243.
Million Family March teleconference 11 a.m. Million Family March organizers hold a teleconference call to discuss support for the Million Family March, Oct. 16. Benjamin Muhammad, Million Family March national director; Rep. Earl F. Hilliard, Alabama Democrat; and other members of the Congressional Black Caucus participate. Call 800/486-2726; participant pass code: 250797. Contact: 202/543-7796.
Iran news conference 11 a.m. Senior members of the House International Relations Committee hold a news conference to release a statement on Iranian policy on behalf of a majority of House members. Location: 2255 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-3931.
Youth Speak Out Against Violence event 11 a.m. The National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence holds a Youth Speak Out Against Violence event. The participants include Sen. Paul Wellstone, Minnesota Democrat; Rep. Sue W. Kelly, New York Republican; Victor River, actor and Miami Dolphins football player; and young people from One World Baha'i Youth Workshop. Location: 902 Hart Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/371-1999.
Fatherhood legislation news conference 11:30 a.m. Sen. Evan Bayh, Indiana Democrat, holds a news conference on legislation related to fatherhood. Location: Capitol, Senate Radio/TV Gallery. Contact: 202/224-5623.
Education report news conference 11:30 a.m. Republican Reps. Peter Hoekstra of Michigan, Dick Armey of Texas, Rep. J.C. Watts Jr. of Oklahoma and Bill Goodling of Pennsylvania hold a news conference to release a report, "Education at a Crossroads 2000: The Road to Excellence." Location: Capitol, House Triangle. Contact: 202/225-4401.
On-line Virtual Museum of the Americas briefing noon The Organization of American States (OAS) presents a news briefing to announce the on-line Virtual Museum of the Americas, or MuseAmericas, which precedes construction of the Museum of the Americas on OAS grounds to host the Smithsonian's vast Latin American/Caribbean collections. Location: Art Museum of the Americas, 18th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/458-6841.
Third-party candidates and debates discussion 12:20 p.m. American University's Washington College of Law hosts a discussion, "Exclusion of Third Party Candidates from the Presidential Debates." Jamin Raskin, Washington College of Law professor, participates. Location: American University, 4801 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/274-4279.
American Petroleum Institute briefing 12:30 p.m. The American Petroleum Institute holds a news briefing to release a NARSTO (formerly known as North American Research Strategy for Tropospheric Ozone) review of ozone-reduction efforts. Location: Lisagor Room, National Press Club, 14th and F street. NW. Contact: 202/682-8118.
Justice Department program 1 p.m. The Justice Department and the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention holds a "Leadership to Keep Children Alcohol Free" program. Attorney General Janet Reno hosts. Location: Main conference room, Office of Justice Programs, 810 Seventh St. NW. Contact: 202/307-3912.
Chechnya briefing 2 p.m. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and the American Committee for Peace in Chechnya hold a briefing on "Bringing Peace to Chechnya." The speaker is Ilyas Akhmadov, foreign-affairs minister of Chechnya. Location: 419 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/457-6949.
U.N. peacekeeping discussion 2 p.m. Georgetown University holds a discussion, "U.N. Peace Operations: Problems and Prospects." The speaker is William Durch of the Henry L. Stimson Center. Location: McGhee Library, Intercultural Center, Georgetown University, 37th and O streets NW. Contact: 202/687-2683.
Town-hall meeting on underage drinking 2 p.m. Georgetown University hosts a Mothers Against Drunk Driving "State of the State" town-hall meeting on underage drinking. Location: Copley Formal Lounge, Copley Hall, Georgetown University, 37th and O streets NW. Contact: 202/687-6742.
Aimee's law news conference 3:30 p.m. Rep. Matt Salmon, Arizona Republican, and Sen. Rick Santorum, Pennsylvania Republican, hold a news conference to call for passage of Aimee's Law, the No Second Chance for Murderers, Rapists and Child Molesters Act. Victims' advocates Fred Goldman, Marc Klaas and Mary Vincent participate. Location: Capitol, Mansfield Room, S-207. Contact: 202/225-2635.
U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce convention 6:30 p.m. The U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce holds the opening reception of its 21st annual convention and business expo. Location: Grand Hyatt Washington, 1000 H St. NW. Contact: 202/829-7840.
Global Peace Walk summit 7 p.m. American University hosts the first of four Global Peace Walk 2000 Spiritual Environmental Summits, which conclude Oct. 24 at the Baha'i Center, New York City. Location: Amphitheater, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/885-5950.

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