- The Washington Times - Wednesday, February 21, 2001

TODAY'S HEADLINERS

American labor movement discussion noon The Heritage Foundation holds a discussion on "What's Right (and Wrong) With the American Labor Movement Today." The speaker is Linda Chavez, Center for Equal Opportunity president. Location: Lehrman Auditorium, 214 Massachusetts Ave. NE. Contact: 202/675-1752.

Chechnya lecture 5 p.m. The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) presents a lecture titled "Chechnya at the Crossroads." The speaker is Alexei Malashenko, Moscow Carnegie Center. Location: Auditorium, Rome Building, SAIS, 1740 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/663-5626.

PRESIDENT BUSH

Travels to Tennessee to promote his education plan.

VICE PRESIDENT CHENEY

Schedule not available.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

8:30 a.m. Commerce Department releases report on U.S. international trade in goods and services for December 2000. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.
8:30 a.m. Bureau of Labor Statistics releases the Consumer Price Index for January 2001. Location: 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/606-5902.
2 p.m. Treasury Department issues the Treasury statement ("Monthly Budget") for January 2001. Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/874-9890.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

9 a.m. Farm Credit Administration holds a meeting. Location: 1501 Farm Credit Drive, McLean. Contact: 703/883-4025.

SUPREME COURT

Meets at 10 a.m. to hand down decisions and hear oral arguments:
Docket Number 99-7791: Zadvydas v. Underdown, combined with Docket Number 00-38: Reno v. Massachusetts; and Docket Number 99-1815: NLRB v. Kentucky River Community Care. Contact: 202/479-3211.

SENATE

Not in session. No committee meetings are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE

Not in session. No committee meetings are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA

National Congress of American Indians conference all day The National Congress of American Indians holds its Executive Council Winter Session 2001. Location: Renaissance Hotel, 999 Ninth St. NW. Contact: 202/466-7767.
National Congress for Community and Economic Development conference all day The National Congress for Community and Economic Development holds a Washington policy conference on community and economic development.
Highlights 1:30 p.m. Supermarkets Session.
5:30 p.m. Closing Reception on Capitol Hill.
Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St. NW. Contact: 202/289-9020.
Industrial Energy Symposium all day The Energy Department's Office of Industrial Technologies holds the 4th Industrial Energy Efficiency Symposium and Exposition. Sen. John D. Rockefeller IV, West Virginia Democrat, delivers the keynote address. Location: Washington Hilton and Towers, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 877/648-7967.
Organization of American States conference all day The Organization of American States (OAS) hosts a conference on "The Role of Regional and Multilateral Organizations in the Defense and Promotion of Democracy."
Highlights 8:30 a.m. OAS Assistant Secretary General Luigi Einaudi; former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright; Martin Palous, the Czech Republic's deputy minister of foreign affairs; and Peruvian Justice Minister Diego Garcia-Sayan.
3 p.m. Deputy Foreign Minister Young-jin Choi, Republic of Korea.
Location: Hall of the Americas, OAS, 17th and Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/458-6824.
Microsoft case briefing 9 a.m. The Washington Legal Foundation presents a media nosh on "Microsoft on Appeal: The End of the Road or a New Beginning for Antitrust Law?" Location: M.J. Murdock Center for Free Enterprise, 2009 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/588-0302.
U.S. Energy Association news conference 9:30 a.m. The U.S. Energy Association holds a news conference to issue policy recommendations to fix the nation's energy woes. Location: Zenger Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/312-1230.
Debt restructuring conference 9:45 a.m. The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research presents a conference, "Sovereign Debt Restructurings and the IMF." The participants include: Charles Calomiris, American Enterprise Institute and Columbia University; Adam Lerrick, Lerrick & Co.; Walter Molano, BCP Securities; and Nouriel Roubini, New York University. Location: Wohlstetter Conference Center, 1150 17th St. NW. Contact: 202/862-5800.
Whistleblowers conference 10 a.m. Accuracy in Media, the Free Congress Foundation, Judicial Watch and the National Whistleblower Center present a conference, "Why We Should Encourage Whistleblowers: How Whistleblowers Can Help Achieve Honest and Effective Government." Location: Washington Court Hotel, 525 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 800/787-4567, Ext. 110, or 202/364-4401, Ext. 110.
Teen drug-abuse survey release 10 a.m. The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University holds a news conference to release the sixth annual CASA teen drug-abuse survey. The participants include: Joseph Califano Jr., CASA president and former health, education and welfare secretary; Boise, Idaho, Mayor Brent Coles, U.S. Conference of Mayors president; and Gary, Ind., Mayor Scott King, co-chairman of the U.S. Conference of Mayors Drug Control Task Force. Location: Murrow Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/628-2075.
Iraq forum 10 a.m. The Brookings Institution presents a forum titled "Iraq and America: Ten Years After Desert Storm What We Have Learned and What We Should Do Next." Location: Falk Auditorium, 1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/797-6310.
Children's Internet safety program 10 a.m. The Boys and Girls Clubs of America, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, and Compaq Computer Corp. sponsor the NetzSmartz Workshop, a children's Internet safety program. John Walsh, co-founder of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and host of America's Most Wanted, participates. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/944-1938.
National Economists Club luncheon noon The National Economists Club holds a luncheon meeting, featuring Barry Anderson, deputy director of the Congressional Budget Office, discussing "The 107th Congress: Economic Priorities and Challenges." Location: Sixth Floor, Madison Building, Library of Congress, 101 Independence Ave. SE. Contact: 703/739-9404.
Archives lecture noon The National Archives, with the Abraham Lincoln Institute of the Mid-Atlantic, sponsors a discussion program on three books that relate to research of court-martial records of the Civil War era. Thomas Lowry, author and co-researcher, participates. Location: National Archives, Constitution Avenue between Seventh and Ninth streets NW. Contact: 202/501-5000.
Microsoft antitrust litigation seminar noon The Progress and Freedom Foundation sponsors a seminar on the Microsoft antitrust litigation: "Is Microsoft Still a Monopoly?" Location: First Amendment Lounge, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/289-8928.
Fannie Mae Foundation ceremony noon The Fannie Mae Foundation holds a special ceremony to distribute more than $6 million raised in its "Help the Homeless Campaign and Walkathon" to 205 homeless service providers in the Greater Washington area. The participants include: Reps. Constance A. Morella, Maryland Republican, and Albert R. Wynn, Maryland Democrat; Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton, Democrat; and D.C. Council members Linda Cripp and Sandra Allen. Location: 325 Russell Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/274-8064.
Mexico lecture 12:30 p.m. The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) presents a lecture, "The New Mexican Administration and Its Politics on Regional Integration," by Raul Urtega, Mexican Embassy staff. Location: Room 507, Nitze Building, SAIS, 1740 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/663-5626.
Senate Environment and Public Works Committee priorities news conference 3 p.m. Sen. Robert C. Smith, New Hampshire Republican, holds a news conference to discuss the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee's priorities for the 107th Congress. Location: 406 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-6168.
Economic policy briefing 3:15 p.m. The Washington Foreign Press Center holds a news briefing on "The Bush Administration's Economic Policy." The speaker is Lawrence Lindsey, assistant to the president for economic affairs. Note: Foreign media only please. Location: Room 898, National Press Building, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/661-8944.
China discussion 3:30 p.m. The Woodrow Wilson Center presents a discussion on "China's Political Succession." Cheng Li, government professor at Hamilton College, and Andrew Scobell, research professor at the U.S. Army War College, participate. Location: Woodrow Wilson Center, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-4016, or 202/691-4100.
Domestic violence symposium 3:30 p.m. The Georgetown University Law Center holds a symposium on "Domestic Violence: Problems and Prescriptions from Our Religious Traditions." Location: Gerwirz Student Center, Georgetown University Law Center, 120 F St. NW. Contact: 202/662-9037.
International telecommunications issues discussion 6 p.m. American University's Washington College of Law presents a discussion on "International Telecommunications Issues in Asia." The speaker is Donald Abelson, chief of the Federal Communications Commission's International Bureau. Location: Room 603, American University's Washington College of Law, 4801 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/885-5935.
Open house 7 p.m. The National Building Museum holds an open house in conjunction with National Engineers Week for families to meet engineers and view engineering projects created by secondary-school students. Location: 401 F St. NW. Contact: 202/272-2448.
Dellums speech 7 p.m. The Nineteenth Street Baptist Church presents its "Evening With …" series featuring former Rep. Ron Dellums, California Democrat, who discusses Gore v. Bush, AIDS in Africa, the Congressional Black Caucus and the future for black Americans in the Bush years. Location: 4606 16th St. NW. Contact: 202/332-3199.
Peace Corps ceremony 7 p.m. The Peace Corps holds a ceremony to present its Franklin H. Williams Award to 12 minority leaders and activists who are former Peace Corps volunteers for outstanding community service. The keynote speaker is Leonard Robinson Jr., president/CEO of the National Summit on Africa. Location: 1111 20th St. NW. Contact: 202/692-2214.
Reporting forum 7:30 p.m. American University's School of Communications presents an American Forum, "Between the White House and the Hill: Reporting on the Rest of Washington." The participants include: Charles Lewis, Center for Public Integrity president; Charles Peters, editor-in-chief of Washington Monthly; Elizabeth Marchak, Cleveland Plain Dealer; and Timothy Noah, Slate magazine. Location: Kay Spiritual Life Center, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/885-5950.

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