- The Washington Times - Monday, February 5, 2001

TODAY'S HEADLINERS

Montenegro conference 9 a.m. The Center for Strategic and International Studies presents a conference on "Future of Montenegro: Independence and Uncertainty in the Post-Milosevic Era."

Highlights noon Zbigniew Brzezinski, Center for Strategic and International Studies counselor and former national security adviser, luncheon presentation, "Transatlantic Security."

Location: 1800 K St. NW. Contact: 202/775-3186.

Sweeney speech 12:30 p.m. AFL-CIO President John Sweeney addresses a National Press Club Newsmaker luncheon, discussing "What Do Working Families Want? Labor's Agenda in a Bush Administration." Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/637-5036.

PRESIDENT BUSH

9:50 a.m. Meets with families on his tax-cut plan, the Diplomatic Room.

2:30 p.m. Attends swearing-in ceremony for Commerce Secretary Donald L. Evans, Commerce Department.

6:30 p.m. Hosts a meeting and working dinner with Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chretien, the White House.

VICE PRESIDENT CHENEY

No schedule available.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

2 p.m. Treasury Department releases weekly three- and six-month bill auction results. Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/874-9890.

SUPREME COURT

No oral arguments are scheduled. Contact: 202/479-3211.

SENATE

Meets at 10 a.m. for a pro forma 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 School Boards Association conference all day The National School Boards Association holds a conference for its Federal Relation Network, a grass-roots advocacy network.

Highlights 4:25 p.m. Education Secretary Rod Paige.

Location: Grand Hyatt Hotel, 1000 H St. NW. Contact: 703/838-6717.

Election advocacy symposium 9 a.m. The Brigham Young University Center for the Study of Elections and Democracy holds a symposium on "Election Advocacy: Soft Money and Issue Advocacy in the 2000 Congressional Elections." Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/547-3577.

Honor cordon 10 a.m. Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld hosts an honor cordon to welcome Prince Bandar Bin Sultan Bin Abdul Aziz, ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, to the Pentagon. Location: Steps of the Pentagon River Entrance, The Pentagon. Contact: 703/695-0169.

Education Leaders Council news conference 11 a.m. The Education Leaders Council holds a news conference to release its policy recommendations for the 107th Congress, "From Good Intentions to Results: Transforming Federal Education Policy." Location: Capitol, Room EF-100. Contact: 202/822-6903 or 202/487-3800.

Eagles exhibit lecture noon The Interior Department presents a slide lecture on the exhibit "Just Eagles," which continues through Feb. 17. The speaker is Bill Silliker Jr., photographer. Location: Museum, Interior Department, 1849 C St. NW. Contact: 202/208-4659.

Catholic peacemaking workshop 2 p.m. The U.S. Institute of Peace presents a Religion and Peacemaking Workshop on "Catholic Peacemaking." Location: Second floor conference room, 1200 17th St. NW. Contact: 202/429-3878.

Chretien speech 2 p.m. The Organization of American States hosts a visit and address to the Permanent Council by Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chretien. Location: Organization of American States, 17th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/458-6824.

"Home Team" workday 2:30 p.m. The National Basketball Association and the Fannie Mae Foundation hold a "Home Team" workday to kick off All-Star Week community events by putting finishing touches on a refurbished home. The participants include Mayor Anthony A. Williams; Stacey Davis, president and CEO of Fannie Mae; Mitch Richmond and Jahidi White, Washington Wizards; and Nadine LeGrand, new homeowner. Location: 926 T St. NW. Contact: 202/274-8064.

"Embracing Diversity" lecture 7:30 p.m. American University presents its Kennedy Political Union Lecture Series, "Embracing Diversity." The speaker is Spike Lee, filmmaker. Location: American University, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/885-5950.

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