- The Washington Times - Monday, July 16, 2001

TODAY'S HEADLINERS
—Judicial Watch news conference noon Judicial Watch announces the filing of a complaint with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) that more than $2 million in donations to Hillary Rodham Clinton's Senate campaign were never reported to the FEC. The participants include Larry Klayman, Judicial Watch chairman; Tom Fitton, Judicial Watch president; and Peter Paul, Judicial Watch client (by telephone). Location: Murrow Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/646-5172.
— Are the World Bank and IMF Doing the Right Thing?" Location: F.A. Hayek Auditorium, 1000 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/789-5229.

PRESIDENT BUSH
9:30 a.m. — Hosts a Congressional Medal of Honor ceremony for Ed Freeman, a helicopter pilot during the Vietnam War, East Room of the White House.
VICE PRESIDENT
3:25 p.m. — Addresses the National Association of Counties' 66th Annual Conference, Philadelphia Convention Center, Philadelphia, Pa.
7 p.m. — Hosts a "Energy Town Hall" meeting, Boyce Campus Gymnasium, Community College of Allegheny County, Monroeville, Pa.

ECONOMIC REPORTS
8:30 a.m. — Census Bureau releases report on manufacturing and trade: inventories and sales for May 2001. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.
2 p.m. — Treasury Department releases weekly 3- and 6-month bill auction results. Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/874-9890.

FEDERAL AGENCIES
Noon — Food and Drug Administration holds a meeting of the anesthesiology and respiratory therapy devices panel of the medical devices advisory committee. Location: Conference Room 20B, Corporate Building, 9200 Corporate Boulevard, Rockville. Contact: 301/443-8611, Ext. 140.

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

SENATE
Meets at 2 p.m. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

SENATE COMMITTEES
1 p.m. — Science and Transportation, science, technology, and space subcommittee holds a hearing to examine security risks for the E-consumer. Location: 253 Russell Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-5115.

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

HOUSE COMMITTEES
11 a.m. — Appropriations, defense subcommittee holds a hearing on "Defense Department Budget Overview." The witnesses include: Defense Secretary H. Donald Rumsfeld; Gen. Henry Shelton, Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman; and Dov Zakheim, Defense Department comptroller. Location: 2359 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-2771.
2:30 p.m. — Appropriations, defense subcommittee holds hearing on "Air Force Budget Overview." Air Force Secretary James Roche testifies. Location: 2362-A Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-2771.
6:30 p.m. — Rules Committee meets on a House resolution making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary and related agencies for the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 2002, and for other purposes. Location: Capitol, Room H-313. Contact: 202/225-9191.

GENERAL AGENDA
Principal's leadership summit — all day — The Education Department sponsors a principals' leadership summit.
Highlights — noon — Education Secretary Rod Paige, Address.
Location: Washington Hilton and Towers, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/401-1008.
National Ready Mixed Concrete Association conference — all day — The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association holds its fourth annual Young Leaders Conference.
Highlights — 7:15 p.m. — Rep. Gary G. Miller, California Republican.
Location: Ritz Carlton Pentagon City, 1250 South Hayes St., Arlington. Contact: 301/487-1400.
Cancer conference — 8:30 a.m. — The American Institute for Cancer Research holds its 11th annual Research Conference on Diet, Nutrition and Cancer.
Highlights — 8:45 a.m. — Dr. Paul Talalay, Johns Hopkins University, keynote address, "How Do Dietary Phytochemicals Protect Against Cancer?"
Location: Renaissance Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/328-7744 or 202/253-4340.
Protest — 8:30 a.m. — The AFL-CIO presents a protest against "sham hearings" at Labor Department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration Forum on Ergonomics Safety in the Workplace.
Highlights — 8:30 a.m. — Richard Trumka, secretary-treasurer, AFL-CIO, leads demonstration to protest "Sham DOL Forum," Room 329, Professional Center, Arlington Campus, George Mason University, 3401 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington.
10:30 a.m. — Mr. Trumka testifies at forum, Room 329, Professional Center, Arlington Campus, George Mason University.
1:30 p.m. — Mr. Trumka and Peg Seminario, director of the AFL-CIO Safety and Health Department, hold media briefing, AFL-CIO Headquarters, 815 16th St. NW. Contact: 202/637-5036.
Ergonomics safety forum — 9 a.m. — The Labor Department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration holds the first of three public forums on Ergonomics Safety in the Workplace, with subsequent forums to be held July 20 in Chicago and July 24 in Stanford, Calif.
Highlights — 9 a.m. — Labor Secretary Elaine L. Chao, opening remarks.
10:30 a.m. — Richard Trumka, secretary-treasurer, AFL-CIO, testifies.
Location: Room 329, Professional Center, Arlington Campus, George Mason University, 3401 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington. Contact: 202/693-4690 or 202/693-1999, Ext. 31912.
Adoption news conference — 10 a.m. — Rep. Christopher H. Smith, New Jersey Republican, speaks. Location: Capitol, House Triangle. Contact: 202/225-3765.
Report release — 10 a.m. — The Coalition for International Justice and American University's Washington College of Law War Crimes Research Office hold a news conference to release a report, "Seven Candidates for Prosecution: Accountability for the Crimes of Khmer Rouge," citing archival evidence against seven aging leaders from Pol Pot's inner circle in the 1975-79 reign of terror. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-1595 or 202/274-4148.
Glen Echo National Park news conference — 10:30 a.m. — The National Park Service hosts a news conference to announce funding to restore 100-year-old Glen Echo National Park. The participants include: Sens. Paul Sarbanes and Barbara Mikulski, Maryland Democrats, and Terry Carlstrom, National Park Service regional director. Location: Glen Echo National Park, 7300 MacArthur Boulevard, Glen Echo. Contact: 202/228-1122.
Russia news conference — 10:30 a.m. — The EastWest Institute's Bipartisan Task Force on Russia holds a news conference to release its report with recommendations for changing the nature of U.S.-Russian relations beyond deterrence toward political, economic and security collaboration. The participants include: former Sens. David Boren, Oklahoma Democrat, John Danforth, Missouri Republican, and Alan Simpson, Wyoming Republican; George Russell, Frank Russell Co. chairman; and report authors John Edwin Mroz, president/founder of the EastWest Institute, and Sherman Garnett, dean of Michigan State University's James Madison College. Location: East Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/729-0200.
Afghanistan discussion — noon — The Middle East Institute presents a Special Focus on Afghanistan program, featuring Abdullah Abdullah, acting foreign minister of Afghanistan, discussing "The United States and Afghanistan." Location: Boardman Room, 1761 N St. NW. Contact: 202/785-1141.
Consumer Federation of America news conference — 2 p.m. — The Consumer Federation of America holds a news conference to release a study on the rich and affluent in America and announce developments in its "America Saves" campaign. Location: Zenger Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/737-0766.
Author's discussion — 6 p.m. — The Smithsonian Associates presents an author's discussion on the importance of style in architecture and its connections to interior design and fashion. The speaker is Witold Rybczynski, urbanism professor at the University of Pennsylvania, and author of "The Look of Architecture." Location: Ring Auditorium, Hirshhorn Museum, Seventh Street and Independence Avenue SW. Contact: 202/357-3030.

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