- The Washington Times - Tuesday, July 3, 2001

PRESIDENT BUSH
No public events are scheduled.

ECONOMIC REPORTS
10 a.m. — Bureau of the Census releases report on manufacturer's shipments, inventories, and orders for May 2000. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.
5 p.m. — American Petroleum Institute releases weekly report on petroleum inventories. Location: 1220 L St NW. Contact: 202/682-8000.

FEDERAL AGENCIES
7:30 a.m. — National Institutes of Health holds a meeting of the Secretary's Advisory Committee on Xenotransplantation. Location: Holiday Inn Bethesda, 8120 Wisconsin Avenue. Contact: 301/496-9838.
8 a.m. — Health and Human Services Department holds a meeting of the White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine Policy. Location: Jurys Washington Hotel, 1500 New Hampshire Ave. NW. Westbury Conference Room. Contact: 301/435-7592.

SENATE
Independence Day recess. No committee meetings are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE
Independence Day district work period. No committee meetings are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA
Animal Rights 2001 conference — all day — Animal Rights 2001 holds a conference to map the movement's national strategy in the 21st century. Location: McLean Hilton Hotel, 7920 Jones Branch Drive. Contact: 808/575-7694.
Portillo speech — 10 a.m. — The Organization of American States hosts an address to a protocolary session of the Permanent Council by President Alfonso Portillo of Guatemala. Location: Main Building, Organization of American States, 17th and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/458-6386.
Metro briefing — 10:30 a.m. — The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro) holds a news briefing on its travel pattern deviation and levels of service for July 4th. Location: L'Enfant Plaza Metro Station, DOT Plaza Side on D Street SW. Contact: 202/962-1051.
Africa policy briefing — 11:30 a.m. — The Washington Foreign Press Center holds a news briefing for foreign media on "Bush Administration Africa Policy: The First Six Months and Looking Ahead." The participants include: Walter Kansteiner, assistant secretary of state for African affairs, and Jendyai Frazer, senior director for African affairs at the National Security Council. Location: Suite 800, National Press Building, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/661-8945.
Rally — 1:15 p.m. — People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals holds a rally to protest the slaughter of and transport cruelty to pigs and chickens. Location: Wendy's, 8353 Leesburg Pike, Vienna. Contact: 202/244-3709 or 757/622-7382, Ext. 1388.
Budget surplus news conference — 2:30 p.m. — Sen. Kent Conrad, North Dakota Democrat, holds a news conference on the budget surplus. Location: Capitol, Senate Radio/TV Gallery. Contact: 202/224-2043.
Portillo discussion — 4 p.m. — The International Republican Institute hosts a discussion with President Alfonso Portillo of Guatemala. Location: Ninth Floor, 1212 New York Ave. NW. Contact: 202/408-9450.

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