- The Washington Times - Monday, June 11, 2001

TODAY'S HEADLINERS
Social Security meeting — 10 a.m. — The Presidents Commission to Strengthen Social Security holds its first meeting. Location: Main Ballroom, Willard Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/456-2380.
Vietnam forum — 11:30 a.m. — The Center for Public Policy Analysis presents a national policy-makers forum series on Vietnam, featuring discussion on "Escalating Crackdown Against Religious Communities along Route 1 and Elsewhere in Vietnam and the Emergence of the Interfaith Council." Location: Montpelier Room, Madison Building, Library of Congress, First Street and Independence Avenue SE. Contact: 202/543-1444.

PRESIDENT BUSH
9:55 a.m. — Meets with the Prime Minister of Singapore, Oval Office of the White House.
11 a.m. — Delivers remarks on global climate change, Rose Garden of the White House.
7:50 p.m. — Leaves White House for Madrid on the first leg of a European trip.

VICE PRESIDENT
Not 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.

FEDERAL AGENCIES
10 a.m. — Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board holds a meeting. Location: Conference Room 4506, 1250 H St. NW. Contact: 202/942-1640.
10 a.m. — Womens Progress Commemoration Commission holds a meeting. Location: Radisson Barcelo Hotel Washington, 2121 P St. NW. Contact: 202/418-3437.

SUPREME COURT
Meets at 10 a.m. to release orders and hand down decisions. No oral arguments are scheduled. Contact: 202/479-3211.

SENATE
Meets at 1:30 p.m. 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
Korea discussion — 9 a.m. — The National Press Club holds a Morning Newsmaker news conference featuring a discussion on "Relations Between the Two Koreas." The speaker is Han Sueng-Soo, South Korean foreign and trade minister. Location: Zenger Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7593.
Smoking report news conference— 9:30 a.m. — The Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania presents a news conference and panel discussions on a new report, "Smoking: Risk, Perception and Policy," regarding effects of tobacco industry advertising and anti-smoking ads on young people.
Highlights — 9:30 a.m. — Dan Romer, research director at the Annenberg Centers Institute for Adolescent Risk Communication, releases survey data.
9:45 a.m. — Panel 1, "What Do We Know About Smoking and Risk?"
11 a.m. — Panel 2, "Do Kids Understand the Risks of Smoking or Are They Being Duped?"
Location: Holeman Lounge, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/879-6701.
Service to America Summit— 10 a.m. — The National Association of Broadcasters holds its annual Service to America Summit.
Highlights — 10:30 a.m. — Panel discussions: "Diversity in Media" and "When Local News Becomes a National Story."
12:30 p.m. — Renee Poussaint, president of Wisdom Works, keynote address.
7 p.m. — Muhammad Ali Banquet and presentation of the Leadership Award.
Location: Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/429-5350 or 202/326-1783.
ROK-U.S. alliance conference — 10 a.m. — The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research presents a conference titled "ROK-U.S. Alliance: Working Together for Lasting Peace on the Korean Peninsula." The participants include: Han Sueng-Soo, South Korean foreign and trade minister; Yoo Jay-kun, South Koreas Millennium Democratic Party (MDP); Kim Un-yong, MDP; Stephen Bosworth, Tufts University; Moon Chung-in, Yonsei University; and Nicholas Eberstadt and James Lilley, American Enterprise Institute. Location: Wohlstetter Conference Center, 1150 17th St. NW. Contact: 202/862-5800.
Sierra Club news conference — 10 a.m. — The Sierra Club holds a news conference to release its report, "Spoiled Lunch," regarding pollution, food contamination and worker safety violations at slaughterhouses and processing plants contracted by the Agriculture Department to supply School Lunch Program and other food programs. Location: West Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/675-7908.
Bush tax cut discussion — 10 a.m. — The Club for Growth presents a panel discussion, "Is the Bush Tax Cut Enough?" The participants include: Stephen Moore, the Club for Growth; Charles Cook, the Cook Political Report; Al From, Democratic Leadership Council; and Grover Norquist, Americans for Tax Reform. Location: 2237 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 800/536-5920.
Bush trip discussion — 11 a.m. — The Center for Strategic and International Studies holds a discussion on "President Bushs Trip to Europe." Location: B-1 Conference Level, 1800 K St. NW. Contact: 202/775-3242.
Social Security privatization news conference — noon — The Institute of Americas Future holds a news conference during the noon break of the first meeting of the Presidents Commission to Strengthen Social Security to discuss their opposition to privatization of Social Security. Location: Buchanan Room, Willard Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/955-5665.
National Health Council briefing — noon — The National Health Council presents a lunch briefing and Health Information Fair to present top priorities of the leading patient-based voluntary health organizations for the 107th Congress. The participants include: Myrl Winberg, National Health Council president; Cass Wheeler, chief executive of the American Heart Association; John Graham, chief executive of the American Diabetes Association; and Eric Hargis, chief executive of the Epilepsy Foundation. Location: Capitol, Room SC-5. Contact: 202/973-0542 or 202/973-0550.
Poll release — 12:30 p.m. — The Council of Foreign Relations releases a poll on where America stands on national missile defense and China. The speaker is Andrew Kohut, director of the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press. Location: 1779 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/518-3400.
U.S.-Russian relations discussion — 1 p.m. — The National Press Club holds an Afternoon Newsmaker news conference featuring a discussion on U.S.-Russia relations on the eve of President Bushs first meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Also, legislative initiatives to engage the Russian people to strengthen democracy and cultivate civil society there will be discussed. The speaker is Rep. Tom Lantos, California Democrat. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7593.
Awards dinner — 6 p.m. — The Wharton School Club of Washington, D.C., holds its 32nd annual awards dinner. Andrea Mitchell of NBC News and David Rutstein, former chairman of the Greater Washington Board of Trade, will be honored. Location: Park Hyatt Hotel, 24th and M streets NW. Contact: 703/442-8326.
Jefferson Awards ceremonies — 6 p.m. — The American Institute for Public Service presents its 2001 Jefferson Awards ceremonies.
Highlights — 6 p.m. — Welcome Reception and Banquet to honor 70 media partners, with former Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright; Lance Armstrong, pro cyclist, cancer survivor and Lance Armstrong Foundation founder; Ted Benna, 401(k) creator; and Dorothy Height, president of the National Council of Negro Women, recipients.
Location: Loews LEnfant Plaza Hotel, 480 LEnfant Plaza SW. Contact: 302/622-9101.
Book rap — 6:30 p.m. — The National Press Club hosts a book rap on "John Adams," by David McCullough. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7593.
Summer symposium dinner — 7 p.m. — Women in International Security presents its 12th annual summer symposium dinner. The keynote speaker is Sheila Sisulu, South African ambassador. Location: Hilton Embassy Row Hotel, 2015 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 301/405-6547.
Lectures — 8 p.m. — The Greater Washington Society of Association Executives presents a program titled "An Evening with Four Nobel Prize Laureates." The participants include: Lech Walesa, former president of Poland; Oscar Arias, former president of Costa Rica; Jody Williams, founding coordinator of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines; and Betty Williams, Northern Ireland peace advocate; and Pat Mitchell, Public Broadcasting System president, moderator. Location: Concert Hall, Kennedy Center, Rock Creek Parkway at Virginia Avenue NW. Contact: 202/828-4642.
Evans speech — 8:15 p.m. — The Woodrow Wilson Center hosts an address by Commerce Secretary Donald L. Evans on free trade, the impact on the domestic and global economies and the importance of trade promotion authority for the president. Location: Woodrow Wilson Center, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-4016.

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