- The Washington Times - Monday, October 1, 2001

TODAY'S HEADLINERS
Cyberscam news conference 2 p.m. The Federal Trade Commission holds a news conference to announce a new law enforcement initiative against a unique cyberscam that may have victimized thousands of Web users, including children. Location: Internet Lab, 600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/326-2181.
Media forum 7:30 p.m. American University's School of Communication presents an American Forum, "Within and Beyond the Barricades: The Media in National Crisis." Location: Kay Spiritual Life Center, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/885-5950.


PRESIDENT BUSH
Tours the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Command Center and meets with FEMA employees.

ECONOMIC REPORTS
8:30 a.m. Bureau of Economic Analysis releases a report on personal income and outlays for August. Contact: 202/606-9900.
10 a.m. Census Bureau releases a report on the value of new construction for August. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.
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
Oral arguments begin at 10 a.m.:
Docket No. 00-860: Correctional Services Corp. v. Malesko; and Docket No. 99-1786: Great-West Life Insurance v. Knudson. Contact: 202/479-3211.

SENATE
Meets at noon. No committee meetings are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE
Not in session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

HOUSE COMMITTEES
3:30 p.m. Government Reform, technology and procurement policy subcommittee holds a hearing on the potential benefits of private-public partnerships to improve the management of federal real property. Location: 2154 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-5074.

GENERAL AGENDA
Kavan visit all day Jan Kavan, deputy prime minister and the minister of foreign affairs of the Czech Republic, visits.
Highlights 11 a.m. Meets with Sen. Richard G. Lugar, Indiana Republican.
Noon Lunch with representatives of Czech-American organizations in the Washington, D.C., area, hosted by American Friends of the Czech Republic, One Thomas Circle NW.
2:30 p.m. Meets with Secretary of State Colin L. Powell, State Department.
3:30 p.m. Meets with National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice, West Wing of the White House.
4:30 p.m. Meets with Paula Jones, assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian affairs, State Department. Contact: 202/274-9112.
Anniversary celebration all day The Institute on Religion and Democracy celebrates its 20th anniversary.
Highlights 2 p.m. Panel discussion on the future of Christian ecumenism.
6 p.m. Presentation of the Institute on Religion and Democracy's Religious Liberty Award to Sudanese Episcopal Bishop Rt. Rev. Bullen Dolli of the Diocese of Lui, Sudan.
Location: 902 Hart Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/969-8430.
Jane's Information Group conference 8:35 a.m. Jane's Information Group presents the Jane's WMD2001 (Weapons of Mass Destruction): Protecting the Lifeline" conference, regarding "agroterrorist" attacks, chemical and biological incidents, biological weapons and how to better prepare for and manage their effects. Location: Washington Plaza Hotel, 10 Thomas Circle NW. Contact: 703/236-2467.
Dedication ceremony 10 a.m. The Food and Drug Administration holds a ceremony to dedicate and open the FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition. The participants include Rep. Steny H. Hoyer, Maryland Democrat; Sen. Paul S. Sarbanes, Maryland Democrat; and College Park Mayor Michael Jacobs. Location: 5100 Paint Branch Parkway, College Park. Contact: 202/225-4131.
Civil rights symposium 10 a.m. The Center for Constitutional Rights presents a symposium, "The Government Undermining Our Civil Liberties and Civil Rights." Location: 2226 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 212/260-5000.
Gonsalves speech 10:30 a.m. The Organization of American States hosts an address to a protocolary session of the Permanent Council. The speaker is Ralph Gonsalves, prime minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Location: Organization of American States, main building, 17th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/458-6386.
Farewell ceremony 11 a.m. The Defense Department hosts a farewell ceremony in honor of the Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman. Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld and Army Gen. Henry H. Shelton participate. Location: Summerall Field, Fort Myer, Arlington. Contact: 202/685-3603.
Iran briefing noon The Middle East Institute and the Woodrow Wilson Center present a briefing titled "Politics in Iran and the Role of the Press." Farideh Farhi, adjunct scholar at the Middle East Institute, participates. Location: Boardman Room, 1761 N St. NW. Contact: 202/785-1141.
Sri Lanka discussion 12:30 p.m. The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) holds a discussion on "Internal Displacement in Sri Lanka: A Humanitarian Agenda Amidst the War Without End." The speaker is Joel Charney, vice president of Refugees International. Location: Room 417, Nitze Building, SAIS, 1740 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/663-5626.
Health insurance briefing 12:30 p.m. The Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured and the Alliance for Health Reform present a congressional staff briefing on "The ABCs of Kids' Coverage," regarding eligible children not covered by Medicaid and state Children's Health Insurance Programs. Location: 216 Hart Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/466-5626 or 202/347-5270.
Napster address 2 p.m. The Washington Center hosts an address on Napster, copyright infringement and violence in music. The speaker is Hilary Rosen, president of the Recording Industry Association of America. Location: Auditorium, Office of Personnel Management, 1900 E St. NW. Contact: 703/276-2772.
Children's Health Month kickoff 3:30 p.m. The Environmental Protection Agency and the Girl Scouts hold a Girl Scouts Environmental Health merit badge event to kick off Children's Health Month. EPA Administrator Chistie Whitman participates in the event. Location: 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/564-6976 or 202/564-7842.
Film presentation 7 p.m. The Alliance for Justice presents a reception and film, "Deadly Visions," as part of its "First Monday: Unite to End Gun Violence" nationwide campaign with events scheduled in 150 cities. Rep. Carolyn McCarthy, New York Democrat, who is featured in the film, participates. Location: Visions Cinema, 1927 Florida Ave. NW. Contact: 202/822-6070.

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