- The Washington Times - Monday, June 3, 2002

TODAY'S HEADLINERS
Reagan speech discussion 8:30 a.m. The Heritage Foundation holds a discussion, "The Ash Heap of History: President Reagan's Westminster Address 20 Years Later." The participants include Edwin Meese III, former attorney general; Tony Dolan, former Reagan speechwriter; Richard Pipes, former National Security Council aide; and Lee Edwards of the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation. Location: Lehrman Auditorium, 214 Massachusetts Ave. NE. Contact: 202/546-4400.
Ford speech 12:30 p.m. Former President Gerald Ford addresses a National Press Club Newsmaker luncheon on "the Gerald Ford Journalism Awards." Location: Willard Inter-Continental Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/662-7500

PRESIDENT BUSH
Travels to Little Rock, Ark., for a welfare-reform event.

ECONOMIC REPORTS
10 a.m. Census Bureau releases a report on the value of new construction for April. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.
2 p.m. Treasury Department releases its weekly three- and six-month bill auction results. Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/874-9890.

FEDERAL AGENCIES
8:30 a.m. Justice Department holds a meeting of the National Institute of Corrections advisory board. Location: The Churchill Hotel, 1914 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/307-3106.
8:30 a.m. Veterans Affairs Department holds a meeting of the homeless veterans advisory committee. Location: Rooms Meridian D and E, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/273-5764.
2 p.m. International Trade Commission meets. Location: Room 101, 500 E St. SW. Contact: 202/205-2000.

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

SENATE
Meets at 1 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
Global health meeting all day The U.S. Agency for International Development sponsors a meeting to discuss the role of research in improving population and health conditions in the world's poorest countries.
Highlights 12:30 p.m. News briefing on threats to global health and stability.
Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/939-5427.
Breast cancer conference all day The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation holds its 2002 Mission Conference.
Highlights noon Awards luncheon
Location: Independence A Ballroom, Grand Hyatt Hotel, 1000 H St. NW. Contact: 202/408-0808.
Global-challenges forum all day InterAction opens its annual forum on the theme: "Meeting the Global Challenges of Our Age: Are We Up to the Task?"
Highlights 8:30 a.m. "Diversity at the Top: Reconfiguring Senior Management, Transforming Boards of Directors."
12:15 p.m. Mark Malloch Brown, administrator of the U.N. Development Program, luncheon speaker.
6:30 p.m. Margaret Warner, senior correspondent for PBS' "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer," hosts the seventh annual InterAction humanitarian and journalism awards dinner.
Location: Washington Marriott, 1221 22nd St. NW. Contact: 202/667-8227.
Afghanistan forum 9:30 a.m. The Brookings Institution holds a forum, "Afghanistan and the War on Terrorism." The participants include: Martti Ahtisaari, former president of Finland; Mark Schneider and Robert Templer of the International Crisis Group; and James Steinberg, Roberta Cohen, Stephen Philip Cohen and Michael O'Hanlon of the Brookings Institution. Location: Falk Auditorium, 1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/797-6105.
Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. briefing 10 a.m. The FDIC holds a press briefing to summarize its Preliminary Bank Earnings Report for the first quarter of 2001. FDIC Chairman Donald Powell participates. Location: Auditorium, 801 17th St. NW. Contact: 202/898-6992.
Whistleblower-protection agreement 11 a.m. Special Counsel Elaine Kaplan holds a news conference to discuss an agreement between the Transportation Security Administration and the U.S. Office of Special Counsel to provide whistleblower protection for federal airline-security screeners. John Magaw, undersecretary of transportation for security, and Kenneth M. Mead, inspector general of the Transportation Department, participate. Location: Suite 300, 1730 M St. NW. Contact: 202/653-7984.
D.C. Bar luncheon noon The D.C. Bar Association holds a luncheon program on "WTO: The New Round." The participants include Keith Loken, State Department; Assistant U.S. Trade Representative Dorothy Dwoskin; Petros Sourmelis, delegation of the European Commission; and Roberto Jaguaribe, Embassy of Brazil. Location: D.C. Bar Conference Center, 1250 H St. NW, Level B-1. Contact: 202/626-3463.
Biosecurity discussion noon The Center for Nonproliferation Studies of the Monterrey Institute of International Studies holds a program, "Keeping Track of Anthrax: The Case for a Biosecurity Convention," focusing on a proposal for an international treaty to restrict access to pathogens and to establish standards of biosecurity and biosafety. Location: 419 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/478-3446.
Dinner 8 p.m. The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars holds its board and council dinner featuring a discussion of what the United States is doing to help advance higher-quality health care in developing nations. The speaker is Claude Allen, deputy health and human services secretary. Location: Sixth-floor dining room, Woodrow Wilson Center, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-4016.

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