- The Washington Times - Thursday, July 1, 2004

TODAY’S HEADLINERS

Theology lecture — 11 a.m. — The Family Research Council holds a lecture, “A Revolutionary Theology of Sex: Martin Luther on Sex, Marriage and Family.” The speaker is Allan Carlon of the Howard Center for Family, Religion and Society. Location: Family Research Council, 801 G St. NW. Contact: 202/393-2100.

Afghanistan exhibition — 11 a.m. — The National Geographic Society holds film screenings and a bazaar to celebrate the culture of Afghanistan. Location: National Geographic Building, 16th and M streets NW. Contact: 202/862-5286.

PRESIDENT BUSH

10:55 a.m. — Discusses the economy, East Room of the White House.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

8:30 a.m. — Bureau of Labor Statistics releases a report on the employment situation for June 2004. Location: 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/606-5902.

10 a.m. — Census Bureau releases a report on manufacturers’ shipments, inventories and orders for May 2004. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

9 a.m. — Education Department holds a meeting of the National Advisory Council on Indian Education to discuss presidential executive order 13336 on American Indian and Alaska Native education. Location: Room 1W103, Education Department, 400 Maryland Ave. SW. Contact: 202/260-1454.

SUPREME COURT

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

SENATE

Not in session. Independence Day recess. No committee meetings scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE

Not in session. Independence Day recess. No committee meetings scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA

Education conference# — all day — The National Education Association holds its annual meeting and representative assembly, “Team NEA: Uniting the Nation for Great Public Schools.” Events begin at 8 a.m.

Highlights — 8 a.m. — open hearing on resolutions

Location: Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place NW. Contact: 202/822-7200.

Right to life# — all day — The National Right to Life Committee Inc. holds the National Right to Life Convention. Events begin at 10 a.m.

Highlights — 10 a.m. — Rep. Christopher H. Smith, New Jersey Republican

7 p.m. — Dinner, actress Melba Moore

Location: Hyatt Regency in Crystal City, 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 202/626-8800.

Death penalty rally — all day — The Abolitionist Action Committee holds a rally to protest the death penalty. Events begin at 8:30 a.m.

Highlights — 7 p.m. — Rick Halperin, Southern Methodist University

Location: Supreme Court, One First St. NE. Contact: 800/973-6548.

Folklife festival — all day — The Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage hosts the 2004 Smithsonian Folklife Festival. Events begin at 11 a.m. and run to 9 p.m. Themes include “Water Ways: Past, Present and Future of Maritime Communities in the Mid-Atlantic”

Location: National Mall between Seventh and 14th streets. No contact number.

Employee rally — noon — The American Federation of Government Employees holds a rally to voice grievances with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Participants include Stephen Spitz, Kalijarvi, Chuzi & Newman; Gary Brown, Gary Brown & Associates; Delia Johnson, Council of Federal EEO and Civil Rights Executives. Location: 1801 L St. NW. Contact: 202/639-6422.

Civil rights commemoration# — 12:30 p.m. — The Congressional Black Caucus holds a commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, Maryland Democrat, and Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton, D.C. Democrat, participate. Location: Steps of the Lincoln Memorial, National Mall. Contact: 202/225-5654 or 202/226-8487.

Holocaust workshop — 2 p.m. — The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies holds a workshop discussion examining Christian-Jewish interaction during and after the Holocaust. Location: Classroom B, Gonda Education Center, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place SW. Contact: 202/488-6162.• Compiled by FIND/AFP and The Washington Times

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