- The Washington Times - Monday, November 29, 2004

TODAY’S HEADLINERS

The National Hepatitis C Advisory Council and Distributive Education Clubs of America hold a rally to begin the Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) student’s campaign to raise awareness of hepatitis C. Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, Massachusetts Democrat, participates. Location: Russell Senate Office Building, Room 385. Contact: 703/426-2171.

Titanic discussion — 5:30 p.m. — National Geographic Society holds a discussion on the deteriorating state of the Titanic ocean liner and to outline a conservation ethos advocating preservation of shipwrecks as historical monuments. Robert Ballard, National Geographic explorer-in-residence, participates. Location: NGS, Grosvenor Auditorium, 1600 M St. NW. Contact: 202/862-5286.

PRESIDENT BUSH

Travels to Canada to meet with Prime Minister Paul Martin for discussions on terrorism, democracy and world prosperity.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

8:30 a.m. — Bureau of Economic Analysis releases a report on the gross domestic product for the third quarter. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/606-9900.

2:30 p.m. — Treasury Department releases results of its weekly three- and six-month bill auctions. Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/874-9890.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

8:30 a.m. — National Institutes of Health holds a meeting of the National Cancer Advisory Board to receive program reports and presentations. Location: Cancer Institute, 9000 Rockville Pike, Building 31, C Wing, sixth floor, Conference Room 10, Bethesda. Contact: 301/496-5147.

9 a.m. — Employment and Training Administration holds a meeting of the Native American Employment and Training Council to discuss the common measures, work-group recommendations, training needs of Section 166 grant recipients, and youth forums. Location: Labor Department, 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/693-3737.

1 p.m. — Environmental Protection Agency holds a meeting of the Science Advisory Board staff office to review the science program in preparation for its upcoming advisory about the EPA budget request for fiscal 2006. Location: Washington Terrace Hotel, 1515 Rhode Island Ave. NW. Contact: 202/343-9982.

SUPREME COURT

Oral arguments begin at 10 a.m., one hour per case.

Docket Nos. 03-1293 and 03-1294: Whitfield v. United States and Hall v. United States, consolidated for a one-hour argument

Docket No. 02-1672: Jackson v. Birmingham Board of Education

Contact: 202/479-3211.

SENATE

Stands in adjournment until 9:30 a.m. Dec. 7. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE

Stands in adjournment until 2 p.m. Monday. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA

Environmental Technology Symposium — all day — Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program hosts the Partners in Environmental Technology Symposium and Workshop. Events begin at 11 a.m.

Highlights — 11 a.m. — Defense Department “Project of the Year” awards for helping the military improve its environmental stewardship

Location: Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 703/326-7801.

Homeland security conference — all day — The E-Gov Institute holds a homeland security conference and information assurance conference and exhibition. Events begin at 8:30 a.m.

Highlights — 8:30 a.m. — Jamie Gorelick of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States, “Where We Go From Here”

Location: Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 703/876-5060.

HIV/AIDS exhibit — all day — Picturing Hope sponsors an exhibition of photos, “Through Their Eyes,” taken by children affected by HIV/AIDS in developing countries. Location: Foyer, Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 732/382-8898 or 917/282-6862.

Chinese military’s future — 9 a.m. — American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds a discussion, “The Great Leap Forward: The Future of the Chinese Military.” Participants include Douglas Lovelace and Andrew Scobell of the U.S. Army War College, and Harvey Feldman of the Heritage Foundation. Location: AEI, 1150 17th St. NW, Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th floor. Contact: 202/862-4871.

Ukrainian presidential elections — 9:15 a.m. — Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty holds a discussion, “Monitoring the Ukrainian Presidential Elections.” Participants include Orest Deychakiwsky of the U.S. Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, and Jennifer Windsor of Freedom House. Location: Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 1201 Connecticut Ave. NW, fourth-floor conference room. Contact: 202/457-6949.

Tax discussion — 10 a.m. — New America Foundation holds a discussion, “Tackling Taxes: Families, Fairness and Fundamental Reform.” Participants include Bill Frenzel of the Brookings Institution and Gene Steuerle of the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center. Location: 385 Russell Senate Office Building. Contact: RSVP to 202/986-6599, 202/986-4901.

Intelligence reform — 10 a.m. — 9/11 Family Steering Committee and the 9/11 Commission Caucus hold a press conference to discuss attempts to overcome opposition within the Republican leadership to intelligence-reform legislation. Participants include Rep. Christopher Shays, Connecticut Republican, and Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, New York Democrat. Location: HC-8, U.S. Capitol. Contact: 202/225-5541 or 202/225-7944.

Dollar adjustment — noon — Institute for International Economics holds a discussion, “Dollar Adjustment: How Far? Against What?” Participants include John Williamson, C. Fred Bergsten, Martin Baily, Morris Goldstein and Michael Mussa of the institute. Location: IIE, 1750 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/454-1361.

American nationalism — 6 p.m. — Johns Hopkins University’s Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies hosts a discussion, “The Two Souls of American Nationalism.” Anatol Lieven of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace participates. Location: SAIS, Rome Building, 1619 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/663-5626.

‘Cathedral Crossroads’ — 6:30 p.m. — Washington National Cathedral hosts “Cathedral Crossroads,” a labyrinth walk, discussion and prayer. Location: Washington National Cathedral, Wisconsin and Massachusetts avenues NW. Contact: 202/537-6248 or 202/537-2198.

‘Spies on Screen’ — 6:30 p.m. — International Spy Museum presents “Spies on Screen: The Spy Who Came in From the Cold.” Location: International Spy Museum, 800 F St. NW. Contact: 202/654-2843.

Compiled by FIND/AFP and The Washington Times

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