- The Washington Times - Friday, January 21, 2005

TODAY’S HEADLINERS

Anti-“neoconservative” march- noon - Activists hold an anti-war rally and march on the headquarters of “neoconservative” groups. The rally starts at the American Enterprise Institute, 1150 17th St. NW, and proceeds to the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (1740 Massachusetts Ave. NW), Brookings Institution (1775 Massachusetts Ave.) and the Center for Strategic and International Studies (1800 K St. NW), among others. Location: As noted above. Contact: 202/635-3739.

Understanding the Toll of Abortion on Women’s Lives.” Participants include Elizabeth Shadigian of the University of Michigan Medical School, Serrin Foster of Feminists for Life, Dorinda Bordlee of Americans United for Life, and Erika Bachiochi, editor of “The Cost of ‘Choice.’” Location: Catholic University, Columbia School of Law, Room 204, 3600 John McCormack Road NE. Contact: 202/319-5600.

PRESIDENT BUSH

10 a.m. — Attends a prayer service at the Washington National Cathedral, Wisconsin and Massachusetts avenues NW.

VICE PRESIDENT

10 a.m. — Attends a prayer service at the Washington National Cathedral, Wisconsin and Massachusetts avenues NW.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

10:30 a.m. — Energy Information Administration releases its weekly natural gas storage report. Location: 1000 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/586-8800.

2 p.m. — Energy Information Administration releases the natural gas weekly update. Location: 1000 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/586-8800.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

1 p.m. — Environmental Protection Agency holds a meeting by teleconference of the Science Advisory Board’s review panel for regulatory environmental modeling. Contact: 202/564-2259.

2 p.m. — Food Safety and Inspection Service holds a meeting to receive public comments on items for the agenda at the 11th Session of the Codex Committee on Meat Hygiene to be held in Christchurch, New Zealand, Feb. 14-18. Location: South Agricultural Building, Room 0161, 1400 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/720-5261.

SUPREME COURT

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

SENATE

Schedule to be announced. 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.

GENERAL AGENDA

Traveling memorial — 9 a.m. — American Friends Service Committee sponsors “Eyes Wide Open: The Human Cost of War,” an exhibit of soldiers’ boots and civilian shoes that commemorates U.S. military and Iraqi civilian deaths. Location: National City Christian Church, 5 Thomas Circle NW. Contact: 202/253-2990.

Abolition of abortion — 10 a.m. — The Abolition of Abortion Federation holds its first meeting.

Highlights — 12:15 p.m. — Press conference in front of the Supreme Court, 1 First St. NE.

Location: Methodist Building, 100 Maryland Ave. NE. Contact: 301/318-8600.

NATO-Russia relations — 10 a.m. — National Press Club holds a press conference, “NATO-Russia Relations.” Participants include Robert Hunter of the Rand Corp., a former U.S. ambassador to NATO, and Sergei Rogov of the Russian institute for U.S. and Canadian Studies. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7540 or 301/530-1210.

National prayer service — 10 a.m. — The Presidential Inaugural Committee sponsors a National Prayer Service. President Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney participate. Location: Washington National Cathedral, Wisconsin and Massachusetts avenues NW. Contact: 202/264-8971.

Democratic Party — 11 a.m. — Progressive Democrats of America hold a Progressive Democratic Summit, “Building the Progressive Movement Inside and Outside the Democratic Party.”

Highlights — 4 p.m. — “Organizing at the Grass Roots to Build the Movement Through PDA”

Location: University of the District of Columbia, Dave A. Clarke School of Law Auditorium, 4200 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 413/320-2015.

Democratic rally — 11:30 a.m. — The Backbone Campaign holds a rally and march to deliver a spine to Democratic National Committee headquarters and make three demands: new progressive leadership, a bold grass-roots strategy and a clear progressive agenda. The rally starts at Folger Park, Second and D streets SE, and proceeds to the DNC, 430 S. Capitol St. SE. Contact: 206/463-4784.

Social Security discussion — noon — Alliance for Worker Retirement Security and Centrists.Org hold a discussion, “Is Social Security’s Financial Future in Jeopardy? Three Perspectives, Similar Conclusions.” Participants include Steve Goss of the Social Security Administration, Douglas Holtz-Eakin of the Congressional Budget Office, U.S. Comptroller General Dave Walker, and Howard Gleekman of BusinessWeek. Location: 106 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/546-4090.

Israel-Palestine lecture — noon — Americans for Peace Now and the Foundation for Middle East Peace hold a lecture, “Israel, Palestine and the Second Bush Administration.” Naomi Chazan, former deputy Knesset speaker, participates. Location: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1779 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/483-7600.

Rally and festival — 7 p.m. — United We Stand holds a rally and festival, “Our Values, Our Vision, Our Mission,” to showcase solidarity in living color. Location: Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ, 5301 N. Capitol St. NE. Contact: 202/488-4375.

Compiled by FIND/AFP and The Washington Times

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