- The Washington Times - Thursday, April 13, 2006

PRESIDENT BUSH

At Camp David, Md.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

9:15 a.m. — Federal Reserve Board releases the industrial production and capacity utilization report for March. Location: 20th and C streets Northwest. Contact: 202/452-3206.

11 a.m. — Bureau of Transportation Statistics releases the airline traffic data for January. Location: 400 Seventh St. SW. Contact: 202/366-5580.

SENATE

Not in session because of Easter recess. The Senate reconvenes 2 p.m. April 24. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE

Not in session because of Easter recess. The House reconvenes 2 p.m. April 25. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA

Iraq briefing — 9 a.m. — Army Brig. Gen. Rebecca Halstead, chief of the 3rd Corps Support Command, holds a briefing from Iraq to provide an update on logistic support operations there. Location: Pentagon 2E579, Briefing Studio. Contact: 703/697-5131.

Discussion— 9:30 a.m. — The Jamestown Foundation holds a discussion, “Sadullaev’s Caucasian Front: Prospects for the Next Nalchik.” Location: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1779 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Choate Room. Contact: 202/364-2466.

Event — 9:30 a.m. — Communion and Liberation sponsors the annual “Way of the Cross Along the National Mall.” Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick, archbishop of Washington, participates. Location: St. Peter’s Church, Second and C streets Southeast. Contact: 301/984-5894.

Book discussion — 10 a.m. — The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds a book discussion with Paul Offit, author of “The Cutter Incident: How America’s First Polio Vaccine Led to the Growing Vaccine Crisis.” Location: AEI, 1150 17th St. NW, Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th floor. Contact: 202/862-4871.

Health promotion — 11 a.m. — The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (WWC) holds a discussion with Kenneth Cooper, founder, president and chief executive of Cooper Aerobics Center, “Health Promotion and Disease Prevention: 21st Century Medicine.” Location: WWC, One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-4000.

Bolivian social movements — noon — The George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs holds a lecture, “Urban Social Movements in Bolivia,” with Felix Muruchi, a mining union leader. Location: GWU Elliott School, 1957 E St. NW, Lindner Family Commons, Room 602. Contact: 202/994-6240 [Note: The lecture will be in Spanish.]

Human trafficking — 12:30 p.m. — The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies holds a discussion with Carol Yost of the Asia Foundation’s Women’s Empowerment Program, “Human Trafficking in Asia: Successful Prevention Strategies.” Location: SAIS, Rome Building, 1619 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/663-5626.

Indian schools — 12:30 p.m. — The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies holds a discussion with Veronique Benei of the Yale Center for International and Area Studies, “An Impossible Combination? Secularism and Patriotism in Indian Schools?” Location: SAIS, Rome Building, 1619 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/663-5626.

Mutual fund — 2 p.m. — The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds a discussion with Paula Tkac of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, “An Economist’s View of Mutual Fund Regulation.” David Musto of the Wharton School, Robert E. Litan of the Brookings Institution and Peter J. Wallison of AEI participate. Location: AEI, 1150 17th St. NW, Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th floor. Contact: 202/862-4871.

“Stations of the Cross” — 2:30 p.m. — The Christian Defense Coalition holds the first public celebration of the “Stations of the Cross” on Capitol Hill. Participants will walk and carry the cross past the Supreme Court, congressional office buildings and the Capitol. Location: Columbus Circle, in front of Union Station, 40 Massachusetts Ave. NE. Contact: 202/547-1735 or 540/538-4741.

Torture vigil — 5 p.m. — The Washington Region Religious Campaign Against Torture holds a vigil to demonstrate opposition to the “policies and practices of the Bush Administration that allow the cruel and inhumane treatment of individuals detained in the war on terrorism.” Location: Outside the vice president’s residence, Number One Observatory Circle NW. Contact: 202/363-3928.

Arab solidarity — 8 p.m. — The Al-Hewar Center for Arab Culture and Dialogue holds a discussion with Arab League Ambassador Hussein Hassouna, “The Challenge Currently Facing Arab Solidarity.” Location: Al-Hewar Center, 124 Park St. SE, Vienna. Contact: 703/281-6277.

Compiled by FIND/AFP and The Washington Times

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