- The Washington Times - Tuesday, August 1, 2000


Book discussion noon The National Archives presents Mark Caldwell discussing his book, "A Short History of Rudeness: Manners, Morals and Misbehavior in Modern America." Location: Room 105, National Archives, Constitution Avenue between Seventh and Ninth streets NW. Contact: 202/501-5000.

Health care conference all day The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants holds its 2000 National Healthcare Industry Conference. Kenneth Raske, Greater New York Hospital Association president, speaks on "Maintaining Financial Viability in These Turbulent Times" at 8:05 a.m. Location: Grand Hyatt Hotel, 1000 H St. NW. Contact: 202/434-9220 or 202/434-9210.


8:30 a.m. Bureau of Economic Analysis releases its report on personal income and outlays for May 2000. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/606-9900.

10 a.m. Bureau of the Census releases a report on the value of new construction put in place for June 2000. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.

2:30 p.m. Treasury Department auctions three and six-month Treasury bills. Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/874-9890.


8:30 a.m. Food and Drug Administration holds a meeting of the radio frequency micronucleus working group to hear presentations related to radio frequency exposure systems and dosimetry and prior reports of micronucleus formation in cells exposed to radio frequency. Location: Room 020-B, Health and Human Services Department, 9200 Corporate Boulevard, Rockville. Contact: 301/443-7118.


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


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


Strasser visit all day The Embassy of Austria hosts a visit by Austrian Interior Minister Ernst Strasser.

Highlights 8:30 a.m. Special briefings, Central Intelligence Agency, Langley.

1 p.m. Meeting with Attorney General Janet Reno, Justice Department, 950 Pennsylvania Ave. NW.

2 p.m. Meeting with Thomas Pickard, deputy FBI director, Justice Department.

3 p.m. Roundtable discussion with Doris Meissner, Immigration and Naturalization Service commissioner, Justice Department.

5:15 p.m. Rand Beers, assistant secretary of State for international narcotics and law enforcement affairs, State Department, 2201 C St. NW. Contact: 202/895-6775.

Association for Telecommunications Professionals in Higher Education conference all day The Association for Telecommunications Professionals in Higher Education holds its 29th annual conference. Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2600 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 606/278-3338.

Information technology workshop all day The Office of Community Oriented Policing Services holds an information technology workshop. Location: Washington Marriott Hotel, 1221 22nd St. NW. Contact: 703/684-5300.

Training conference all day The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms holds a Women in Law Enforcement Training Conference and Exhibition. Location: Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/927-4100 or 202/927-2130.

Air emissions seminar all day Infocast presents "Air Emissions and Power Generation Week" seminar on implementing Clean Air Act amendments. Location: Renaissance Washington Hotel, 999 Ninth St. NW. Contact: 818/888-4444, Ext. 36.

Telecommunications conference all day AFCOMNET.com holds the 9th Annual All Africa Telecommunications and Information Technology Conference. William Kennard, Federal Communications Commission chairman, speaks at 9 a.m. Location: Hyatt Hotel, 12777 Fair Lakes Circle, Fairfax. Contact: 703/691-3570.

National Minority Donor Awareness Day news conference 9 a.m. Howard University Hospital hosts a National Minority Donor Awareness Day news conference to unveil a new initiative to raise awareness about organ donations among minorities. Location: Howard University Hospital Ambulatory Care Center Auditorium, 2041 Georgia Ave. NW. Contact: 202/737-8400.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration briefings 9:30 a.m. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration holds a series of satellite briefings from the Johnson Space Center, Houston, to preview the September visit of the space shuttle Atlantis (STS-106) to the International Space Station (ISS) and the October launch of Expedition One carrying the first crew to live aboard the newly launched Russian Zvezda service module.

Highlights 9:30 a.m. Jim Van Laak, ISS manager for mission and integration operations; Phil Engelauf, STS-106 lead flight director; Rick La Brode, ISS flight director; and Sharon Castle, STS-106 launch package manager, "STS-106 Mission Overview."

11:30 a.m. John Uri, ISS mission scientist, "International Space Station Science Payloads."

Noon NASA Television video file.

1 p.m. Mike Hess, lead EVA officer, "STS-106 Extravehicular Activity Briefing."

2 p.m. Terrence Wilcutt, commander; Scott Altman, pilot; and Edward Lu, Richard Mastracchio, Daniel Burbank, Yuri Malenchenko and Boris Morukov, mission specialists, STS-106 crew news conference.

Location: NASA Headquarters, 300 E St. SW. Contact: 202/358-1726 or 202/358-0243.

Holocaust conference 9:30 a.m. The Anti-Defamation League and the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum conduct their Third National Holocaust Education Program summer institute, "Bearing Witness: Anti-Semitism, the Holocaust and Contemporary Issues," for Catholic educators.

Highlights 9:30 a.m. Guided Tour of Exhibition.

1 p.m. Warren Marcus, director of teacher workshops and conferences for the Holocaust Museum, "Guidelines for Teaching the Holocaust."

2:15 p.m. Peggy Obrecht, director of church relations for the Holocaust Museum, "The Churches and the Holocaust."

Location: U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place SW. Contact: 202/452-8310 or 202/488-0441.

Tours 10 a.m. The District of Columbia Bar Association presents the first of two tours of the U.S. Copyright Office with each limited to 20 registrants. Location: Room 401, Madison Building, U.S. Copyright Office, First Street and Independence Avenue SE. Contact: 202/626-3463.

Evidentiary hearing 10 a.m. Judicial Watch e-mail evidentiary hearing on alleged White House obstruction of justice in the Filegate (Alexander, et al vs. FBI, et al) case continues. U.S. District Judge Royce C. Lamberth presides. A news conference will be held on the courthouse steps following the hearing. Location: Courtroom 21, Federal Courthouse, Third and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/646-5172.

Greenhouse gas emissions briefing 10 a.m. The Pew Center on Global Climate and Arthur D. Little Inc. hold a briefing on a report on efforts by large manufacturing corporations to inventory and report their greenhouse gas emissions. Location: Salon F, J.W. Marriott Hotel, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 703/516-0606 or 202/777-3530.

Drought briefing 11 a.m. The United State Agency for International Development holds a news briefing on the drought conditions in the region of the Horn of Africa and the U.S. response. Location: State Department, 2201 C St. NW. Contact: 202/647-6607.

National Building Museum event 6:30 p.m. The National Building Museum presents a program titled "Balancing Historic Preservation and New Construction." The participants are Tersh Boasberg, chairman of the Washington, D.C., Historic Preservation Review Board, and Philip Esocoff, Esocoff and Associates Architects. Location: 401 F St. NW. Contact: 202/272-2448.

Cyber-pirates discussion 6:30 p.m. The New Media Society presents a panel discussion on "Cyberpirates? Lawbreakers or Nuisance? Should Artists Be Compensated for Downloadable Music? Is the Web a Haven for Music Pirates?" Location: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) Conference Center, 4301 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington. Contact: 703/995-0689.

Book discussion 7 p.m. Politics and Prose Bookstore hosts Nathan Miller, historian, discussing "Broadsides: The Age of Fighting Sail, 1775-1812," his book covering American Revolution and War of 1812 naval history. Location: 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/364-1919.

Films 7 p.m. The Center for Policy Analysis on Palestine presents films, "Aqabat Jaber: Peace with No Return?" (1995), regarding life in a 50-year-old refugee camp outside Jericho under limited Palestinian authority, and "Women Under Siege" (1982), about women who played a critical role in the besieged Rasadiyah, Lebanon, refugee camp. Location: 2425-35 Virginia Ave. NW. Contact: 202/338-1290.

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