- The Washington Times - Monday, August 21, 2000


Gun control news conference 9:30 a.m. Hamilton College releases its "National Youth and Guns Poll" conducted by its students and Zogby International polling firm on high school students' opinions about handgun-control proposals and exposure to guns. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 315/859-4691.

Evidentiary hearing 10 a.m. White House and Northrop Grumman officials testify during an evidentiary hearing about cover-up and obstruction-of-justice charges against the Clinton-Gore administration in retrieving missing e-mail messages connected to Judicial Watch's $90 million "Filegate" lawsuit. A news conference will be held on the courthouse steps following the day's proceedings. Location: Courtroom 21, Federal Courthouse, Third Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/646-5172.


Travels to Chappaqua, N.Y. No public events scheduled.


Concludes "Setting the Course for the Future" tour on the Mississippi River with Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman, Connecticut Democrat, Hannibal, Mo.


No oral arguments scheduled. Location: 1 First St. NE. Contact: 202/479-3211.


Not in session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.


Not in session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.


Violence prevention program all day Family, Career and Community Leaders and the Justice Department hold a "STOP (Students Taking On Prevention) the Violence" national training program, a peer education approach to violence prevention, with teens teaching teens. Location: Tysons Corner Doubletree Hotel, Salons A and B, 7801 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Contact: 202/331-4323.

Climate studies conference all day The National Academies Commission on Geosciences/ Environment and Resources Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate holds a conference on "Improving the Effectiveness of U.S. Climate Modeling." Location: National Academies, 2100 C St. NW. Contact: 202/334-3519.

Chemical Society conference all day American Chemical Society holds its annual national meeting and exposition. Location: Washington Convention Center, 900 Ninth St. NW. Contact: 202/872-6059.

Airport executives conference all day American Association of Airport Executives, Air Transport Association and Federal Aviation Administration hold their annual Aircraft and Airfield De-icing Conference and Exposition. Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St. NW. Contact: 703/824-0500.

Blacks in Government conference all day Blacks in Government holds its annual national training conference, "World Class Performance Through Partnerships for Progress." Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 202/667-3280.

Software training course 8:30 a.m. Fig Leaf Software presents a five-day course, "Advanced Allaire Spectra for Developers," for experienced ColdFusion application Web developers. Location: 1400 16th St. NW, Suite 220. Contact: 202/797-5474.

Web design workshop 9 a.m. CompuMaster presents a workshop, "How to Design and Build a World-Class Web Site." Location: Crystal City Sheraton, 1800 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 800/867-4340.

Web training 9:30 a.m. CAPCON presents a course, "Web-Database Integration With Active Server Pages." Location: CAPCON, 1990 M St. NW, Suite 200. Contact: 202/331-4360.

Africa media briefing 10 a.m. The African Policy Information Center and the Africa Fund hold a briefing on "Clinton in Nigeria." Topics include human rights and corporate accountability, U.S. military ties to Nigeria, Nigeria's external debt and the African debt and continuing democratic reform in Nigeria. Location: United Methodist Building, first-floor conference room, 100 Maryland Ave. NW. Contact: 202/546-7961.

Flight 800 news conference 11 a.m. TWA Flight 800 victims' family members, former NTSB crash investigators, a flight data recorder expert and Flight 800 Independent Researchers Organization meet to discuss discontent with the NTSB crash theory and problems in the NTSB infrastructure. Location: L'Enfant Plaza Hotel, Caucus Conference Room, 48 L'Enfant Plaza SW. Contact: 508/725-8807.

Education news briefing 1 p.m. The Education Department holds a news briefing to release fall school enrollment projections. Deputy Education Secretary Frank Holleman participates. Location: Education Department, Secretary's Conference Room, seventh floor, 400 Maryland Ave. SW. Contact: 202/401-1579.

Transportation Department meeting 3:30 p.m. The Transportation Department holds a meeting with leaders of major U.S. airlines, labor representatives and other aviation stakeholders. Transportation Secretary Rodney Slater participates. Location: Transportation Department, Marx Media Center, Room 2201, 400 Seventh St. SW. Contact: 202/366-5571.

Marketing seminar 6:30 p.m. Mason Enterprise Center hosts a seminar, "Marketing to the Federal Government." Location: Mason Enterprise Center, 4031 University Drive, Suite 200, Fairfax. Contact: 703/277-7700.

PC Users meeting 7 p.m. Capital PC Users Group Virginia SIG (Special Interest Group) holds its monthly meeting featuring "Internet Tour of Health Related Sites." Location: Washington Gas Co. Auditorium, 6801 Industrial Road, Springfield. Contact: 301/762-9372.

SQL Users meeting 7 p.m. Washington Area SQL Users' Group holds its monthly meeting featuring "Automating SQL Server 7.0 Performance Tuning." Location: GRCI, 1900 Gallows Road, Tysons Corner. Contact: [email protected]

Film 8:30 p.m. National Institutes of Health and Cable TV Montgomery hold their fourth annual free outdoor film festival to benefit NIH children's charities, including the Children's Inn, Friends of the Clinical Center and Special Love/Camp Fantastic. Tonight's film is "The Wizard of Oz." Location: NIH Campus near the Medical Center Metro, Bethesda. Contact: 301/816-6958.

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