- The Washington Times - Tuesday, January 11, 2000


Census 2000 briefing 9:30 a.m. The Commerce Department and the Census Bureau hold a news briefing to announce an initiative, "How America Knows What America Needs," to encourage participation in Census 2000 at the grass-roots level. Commerce Secretary William M. Daley and Kenneth Prewitt, Census Bureau director, participate. Location: National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW. Contact: 202/530-4750.

"The New Washington" premiere 6 p.m. On The Potomac Productions hosts the premiere of "The New Washington," a television production about the new era of economic and civic revitalization in the Washington area. Highlight 7:30 p.m. Reception at Teatro Goldoni restaurant, 1909 K St. NW. Location: The World Bank, 1818 H St. NW. Contact: 202/898-0899.


9:15 a.m. Takes a walking tour of the Tuweep Valley, North Rim, Grand Canyon, Ariz.
10:40 a.m. Makes an environmental announcement for the Grand Canyon area, Hopi Point, South Rim of the Grand Canyon.
6:30 p.m. Attends private reception for Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee, Texas Democrat, private residence, Houston.
7:45 p.m. Attends Texas Legislative Victory fund, private residence, Houston.


11:05 a.m. Discusses health care and prescription drugs with senior citizens, Center for Active Seniors Inc., Davenport, Iowa.
2:15 p.m. Addresses Democratic activists, Student Center, Muscatine Community College, Muscatine, Iowa.
5:40 p.m. Addresses health care workers, second-floor ballroom, Iowa Memorial Union, Iowa City, Iowa.
7:35 p.m. Meets with Democratic activists, Richey Room, Iowa Memorial Union.


10 a.m. Bureau of the Census releases a report on wholesale trade for November 1999. 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. Postal Service holds a meeting of its Board of Governors. Location: Benjamin Franklin Room, 475 L'Enfant Plaza SW. Contact: 202/268-4800.


Meets at 10 a.m. to issue decisions and hear arguments:
Docket 99-5, USA vs. Morrison; Docket 99-29, Brzonkala vs. Morrison; and Docket 99-137, Garner vs. Jones. Contact: 202/479-3211.


Campaigning workshop all day American University's Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies continues its Campaign Management Institute.
Highlight 1:30 p.m. Maryland state Sen. Christopher Van Hollen, Montgomery Democrat.
Location: Room 102, Ward Circle Building, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/885-5952.
Federal Trade Commission all day The Federal Trade Commission hosts a public forum to review the "do not call" provision of the FTC's telemarketing sales rule. Location: Room 432, 600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/326-2182.
Army aviation symposium 8 a.m. The Association of the U.S. Army holds a symposium and exhibition on Army aviation, preparing for the expanding roles and missions of the U.S. military.
1:30 p.m. Panel Presentation and Discussion: "Army Aviation's Role in the Expanding U.S. Army Military Mission."
Location: Marriott Fairview Park Hotel, 3111 Fairview Park Drive, Falls Church. Contact: 703/907-2401 or 703/907-2417.
Transportation Research Board meeting 8 a.m. The National Academies holds sessions covering policy and technical issues ranging across all modes of transportation, for the Transportation Research Board's 79th annual meeting. Location: Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Road NW; Omni Shoreham, 2500 Calvert St. NW; and Hilton Washington Hotel and Towers, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/334-3708.
Voters Rights 2000 initiative briefing 8:15 a.m. The Hudson Institute holds a news briefing on California's Voters Rights 2000 initiative. The participants include Ron Unz, author of Voters Rights 2000; Norman Ornstein, resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute; and Thomas E. Mann, senior fellow in American governance at the Brookings Institution. Location: Hudson Institute, 1015 18th St. NW. Contact: 202/974-6442.
Medicare reform forum 8:30 a.m. The Atlantic Monthly Forum and the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America host a forum on "Medicare Reform: Insuring a Nation at Risk." The participants include Sen. John B. Breaux, Louisiana Democrat; Nancy-Ann DeParle, administrator of the Health Care Financing Administration; and Dan Crippen, director of the Congressional Budget Office. Location: Holeman Lounge, National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW. Contact: 212/916-8730.
Race discussion 9 a.m. The Brookings Institution holds a panel discussion, "Race: The Great American Divide." The participants include Douglas Brinkley, historian and director of the Eisenhower Center for American Studies at the University of New Orleans; Hugh B. Price, president and CEO of the National Urban League; Christopher H. Foreman Jr. and Joyce Ladner of the Brookings Institution; Judy Richardson, film producer; David J. Garrow, Emory University Law School professor; Hilary Shelton, director of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People's Washington bureau; Roger Wilkins, George Mason University professor; and Juan Williams, journalist and author. Location: Falk Auditorium, 1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/797-6105.
National Organization for Women rally 9:30 a.m. The National Organization for Women holds a rally in support of women's right to use the civil remedy of the Violence Against Women Act of 1994. Patricia Ireland, National Organization for Women president, participates. Location: Supreme Court, 1 First St. NE. Contact: 202/628-8669, Ext. 114.
GraciasDoctor.com news conference 10 a.m. The Web site GraciasDoctor.com hosts a news conference to introduce its on-line information and health site, with content in Spanish, Portuguese and English. The speaker is Dr. Elmer Huerta, physician and member of the National Cancer Advisory Board. Location: Murrow Room, National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW. Contact: 703/623-9310.
Governing discussion 10 a.m. The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds a panel discussion on "How Would Al Gore Govern?" The participants include James Brosnan, regional reporter for Scripps Howard News Service; Elaine Kamarck, professor at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government and policy adviser to the Al Gore for President campaign; John King, White House correspondent for Cable Network News; Ron Klain, former chief of staff to Mr. Gore; former Rep. David McCurdy, Oklahoma Democrat; and former Sen. Larry Pressler, South Dakota Republican. Location: Wohlstetter Conference Center, 1150 17th St. NW. Contact: 202/862-5800.
Tobacco-Free Kids campaign discussion 10 a.m. The National Press Club hosts a Morning Newsmaker news conference featuring Matthew Myers, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids president. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7593.
Japanese art lecture noon The Smithsonian's Freer Gallery of Art holds a lecture on Japanese art and the Chinese influence on the paintings, lacquer ware and ceramics of Japan. The speaker is Ann Yonemura, curator of Japanese art. Location: Freer Gallery 6, the Smithsonian's Freer Gallery of Art, Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW. Contact: 202/357-1300.
Shoval speech noon The National Press Club holds a Morning Newsmaker news conference featuring Israeli Ambassador Zalman Shoval discussing his two tenures as Israeli ambassador, prospects for peace in the Middle East, and the latest round of Israeli-Syrian peace talks currently under way in Shepherdstown, W.Va. Location: First Amendment Lounge, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7500.
Book discussion noon The Library of Congress' Center for the Book and the Humanities and Social Sciences Division presents a discussion of the new book "Thurgood Marshall: American Revolutionary." The speaker is Juan Williams, journalist and author. Location: Mumford Room, Madison Building, Library of Congress. Contact: 202/707-5221.
Time Warner litigation discussion 12:15 p.m. The D.C. Bar holds a discussion, "The Time Warner Litigation," the Labor Department's lawsuit against Time Warner and affiliates. The speaker is Marc I. Machiz, associate solicitor, Plan Benefits Security Division, Labor Department. Location: B-1 Level, D.C. Bar Conference Center, 1250 H St. NW. Contact: 202/626-3463.
Tobacco lawsuits discussion 12:30 p.m. Nick Brookes, chairman and CEO of Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp., addresses a National Press Club Newsmaker luncheon, discussing tobacco lawsuits. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7500.
Piano recital 8 p.m. The Catholic University of America holds a piano recital featuring Schumann's Humoresque in B-flat major, Beethoven's Sonata No. 29 in B-flat, and 20th century works. The pianist is Horacio Gutierrez. Location: Ward Recital Hall, Catholic University, 620 Michigan Ave. NE. Contact: 202/319-5414.

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