- The Washington Times - Monday, January 3, 2000


Attends the resumption of the Israeli-Syrian negotiations, Shepherdstown, W.Va.


Travels to Davenport and Des Moines, Iowa.


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


The Senate has adjourned for the first session of the 106th Congress and is next scheduled to meet at noon on Jan. 24. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.


The House has adjourned for the first session of the 106th Congress and is next scheduled to meet at noon Jan. 24 for a pro forma session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.


Israeli-Syrian negotiations all day State Department hosts the resumption of the Israeli-Syrian negotiations. Negotiating teams from both delegations and members of the American peace team will stay at the conference center. Location: Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, Shepherdstown, W.Va. Contact: 202/647-2492.
Archives exhibition 9 a.m. National Archives concludes "American Originals Part IV," an exhibition featuring original documents from the holdings of the National Archives and Records Administration.
Highlights include:
* A ledger of Benjamin Franklin, postmaster general of the colonies, 1776.
* A letter from Elvis Presley to President Nixon requesting appointment as a federal agent at large.
* The warrant of arrest for Lee Harvey Oswald, Nov. 22, 1963.
* A letter from Annie Oakley to President William McKinley offering to raise a company of "50 Lady Sharpshooters" in the event of war with Spain, April 1898.
Location: National Archives, Pennsylvania Avenue and Seventh Street NW. Contact: 202/501-5000.
News briefing 2 p.m. U.S. Department of Transportation holds a news briefing on the year-2000 status of transportation systems. Deputy Transportation Secretary Mortimer L. Downey participates. Location: DOT, Media Center, 2nd Floor, 400 Seventh St. SW. Contact: 202/366-5580.

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