Friday, January 7, 2000


Association of American Law Schools meeting all day The Association of American Law Schools continues its “Centennial Annual Meeting.” Attorney General Janet Reno speaks at 10:30 a.m. Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 202/296-8851.

Stay-at-home moms discussion noon The Heritage Foundation and the Clare Boothe Luce Policy Institute hold a discussion on “Giving It Up: One Woman’s Decision to Stay Home to Raise Her Children.” The speaker is Kate Obenshain Griffin, former education and policy adviser to former Virginia Gov. George F. Allen. Location: Van Andel Conference Center, Heritage Foundation, 214 Massachusetts Ave. NE. Contact: 703/318-0730.



3:40 p.m. Meets with Gore 2000 activists, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 405, 1211 Wiley Blvd. SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

5:30 p.m. Meets with Des Moines supporters, Valley High School, Des Moines, Iowa.


9 a.m. Energy Information Administration releases the weekly coal report. Location: 1000 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/586-8800.

3 p.m. Federal Reserve Board releases a report on consumer installment credit for November 1999. Location: Constitution Avenue between 20th and 21st streets NW. Contact: 202/452-3206.




Highlights 9:30 a.m. Mail and Telemarketing.

Location: Room 102, Ward Circle Building, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/885-5952.

Hydrologic science committee meeting 8:30 a.m. The National Academies Commission on Geosciences holds a meeting of the committee on hydrologic science. Location: National Research Council, Cecil and Ida Green Building, 2001 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Contact: 202/334-3422.

Mapping science committee meeting 8:30 a.m. The National Academy of Sciences Board on Earth Sciences and Resources holds a meeting of its mapping science committee. Location: National Research Council, Cecil and Ida Green Building, 2001 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Contact: 202/334-3744.

Presidency seminar 9 a.m. The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars concludes a seminar on “In Pursuit of the Presidency.”

Highlights 9:15 a.m. Presidential campaign strategy, Frank Fahrenkopf Jr., president and CEO of the American Gaming Association.

10 a.m. Choosing the next vice president, Dr. Paul Light, director of governmental studies at the Brookings Institution.

11 a.m. Report to the next president, Dr. David Abshire, Center for the Study of the Presidency

Noon Closing remarks, Ambassador L. Bruce Laingen, president of the American Academy of Diplomacy.

Location: 902 Hart Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/336-7568.

Employment situation briefing 9:30 a.m. Katharine G. Abraham, commissioner of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, holds a news briefing on the employment situation in December 1999. Location: Postal Square Building, 2 Massachusetts Ave. NE. Use the First Street NE entrance to reach Conference Center Rooms 1 and 2 on ground floor. Contact: 202/691-5902.

Swearing-in ceremony 11 a.m. The Peace Corps holds a ceremony to swear in Mark L. Schneider as the new director of the Peace Corps. Participants include Energy Secretary Bill Richardson; Judge David Tatel, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; Brian Atwood, former administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development and Susan Schneider. Location: Shriver Hall, Peace Corps Headquarters, 1111 20th St. NW. Contact: 202/692-2230.

Health plans debate noon The American Enterprise Institute and Amgen Inc. present “Liability Issues for Health Plans: A Debate on Principle and Politics.” Participants are Richard Epstein, University of Chicago law professor, and Donald Palmisano, American Medical Association. Location: Wohlstetter Conference Center, 1150 17th St. NW. Contact: 202/862-5833.

Book reading 7 p.m. Politics and Prose presents a reading and discussion of “Shame the Devil.” The speaker is George Pelecanos, Washington novelist. Location: 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/364-1919.

Concert performance 8 p.m. La Maison Francaise at the French Embassy holds a concert of Latin love songs. Location: French Embassy, 4101 Reservoir Road NW. Contact: 202/944-6090.

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