- The Washington Times - Friday, June 2, 2000


Tax-policy seminar 9 a.m. The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds a tax-policy seminar, "Tax Credits for Health Insurance: The Effect on the Uninsured." Location: Wohlstetter Conference Center, 1150 17th St. NW. Contact: 202/862-5800.

Tiananmen vigil 8 p.m. The Independent Federation of Chinese Students and Scholars and 12 human rights and overseas Chinese organizations co-sponsor a candlelight vigil to commemorate the 11th anniversary of the June 4, 1989, massacre in Tiananmen Square in Beijing. Political dissidents Wei Jingsheng and Harry Wu and student leader Wang Dan will address the rally. Location: In front of the Chinese Embassy, 2300 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/737-0022.


Continues his trip to Germany. He travels to Aachen to receive the Charlemagne Prize and deliver a foreign-policy address on the effort to build an undivided, democratic peaceful Europe and participates in the "Conference on Progressive Governance for the 21st Century," Berlin.


2 p.m. Makes remarks at the National Summit on Fatherhood, Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW.
4:35 p.m. Makes remarks at a Race for the Cure rally, base of the Washington Monument, the National Mall.


5 p.m. Hosts Friends of the Arts and Preservation in Embassies reception, East Room of the White House.


8:30 a.m. Bureau of Labor Statistics releases report on the employment situation for May 2000. Location: 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/606-5902.
9 a.m. Energy Information Administration releases weekly coal report. Location: 1000 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/586-8800.
10 a.m. Bureau of the Census releases report on manufacturer's shipments, inventories and orders for April 2000. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.


9 a.m. Health and Human Services Department, president's committee on mental retardation holds a meeting. Location: Hotel Washington, 515 15th St. NW. Contact: 202/619-0634.
11 a.m. International Trade Commission holds an open public meeting. Location: Room 101, 500 E St. SW. Contact: 202/205-2000.
11:30 a.m. Federal Communications Commission holds a meeting of the public-safety national coordination committee. Location: 445 12th St. SW. Contact: 202/418-0680.


No oral arguments are scheduled. Contact: 202/479-3211.


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.


Aging conference all day The Inter-American Development Bank, the Pan-American Health Organization, the International Foundation on Aging, and HelpAge International concludes a conference, "The Demographic Transition in Latin America and the Caribbean: Inter-Regional Consultation on Aging of the Population."
Highlights 4 p.m. Plenary session: Conclusions and Recommendations for an Inter-American Development Bank Operational Policy for the Active and Healthy Aging and Reduction of Poverty of the Older Adult Population.
5:30 p.m. Enrique Iglesias, Inter-American Development Bank president, and Ambassador Julia Alvarez, Permanent Mission of the Dominican Republic, United Nations.
Location: 1300 New York Ave. NW. Contact: 202/623-1718.
American Association on Mental Retardation meeting all day The American Association on Mental Retardation holds its 124th annual meeting, "At the Crossroads: Ethics, Genetics, Leadership and Self-Determination."
Highlight 10:30 a.m. Doreen Croser, executive director of the American Association on Mental Retardation, executive director's state of the association address.
Location: Washington Hilton Hotel, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/387-1968.
Geo-sciences meeting 8:30 a.m. The American Geophysical Union, the Geochemical Society and the Mineralogical Society of America hold their spring meeting.
Highlights 1:30 p.m. Concurrent sessions: "Forty Years of Polar-Orbiting Operational Meteorological Satellites"; "Climate and Dynamics 1"; "Radiation and Remote Sensing 1"; "Constituent Transport in the Troposhere and Lower Stratosphere 3"; "Analyses, Model Studies, and Satellite Comparisons With SHADOZ 1998-1999 Ozonesonde Data 2"; "Atmospheric Ions: Roles in Aerosol Formation and Chemistry"; "Forest Biogeochemistry 2"; "Remote Sensing of the Biosphere 2"; "Portal to the Future: The Digital Library for Earth System Education 1"; and "Decade of Geopotential Research 3."
Location: Washington Convention Center, 900 Ninth St. NW. Contact: 202/462-6900.
Ambassador's briefing 8:30 a.m. The Asia Society hosts a briefing on China. Ambassador Joseph Prueher participates. Location: Willard Inter-Continental Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/833-2742.
Mexican elections discussion 9 a.m. The Center for Strategic and International Studies hosts a discussion on the Mexican elections. The speaker is presidential candidate Porfiro Munoz Ledo, Authentic Party of the Mexican Revolution. Location: B-1 Conference Center, 1800 K St. NW. Contact: 202/775-3186.
Employment situation briefing 9:30 a.m. Katharine Abrahams, Bureau of Labor Statistics commissioner, holds a news briefing to discuss the employment situation in May. Location: Conference Center Rooms 1 and 2, Postal Square Building, 2 Massachusetts Ave. NE. Contact: 202/691-5902.
Housing briefing 9:30 a.m. The National Housing Conference and the Center for Housing Policy hold a news briefing to release a report, "Housing America's Working Families." Location: Holeman Lounge, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/393-5772.
Taxes briefing 10:30 a.m. The Internal Revenue Service and the American Bar Association hold a news briefing to demonstrate "TaxInteractive," a computerized program to teach teens about taxes. Charles O. Rossotti, Internal Revenue Service commissioner, and Pamela Olson, chairman-elect of the American Bar Association Section of Taxation, participate. Location: Zenger Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 703/933-7344.
Awards ceremony 11 a.m. The United Black Fund holds a awards ceremony to present the 2000 Dr. Calvin Rolark Sr. Humanitarian Award to Chief Judge Eugene Hamilton of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. Location: Washington Hilton Hotel, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/879-1219.
Arrival ceremony 11 a.m. The Defense Department hosts a full-honors arrival ceremony to welcome Chilean Minister of Defense Mario Fernandez to the Pentagon. Defense Secretary William S. Cohen participates. Location: River Parade Field, the Pentagon. Contact: 703/695-0169.
U.S. Catholic Conference news conference 11 a.m. The U.S. Catholic Conference holds a news conference on the Vatican's relations to other countries. Location: Murrow Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/541-3200.
Economics discussion noon The National Economists Club holds a discussion, "The Economics of Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae." The speaker is Robert Van Order, Freddie Mac's chief economist. Location: 8200 Jones Branch Drive, McLean. Contact: 703/739-9404.
Awards luncheon noon The Center for Immigration Studies holds an awards luncheon for the fourth annual Eugene Katz Award for Excellence in the Coverage of Immigration. This year's winner is William Branigan, who covered immigration for The Washington Post. Keynote speaker is Russ Bergeron, director of media relations at the Immigration and Naturalization Service. Location: DoubleTree Park Terrace, 1515 Rhode Island Ave. NW. Contact: 202/466-8185.
Fatherhood summit 12:30 p.m. The National Fatherhood Initiative holds its third National Summit on Fatherhood.
Highlights 12:30 p.m. George Gallup Jr., pollster, and Jonetta Rose Barras, author of "Whatever Happened to Daddy's Little Girl?," opening session.
2 p.m. Vice President Al Gore.
7:30 p.m. Fathers of the Year Awards Banquet. Honorees include: Jim Kelly, former football quarterback and co-founder of Hunter's Hope Foundation; Tim McGraw, country musician; and football player Robert Porcher, Detroit Lions.
Location: Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 301/973-2367.
Jung Memorial lecture 8 p.m. The Embassy of Switzerland and the Washington Society for Jungian Psychology sponsor a Jung Memorial lecture, "The Use of the Symbol as a Healing Agent." The speaker is Dr. Gregg Furth. Location: Embassy of Switzerland, 2900 Cathedral Ave. NW. Contact: 202/745-7928.

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