- The Washington Times - Tuesday, November 21, 2000


No schedule available.


8:30 a.m. Bureau of the Census and Bureau of Economic Analysis release U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services for September. Location: 14th Street between E Street & Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.


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


Schedule to be announced. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.


10 a.m. Senate Judiciary Committee holds a hearing examining the state of competition in baseball, focusing on the revenue disparity in Major League Baseball: "Baseball's Revenue Gap: Pennant for Sale?" Contact: 202/224-5225.


Schedule to be announced. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.


Conference on aging all day Gerontological Society of America holds its annual meeting. Topics: religion and longevity, the Internet and older adults, driving, and genes and genomes. Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 612/256-5454.

Health workshop 8 a.m. National Institutes of Health host a Trans NIH/Health and Human Services Department Workshop, "The Science of the Placebo: Toward an Interdisciplinary Research Agenda" to examine the biological, behavioral, social, cultural and ethical aspects related to the placebo effect. Location: NIH, Building 45, Natcher Conference Center, Bethesda. Contact: 301/496-1767.

Defense trade meeting 8:30 a.m. State Department hosts a Defense Trade Advisory Group open meeting. Location: National Foreign Affairs Training Center, 4000 Arlington Blvd., Room F-3420, Arlington. Contact: 202/647-2882.

Kosovo forum 8:30 a.m. Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and Open Society Institute present a breakfast meeting to discuss "After Milosevic: What Future for Kosovo?" Location: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1779 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Root Room, second floor. Contact: 202/939-2211.

Family relations report 9:30 a.m. National Council on Family Relations holds a news conference to release the findings of the report "Public Policy Through a Family Lens: Sustaining Families in the 21st Century." Location: National Press Club, Lisagor Room, 529 14th St. NW. Contact: 202/285-5836.

Giant pandas news briefing 10 a.m. Smithsonian National Zoological Park holds a media briefing and update on the Smithsonian's giant pandas at the National Zoo. Location: National Zoo, Visitor's Center/ Education Building, Auditorium. Contact: 202/357-2627, ext. 108.

Human rights award ceremony 10 a.m. Robert F. Kennedy Memorial presents its 2000 RFK Human Rights Award to the national convenor of the Indian National Campaign on Dalit (untouchables) Human Rights. Location: 325 Russell Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/463-7575, ext. 226.

Auto workers news conference 10 a.m. United Auto Workers Union, Ford Motor Co. and Visteon Corporation hold a news conference to announce the Family Service and Learning Center program, a union-management partnership effort to meet the needs of working families, individuals, retirees and communities. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW, Ballroom. Contact: 202/667-0901.

Public health initiative 10 a.m. National Press Club Newsmaker Program holds a discussion on "Save the Children from Malaria," a global public health initiative. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7593.

Aging forum 10 a.m. Senate Special Committee on Aging holds a forum on "Living Longer, Living Better: The Challenge to Policy-makers." Location: G31 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-3932.

Turkey luncheon noon Harris Teeter donates turkey and all the trimmings to students, staff and special guests at the Liary School of Virginia. Location: Liary School of Virginia, 6349 Lincolnia Road in Alexandria. Contact: 202/466-6286.

Gun violence briefing 1 p.m. Leaders of key national gun violence prevention organization hold a joint press briefing to review the impact of gun violence issues in presidential, congressional, and state legislative races. Location: National Press Club, Lisagor Room, 529 14th St. NW. Contact: 212/584-5026.

Internet forum 4 p.m. National Policy Association and Washington International Trade Association present "Challenge of the Internet Can It Improve [Trade] Policymaking?" Location: Ronald Reagan/International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Horizon Ballroom. Contact: 202/312-1600.

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