- The Washington Times - Tuesday, October 3, 2000


Internet privacy 9:30 a.m. The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee holds a hearing to review legislation dealing with improving Internet privacy, including the Consumer Internet Privacy Enhancement Act. Location: 253 Russell Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-5115.

District's performance 9:30 a.m. The Senate Governmental Affairs' oversight of government management, restructuring and the District of Columbia subcommittee holds a hearing on "assessing the progress of performance management in the District of Columbia." Mayor Anthony A. Williams testifies. Location: 342 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-4751.


8:45 a.m. Departs the White House en route to Miami International Airport.


9 p.m. Participates in the first of the presidential debates, Clark Athletic Center, University of Massachusetts at Boston.


10 a.m. Bureau of the Census releases a report on new one-family houses sold and for sale for August. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.


Oral arguments begin at 10 a.m.
Docket Number 99-1030 City of Indianapolis vs. Edmond; and Docket Number 99-1235 Green Tree Financial Corp. vs. Randolph. Contact: 202/479-3211.


Meets at 9:30 a.m. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.


9:30 a.m. Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee holds a hearing on the effect of higher energy prices on the poor. Location: 430 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-5375.
9:30 a.m. Judiciary, administrative oversight and the courts subcommittee holds a hearing on "Continuation of Oversight on the Wen Ho Lee Case." Notra Trulock, former Energy Department intelligence chief, testifies. Location: 226 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-5225.


Meets at 9 a.m. for morning hour and at 10 a.m. for legislative business. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.


10 a.m. Veterans Affairs, health subcommittee holds a hearing on chiropractic services in the VA. Location: 334 Cannon House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-9164.


Mothers Against Drunk Driving conference all day Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) holds its National Youth Summit to Prevent Underage Drinking.
Highlights 10 a.m. Millie Webb, MADD national president; members of Congress; Sue Bailey, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration administrator; and 435 teens representing each congressional district, news conference and rally, Capitol, West Front, Lower Terrace. Contact: 214/744-6233, Ext. 216.
TechiesDay 2000 celebration all day TechiesDay.org presents TechiesDay 2000 celebration, a nationwide initiative to prepare young people for a technology-driven future. The speakers include Thomas Donohue, president/CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Education Secretary Richard W. Riley; Sen. Jeff Bingaman, New Mexico Democrat; and Commerce Secretary Norman Mineta. Location: U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 1615 H St. NW. Contact: 917/408-6823.
World War II Memorial news conference 9:30 a.m. The Olin Corporation holds a news conference to present $100,000 for the World War II Memorial. Reps. John Shimkus, Illinois Republican, and Jerry F. Costello, Illinois Democrat, and former Sen. Bob Dole, Kansas Republican, participate. Location: Capitol, House Triangle. Contact: 618/344-3065.
American Muslim Council news conference 9:30 a.m. The American Muslim Council holds a news conference to condemn Israeli aggression against Islamic holy sites. Location: Holeman Lounge, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 703/750-9011 or 202/789-2262.
Irradiated food news conference 10 a.m. Public Citizen and the Cancer Prevention Coalition hold a news conference on their report that concludes that the Food and Drug Administration and other federal agencies misled Congress about the safety of irradiated food. Location: West Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/454-5150.
Anti-Clinton book news conference 10 a.m. Reps. Henry J. Hyde, Illinois Republican, Helen Chenoweth-Hage, Idaho Republican, and Ron Paul, Texas Republican, host a news conference to release a book by Joseph Sobran, columnist, titled "Hustler: The Clinton Legacy," which denounces Vice President Al Gore, Democratic presidential candidate, as a product of President Clinton who would continue his moral and political legacy. Location: 2105 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 703/255-2211.
Debt reduction news conference 10 a.m. Members of Congress holds a news conference on debt reduction. Location: Capitol, House Triangle. Contact: 202/225-5107.
Report release 10 a.m. The Health Care Financing Administration holds a media briefing to release an American Health Quality Association report on "A Measure of Quality: Improving Performance in American Health Care." Location: Health and Human Services Department, 200 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/690-6145 or 202/261-7573.
Rally 10:30 a.m. Global Peace Walk and the Indigenous Environmental Network hold a rally to underscore the parallel between the extinction of traditional cultures and the general degradation of the environment. Location: Edward Kelly Park, State Department, 2201 C St. NW. Contact: 202/244-3407.
"Digital Divide" news conference 11 a.m. The Congressional Black Caucus, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, the New Democratic Coalition and other Democrats hold a news conference to discuss the "Digital Divide" and their comprehensive legislative agenda for providing educational opportunities and increased access to Internet technology. Location: House Radio-TV Gallery. Contact: 202/225-7924.
H-1B visa bill news conference 11 a.m. Members of Congress hold a news conference after the Senate vote on the H-1B visa bill. Location: Capitol, Senate Swamp. Contact: 202/224-5225.
Browner speech 12:30 p.m. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Carol M. Browner addresses a National Press Club Newsmaker luncheon, discussing environmental protection. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7500.
Americans with Disabilities Act rally 12:30 p.m. Rolling Freedom Express sponsors a rally and march in support of the Americans with Disabilities Act and to highlight the need to affirm its constitutionality. The participants include the Rev. Jesse Jackson; Teddy Pendergass, singer; Dick Gregory, activist; and Justin Dart Jr., Congressional Medal of Freedom recipient. Location: Upper Senate Park, Delaware and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/342-9439.
Health Care Fairness Coalition news conference 2:15 p.m. The Health Care Fairness Coalition holds a news conference on "Fair Care," medical tax cuts for uninsured workers. Location: Capitol, Senate Swamp. Contact: 703/683-5004, Ext. 128.
2000 Latin American Film Festival news conference 2:30 p.m. The Organization of American States (OAS) sponsors a news conference for the opening of the 2000 Latin American Film Festival. The participants include actors Anthony Quinn and Ricardo Bravo and Ruben Gennero of the Brazilian film "Oriundi." Location: OAS, 17th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/458-3870 or 202/458-3870.
Herbal products lecture 7 p.m. The National Institutes of Health presents its 2000 Medicine for the Public Lecture Series, featuring Drs. Stephen Piscitelli and Aaron Burstein, Clinic Center, speaking on "Dangerous Liaisons: Drugs and Herbal Products." Location: Masur Auditorium, Building 10, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda. Contact: 301/496-1767.
Kane speech 7:30 p.m. The National Organization for Women sponsors a speech by Loretta Kane, vice president of NOW Action, on "The World March of Women," scheduled for Oct. 15 to demand an end to poverty and violence against women. Location: Johnson Center North Plaza, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax. Contact: 202/628-8669.

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