- The Washington Times - Monday, October 9, 2000


No public events are scheduled.


Federal holiday (Columbus Day): No events listed.


Federal holiday (Columbus Day): No events listed.


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.


Official visit all day Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright hosts a visit by North Korean National Defense Commission Vice Chairman Cho Myong-nok. Location: State Department, 2201 C St. NW. Contact: 202/647-6607.

Sunrise ceremony all day Global Peace Walk holds a Columbus Day sunrise ceremony and a prayer circle ceremony at noon as part of a daylong event to promote peace. Location: Grounds of the Washington Monument. Contact: 202/244-3407.

West speech 10 a.m. The Rev. Peter West of Priests for Life, a Catholic association that helps clergy of all denominations address abortion, speaks at the closing event of the Jubilee International Week of Prayer and Fasting. Location: Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, 400 Michigan Ave. NE. Contact: 703/683-5004, Ext. 102.

Rally 11 a.m. The Life Education and Resource Network (LEARN) hosts the “Say So March,” a gathering of blacks calling for a new civil rights movement. Location: Lincoln Memorial. Contact: 202/479-2873.

Transportation symposium 2 p.m. Transportation Secretary Rodney Slater; the D.C. government and the Greater Washington Board of Trade host an International Transportation Symposium: “Moving to the 21st Century Best Practices of Today and Lessons for Tomorrow.”

Highlights 2 p.m. OPIC business meeting.

7 p.m. VIP dinner.

Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 202/366-0660.

Ibero American conference 7 p.m. The Greater Washington Ibero American Chamber of Commerce presents Ibero American Conference 2000.

7 p.m. Fiesta Internacional welcome reception.

Location: 345 Cannon House Office Building. Contact: 202/829-7840.

Awards dinner 7 p.m. The National Association of Secondary School Principals holds its national awards dinner. Education Secretary Richard Riley speaks. Location: National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1250 New York Ave. NW. Contact: 703/860-7260 or 202/401-3026.

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