- The Washington Times - Friday, September 29, 2000


Ukraine discussion 9 a.m. The National Press Club hosts a Morning Newsmaker news conference on "The Perception of Ukraine in America: Time for a Fresh View." The speaker is Kostyantyn Gryshchenko, ambassador of Ukraine. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7593.

Catholic vote 12:30 p.m. Crisis magazine holds a panel discussion on "How Catholics Will Decide the 2000 Election." Location: Holeman Lounge, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/861-7790 or 410/320-2989.


Noon Makes remarks at a Democratic National Committee luncheon, Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Ave. NW.


10:55 a.m. Walks the grounds of the Audubon Naturalist Society, 8940 Jones Mill Road, Chevy Chase.

11 a.m. Delivers remarks on his environment and energy policies, Audubon Naturalist Society.


8:30 a.m. Bureau of Economic Analysis releases report on personal income and outlays for July 2000. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/606-9900.


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.


Meets at noon in a pro forma session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.


9 a.m. Education and the Workforce oversight and investigations subcommittee holds a hearing, "Behavioral Drugs in Schools: Questions and Concerns." Location: 2175 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-4527.


Electricity markets conference all day The Edison Electric Institute and the Energy Daily host a conference, "RTOs and Market Design: How To Get Electricity Markets to Work." Location: Hilton Washington Embassy Row, 2015 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/662-9715.

Christian Coalition conference all day The Christian Coalition of America holds its annual conference, "Road to Victory 2000."

Highlights 9 a.m. Pat Robertson, Christian Coalition founder; Reps. J. Dennis Hastert, Illinois Republican; Reps. Dick Armey and Tom DeLay, Texas Republicans; Sens. Trent Lott, Mississippi Republican, and Rod Grams, Minnesota Republican; Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein; Don Feder, syndicated columnist; and Oliver North, host of TV's "Equal Time," morning plenary session.

2 p.m. Sens. Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Republican, and Bob Smith, New Hampshire Republican; Steve Forbes, president of Forbes Inc.; the Rev. Jerry Falwell, Liberty University chancellor; Roy Innis, national chairman of the Congress of Racial Equality; the Rev. Frank Pavone, national director of Priests for Life, afternoon plenary session.

6 p.m. Student Rally.

7:30 p.m. Cee Cee Winans concert; Jim Bopp, lawyer; Phyllis Schlafly, Eagle Forum president; Armstrong Williams, radio host; Rep. Walter Jones, North Carolina Republican; and Bishop Earl Jackson, Samaritan Project president, executive plenary session.

Location: Hilton Washington and Towers, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/479-6900, Ext. 117.

Mothers Against Drunk Driving conference all day Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) sponsors a national youth summit to prevent underage drinking.

Highlights 1 p.m. News conference to release a new study that links underage drinking to traumatic injury during teen and adult years. First Amendment Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW.

6:10 p.m. Bobby Heard, MADD director of programs, conducts forum, "Underage Drinking Issues."

9:10 p.m. Brian Krespan, Pennsylvania District 21, leads general session, "Working with the Media: A Dress Rehearsal."

Location: National 4-H Center, Chevy Chase. Contact: 301/347-3820.

Prayer breakfast 8 a.m. Million Family March organizers hold an interfaith prayer breakfast to voice support for the march on Oct. 16, 2000. Location: Sheraton National Hotel, 900 Orne St., Arlington. Contact: 202/291-1119 or 202/543-7796.

HIV/AIDS summit 8:30 a.m. Prince George's Community College holds an HIV/AIDS summit to explore the disease as a threat to world security and stability. Location: Largo Student Center community rooms, Prince George's Community College, 301 Largo Road, Largo. Contact: 301/322-0157 or 301/341-3043.

South Korea's economy forum 9:30 a.m. The Economic Strategy Institute holds a forum "South Korea's Economy: Are the Reforms Real and Is the Recovery Sustainable?" featuring the release of a major study of South Korea's economy. Location: Suite 750, 1401 H St. NW. Contact: 202/289-1288.

Open house 10 a.m. Washington National Cathedral holds an open house with food, entertainment and special tours. Location: Washington National Cathedral, Wisconsin and Massachusetts avenues NW. Contact: 202/537-6248.

Opening ceremony 10:25 a.m. Ericsson holds an opening ceremony for a state-of-the-art high-tech facility for wireless and mobile Internet solutions. Maryland Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend participates. Location: Ericsson IPI Headquarters, 7301 Calhoun Place, Rockville. Contact: 202/289-2001.

Arrival ceremony 11:30 a.m. The Defense Department hosts a full-honors arrival ceremony to welcome Slovenian Minister of Defense Janez Jansa to the Pentagon. Defense Secretary William S. Cohen participates. Location: River Parade Field, the Pentagon. Contact: 703/695-0169.

Performance 11:30 a.m. VSA Arts presents a dress rehearsal for the Oct. 2 production of three one-act plays written by people with disabilities about living with a disability. Location: Theater Lab, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, New Hampshire Avenue at Rock Creek Parkway NW. Contact: 202/628-2800, Ext. 702.

Americans United for Separation of Church and State briefing noon Americans United for Separation of Church and State holds a news briefing to analyze and critique the Christian Coalition "Road to Victory 2000" conference. Barry Lynn, executive director of Americans United for Separation of Church and State, participates. Location: Washington Hilton Hotel, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/466-3243.

Million Family March news conference noon Million Family March organizers hold a news conference where a multifaith nationwide delegation of religious leaders will announce support and endorsement of the Oct. 16 event. Location: Mayor's Press Conference Room 1030S, 441 Fourth St. NW. Contact: 202/291-1119 or 202/543-7796.

Social Security reform discussion 12:30 p.m. Donald Marron, CEO of Payne Webber, addresses a National Press Club Newsmaker luncheon, discussing "Bipartisan Social Security Reform." Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7500.

Hong Kong forum 12:30 p.m. The New America Society presents a brown-bag luncheon forum, featuring John Tsang, Hong Kong commissioner of customs and excise, discussing "Hong Kong as a 'Separate Customs Territory': Myth or Reality?" Location: Seventh floor, 1630 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/986-4901.

Hispanics and globalization forum 2 p.m. The Overseas Private Investment Corp. (OPIC), the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility presents a forum, "The Important Role of Hispanics in Globalization" to cap Hispanic Heritage Month. The participants include: Reps. Robert Menendez, New Jersey Democrat, and Loretta Sanchez, California Democrat; Energy Secretary Bill Richardson; George Munoz, president/CEO of OPIC; the Rev. Jesse Jackson; George Herrera, U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce president; Anna Cabral, Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility president; and Giselle Fernandez, TV journalist. Location: Dean Acheson Auditorium, State Department, 2201 C St. NW. Contact: 202/336-8690 or 202/336-8744.

Swearing-in ceremony 3 p.m. The District of Columbia courts holds a ceremony to swear in Superior Court Judge Rufus King III as the court's chief judge. Location: Third-floor atrium, H. Carl Moultre I Courthouse, 500 Indiana Ave. NW. Contact: 202/879-1219.

Signing ceremony 3 p.m. The Organization of American States (OAS) hosts a signing ceremony to mark the U.S. ratification of the Inter-American Convention against Corruption. Luis Lauredo, U.S. ambassador to the OAS, participates. Location: Hall of Heroes, OAS, 17th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/458-3760.

Gun-rights conference 7 p.m. The Second Amendment Foundation sponsors its 15th annual Gun Rights Policy Conference for national pro-gun leaders and activists. The participants include Sen. Larry E. Craig, Idaho Republican; and Republican Reps. Christopher B. Cannon of Utah and Matthew G. Martinez of California. Location: Crystal City Marriott, 1999 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 425/454-7012.

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