- The Washington Times - Friday, April 6, 2001

TODAY'S HEADLINERS

Mock trial 10 a.m. The National Clergy Council, Faith and Action and the Ten Commandments Project present a mock trial on "The Case for the Resurrection of Jesus Christ." The participants include: Pat Monaghan, trial counsel, American Center for Law and Justice, for the resurrection; and Bruce Fein, former assistant U.S. attorney general and newspaper columnist, against the resurrection. Location: 224 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 703/257-5593.

Immigration briefing 11:30 a.m. The Population Resource Center and the California Institute for Federal Policy Research present a luncheon briefing on "Immigration and a New America: How Many Temporary Workers Do We Need?" Location: 121 Cannon House Office Building. Contact: 202/467-5030.

PRESIDENT BUSH

1 p.m. Attends the National Institute of Standards and Technology's Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Awards, Marriott Crystal Gateway Hotel, Arlington.

7:05 p.m. Throws out the first ball at the opening of the Milwaukee Brewers' new baseball stadium, Milwaukee.

VICE PRESIDENT CHENEY

Not available.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

8:30 a.m. Bureau of Labor Statistics releases a report on the employment situation for March 2001. Location: 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/606-5902.

SUPREME COURT

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

SENATE

Not immediately available. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE

Not in session. No committee meetings are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA

American Society of Newspaper Editors convention all day The American Society of Newspaper Editors holds its annual convention.

Highlights 9:05 a.m. "Convergence: Leading Your Newsroom Even When Times are Tough."

Location: JW Marriott, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/626-3864 or 202/626-1970.

National Wildlife Federation meeting all day The National Wildlife Federation holds its 65th annual meeting.

Highlights 9:30 a.m. EPA Administrator Christie Whitman.

10 a.m. Sen. Harry Reid, Nevada Democrat, address on the nation's environmental priorities.

Location: Vista Ballroom, Wyndham Washington Hotel, 1400 M St. NW. Contact: 703/438-6089.

People for the American Way conference all day People for the American Way sponsors a Progressive Religious Partnership organizing conference. The luncheon speaker is Paul Begala, former Clinton administration adviser. Location: The Washington Hilton and Towers, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/467-4999.

National Coalition for Advanced Manufacturing conference 8 a.m. The National Coalition for Advanced Manufacturing holds its annual policy conference, "Manufacturing Productivity Growth in the 21st-Century Economy: Policy Implications for the Bush Administration and 107th Congress."

Highlights 9:45 a.m. Sen. Pete V. Domenici, New Mexico Republican, "107th Congress Legislative Agenda Impacting Manufacturing."

12:30 p.m. Lawrence Lindsey, National Economic Council chairman, luncheon keynote, "Bush Administration Policy on the Economy and Manufacturing."

Location: Marriott Metro Center, 775 12th St. NW. Contact: 202/289-2978.

Latvia briefing 8:30 a.m. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty holds a briefing, "Corruption in Latvia: An Eyewitness Report." The speaker is Inese Voika, president of Transparency International-Latvia. Location: Fourth-floor conference room, 1201 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/457-6949.

Africa conference 8:30 a.m. The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) hosts a conference, "The Effects of Research on Policy-making in Africa: The Best Practices." Location: Kenney Auditorium, Nitze Building, SAIS, 1740 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/663-5626.

Federal Reserve System conference 8:45 a.m. The Federal Reserve System holds its second Community Affairs Research Conference. Alan Greenspan, Federal Reserve Board chairman, speaks at 12:15 p.m. Location: Capital Hilton Hotel, 16th and K streets NW. Contact: 202/452-3378.

Veneman-Vaile meeting 9 a.m. Agriculture Secretary Ann M. Veneman meets with Australian Trade Minister Mark Vaile. Location: Agriculture Building, 1400 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/720-4623.

Scotland discussion 9 a.m. The National Press Club holds a Morning Newsmaker news conference featuring a discussion, "Modern Scotland." The speaker is actor Sean Connery. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7593.

Education and the Internet conference 9:15 a.m. Blackboard Inc. presents a Blackboard Summit, "The Internet's Impact on Education: Transformation or Evolution?"

Highlights 2:30 p.m. Rep. Fred Upton, Michigan Republican, closing general session.

Location: Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/463-4860, Ext. 305.

Employment situation briefing 9:30 a.m. The Labor Department's Bureau of Labor Statistics presents a media briefing on the March 2001 employment situation. Katharine Abraham, Bureau of Labor Statistics commissioner, participates. Location: Conference Center Rooms 1 and 2, Postal Square Building, 2 Massachusetts Ave. NE. Contact: 202/691-5902.

Energy outlook news conference 10 a.m. The Energy Information Administration holds a news conference to release the April 2001 "Short-Term Energy Outlook," including a "Summer Motor Gasoline Outlook." Location: Room 8E-089, Energy Department, 1000 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/586-8800.

Iraq trip briefing 10 a.m. A delegation of American Muslims and American Arabs who went on a fact-finding mission to Iraq holds a briefing on its trip. They witnessed firsthand the effects of sanctions on the Iraqi people and will report on the situation in Iraq today. Location: Zenger Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/789-2262.

Reading report news conference 10 a.m. The Education Department's National Center for Education Statistics holds a news conference to present the National Assessment of Educational Progress, "The Nation's Report Card: Fourth-Grade Reading 2000." Education Secretary Rod Paige participates. Location: First-floor auditorium, 400 Maryland Ave. SW. Contact: 202/502-7300.

University of Maryland conference 10 a.m. The University of Maryland presents "Ending the Neglect: Black Women and Work," a conference to set a research and education agenda for a new academic center for black women. Location: Maryland Room, Marie Mount Hall, University of Maryland, College Park. Contact: 301/405-4622.

Conservative Women's Network luncheon noon The Clare Booth Luce Policy Institute and the Heritage Foundation host a Conservative Women's Network luncheon. The speaker is Star Parker, president/founder of the Coalition on Urban Renewal and Education (CURE) and author of "Pimps, Whores and Welfare Brats: From Welfare Cheat to Conservative Messenger." Location: Lehrman Auditorium, 214 Massachusetts Ave. NE. Contact: 703/318-0730 or 202/675-1752.

Tehran University lecture noon The Woodrow Wilson Center presents a lecture, "The Female Theatrical: The Experience of a Woman Teaching History at Tehran University, 1970-2000." The speaker is Mansoureh Ettehadish, professor at the University of Tehran, and director of Nashr-e Tarikh, a publishing house in Iran. Location: Woodrow Wilson Center, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-4016, or 202/691-4100.

Arrival ceremony 3 p.m. The Defense Department holds a full-honors arrival ceremony to welcome Indian Defense Minister Jaswant Singh to the Pentagon. Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld participates. Location: River Parade Field, the Pentagon. Contact: 703/695-0169.

Cohen speech 4 p.m. Ben Cohen, co-founder of Ben and Jerry's ice cream, delivers a lecture sponsored by the Georgetown Public Policy Institute and the McDonough School of Business, addressing his company's corporate concept of integrating progressive social and economic values into business activities, while building a profitable corporation. Location: Fourth floor, Car Barn, 3600 M St. NW. Contact: 202/687-4324.

Latin American development discussion 4:30 p.m. American University hosts a discussion of grass-roots development in Latin America. The speaker is Kevin Healy, Inter-American Foundation representative for Honduras, Panama and Costa Rica. Location: School of International Service Lounge, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/885-5935.

Death-row discussion 7:30 p.m. American University's Washington College of Law hosts a discussion with former death-row inmate William Neal Moore on how he survived death row. "The Test," a play based on Mr. Moore's life written by Paula Caplan, will be featured. Location: Room 603, Washington College of Law, 4801 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/274-4279.

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