- The Washington Times - Thursday, August 23, 2001


Free film festival — 8:30 p.m. — The National Institutes of Health hosts the fifth annual Cable TV Montgomery/NIH Free Outdoor Film Festival to benefit NIH children's charities, Children's Inn, Friends of the Clinical Center and Special Love/Camp Fantastic. Tonight's film: Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds." Location: NIH campus, near Medical Center Metro, Bethesda. Contact: 301/496-6061.

U.S.-Mexico news conference — 11 a.m. — The National Hispanic Leadership Agenda holds a news conference to discuss the status of legalization talks between the United States and Mexico and the upcoming visit of Mexican president Vicente Fox. Location: National Press Club, Murrow Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/776-1753.


In Crawford, Texas.


8:30 a.m. — Foreign Agricultural Service releases its weekly Export Sales Report. Location: 12th Street and Independence Avenue SW. Contact: 202/720-7115.

8:30 a.m. — Bureau of Labor Statistics releases unemployment insurance claims for the week. Location: 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/606-5902.

1 p.m. — Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. releases its weekly survey on fixed-rate mortgages. Location: 8200 Jones Branch Drive, McLean. Contact: 703/903-2000.

4 p.m. — Oilseed Processors Association releases its weekly report on the soybean crush. Location: Suite 850, 1255 23rd St. NW. Contact: 202/452-8040.

6 p.m. — Federal Reserve Board releases its weekly reports on: Condition Statement of Federal Reserve Banks, Factors Affecting Reserves of Depository Institutions, Money Stock, Liquid Assets, Debt Measures. Location: Constitution Avenue between 20th and 21st streets NW. Contact: 202/452-3206.


9 a.m. — National Aeronautics and Space Administration holds a meeting of the NASA Advisory Council, Minority Business Resource Advisory Committee. Location: NASA headquarters, Room 9H40, 300 E St. SW. Contact: 202/358-2088.

9 a.m. —National Transportation Safety Board holds a hearing concerning Emery Worldwide Airlines Inc., Flight 17, McDonnell Douglas DC-8-71F, accident in Rancho Cordova, Calif., on Feb. 16, 2000. Location: National Transportation Safety Board, Board Room and Conference Center, 429 L'Enfant Plaza SW. Contact: 202/314-6100.


In recess until Oct. 1. No oral arguments are scheduled. Contact: 202/479-3211.


Summer recess. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.


Summer district work period. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.


Advancing Technology in Housing meeting — 8 a.m. — The National Academy of Sciences hosts a Committee to Review and Assess PATH meeting on "Oversight and Assessment of the Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing."

Highlights: 8 a.m. — Closed session

9:30 a.m. — Open session

Location: NAS, 2100 C St. NW. Contact: 202/334-3384.

Public and Assisted Housing conference — 8:30 a.m. — The Housing and Urban Development Department presents "New Directions — Public and Assisted Housing," Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 202/708-1112.

Neighborhood Reinvestment conference — 8:30 a.m. — The Neighborhood Reinvestment Corp. holds a Neighborhood Reinvestment Training Institute. Location: Washington Hilton and Towers, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/220-2454.

Building Web sites course — 9 a.m. — Georgetown University Communication, Culture and Technology Program Networked Media Center presents "NMC: Information Architecture for the World Wide Web," featuring user-based process for building Web sites. Location: CCT-NMC, Suite 309, 3520 Prospect St. NW. Contact: 202/687-3752.

Munitions Manufacturing report — 9 a.m. — The National Academies' National Research Council releases a report on "Munitions Manufacturing: A Call for Modernization." Location: NAS, 2100 C St. NW. Contact: 202/334-2138.

Job Fair — 10 a.m. — Geotech Consulting Inc. presents USA Career Fair 2001. Location: Washington Convention Center, 900 Ninth St. NW. Contact: 703/323-8901, Ext. 2.

The Military Surplus discussion — 10 a.m. — The Heritage Foundation holds a discussion on "The Military Surplus: Defense Spending and the Shrinking Federal Surplus." Location: Heritage Foundation, Van Andel Center, 214 Massachusetts Ave. NE. Contact: 202/608-6143.

Environmental news conference — 10:30 a.m. — American Rivers, Environmental Defense and Restore America's Estuaries hold a news conference to release a report on the impact of agricultural runoff on the nation's most polluted bays and the role the next farm bill can play in cleanup efforts. To participate by telephone, call 888/295-9066; pass code 3844. Location: AR, Suite 720, 1025 Vermont Ave. NW. Contact: 202/387-3500, Ext. 115, or 202/347-7550, Ext. 3023.

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities briefings — 11:30 a.m. — The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities presents two conference call briefings on "Assessment of Administration's New Budget Projections and the Effect of Tightening Budget Outlook on Social Security Reform Proposals." 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Contact: 202/408-1080.

Press freedom in Hungary panel discussion — noon — The Freedom Forum's Newseum presents "The World This Week: Hungary," featuring a panel discussion on press freedom in Hungary. Geza Jeszenszky, Hungarian ambassador, and Tibor Purger, Washington correspondent, Duna TV participates. Location: Freedom Forum World Center, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Contact: 703/284-2887.

Marcel Breuer lecture — 6:30 p.m. — The National Building Museum presents a lecture and book-signing on "Marcel Breuer: A Memoir," regarding the pioneering architect who brought German modernism to the United States. Location: National Building Museum, 401 F St. NW. Contact: 202/272-2448.

Latin High Tech Council networking — 6 p.m. — The Latin High Tech Council presents its monthly Latin EMixer for D.C. area Latino professionals interested in electronic commerce, telecommunications and technology in Latin America and the U.S. Hispanic community. Location: La Cantinita Havana Cafe, 3100 Clarendon Blvd., Arlington. Contact: 703/356-2882.

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