- The Washington Times - Tuesday, January 23, 2001


9:15 a.m. Has coffee with a joint congressional education leadership group, Oval Office of the White House.

1:05 p.m. Submits an education plan to Congress, East Room of the White House.


Meets at 11:30 a.m. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.


9:30 a.m. Energy and Natural Resources Committee holds a hearing to consider the confirmation of Gale A. Norton to be interior secretary. Location: 628 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-4971.


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


Export Administration Act news conference 10 a.m. Members of Congress hold a news conference to discuss plans to introduce the Export Administration Act of 2001. Location: Capitol, Senate Radio/TV Gallery. Contact: 202/224-0894.

Book discussion 10:30 a.m. The Heritage Foundation holds a discussion on James Mulvenon's book, "Soldiers of Fortune: The Rise and Fall of the Chinese Military-Business Complex, 1978-1998." The participants include Bill Gertz of The Washington Times and Marc Esper and Richard Kessler, Senate Governmental Affairs Committee staff members. Location: Lehrman Auditorium, 214 Massachusetts Ave. NE. Contact: 202/675-1761.

Equity in Prescription and Contraception Coverage Act news conference 11:30 a.m. Sen. Harry Reid, Nevada Democrat, holds a news conference on the "Equity in Prescription and Contraception Coverage Act of 2000. Location: Capitol, Room S-149. Contact: 202/224-2158.

Public Education Reinvestment, Reinvention and Responsibility Act news conference 11:30 a.m. Members of Congress hold a news conference to introduce "the Public Education Reinvestment, Reinvention and Responsibility Act." Location: Capitol, Senate Radio/TV Gallery. Contact: 202/224-4041 or 202/224-5623.

Climate forecasts discussion noon The George C. Marshall Institute holds a Washington Round Table on Science and Public Policy, featuring Dr. David Legates of the Center for Climatic Research at the University of Delaware, discussing "Climate Forecasts, Global Warming and the National Assessment." Location: The University Club, 1135 16th St. NW. Contact: 202/296-9655. Note: Reservations required.

Korea's economic-reforms discussion noon The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research presents a discussion, "Korea's Economic Reforms: Past, Present and Prospects." Ki-ho Lee, senior economic adviser to President Kim Dae-jung, participates. Location: Wohlstetter Conference Center, 1150 17th St. NW. Contact: 202/862-5800.

Woman's National Democratic Club luncheon 12:30 p.m. The Woman's National Democratic Club hosts a luncheon discussion of the book "Suddenly Sixty and Other Shocks of Later Life" by Judith Viorst. Location: 1526 New Hampshire Ave. NW. Contact: 202/232-7363.

Intercollegiate athletics discussion 12:30 p.m. Myles Brand, Indiana University president, addresses a National Press Club Newsmaker luncheon, discussing reform in intercollegiate athletics. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW, Ballroom. Contact: 202/662-7500.

School health briefing 1 p.m. The Bipartisan Congressional School Health and Safety Caucus sponsors a news briefing, "School Health in the New Millennium: Preventing Heart Disease, Cancer, Diabetes and Obesity in America's Youth." Location: B-369 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 703/476-3461.

Europe discussion 6 p.m. The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) holds a discussion, "Europe After Nice." The speaker is Gunther Burghardt, ambassador from the European Union to the United States. Location: Room 511, Nitze Building, SAIS, 1740 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/663-5626.

Covering the courts forum 7:30 p.m. American University's School of Communication presents a forum, "No Appeal: The Challenges of Covering the Courts." Location: Kay Spiritual Life Center, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/885-5950.

Christian unity celebration 7:30 a.m. The Washington Theological Consortium Student Board presents an ecumenical worship celebration for Christian unity as part of 2001 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. Location: Wesley Theological Seminary, 4500 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/832-2675.

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