- The Washington Times - Friday, June 1, 2001

TODAY'S HEADLINERS
Russia discussion — 9 a.m. — The National Press Club hosts a Morning Newsmaker news conference featuring Mikhail Khodorkovsky, chairman and CEO of YUKOS Oil Co., Russias second-largest oil company, discussing "Potential Russian Oil Exports to the United States, President Putins Economic Policies, Prospects for Russias Economy, and the Impact of U.S.-Russian Relations on Western Investment in Russia." Location: Zenger Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7593.
National Foundation for Women Legislators luncheon — noon — The National Foundation for Women Legislators holds a luncheon. Bill OReilly of Fox News Channel and Greta Van Susteren of CNN participate. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/337-3565.

PRESIDENT BUSH
Attends funeral services for Rep. Joe Moakley, Massachusetts Democrat, in Boston, then travels to Camp David in Maryland.

VICE PRESIDENT
Not available.

ECONOMIC REPORTS
8:30 a.m. —Bureau of Labor Statistics releases a report on the employment situation for May. Location: 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/606-5902.
9 a.m. — Energy Information Administration releases its weekly coal report. Location: 1000 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/586-8800.
10 a.m. — Bureau of the Census releases report on the value of new construction put in place for April. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.

FEDERAL AGENCIES
9 a.m. — National Institutes of Health holds a meeting of the board of governors of the Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center. Location: Clinical Center Medical Board Room, 2C116, National Institutes of Health, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda. Contact: 301/496-2897.
9 a.m. — Health and Human Services Department holds a meeting of the national committee on vital and health statistics subcommittee on standards and security. Location: Room 705A, Hubert H. Humphrey Building, 200 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 301/594-3938 or 301/458-4245.
9 a.m. — National Science Foundation holds a meeting of the advisory committee for social, behavioral and economic sciences. Location: Room 1235, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Contact: 703/292-8741.
10 a.m. — Transportation Department holds a meeting of the Bureau of Transportation Statistics advisory council on transportation statistics. Location: Conference Room 3200-3202, Nassif Building, 400 Seventh St. SW. Contact: 202/366-1270.

SUPREME COURT
No oral arguments are scheduled. Contact: 202/479-3211.

SENATE
Not in session. No committee meetings are scheduled. 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
Legal Services Corp. conference — all day — The Legal Services Corp. holds a conference, "Diversity in the Legal Services Community." Topics include sex, race, ethnicity, disability and sexual orientation and how they affect recipients of legal aid. John McKay, Legal Services Corp. president, participates. Location: Marriott Crystal City, 1999 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 202/336-8939 or 202/437-0910.
American College of Nurse-Midwives meeting — all day — The American College of Nurse-Midwives holds its 46th annual meeting and exhibit. Location: Washington Hilton and Towers, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/728-9876.
Peace conference — all day — The University of Maryland Center for International Development and Conflict Management holds a conference focusing on ways women and men working together can foster a culture of peace around the world. Location: University of Maryland Inn and Conference Center, University Avenue East at Adelphi Road, Adelphi. Contact. 301/405-4622 or 301/314-7703.
Teachers union conference — all day — The Teacher Union Reform Network (TURN) and the Broad Foundation hold a conference on improving student achievement through improved labor-management relations and teachers union contracts.
Highlights — 8:45 a.m. — Developing Local Action Plans.
Noon — Education Secretary Rod Paige; Adam Urbanski, TURN; and Eli Broad, the Broad Foundation.
Location: Renaissance Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 716/546-2681 or 310/954-5057.
National Multicultural Institute conference — all day — The National Multicultural Institute holds a conference, "Creating a National Agenda: Multicultural Partnerships for Change." Location: Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/483-0700, ext. 226.
Tournament — 7 a.m. — Friends of the Potomac and the Alexandria Seaport Foundation host "The Nations River Bass Tournament" as part of National Fishing and Boating Week 2001. Location: Columbia Island Marina, Arlington. Contact: 202/519-0013.
Utility Communicators International conference — 8:30 a.m. — Utility Communicators International holds its annual conference.
Highlights — 8:30 a.m. — Breakfast and workshop, "The New Crisis Communications — Deregulation and Natural Gas Pricing — Dealing with the Media and the Public."
Location: Grand Hyatt Hotel, 1000 H St. NW. Contact: 314/291-1000.
Annan speech — 8:30 a.m. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce presents a discussion, "The Private-Sector Role in the Fight Against AIDS." The speaker is Kofi Annan, U.N. secretary-general. Location: 1615 H St. NW. Contact: 202/463-5682.
Global Health Council conference — 9 a.m. — The Global Health Council presents its 28th annual conference, "Healthy Women: Healthy World Challenges for the Future."
Highlights — 11 a.m. — Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy G. Thompson, who outlines his departments priorities for improving womens health, both nationally and internationally; Graca Machel (Mrs. Nelson Mandela), University of Cape Town chancellor; Musimbi Kanyoro, general secretary of World YWCA; Carol Easley Allen, immediate past president of the American Public Health Association; and Ron Waldman, Joseph L. Mailman School of Public Health, plenary session.
Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St. NW. Contact: 802/649-1340.
Navy Museum exhibits — 9 a.m. — The Navy Museum reopens its main exhibition space with a temporary show by seven World War II combat artists, and "Securing the Seas for Union Victory," an exhibit on the naval blockade and leadership that aided the Unions Civil War victory. Location: Navy Museum, Washington Navy Yard, Ninth and M streets SE. Contact: 202/433-6826.
Housing and community development law forum — 9:15 a.m. — The American Bar Association presents a forum on affordable housing and community-development law. Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St. NW. Contact: 312/988-5666.
Israeli settlements briefing — 9:30 a.m. — The Foundation for Middle East Peace and the Middle East Institute present a briefing, "Israeli Settlements: Freeze v. 'Natural Growth." The speaker is Geoffrey Aronson, editor of "Report on Israeli Settlement in Occupied Territories." Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/835-3650.
May employment situation briefing — 9:30 a.m. — Katharine Abraham, Bureau of Labor Statistics commissioner, holds a news briefing on the employment situation in May. Location: Conference Rooms 1 and 2, Postal Square Building, 2 Massachusetts Ave. NE (Use Bureau of Labor Statistics entrance on First Street NE). Contact: 202/691-5902.
Trafficking forum — noon — The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) holds a forum, "Rehabilitation and Healing for Survivors of Trafficking." The speaker is former Rep. Linda Smith, Shared Hope International. Location: Room 806, Rome Building, SAIS, 1619 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/663-5626.
Rally — noon — The U.S. Postal Service holds a pep rally and team flag presentation ceremony to support the Postal Services Pro Cycling team competing in East Coast races before the Tour de France, which begins July 7. The host is Joe Krebs, NBC-TV Channel 4 news anchor. Location: 475 LEnfant Plaza SW. Contact: 202/268-2126 or 202/268-4782.
Health-insurance briefing — 12:15 p.m. — The Alliance for Health Reform and the Kaiser Family Foundation present a luncheon briefing, "The Basics of Private Health Insurance: Making Simple the Complexities of Private Health Insurance, and Federal and State Government Regulations Covering Private Coverage." The participants include Gary Claxton, Georgetown Universitys Institute for Health Care Research and Policy; Kathleen Sebelius, Kansas state insurance commissioner; Dean Rosen, Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions public health and safety subcommittee; and Ed Howard of Alliance, and Diane Rowland of the Kaiser Family Foundation, moderating. Location: 216 Hart Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/466-5626 or 202/347-5270.


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