- The Washington Times - Monday, March 5, 2001

TODAY'S HEADLINERS

South Korea discussion 12:30 p.m. American University's Center for Asian Studies holds a discussion on "South Korea's Sunshine Policy Toward North Korea at Crossroads." The participants include In-Taek Hyun, U.S. Institute of Peace; and Hyung Kook Kim, director of American University's Center for Asian Studies. Location: Room 330-N, American University Center for Asian Studies, Mary Graydon Center, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/885-5935.

Federalism lecture 5:30 p.m. The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research presents a Bradley Lecture on "Federalism: A 19th or 21st Century Philosophy?" The speaker is Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III, Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Location: Wohlstetter Conference Center, 1150 17th St. NW. Contact: 202/862-5800.

PRESIDENT BUSH

Hosts a visit to the White House by the University of Oklahoma national championship football team and national championship softball team and attends the swearing-in ceremony of Joseph Allbaugh, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) director, at FEMA Headquarters, 500 C St. SW.

VICE PRESIDENT CHENEY

Not available.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

2 p.m. Treasury Department releases weekly three- and six-month Treasury bill auction results. Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/874-9890.

SUPREME COURT

Meets at 10 a.m. to hand down decisions and release orders. No oral arguments are scheduled. Contact: 202/479-3211.

SENATE

Meets at 2 p.m. No committee meetings are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE

Meets at 2 p.m. for pro forma session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

HOUSE COMMITTEES

Noon Ways and Means, oversight subcommittee holds a field hearing to examine the impact of federal tax laws on the cost and supply of energy. Location: Chautauqua County Legislation Chamber, Gerace County Office Building, 2 N. Erie St., Mayville, N.Y. Contact: 202/225-8933.

GENERAL AGENDA

Migrant health conference all day The Health and Human Services Department's Head Start Bureau hosts its 2001 National Migrant Health Start Conference. Location: Crystal City Hilton Hotel, 2399 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 202/884-8729.

Child Welfare League of America conference all day The Child Welfare League of America hosts its national conference, "Children 2001: Creating Connected Communities." Location: Grand Hyatt Hotel, 1000 H St. NW. Contact: 202/638-2952.

Religious celebration all day The All Dulles Area Muslim Society celebrates the end of the yearly pilgrimage to Mecca with communal prayers and a multicultural festival.

Highlights 8:30 a.m. First prayer, North Building.

9:30 a.m. Festival begins, South Building.

10 a.m. Second prayer, North Building.

11:15 a.m. Third prayer, North Building.

Location: Capital Expo Center, 4320 Chantilly Place Center, Chantilly. Contact: 301/608-2651 or 703/832-0322.

American Medical Association all day The American Medical Association holds its annual National Leadership Conference.

Highlights 9:15 a.m. Leadership in Washington: Regina Herzlinger, Harvard Business School, "Consumer-Choice Health Care: The Role of Physicians"; Reps. W.J. "Billy" Tauzin, Louisiana Republican, and Robert E. Andrews, New Jersey Democrat, "Health Care in the 107th Congress."

2:30 p.m. Leadership in Global Health: Laurie Garrett, Newsday, and Carol Bellamy, executive director of UNICEF.

Location: Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 202/789-7447.

National Community Reinvestment Coalition conference all day The National Community Reinvestment Coalition holds its annual conference, "America's National Conference on Economic Justice: Capital Access in a Global Era."

Highlights 11:45 a.m. Jesse Jackson, Rainbow/PUSH Coalition, Opening Luncheon speaker.

7 p.m. Awards dinner to recognize organizations in the categories of rural nonprofit, urban nonprofit, and national or local government agency or private sector.

Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St. NW. Contact: 703/276-1604, or 202/628-8866.

U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting all day The U.S. Conference of Mayors presents its 2001 Municipal Waste Management Association Annual Meeting.

Highlights 10:30 a.m. Session to review regulatory issues with officials of the new Bush administration.

2 p.m. Workshops on recycling and the environment.

3:45 p.m. Workshops on operations, including new OSHA requirements and managing customer complaints, and converting waste to energy.

Location: Jury's Washington Hotel, 1500 New Hampshire Ave. NW. Contact: 202/861-6780.

National Association of Counties conference all day The National Association of Counties holds its 2001 legislative conference.

Highlights 8:30 a.m. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Mel Martinez and Transportation Secretary Norman Y. Mineta, opening general session.

Location: Washington Hilton and Towers, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/942-4220.

Latino Jewish leadership summit all day B'nai B'rith International, the New American Alliance, the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding and the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials hold a Latino Jewish leadership summit.

Highlights 8 a.m. Michael Barone, U.S. News & World Report; Robert Siegel, National Public Radio "All Things Considered"; and Ray Suarez, "Lehrer News Hour," "The Role of the Media in Shaping the Images of Latinos and Jews."

Noon "Latinos and Jews: What Is On the Agenda."

1:30 p.m. News conference to release a national poll on Latino and Jewish relations.

Location: Organization of American States, Hall of the Americas, 17th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/857-6646.

News business discussion 8:45 a.m. The Committee of Concerned Journalists and the National Press Club hold a discussion with reporters, editors, producers, publishers, owners and academicians about the direction of the news business. Location: Holeman Lounge, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7507.

Cuba discussion 10 a.m. The National Press Club hosts a Morning Newsmaker news conference featuring a discussion with Christopher Baker, author, on the second edition of "Moon Handbooks: Cuba," focusing on travel in Cuba, how Americans can work around flight ban and future U.S. sanctions. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7593.

Bush tax plan conference 10 a.m. The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds a conference on "How Would President Bush's Tax Plan Affect the Economy?" The participants include: Lawrence Lindsey, assistant to the president for economic policy; Alan Auerbach, University of California-Berkeley; Douglas Holt-Eakin, Syracuse University; Kenneth Judd, Hoover Institution; and John Makin and Kevin Hassett, American Enterprise Institute. Location: Wohlstetter Conference Center, 1150 17th St. NW. Contact: 202/862-5800.

National Education Association news conference 10 a.m. The National Education Association holds a news conference to release a first-of-its-kind poll of voter attitudes about a range of education issues. The participants include: Bob Chase, National Education Association president; Ed Goeas, Tarrance Group; and Al Quinlan, Greenberg Quinlan Research. Location: 1201 16th St. NW. Contact: 202/822-7283.

Russia discussion noon The Woodrow Wilson Center presents a noon discussion, "Partisanship and Legislative-Executive Relations in Russia: The Unity of 'Unity.' " The speaker is Thomas Remington, political science professor at Emory University. Location: Woodrow Wilson Center, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-4188.

Award presentation 12:45 p.m. The U.S. Conference of Mayors presents its "Recycling at Work" awards and releases a "2001 Recycling at Work Best Practices Guide" in conjunction with the Municipal Waste Management Association annual meeting. Location: Jury's Washington Hotel, 1500 New Hampshire Ave. NW. Contact: 202/861-6780.

Rally 1:30 p.m. The Sierra Club Student Coalition holds a rally in support of protecting public lands in Alaska, Utah, the Northern Rockies and all national forests. Location: Capitol, House Triangle. Contact: 202/675-6698.

Mental illness lecture 8:15 p.m. American University's Kennedy Political Union sponsors a lecture on "Overcoming Mental Illness and Depression." The speaker is Ross Szabo, American University student. Location: Kay Spiritual Life Center, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/885-5950.

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