Tuesday, November 13, 2001

Holocaust news conference 11 a.m. The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum presents a news conference on its recently cataloged artifacts and documentation collection from the World War II Croatian concentration camp, Jasenovac, which must be returned to the Croatian government by Nov. 26. Lucie Rosenberg, a Croatian Jew whose family escaped ahead of the Nazi invasion, and Dora Klayman, a Croatian Jew whose parents were killed at Jasenovac, participate. Location: 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place SW. Contact: 202/488-0400.
Afghan demographics briefing 1:30 p.m. The Population Resource Center and Rand Corp. present a briefing, “Security Implications of Demographic Change in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Central Asia.” Location: 2105 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/467-5030.

10:10 a.m. Meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin, White House.
1:45 p.m. Addresses the media with Mr. Putin, White House.

2:30 p.m. Treasury Department auctions 3- and 6-month Treasury bills. Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/874-9890.

9 a.m. Commission on Ocean Policy holds a meeting. Location: Suite 123, Naval Memorial and Heritage Center Auditorium, 701 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 703/588-0851.

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

Meets at 10:30 a.m. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

9:30 a.m. Governmental Affairs, investigations subcommittee holds a hearing to review Immigration and Naturalization Service policy on releasing illegal aliens pending deportation hearings. Location: 342 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-2627.
10a.m. Judiciary Committee holds a hearing on “Homeland Defense: Sharing Information with Local Law Enforcement.” Location: 226 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-7703.
2:30 p.m. Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, housing and transportation subcommittee holds a hearing on the effect of lead poisoning on children. Location: 538 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-7391.

Meets at 12:30 p.m. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

9:30 a.m. Government Reform, criminal justice, drug policy and human resources subcommittee, the government efficiency, financial management, intergovernmental relations subcommittee and the national security, veterans’ affairs and international relations subcommittee hold a joint hearing on “Law Enforcement: Are Federal, State, and Local Agencies Working Together Effectively?” Asa Hutchinson, DEA administrator, and Charles Ramsey, D.C. police chief, testify. Location: 2154 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-5074.
4 p.m. Rules Committee holds original jurisdiction hearing on “The President’s Freedom to Manage Initiative.” Location: Capitol, Room H-313. Contact: 202/225-9191.

United Jewish Communities conference all day United Jewish Communities holds its 2001 General Assembly.
Highlights noon Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy G. Thompson and Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Rabbi Michael Melchior.
Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 301/230-7206 or 202/484-2776.
Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act roundtable 8:30 a.m. The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research presents “A Roundtable on the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (1999 Financial Services Modernization Act).” Location: Wohlstetter Conference Center, 1150 17th St. NW. Contact: 202/862-5800.
Terrorism discussion 9 a.m. The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) holds a discussion on “Holy War and Holy Peace: The Role of Religion in Terrorism, Counterterrorism and Conflict Resolution.” Location: Herter Room, Nitze Building, SAIS, 1740 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/663-5626 or 202/265-4300.
National Conference of Catholic Bishops meeting 9 a.m. The National Conference of Catholic Bishops holds its annual fall meeting.
Highlights 12:30 p.m. News conference.
2 p.m. Cardinal Avery Dulles, Cardinal Francis George, Bishop Tod Brown and Bishop Arthur Serratelli, “Liturgiam Authentican.”
Location: Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/942-1540.
International Education Week briefing 9:30 a.m. The Institute of International Education presents a special briefing to kick off International Education Week by releasing the latest figures from “Open Doors 2001: The Annual Report on International Education.” Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 212/734-2190.
9:45 a.m. The Journal of the American Medical Association holds a “Human Genetics” theme media briefing.
Highlights 10:30 a.m. Margaret Pericak-Vance, Duke University Medical Center, “Complete Genomic Screen in Parkinson Disease: Evidence for Multiple Susceptibility Genes.”
11 a.m. Mary-Claire King, University of Washington, Seattle, “Tamoxifen and Breast Cancer and Bowel Project/Breast Cancer Prevention Trial.”
11:30 a.m. Dr. Muin Khoury, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, “Informed Consent for Population-based Research Involving Genetics.”
Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/789-4591.
Payday lending survey news conference 10 a.m. The Consumer Federation of America and the U.S. Public Interest Group hold a news conference to release a national payday lending survey showing consumer abuse in one of the fastest growing financial markets. Location: California Room, Capitol Hilton Hotel, 16th and K streets NW. Contact: 202/737-0766.
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge news conference 10 a.m. Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman, Connecticut Democrat, holds a news conference on the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Location: Capitol, Senate Swamp. Contact: 202/224-4041.
Economic stimulus package news conference 11 a.m. Sen. Paul Wellstone, Minnesota Democrat, holds a news conference on the economic stimulus package. Location: Capitol, Senate Swamp. Contact: 202/224-5641.
Energy news conference 12:30 p.m. Members of Congress hold a news conference on energy. Location: Capitol, Senate Swamp. Contact: 202/224-6665.
Aviation security news conference 12:45 p.m. Rep. Dick Armey, Texas Republican, holds a news conference on aviation security. Location: Capitol, House Triangle. Contact: 202/225-4000.
Terror forum 2 p.m. Americans for Peace Now presents Brookings-Sadat Forum, “Combating Terror, Waging Peace: A Shared Israeli-Palestinian Challenge.” The participants include: Yossi Beilin, former Israeli justice minister and Oslo Accords key architect; and Yasser Abed Rabbo, Palestinian Authority’s information minister, and head of the final status negotiating team. Location: Brookings Institution, 1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/728-1893.
Minority unemployment news conference 2:30 p.m. Sen. John Kerry, Massachusetts Democrat, holds a news conference on minority unemployment. Location: Capitol, Senate Swamp. Contact: 202/224-2742.
HIV/AIDS briefing 3 p.m. The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) presents a briefing to launch a CSIS Task Force on Strengthening U.S. Leadership on HIV/AIDS aimed at assisting new congressional action during its first year. Location: 385 Russell Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/775-3242.
Smithsonian Science Commission briefing 5 p.m. The Smithsonian Science Commission holds a media briefing after its meeting on “Report of the Integrating Committee, National Museum of Natural History” and “Future Directions of Research at the National Museum of Natural History.” Location: Room 422, Third Floor, National Museum of Natural History, 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/357-2627.
Benefit dinner 6 p.m. The U.N. Foundation and the Mosaic Foundation present their 2001 reception and Benefit Dinner, “A Tribute to Nelson Mandela,” to raise funds for UNAIDS projects for women and children in Africa. The participants include: Nelson Mandela, former president of South Africa, and Harry Belafonte, U.S. actor and singer. Location: Kennedy Center, Rock Creek Parkway and Virginia Avenue NW. Contact: 202/887-9040 or 202/686-3500.
Recognition dinner 7:30 p.m. The Transplant Recipients International Organization presents its “Heroes in Transplantation” recognition dinner. Sens. Mike DeWine, Ohio Republican, and Richard J. Durbin, Illinois Democrat, are guests of honor. Location: Ritz Carlton Hotel, 1250 South Hayes Street, Arlington. Contact: 703/533-7846

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