- The Washington Times - Monday, October 22, 2001

TODAY'S HEADLINERS
American Jewish Congress convention all day The American Jewish Congress holds its national convention to explore the full range of terrorism issues and their implication for U.S.-Israel strategic partnership. Location: Westin Fairfax, 2100 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/736-1442.
Anti-money laundering seminar 8 a.m. The American Bar Association and the American Banking Association hold a joint Money Laundering Enforcement Seminar to deal with new regulations and legislation intended to block terrorist access to assets. Highlights: 8 a.m., Michael Chertoff, assistant attorney general; noon, Jimmy Gurule, Treasury undersecretary. Location: Crystal Gateway Marriott, 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 202/662-1094.

PRESIDENT BUSH
Returns to Washington from the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meetings in Shanghai.

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

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
American Jewish Congress convention all day The American Jewish Congress holds its national convention to explore the full range of terrorism issues and their implication for a U.S.-Israeli strategic partnership.
Highlights 8 a.m. Patrick Clawson, Washington Institute for Near East Policy, "Geopolitics, Money and Power in the Middle East."
11 a.m. Sen. Carl Levin, Michigan Democrat, "Missile Defense and the Terrorist Threat."
1:30 p.m. Rep. Jerrold Nadler, New York Democrat, "A View of Constitutional Liberty from Ground Zero."
8:30 p.m. Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz, "The War Against Terrorism."
9:30 p.m. R. James Woolsey, former director of the CIA, "Winning the War Against Terrorism."
Location: Westin Fairfax, 2100 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/736-1442.
National Association of Insurance Commissioners summit all day The National Association of Insurance Commissioners holds a commissioners summit to address issues related to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
Highlights 1:30 p.m. Rep. Richard H. Baker, Louisiana Republican, keynote address.
Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St. NW. Contact: 816/842-3600.
Cyber-security symposium 8:30 a.m. The National Research Council holds a symposium on cyber-security, protecting critical systems, emphasizing legal issues, civil liberties and creative solutions. Location: Room 104, Cecil and Ida Green Building, 2001 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Contact: 202/334-2138.
Nursing conference 8:30 a.m. The American Association of Colleges of Nursing presents its 2001 fall semiannual meeting, "Invigorating Nursing: Building a Strong Future." Location: Washington Monarch Hotel, 2401 M St. NW. Contact: 202/463-6930.
Kosovo lecture 9 a.m. Georgetown University hosts a lecture on "Democracy and the Future of Kosovo." The speaker is Alan Gashi, senior adviser to the president of Kosovo. Location: 311 White Gravenor, Georgetown University, 37th and O streets NW. Contact: 202/687-5576. Note: RSVP requested.
Committee for Education Funding conference 9:30 a.m. The Committee for Education Funding holds its gala 2001 legislative conference and awards banquet.
Highlights B>noon Sen. Mary L. Landrieu, Louisiana Democrat, keynote speaker.
12:30 p.m. Rep. Charles Bass, New Hampshire Republican, Congressional Luncheon.
7 p.m. Sens. Tom Harkin, Iowa Democrat, and James M. Jeffords, Vermont independent; and Rep. George Miller, California Democrat, Awards Banquet, Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Location: National Education Association, 1201 16th St. NW. Contact: 202/383-0083.
Election Reform Information Project news conference 10 a.m. The Election Reform Information Project holds a news conference to release findings of its research, "What's Changed, What Hasn't and Why?" and to introduce a Web site that tracks the latest election reform news. Location: Murrow Room, National Press Club, 14th and F street. Contact: 202/338-9860.
Book discussion B>10 a.m. The National Press Club holds a Morning Newsmaker news conference featuring a discussion on the book "Camelot at Dawn: Jacqueline and John Kennedy in Georgetown, May 1954," to be released Nov. 1. The participants include: Anne Garside, author, and Orlando Suero, photographer. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7593.
Report release 10 a.m. Good Jobs First holds a news conference to release its report "Jail Breaks: Economic Development Subsidies Given to Private Prisons." Location: Room 4, United Methodist Building, 100 Maryland Ave. NE. Contact: 202/626-3780.
Counterterrorism discussion 10 a.m. The Center for Strategic and International Studies holds a discussion on "Counterterrorism: The Role of Caucasus and Central Asia." Location: B-1 Conference Level, 1800 K St. NW. Contact: 202/775-3242.
Middle East discussion 10 a.m. The National Press Club hosts a Morning Newsmaker news conference featuring Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs Shimon Peres discussing "New Middle East Realities in the Wake of September 11." Location: Holeman Lounge, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7593.
Cancer briefing noon The National Coalition for Cancer Research and National Dialogue on Cancer Cancer Research Team present a congressional briefing, "New Approaches to Cancer Treatment and Prevention: Genomics and Proteomics." Location: B-339 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/544-1880.
Terrorist attacks discussion noon The National Press Club's International Committee presents a round-table series, "The World in Turmoil Why?" regarding the history behind the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and attempting to explain why they occurred. The participants include: Shahid Javed Burki, former Pakistani finance minister and World Bank economist; Edmund Ghareeb, professor and author of "Split Vision: Portrayal of the Arab in the American Media"; Quincey Lumsden, former U.S. ambassador to United Arab Emirates; and Patrick Theros, former U.S. ambassador to Qatar. Location: Zenger Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/277-0711.
Security discussion 12:30 p.m. The Electronic Privacy Information Center holds a panel discussion on "Security of Surveillance? Technology's Impact After September 11." The participants include: Richard Smith, CTO of the Electronic Privacy Information Center; Robert Ellis Smith, Privacy Journal editor; Jeffrey Rosen, legal affairs editor of the National Republic; John Woodward, Rand senior policy analyst; Whitfield Diffie, Sun distinguished engineer; and Marc Rotenburg, executive director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/483-1140, Ext. 107.
Colombian displacement crisis discussion 12:30 p.m. The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) holds a discussion on "The Colombian Displacement Crisis." The participants include: Andrew Fandino, Peace Brigades International; and Carlos Sanchez, Catholic Relief Services' In Solidarity with Colombia Program. Location: Room 200, Rome Building, SAIS, 1619 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/663-5626.
Sept. 11 attacks aftermath discussion 2 p.m. The Washington Center hosts a discussion on changes in the political landscape and experiences in broadcasting since the events of Sept. 11. The speaker is Robert Novak, co-host of CNN's "Crossfire." Location: Auditorium, Office of Personnel Management, 1900 E St. NW. Contact: 703/276-2772.
Awards reception 6 p.m. The National Low Income Housing Coalition holds an awards reception to honor three public-housing resident organizations and present the 2001 Housing Leadership Award. Nicolas Retsinas, director of the Harvard University Joint Center for Housing Studies, receives the 2001 Housing Leadership Award. Location: Washington Court Hotel, 515 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/662-1530.
Book lecture 6 p.m. The Smithsonian Associates presents an illustrated lecture on "The Universe at Midnight" and "The Alchemy of the Heavens" by Ken Croswell, astronomer and author. Location: Ring Auditorium, Hirshhorn Museum, Seventh Street and Independence Avenue SW. Contact: 202/357-3030.
Nobel laureates ceremony 7 p.m. The Smithsonian Associates presents a ceremony and reception, "What Makes a Nobel Laureate? A Celebration of the Birth of Alfred Nobel." Jody William, founding coordinator of the International Campaign to Ban Land Mines, and other Nobel laureates participate. Location: Carmichael Auditorium, National Museum of American History, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/357-3030.
Terrorist asset tracking lecture 7:30 p.m. The Woodrow Wilson Center hosts a lecture on "U.S. Strategy Behind the Terrorist Asset Tracking." The speaker is Deputy Treasury Secretary Kenneth Dam. Location: Flom Auditorium, Woodrow Wilson Center, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-4188.
Religion and politics discussion 8 p.m. American University holds a discussion on "How Should Religion Relate to American Politics?" The participants include: the Rev. John Rankin, Theological Education Institute, and Rob Boston, Americans United for Separation of Church and State. Location: American University, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/885-5935.



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