- The Washington Times - Tuesday, September 18, 2001

PRESIDENT BUSH

Meets with French President Jacques Chirac.


VICE PRESIDENT

Not available.


ECONOMIC REPORTS

8:30 a.m. — Bureau of Labor Statistics releases the Consumer Price Index for August 2001. Location: 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/606-5902.

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


FEDERAL AGENCIES

8 a.m. — Environmental Protection Agency holds a meeting on the draft strategy for waterborne microbial disease. Location: Hilton Crystal City Hotel, 2399 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 703/684-0123.

8:30 a.m. — Agriculture Department, Food Safety and Inspection Service holds a meeting of the national advisory committee on microbiological criteria for foods. Location: Capital Hilton, 1001 16th and K streets NW. Contact: 202/690-6620.


SUPREME COURT

In recess until Oct. 1. 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

Air Force Association exposition — 8 a.m. — The Air Force Association presents its 2001 Aerospace Technology Exposition Program.

Highlights — 10 a.m. — Lt. Gen. Ronald Kadish, U.S. Air Force, director of the Defense Department's Ballistic Missile Defense Organization. Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 703/247-5843.

Supreme Court session news conference — 8 a.m. — The National Legal Center holds a news conference on the upcoming Supreme Court session. Location: Zenger Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/756-1387.

Terrorism discussion — 9 a.m. — Defense Week inaugurates its Defense Week Newsmakers Breakfast series with a discussion on the current terrorism threat. The participants include: R. James Woolsey, former director of the Central Intelligence Agency; Neil Livingstone, GlobalOptions chairman; and Larry Johnson, former deputy director of the State Department Office of Counterterrorism. Location: King Publishing, 1325 G St. NW. Contact: 202/662-9714.

Report release — 9:30 a.m. — The National Press Club hosts a Morning Newsmaker news conference featuring the release and discussion of the U.N. Trade and Development Conference "World Investment Report 2001." Location: Murrow Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 301/530-1210 or 202/662-7593.

Globalization forum — noon — The Cato Institute presents a policy forum, "Is Globalization Good for the Poor?" David Dollar, World Bank, and Mark Weisbrot, Center for Economic and Policy Research, participate. Location: F.A. Hayek Auditorium, 1000 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/789-5229.

Sudan discussion — noon — The Heritage Foundation presents a discussion on "The Forgotten War: Can the United States Bring an End to the Crisis in Sudan?" The participants include Francis Bol Bock, escaped Sudanese slave and associate of the American Anti-Slavery Group; Roger Robinson, chairman of the Center for Security Policy's William J. Casey Institute; Nina Shea, director of Freedom House's Center for Religious Freedom; and Jim Phillips, research fellow at the Heritage Foundation, host. Location: Lehrman Auditorium, 214 Massachusetts Ave. NE. Contact: 202/675-1752.

Deir Yassin massacre briefing — 12:30 p.m. — The Center for Policy Analysis on Palestine presents a luncheon briefing, "Remembering Deir Yassin: A Jewish View," regarding the 1948 massacre of more than 200 residents of Deir Yassin, an Arab village. Paul Eisen, London-based director of Deir Yassin Remembered, participates. Location: 2425-2435 Virginia Ave. NW. Contact: 202/338-1290.

Clean Diamonds Act legislation discussion — 12:30 p.m. — The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) holds a discussion on the impact of the Clean Diamonds Act legislation to curtail the use of diamond profits to buy weapons for use in war-torn regions. The speakers are Deborah Deyong, senior aide to Rep. Tony P. Hall, Ohio Democrat, and Adotei Akwei, Amnesty International. Location: Room 507, Nitze Building, SAIS, 1740 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/663-5626.

Prayer vigil — 6:30 p.m. — The United Salvadoran Communities of the Metropolitan D.C. area hold a prayer vigil for victims of the recent terrorist attacks. Location: Washington-Lee High School stadium, 1300 North Quincy St., Arlington. Contact: 703/820-4704 or 703/521-3700.

Candlelight vigil — 8 p.m. — Catholic University of America holds a candlelight vigil for victims of the terrorist attack and the United States and to remember Catholic University Columbus School of Law lecturer Karen Kincaid, a passenger on the plane that crashed into the Pentagon. Location: University Mall, Catholic University of America, 620 Michigan Ave. NE. Contact: 202/319-5600.

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