- The Washington Times - Wednesday, April 3, 2002

TODAY'S HEADLINERS
Military-strategy forum 5:30 p.m. The Center for Strategic and International Studies presents its military-strategy forum, featuring a discussion, "Goldwater-Nichols 15 Years Later," regarding the naming of the Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman as the president's principal military adviser. The speaker is Marine Corps Gen. Peter Pace, Joint Chiefs vice chairman. Location: B-1 Conference Level, 1800 K St. NW. Contact: 202/775-3242.
College Drinking Task Force report 2 p.m. The National Institutes of Health holds a meeting of the National Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Advisory Council to accept the College Drinking Task Force report. Location: Suite 400, 6000 Executive Blvd., Rockville. Contact: 301/443-4375.

PRESIDENT BUSH
2:20 p.m. Makes remarks on education, East Room of the White House.

VICE PRESIDENT
Attends a fund-raising event in Denver.

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
Free press briefing 8:30 a.m. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty holds a briefing, "The Free Press and the War on Terrorism." The speaker is Leonard Sussman of Freedom House. Location: Fourth-floor conference room, 1201 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/457-6949.
Northeast Asia policy forum 9:30 a.m. The Brookings Institution presents a national issues forum, "Northeast Asia After One Eventful Year: Assessing the Bush Administration's Policy for Northeast Asia." The keynote speaker is Peter Brookes, deputy assistant defense secretary for Asian and Pacific affairs. Location: Falk Auditorium, 1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/797-6105.
Housing-discrimination report release 10:30 a.m. The National Fair Housing Alliance holds a news conference to kick off National Fair Housing Month by releasing its annual "Trends Report" on housing-discrimination trends nationwide in 2001. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 703/741-7508.
American Family Voices news conference 10:30 a.m. American Family Voices presents a news conference as one of the National Day of Action events being conducted nationwide urging the Bush administration to make certain there are "no more Enrons." Location: Capital Hilton Hotel, 16th and K streets NW. Contact: 202/628-7772.
Election-reform legislation news conference 11 a.m. The League of Women Voters, the National Council of La Raza, the Paralyzed Veterans of America and the United States Student Association hold a news conference to urge Congress to pass election-reform legislation that guarantees the right to vote for all Americans. Location: Supreme Court sidewalk, 1 First St. NE. Contact: 202/785-1670.
Bush trip discussion 1 p.m. The National Press Club hosts an Afternoon Newsmaker news conference featuring a discussion on President Bush's recent trip to El Salvador. The speaker is Rene Leon, Salvadoran ambassador. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7593.
Signing ceremony 3:30 p.m. The Treasury Department holds a signing ceremony for a Tax Information Exchange Agreement with the British Virgin Islands. Treasury Secretary Paul H. O'Neill participates. Location: Diplomatic Reception Room 3311, 1500 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/622-2960.
Film presentation 4 p.m. Georgetown University presents a screening and discussion on the documentary film "Returning Home: Revival of a Bosnian Village." Tone Bringa, author, participates. Location: Room 662, Intercultural Center, Georgetown University, 37th and O streets NW. Contact: 202/687-4328.
Federal Highway Administration meeting 6 p.m. The Federal Highway Administration holds a public meeting on environmental assessment of proposed transportation-access improvements to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Location: Grand Foyer, Kennedy Center, 2700 F St. NW. Contact: 202/366-0660.
Entrepreneurship lecture 6 p.m. The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) presents a lecture, "Competition and Entrepreneurship Transform the Social Sector: The Tipping Point." The speaker is Bill Drayton, founder/CEO of Ashoka. Location: Kenney Auditorium, Nitze Building, SAIS, 1740 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/663-5626.
Book discussion 6:30 p.m. Democrats.com presents a discussion on the book "The Best Democracy Money Can Buy" by Greg Palast. Location: Martin Luther King Jr. Library, 901 G St. NW. Contact: https://www.democrats.com.
Media forum 8 p.m. American University's School of Communications hosts an American forum, "Protecting the Press: Journalists in the War Zone." Location: Kay Spiritual Life Center, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/885-5952.
Political leadership lecture 8:15 p.m. American University's School of Public Affairs hosts a lecture, "Political Leadership in the 21st Century." The speaker is Donna Brazile, former campaign manager for Al Gore and chairman of the Voting Rights Institute. Location: Sixth-floor Butler Boardroom, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/885-5950.



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