- The Washington Times - Thursday, August 8, 2002

TODAY'S HEADLINERS

Korea discussion noon Hudson Institute holds a discussion on the effects of South Korea's "sunshine policy" toward the North. Location: Hudson Institute, 1015 18th St. NW, Suite 300. Contact: 202/223-7770.

Iraqi opposition 1 p.m. National Press Club Newsmaker Program holds a news conference with the leadership of the Iraqi National Congress to discuss the role of the Iraqi opposition in overthrowing Saddam Hussein. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 301/530-1210 or 202/662-7540.


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PRESIDENT BUSH



In Crawford, Texas


ECONOMIC REPORTS

8:30 a.m. Bureau of Labor Statistics releases producer price indexes for July 2002. Location: 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/606-5902.

1 p.m. Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. releases a weekly survey on fixed-rate mortgages. Location: 8200 Jones Branch Drive, McLean. Contact: 703/903-2000.

6 p.m. Federal Reserve Board releases weekly reports on condition statement of Federal Reserve banks, factors affecting reserves of depository institutions, money stock, liquid assets and debt measures. Location: Constitution Avenue between 20th and 21st streets NW. Contact: 202/452-3206.


FEDERAL AGENCIES

8:30 a.m. Defense Department holds a meeting of the Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program, scientific advisory board. Location: Holiday Inn Arlington at Ballston, 4610 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington. Contact: 703/696-2119.

10 a.m. Office of Personnel Management holds a meeting of the Federal Prevailing Rate Advisory Committee. Location: Office of Personnel Management Building, 1900 E St. NW, Room 5A06A. Contact: 202/606-1500.

1 p.m. Immigration and Naturalization Service holds a meeting of the Airport and Seaport Inspections User Fee Advisory Committee. Location: INS, 425 I St. NW, Shaughnessy Conference Room, sixth floor. Contact: 202/616-7498.


SUPREME COURT

No oral arguments are scheduled. Contact: 202/479-3211.


SENATE

Not in session for August recess. Senate is scheduled to return Sept. 3 at 9:30 a.m. Contact: Republican cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic cloakroom, 202/224-8541.


HOUSE

Not in session for August recess. House is scheduled to return Sept. 4 at 2 p.m. Contact: Republican cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic cloakroom, 202/225-1600.


GENERAL AGENDA

Mental health all day President's New Freedom Commission on Mental Health holds its third meeting to conduct a comprehensive survey of the U.S. mental health delivery system.

Highlights 11 a.m. Public comment

Location: Crystal Gateway Marriott, 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington.

Orthopedic technology all day National Association of Orthopaedic Technologists holds its 20th annual clinical symposium. Location: Hyatt Regency Crystal City, 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 703/689-0300.

ABA meeting all day American Bar Association holds its 125th annual meeting. Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW.

Nonmarket accounts all day National Academies sponsors a panel discussion, "The Design of Nonmarket Accounts,"

Highlights 8:30 a.m. Continental breakfast

1:30 p.m. Session on alternative accounting frameworks and household satellite accounts in the United Kingdom

Location: National Academies, 2100 C St. NW. Contact: 202/334-2597.

Florida bay research 9 a.m. National Academies' National Research Council releases a report on Florida bay research programs and the Everglades restoration plan. Report is embargoed until 4 p.m. Location: NAS, 2100 C St. NW. Contact: 202/334-2138.

Digital broadcast 9:30 a.m. Federal Communications Commission holds an open meeting to discuss digital broadcast copy protection. Location: FCC, 445 12th St. SW. Contact: 202/418-0500.

Scientific posters 10 a.m. National Institutes of Health hosts its 2002 Poster Day for students in research laboratories to share their scientific accomplishments. Location: NIH, main lobby, Building 10, Bethesda. Contact: 301/496-2427.

Prescription drugs 10 a.m. AARP holds a news briefing to release a poll on what voters 45 and older think about the Senate's failure to pass a prescription-drug plan. Location: AARP, 601 E St. NW. Contact: 202/434-2560.

Jackson Mideast trip 11 a.m. Rainbow/PUSH Coalition holds a news briefing on Middle East peace. The Rev. Jesse Jackson participates. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 773/256-2768.

Palestine briefing 12:30 p.m. Center for Policy Analysis on Palestine holds a news briefing, "Palestinian Realities, American Responsibilities: A Call to Action." Location: CPAP, 2425-35 Virginia Ave. NW. Contact: 202/338-1290.

Journalism after September 11 2:30 p.m. National Press Club Newsmaker Program holds a news conference, "What I Knew about Journalism before 9/11 and How That Day's Events Made Me a Better Journalist." Location: National Press Club, Holeman Lounge, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7501.

Right to know 3:30 p.m. New America Foundation holds a meeting to discuss "The World's Right to Know: Citizens' Access to Government Information." Location: New America Foundation, 1630 Connecticut Ave. NW, seventh floor. Contact: 202/986-4901.

Ethnic tension in Iran 3:30 p.m. Center for Strategic and International Studies holds a discussion, "Ethnic Tension in Iran." Location: CSIS, B-1 conference level, 1800 K St. NW. Contact: 202/775-3242.

Selling to the government 6 p.m. George Washington University hosts its Center for Professional Development open house seminar on selling to the government and procurement agents. Location: Center for Professional Development, lower level, 2020 K St. NW. Contact: RSVP to 202/973-1175.

Science in the cinema 7 p.m. National Institutes of Health Office of Science Education presents the film "The Miracle Worker." A discussion of acquired deafness and blindness follows the film. Location: NIH, Building 45, Natcher Auditorium, Bethesda. Contact: 301/496-1767.

Internet law 7 p.m. Capital PC User Group and Internet Special Interest Group hold a meeting to discuss Internet technology law. Location: Washington Gas Light Corporation. Contact: www.cpcug.org.

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