- The Washington Times - Tuesday, July 30, 2002


Armed pilots discussion noon Heritage Foundation holds a discussion on "Pilots With Guns: The Last Line of Defense Against Terrorists?" Sen. Robert C. Smith, New Hampshire Republican, and Edwin Meese III of the Heritage Foundation participate. Location: Heritage Foundation, 214 Massachusetts Ave. NE, Van Andel Center. Contact: 202/675-1752.

U-2 pilot 7 p.m. National Archives holds a lecture with the son of U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers, who was shot down and tried by the Soviet Union in 1960, but returned to the United States in a 1962 spy swap. The Cold War Museum also will be discussed. Location: National Archives, Constitution Avenue between Seventh and Ninth streets NW, Room 105. Contact: 202/208-7345.


Participates in the debut of a public service announcement campaign for the Freedom Corps. Signs corporate responsibility legislation.


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

5 p.m. American Petroleum Institute releases weekly report on petroleum inventories. Location: 1220 L St. NW. Contact: 202/682-8000.


8:30 a.m. Environmental Protection Agency holds a meeting of the FIFRA Scientific Advisory Panel, to review EPA's draft testing guidelines for termite-bait product performance. Location: Sheraton Crystal City Hotel, 1800 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 202/564-8450.

8:30 a.m. Office of Public Health and Science holds a meeting of the National Human Research Protections Advisory Committee, to discuss protection of human research subjects. Location: Four Points Sheraton, 1201 K St. NW. Contact: 301/435-4917.

9 a.m. Federal Emergency Management Agency holds a meeting of the Federal Radiological Preparedness Coordinating Committee. Location: FEMA, 500 C St. SW, Lobby Conference Center. Contact: 202/646-2870.


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


In session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.


9:30 a.m. Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee holds a hearing on finances and maintenance in the telecommunications marketplace. Location: 253 Russell Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-5115.

9:30 a.m. Governmental Affairs permanent investigations subcommittee holds a hearing on the collapse of Enron. Location: 342 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-2627.

10 a.m. Indian Affairs Committee holds a hearing on a legislative proposal of the Interior Department/Tribal Trust Fund Reform Task Force and the Indian Trust Asset and Trust Fund Management and Reform Act of 2002. Location: 106 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-2251.

10 a.m. Finance Committee holds a hearing on the effects of extraterritorial-income laws on U.S. companies' competitiveness. Location: 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-4515.

11 a.m. Foreign Relations Committee holds a hearing on the ambassadorial nominations of Nancy Powell to Pakistan and Richard Baltimore III to Oman. Location: 419 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-3953.


Not in session for August recess. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.


Radioactive waste management all day The Board on Radioactive Waste Management holds its summer meeting. Location: National Academies, 2100 C St. NW. Contact: 202/334-3066.

NIH conference all day National Academies sponsors a conference on the Organizational Structure of National Institutes of Health. Location: National Academies, 500 Fifth St. NW. Contact: 202/334-2186; To attend open sessions, 202/334-2215.

Psychiatric residency training all day National Academies holds a meeting of the Committee on Research into Psychiatry Residency Training. Location: National Academies, Room 110, 500 Fifth St. NW. Contact: 202/334-1371.

Pentecostal conference all day Pentecostal Assemblies of the World holds its conference on "Taking the Word to the World,"

Highlights 7 p.m. Evangelist Lorraine Langham

Location: Washington Convention Center, Hall A, 900 Ninth St. NW. Contact: 317/547-9541.

Quest For Excellence all day North American Transplant Coordinators Organization holds its "The Elusive Quest For Excellence Conference," Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St. NW. Contact: 913/492-3600.

Summer seminar all day Cato University holds its Summer Seminar 2002. Location: Marriott Westfields Hotel, 14750 Conference Center Drive, Chantilly. Contact: 202/789-5203.

Wireless security 8:30 a.m. Information Technology Association of America and Center for Strategic and International Studies hold a panel discussion on "Wireless Security: Challenges and Solutions." Location: 1800 K St. CSIS B-1 Conference Center. Contact: RSVP to Tinabeth Burton, 703/284-5305.

Engineering breakfast 8:30 a.m. American Association of Engineering Societies sponsors the Washington Internships for Students of Engineering program breakfast. Location: 2325 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/962-8690.

Economic briefing 9 a.m. Treasury Department holds a economic briefing before the Treasury Borrowing Advisory Committee. Location: Treasury Department, Large Conference Room 3327, 1500 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/622-2960.

War crimes symposium 9 a.m. The American Bar Association's Central European and Eurasian Law Initiative holds a symposium on war crimes documentation, "Human Rights, Justice and Accountability: New Tools for a Post-Conflict Environment." Location: CEIP, 1779 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/662-1091.

Anti-violence campaign 9:30 a.m. The Colorado Trust and the Families and Work Institute holds a breakfast briefing on youth speaking out on how to stop violence. Location: National Press Club, Holeman Lounge, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: RSVP to Lynsey, 202/518-8047.

Hazardous chemicals 9:30 a.m. U.S. Public Interest Research Group holds a news conference to release a report on hazardous chemicals in popular children's modeling and baking clays. Location: United Methodist Building, Conference Room 3, 100 Maryland Ave. NE. Contact: 202/546-9707 or 202/489-7368.

Public diplomacy 10 a.m. Council on Foreign Relations holds a news conference on "Public Diplomacy: A Strategy For Reform." Location: Seventh floor conference room, 1779 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 212/434-9537.

NATO expansion 10 a.m. The American Jewish Committee holds a news conference on "Why the U.S. Should Support NATO Expansion." Location: National Press Club, Murrow Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 212/891-6771.

Democratic women 11:30 a.m. Woman's National Democratic Club holds its luncheon meeting on "AIDS and Apathy: A Democratic Response." Location: WNDC, 1526 New Hampshire Ave. NW. Contact: 202/232-7363.

Historic preservation noon The Washington Convention Center Authority's Historic Preservation Grant Program holds application workshops for property owners interested in applying for the grant program. Location: Shiloh Baptist Church Family Life Center, 1510 Ninth St. NW. Contact: 202/251-7869.

Western Hemisphere economies noon Inter-American Development Bank holds a discussion on current priorities and policy issues. Location: IDB, seventh floor, Las Americas Dining Room, 1300 New York Ave. NW. Contact: 202/458-6957.

Adolescent obesity 12:30 p.m. Lawmakers hold a news conference on a new legislation proposal, "The Improved Nutrition and Physical Activity Act," which would address the growing incidence of adolescent obesity. Location: 301 Russell Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-5401 or 202/224-1804.

Maritime security 5:30 p.m. Center for Strategic and International Studies holds a military strategy forum on "The Maritime Security Challenge." Location: Reserve Officers Association Building, 1 Constitution Ave. NE. Contact: 202/775-3167.

Metro public hearing 6 p.m. Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority and the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation hold an open house and public hearing to get feedback on the draft environmental impact statement and proposed general plans for the Dulles Corridor Rapid Transit Project that includes bus rapid transit and Metrorail service in Fairfax and Loudoun counties.

Highlights 7 p.m. public hearing

Location: Langston Hughes Middle School, 11401 Ridge Heights Road, Reston. Contact: 202/962-1051.

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