- The Washington Times - Tuesday, May 28, 2002


Islam images discussion 2 p.m. The World & I magazine, the Tiempos del Mundo newspaper and The Summit Council for World Peace present a program titled "Images of Islam and Arabs in English Literature." The speaker is Dr. Wagdi Zeid, cultural attache of the Embassy of Egypt, playwright, scholar and professor of English at the University of Cairo. Dr. Zeid will be introduced by Nabil Fahmy, ambassador of Egypt. Location: Lobby Ballroom, The Washington Times Building, 3600 New York Ave. NE. Contact: 202/635-4000 or 202/636-5337.

North Korea discussion 3:30 p.m. The Woodrow Wilson Center holds a panel discussion on "Inside North Korea: New Evidence from East European Archives." Location: Woodrow Wilson Center, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-4140.


Meets in Rome with Italian President Carlo Ciampi, attends the NATO-Russia summit and meets with Pope John Paul II before departing for Washington.


8:30 a.m. Bureau of Economic Analysis releases report on personal income and outlays for April 2002. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/606-9900.

2:30 p.m. Treasury Department auctions 3- and 6-month Treasury Bills. Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/874-9890.


8 a.m. Postal Service and the Postal Rate Commission hold a joint meeting to discuss how the process and approach for changing postal rates in major "omnibus" rate cases can be improved. Location: The Postal Service Center for Leadership Development, 9600 Newbridge Drive, Potomac. Contact: 703/292-3677.

9 a.m. Nuclear Regulatory Commission holds a pre-PIRT (Phenomena Identification and Ranking Table) meeting to identify Phenomena and issues related to TRISO-coated fuel particles in order to develop a research program. Location: 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville. Contact: 301/415-6500.


Fatherhood conference all day The National Center for Strategic Nonprofit Planning and Community Leadership holds an international fatherhood conference. Location: Capital Hilton, 16th and K streets NW. Contact: 202/822-6725.

Summer academy all day American University's Washington College of Law holds its fourth annual summer academy on human rights and humanitarian law. Location: Washington College of Law, 4801 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/274-4279.

Ecology discussion all day The University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law and the Hawaii Institute for Human Rights present "A Public International Law Program on Ecology, Peace and Human Rights: United Nations Instruments and Institutions; Reviewing the U.S. Record of Ratification; and Revolutionizing the International Law Monitoring Machinery." Location: Room 205, Building 38, Clarke School of Law, 4200 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/274-7338.

American Geophysical Union meeting all day The American Geophysical Union holds its 2002 Spring meeting.

Highlights 8:30 a.m. R.E. Orville and R. Zhang, Texas A&M University, discuss "Atmospheric Impacts of Air Pollution I."

1:30 p.m. J. Harold, Space Science Institute, addresses "The Earth and Space Science Education Revolution: A Call to Action."

Location: Washington Convention Center, 900 Ninth St. NW. Contact: 202/371-5016.

Home sales report briefing 9:45 a.m. The National Association of Realtors releases its existing homes sales report for April. Location: Third Floor Meeting Room, 700 11th St. NW. Contact: 202/383-1177.

Bush-Putin summit discussion 10 a.m. The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds a discussion on "Evaluating the Bush-Putin Summit and the New Russia-NATO Partnership." The participants include: Leon Aron and Richard Perle, American Enterprise Institute; and Radek Sikorski, American Enterprise Institute's New Atlantic Initiative. Location: Wohlstetter Conference Center, 1150 17th St. NW. Contact: 202/862-5800.

Signing ceremony 10 a.m. The Defense Department holds a ceremony for the signing of a memorandum of understanding between Denmark and the United States for joint strike fighter system development and demonstration. Location: Pentagon, Room 3E869. Contact: 703/695-6294.

Arts destinations announcement 10 a.m. The National Press Club holds a Morning Newsmaker news conference featuring the announcement of the 2002 Top 25 Arts Destinations. The participants include: Wendy Rosen, AmericanStyle magazine; Tony Gittens, D.C. Commission for the Arts and Humanities; and Robert Lynch, Americans for the Arts. Location: Zenger Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 410/889-2933, Ext. 218.

Report release 10 a.m. Amnesty International holds a news conference to release the 2002 Annual Report, detailing a year of human rights developments in 152 countries. Location: First Amendment Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/544-0200, Ext. 302.

Public service discussion 11 a.m. The Council for Excellence in Government holds a panel discussion on the Hart-Teeter Poll results and the future of public service prior to a 12:30 p.m. luncheon program and Elliot Richardson Public Service Prize presentation. Alice Rivlin, former Federal Reserve vice chairman, and George Schultz, former secretary of state, participate. Location: Willard Inter-continental Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/530-3265.

Woman's National Democratic Club luncheon 11:30 a.m. The club hosts "What Does It Take to End Homelessness?" The speaker is Martha Burt, Urban Institute researcher and co-author of "Helping America's Homeless." Location: 1526 New Hampshire Ave. NW. Contact: 202/232-7363, Ext. 3003.

D.C. Bar luncheon noon The D.C. Bar Association hosts a luncheon program on "Gift-splitting." Carmen Irizarry-Diaz, Silverstein and Mullins, and Chris Sega, Venable, LLP, participate. Location: D.C. Bar Conference Center, 1250 H St. NW, Level B-1. Contact: 202/626-3463.

Tour and discussion 3 p.m. The Education Department hosts a tour of the Darrell Green Youth Life Learning Center and a discussion of the "No Child Left Behind Act." The participants include Education Secretary Rod Paige and Darrell Green, Washington Redskin and founder of the Darrell Green Youth Life Learning Center. Location: Darrell Green Youth Life Learning Center, 101 Franklin St. NE. Contact: 202/401-1576 or 202/401-3026.

Evolution seminar 5:15 p.m. The American Association for the Advancement of Science holds a seminar on "Evolution of the Extraordinary in Human Life." Location: Auditorium, 1200 New York Ave. NW. Contact: 202/326-6400.

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