- The Washington Times - Wednesday, May 29, 2002

War on terrorism coverage forum 9:30 a.m. The Brookings Institution and Harvard University hold a Brookings/Harvard forum on "Press Coverage and the War on Terrorism: The Loyal Opposition." The participants include Stephen Hess, Brookings Institution; Marvin Kalb, Shorenstein Center; Lee Hamilton, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Harry McPherson, former counsel to President Lyndon B. Johnson; Lloyd Cutler, counsel to Presidents Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton; and former Sen. Jim Sasser, Tennessee Democrat. Location: Falk Auditorium, 1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/797-6105.
Hudson Institute dinner 7 p.m. The Hudson Institute will present the James H. Doolittle Award to former Secretary of State George P. Schultz at its annual dinner. The keynote speaker is Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz, who will deliver a speech outlining challenges to American national security. Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger will introduce Mr. Wolfowitz. Location: Pavilion, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/974-2420.

To be announced.


9 a.m. Energy Information Administration releases its weekly petroleum status report. Location: 1000 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/586-8800.

9:30 a.m. Federal Railroad Administration holds a meeting of the railroad safety advisory committee. Location: Wyndham Washington Hotel, 1400 M St. NW. Contact: 202/493-6212.

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

Not in session. No committee meetings are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

Not in session. No committee meetings are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600

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.
Women workers colloquium all day Natividad and Associates sponsor "Colloquium 2002: Creating a Level Playing Field for Women Workers."

Highlights 9:15 a.m. Cari Dominguez, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission chairman.
Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/835-3713.
American Geophysical Union meeting all day The American Geophysical Union holds its spring meeting.
Highlights 9 a.m. "Sustainability of Fresh Water, Fossil Fuels, Minerals and Other Earth Resources: How Much, How Deep, How Expensive, How Certain?"
Location: Washington Convention Center, 900 Ninth St. NW. Contact: 202/777-7507.
Family work policies meeting all day The National Academies sponsors a Committee on Family and Work Policies meeting, "Promoting Child and Family Work Policies: Building a Knowledge Base to Inform Policies and Practice." Location: Cecil and Ida Green Building, 2001 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Contact: 202/334-2138.
Leadership seminar 8 a.m. George Mason University's Hemlock Overlook Center for Outdoor Education and Trust-based Technologies hold a seminar on "Horse Sense for Leaders." The participants include: Monty Roberts, stunt double and rodeo cowboy known as the "Horse Whisperer"; and Bob Foxworthy, psychologist and management consultant. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 703/279-1170, Ext. 3001.
Anti-terror technology strategy briefing 9 a.m. New Technology Week holds a breakfast briefing to discuss the Bush administration's anti-terror technology strategy. The speakers are John Marburger, director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy; and Lewis Branscomb, Harvard University Center for Science and International Affairs, and co-chairman of the National Academy of Science anti-terrorism technology panel. Location: Suite 1003, King Publishing Group, 1325 G St. NW. Contact: 202/662-9714.
Workshop 9 a.m. The Library of Congress holds a workshop to highlight the Veterans History Project's primary aims with an overview of oral history/folklore as historical methodology and an introduction to effective interviewing techniques. Location: West Dining Room, sixth floor, Madison Building, First Street and Independence Avenue SE. Contact: 202/707-4800.
AARP news conference 10 a.m. AARP holds a news conference to announce its plans for using the courts to bring lower-priced drugs to consumers. Location: 601 E St. NW. Contact: 202/434-2560.
Terrorist negotiations briefing 10 a.m. The U.S. Institute of Peace holds a briefing on "Negotiating With Terrorists: Lessons From Northern Ireland, Sri Lanka and Israel/Palestine." The participants include: John Darby, University of Notre Dame; John Wallach, Seeds of Peace; E. Valentine Daniel, Columbia University's Southern Asian Institute; and Joseph Klaits, U.S. Institute of Peace. Location: Second Floor Conference Room, 1200 17th St. NW. Contact: 202/429-3824.
European Union seminar 10:15 a.m. The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research hosts a seminar, "What Direction for the European Union?"
Highlights 10:15 a.m. Panel discussion on the European Union's policy-making role, relationships with national policy-making organizations and the evolution of those relationships during the past 30 years.
Frederick Bolkestein, European Union commissioner for internal markets, taxation and customs union, "The European Union's Policy on Financial Integration after Enron."
Location: Wohlstetter Conference Center, 1150 17th St. NW. Contact: 202/862-5800.
Prescription drug-issues briefing noon The American Academy of Actuaries holds a luncheon briefing to discuss prescription drug issues for seniors. Location: 2168 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/785-7872.
German U-boat sinking presentation noon The Minerals Management Service holds a presentation by marine archaeologist Jack Irion on how a German U-boat submarine sank to the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico in the summer of 1942. Location: U.S. Department of the Interior Museum (Room 1024), 1849 C St. NW. Contact: 202/208-3985.
D.C. schools news conference 1:30 p.m. District of Columbia Public Schools Superintendent Paul Vance participates in a news conference to present the final report produced by the Blue Ribbon Panel on High School Transformation. Location: Boardroom, fifth floor, 825 North Capitol St. NE. Contact: 202/442-5635.

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