- The Washington Times - Tuesday, May 7, 2002

TODAY'S HEADLINERS
Report release 12:30 p.m. The American Jewish Committee holds a news conference to release the report, "Muslim Anti-Semitism: A Clear and Present Danger." Location: Zenger Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 917/449-1259.
Book discussion 6 p.m. The Independent Women's Forum holds a book discussion on "Tilting the Playing Field: Schools, Sports, Sex and Title IX" by Jessica Gavora. Location: Lisagor Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 703/558-4991.

PRESIDENT BUSH
Meets with Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and Nepalese Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba
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ECONOMIC REPORTS
8:30 a.m. Bureau of Labor Statistics releases a report on productivity and costs for the first quarter of 2002 (preliminary). Location: 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-5902.

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

SENATE
Not immediately available. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

SENATE COMMITTEES
9:30 a.m. Energy and Natural Resources Committee holds a hearing to review the outlook for 2002 wildland fire season. Location: 366 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-4103.
9:30 a.m. Governmental Affairs permanent investigations subcommittee holds a hearing to examine the collapse of Enron Corp. Location: 216 Hart Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-2627.
2:30 p.m. Appropriations Committee holds a hearing on "Homeland Security and the Fiscal 2002 Supplemental Appropriations Bill." Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld testifies. Location: 192 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-3471.
2:30 p.m. Health, Education, Labor and Pensions aging subcommittee holds a hearing on the national family caregiver-support program. Location: 430 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-5375.

HOUSE
Meets at 12:30 p.m. for morning hour and 2 p.m. for legislative business. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

HOUSE COMMITTEES
2 p.m. Resources national parks, recreation and public lands subcommittee holds a hearing on pending legislation, including a bill to revise the boundary of the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area in Utah and Arizona. Location: 1334 Longworth House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-2761.
2 p.m. Ways and Means oversight subcommittee holds a hearing on modeling the economic effect of changes in tax policy. Location: 1100 Longworth House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-3625.

GENERAL AGENDA
Anti-Defamation League conference all day The Anti-Defamation League holds its 2002 annual national leadership conference.
Highlights 1 p.m. Robert S. Mueller III, FBI director, discussing U.S. responses to the terrorist threat.
Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St. NW. Contact: 212/885-7747.
National Small Business Week celebration all day The Small Business Administration holds a celebration of National Small Business Week, "Small Business: Where America Works." Labor Secretary Elaine L. Chao and Treasury Secretary Paul H. O'Neill participate. Location: Renaissance Hotel, 999 Ninth St. NW. Contact: 202/205-6555.
Federal Trade Commission conference all day The Federal Trade Commission holds a public conference on the U.S. oil and gasoline industry and to examine factors affecting the prices of refined petroleum products. Location: Room 432, 600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/326-2161.
Council of the Americas conference 9 a.m. The Council of the Americas holds its 32nd Washington conference, "New Realities in the Hemisphere." The participants include: Sen. Max Baucus, Montana Democrat; Rep. J. Dennis Hastert, Illinois Republican; and U.S. Trade Representative Robert B. Zoellick. Location: Loy Henderson Conference Room, State Department 2201 C St. NW. Contact: 202/639-0724.
Goodwill Industries discussion 10 a.m. The National Press Club hosts a Morning Newsmaker news conference on "Goodwill Industries Celebrates Centennial Anniversary." George Kessinger, president and CEO of Goodwill Industries International, participates. Location: Holeman Lounge, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 240/333-5264.
Marriage discussion 10 a.m. The Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life holds a discussion on "Religion, the Marriage Movement and Marriage Policy." Location: Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/955-5075.
Human cloning bill news conference 10 a.m. The National Pro-Life Religious Council and the National Clergy Council hold a news conference on a bill banning all human cloning. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 703/257-5593, Ext. 1.
Levin speech 10:30 a.m. The Center for Strategic and International Studies holds an address on "U.S. Trade Policy: Bipartisan Approach to Globalization." The speaker is Rep. Sander M. Levin, Michigan Democrat. Location: B-1 Conference Level, 1800 K St. NW. Contact: 202/775-3242.
Smithsonian Institution briefing 11 a.m. The Smithsonian Institution holds a briefing on the final report of the Blue Ribbon Commission on the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. Location: National Museum of American History, 14th and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/357-3129.
Women's National Democratic Club luncheon 11:30 a.m. The Women's National Democratic Club hosts a luncheon program on "East Wing: Politics, the Press and a First Lady." The participants include former first lady Rosalynn Carter and her former press secretary, Mary Finch Hoyt, author of "East Wing: a Memoir". Location: 1526 New Hampshire Ave. NW. Contact: 202/232-7363, Ext. 3003.
Prescription drugs bill news conference noon Members of Congress, including Sen. Debbie Stabenow, Michigan Democrat, hold a news conference to announce the Fair Advertising and Increased Research (FAIR) Act of 2002 to lower the cost of prescription drugs and address the disparity between advertising, and research and development costs. Location: Capitol, Senate Radio/TV Gallery. Contact: 202/224-4822.
Teen pregnancy news conference 1:30 p.m. The National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, "Teen People" magazine and Teen People Online holds a news conference to begin the National Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy. Location: Capitol, House Triangle (Rain site: Capitol, Room HC-9). Contact: 202/478-8510.
Awards ceremony 2 p.m. The Conference Board sponsors a ceremony to present the Ron Brown Award for Corporate Leadership to the CEOs of winning companies. Commerce Secretary Donald L. Evans participates. Location: Indian Treaty Room, Eisenhower Old Executive Office Building. Contact: 202/326-1799 or 202/290-1602.
Washington press corps lecture 7:30 p.m. The National Institute for Jewish Leadership sponsors a lecture on "The Coddled, Powerful Washington Press Corps." The speaker is Marvin Kalb, executive director of Harvard University's Joan Shorenstein Center, former NBC News chief diplomatic correspondent and "Meet the Press" moderator. Location: Community Hall, D.C. Jewish Community Center, 1529 16th St. NW. Contact: 202/777-3238.


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