- The Washington Times - Friday, October 25, 2002

TODAY'S HEADLINERS

Muslim symposium - 8:30 a.m. - Library of Congress holds a symposium to explore ways in which storybooks and textbooks portray Muslims in the non-Muslim world and non-Muslims in the Muslim world. Location: Thomas Jefferson Building, Room LJ 119, 10 First St. SE. Contact: 202/707-1940.

Holocaust Memorial Museum - 9 a.m. U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum holds a ceremony to honor the U.S. Army 26th Infantry Division for liberating the Mauthausen subcamp in Austria in May 1945. Location: U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place SW. Contact: 202/488-6133 or 202/488-0442.


PRESIDENT BUSH

Meets with Chinese President Jiang Zemin, Crawford, Texas.


ECONOMIC REPORTS

8:30 a.m. Bureau of the Census releases its Advance Report on Durable Goods, Manufacturers' Shipments and Orders for September. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.

10 a.m. Bureau of the Census releases its New Residential Sales for September. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.


FEDERAL AGENCIES

8 a.m. Health and Human Services Department, Food and Drug Administration holds a meeting of the Science Board to the Food and Drug Administration Advisory Committee, to discuss counterterrorism initiatives at FDA. Location: 5630 Fishers Lane, Room 1066, Rockville. Contact: 301/827-6687.

8:30 a.m. Energy Department holds a meeting of the American Statistical Association Committee on Energy Statistics. Topics include: EIA's Voluntary Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Program; Organization and Delivery of Energy Information in Spatially Referenced Form; ASA Committee on Energy Statistics Contributions to the EIA. Location: Energy Department, 1000 Independence Ave. SW, Room 8E-089. Contact: 202/287-1709.

8:30 a.m. Health and Human Services Department, Health Resources and Services Administration holds a meeting of the Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry Advisory Committee. Topics include: changing demographics; unequal medical treatment; changes in medical education; recommendations for improving primary care education and training to lessen health disparities and assure quality of care. Location: the Holiday Inn Select, 8120 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. Contact: 301/443-6326.

9 a.m. Veterans Affairs Department, National Commission on VA Nursing holds a meeting of the National Commission on VA Nursing, to receive nursing data extracted from the 2001 VA Employee Survey and an update on commission activities. Location: Sheraton Pentagon South Alexandria, 4641 Kenmore Ave., Alexandria. Contact: 202/273-4944.


SUPREME COURT

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


SENATE

Not in session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.


HOUSE

In its Election Recess. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.


GENERAL AGENDA

U.N. Day Celebration all day United Nations Association-National Capital Area sponsors a series of campus forums in celebration of United Nations Day.

Highlights 10 a.m. "Peacekeeping and Conflict Resolution," George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax; "Global HIV/AIDS," George Washington University, Marvin Center, 800 21st St. NW; "Universal Access to Education," University of the District of Columbia, 4200 Connecticut Ave. NW.

1 p.m. "Democracy, Post-Saddam Hussein," American University, Kay Spiritual Life Center, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW; "Roots and Prevention of Terrorism," Howard University, Blackburn Center, 2400 Sixth St. NW.

5 p.m. "International Criminal Court," Georgetown University, Copley Lounge, Copley Hall, 37th and O streets NW.

Contact: 202/518-0471.

People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit all day Environmental Justice Fund holds the Second National People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit.

Highlights 9 a.m. Community Economic Development and Sustainability.

Location: Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/833-9771.

Computer-Assisted Reporting Workshop all day National Press Club's Friedheim Library sponsors a workshop on "Using Computer-Assisted Reporting to Track Homeland Security," Location: National Press Club, Freidheim Library, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7129.

NIAF Convention all day National Italian American Foundation holds its annual NIAF Convention.

Highlights 8 p.m. Third Annual Salute to the Martini.

Location: Washington Hilton and Towers, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/387-0600.

Psychology of the Self Conference all day International Council for Psychoanalytic Self Psychology holds its 25th Annual International Conference on the Psychology of the Self. Location: Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 858/565-9921.

Military Administrative Law Conference all day The Judge Advocates Association holds a Military Administrative Law Conference and Military Legal History Symposium.

Highlights 1:30 p.m. The Impact of Political and Media Influence on the Handling of the My Lai Cases.

3 p.m. Military Legal History Symposium.

3:30 p.m. Stay the Hand of Vengeance: Politics of War Crimes and Tribunals.

Location: Fort Myer, Spates Hall, Arlington. Contact: 570/752-2027.

Discovering Solutions to the Nation's Alcohol Problems 8 a.m. Johnson Institute holds a meeting of the National Forum on Discovering Solutions to the Nation's Alcohol and Other Drug Problems. Location: National Press Club, Holeman Lounge, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7104.

America's Hidden Tax on the Poor 9 a.m. Progressive Policy Institute holds a discussion on "America's Hidden Tax on the Poor: Reforming America's Tariff Policy." Location: PPI, 600 Pennsylvania Ave. SE, Suite 400. Contact: 202/547-0001.

Gun Control Discussion 9:30 a.m. National Press Club Forums Committee hosts a discussion on "Gun Control and the 2000 and 2002 Elections." Location: National Press Club, Zenger Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7507.

U.N. and its Security Agenda Discussion 10 a.m. United States Institute of Peace hosts a discussion on "The United Nations and Its Security Agenda." Han Seung-Soo, former president, U.N. General Assembly, participates. Location: USIP, 1200 17th St. NW. RSVP required; 202/429-3832, ext. 3.

Technology Lecture 10:15 a.m. Georgetown University holds a computer science lecture on "Knowledge Discovery: Technologies and their Application." Location: Georgetown University, White Gravenor, Room 206, 37th and O streets NW. Contact: 202/687-4328.

Terrorism and Human Rights 11 a.m. Organization of American States holds a news conference to discuss major developments from OAS sessions and hearings, including a report on terrorism and human rights. Location: OAS, San Martin Room, 17th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/458-6824.

Against a War with Iraq noon A.N.S.W.E.R. (Act Now to Stop War and End Racism) Coalition holds a news conference on a national march in Washington against a war with Iraq. Location: National Press Club, Zenger Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/544-3389.

New Catholic Encyclopedia 3 p.m. Catholic University of America holds a reception to release the second edition of the New Catholic Encyclopedia. Location: Catholic University, McMahon Hall Foyer, 620 Michigan Ave. NE. Contact: 202/319-5600.

Psychoanalytic Society 8:15 p.m. Washington Psychoanalytic Society holds a discussion on "Hiroshima, the Gulf War, September 11 and After." Location: Park Hyatt Hotel, 24th and M streets NW. Contact: 202/362-2300.

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