- The Washington Times - Monday, April 21, 2003

PRESIDENT BUSH
To be announced.

VICE PRESIDENT
Holds a White House Easter egg roll for children of service members involved in the war in Iraq.

ECONOMIC REPORTS
2 p.m. Treasury Department releases weekly three- and six-month bill auction results. Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/874-9890.
4:15 p.m.
Federal Reserve Board releases foreign reports: assets, liabilities of U.S., foreign chartered banks, and foreign exchange rates for previous week. Location: Constitution Ave between 20th and 21st streets NW. Contact: 202/452-3206.

FEDERAL AGENCIES
9 a.m. National Endowment for the Humanities holds a meeting of the Humanities Panel to review applications for Summer Seminars and Institutes for College and University Teachers, submitted to the Division of Education Programs at the March 1, 2003 deadline. Location: Old Post Office, 1100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Room 315. Contact: 202/606-8322.
10 a.m.
Nuclear Regulatory Commission holds a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards, Reactor Fuels Subcommittee, to review the Duke Cogema Stone & Webster construction application request resubmittal for a mixed oxide fuel-fabrication facility. Location: 11545 Rockville Pike, Room T-2B3, Rockville. Contact: 301/415-3151.
2 p.m.
Environmental Protection Agency holds a meeting by teleconference of the Science Advisory Board, Ecological Processes and Effects Committee, to discuss several proposed self-initiated projects for fiscal 2004. See contact to register. Location: None given. Contact: 202/564-4526.

SUPREME COURT
Oral arguments begin at 10 a.m., one hour per case
Docket Number 02-524 Jones v. Vincent
Docket Number 02-679 Desert Palace Inc. v. Costa
Contact: 202/479-3211.

SENATE
Adjourned for its spring recess. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE
Adjourned for its spring district work period. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA
Natural-gas workshop all day National Academies holds a meeting on U.S. Natural Gas Supply and Demand Projections: A Workshop.
Highlights 8:15 a.m. Open session: U.S. Natural Gas Demand The Big Picture
Richard Smalley, professor, chemistry and physics, Rice University
Location: National Academies, 500 5th St. NW. Contact: 202/334-3507.
Earth Day celebration all day Defense Department holds its Earth Day celebration and fuel-cell-vehicle exhibition. Secretary of the Navy H.T. Johnson, participates. Location: Center Courtyard, The Pentagon. Contact: 703/695-6294.
Development discussion 8:30 a.m. Global Business Dialogue holds a discussion on the Doha Development Agenda. R.K. Morris, GBD, participates. Location: The Club at Franklin Square, 1300 I St. NW. Contact: 202/463-5074.
Technology news conference 9 a.m. Brodeur Worldwide sponsors a news conference to introduce a breakthrough technology that will transform transporation. retired Gen. Wesley Clark, former supreme allied commander, NATO, participates. Location: National Press Club, Holeman Lounge, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/775-2648.
Book discussion 9 a.m. Woodrow Wilson Center holds a book discussion on "Between Faith and History A Biography of John Agyekum Kufuor." Topics include the life of Ghanaian President Kufuor and the 1990's politics of Ghana. Ivor Agyeman-Duah, Ghanaian author, participates. Location: WWC, 1 Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-4140.
Transportation briefing 9:30 a.m. National Press Foundation holds a on-the-record briefing on "Covering the 2003 Surface Transportation Bill." Jack Schenendorf counsel for Covington and Burling, and former staff director, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee; and Jonathan Salant, the Associated Press, participate. Location: National Press Foundation, Suite 310, 1211 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/663-7297.
Humanist news conference 9:30 a.m. American Humanist Association holds a news conference to release "Humanism and its Aspirations." Tony Hileman, executive director, AHA; Fred Edwords, chairman, drafting committee, participate. Location: National Press Club, Zenger Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/238-9088; 800/837-3792.
Defense briefing 9:30 a.m. Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments holds a briefing on "Defense Plans and Budgets: The Implications of the War in Iraq, Transformation and Deficit Spending." Steven Kosiak, director, budget studies, CSBA, participates. Location: SC-4, U.S. Capitol. Contact: 202/331-799.
Memorial ceremony 10 a.m. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund holds the fifth annual ceremony, "In Memory Day," which recognizes veterans not eligible for inscription on the wall. Lt. Gen. John Caldwell, military deputy to assistant secretary, acquisition, logistics and technology, U.S. Army, participates. Location: Vietnam Veterans Memorial, National Mall. Contact: 202/939-0090 ext. 19.
EPA news conference 11 a.m. EPA holds a news conference to announce a Clean Air Act settlement. Credentialed media only, please. EPA Administrator Chistine Todd Whitman and Justice Department officials, participate. Location: EPA, Ariel Rios North Building, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/564-7842.
Laos forum 11:30 a.m. U.S. Congressional Forum on Laos and the Center for Public Policy Analysis sponsor a policy luncheon panel discussion on the Lao Communist regime's official and increased state-sponsored support for the Axis of Evil terrorist regimes. Topics include Iraq, North Korea, growing congressional opposition to granting NTR trade status to Laos and the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom's recent report on persecution in Laos. Location: Madison Building, Montpelier Room, 101 Independence Ave SE. Contact: 202/543-1444.
EPA bike ride 1 p.m. EPA holds a bike ride in support of the "Commuter Choice Leadership Initiative" and a news conference to announce a restoration project for the Anacostia River.
Highlights 1 p.m. Departure by bike from the Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW.
1:45 p.m. Arrival at Anacostia Community Rowing Center and announcement of restoration project, 1115 O St. SE.
EPA Administrator Christie Whitman; D.C. Mayor Anthony Williams and Col. Charles Fiala, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, participate. In the event of rain, only the news conference will take place. Contact: 202/564-7842 or 202/564-7824.
Obesity and youth meeting 3:30 p.m. National Academies holds a meeting of the Committee on Prevention on Obesity in Children and Youth.
Highlights 3:40 p.m. Discussion with the Office of Disease Control and Health Promotion, Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services, and the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health
Location: National Academies, 500 5th St. NW. Contact: 202/334-1947.
Book discussion 4 p.m. The Woodrow Wilson Center Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies Division of International Studies and the Middle East Project holds a book discussion on "Taking Liberties: Four Decades in the Struggle for Rights." Location: Woodrow Wilson Center, sixth floor, Auditorium, One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-4100.
Trade policy discussion 5:30 p.m. The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies holds a discussion on "United States Trade Policy: A Work in Progress." Judith Dean, international economist, Office of Economics Research Division, U.S. International Trade Commission and Michael Mandelbaum, director, American Foreign Policy Program, SAIS, participate. Location: SAIS, Rome Building, 1619 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Auditorium. Contact: 202/663-5626.

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