- The Washington Times - Monday, February 17, 2003

PRESIDENT BUSH
Meets with Latvian President Vaira Vike-Freiberga, the White House.

ECONOMIC REPORTS
Federal holiday no events are listed.

FEDERAL AGENCIES
Federal holiday: No events are listed.

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

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

HOUSE
Not in session, Presidents Day district work period. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA
Federal holiday observed Presidents Day
Education conference all day American Council on Education holds its 85th annual meeting.
Highlights 9:15 a.m. John Daniel, assistant director-general for education, United Nations
2:45 p.m.
Concurrent sessions: "How the Media Sees Higher Education;" "Can We Ever Solve the Problem of Student Alcohol and Substance Abuse?" "The Legacy of September 11: Issues for Campus Leaders" and "Sage Advice for Presidents: Don't You Wish You Knew What They Know Now?"
Location: Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 202/939-9410.
American History, Civics and Service all day Education Department, Corporation for National and Community Service, National Endowment for the Humanities and USA Freedom Corps sponsor a White House Forum on American History, Civics and Service. President Bush; Education Secretary Rod Paige; Lynne Cheney, wife of Vice President Richard B. Cheney; Latvian President Vaira Vike-Freiberga and David McCullough, historian, participate. Location: Smithsonian National Museum of American History, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: Credentialed media only; 202/401-1576.
Presidential Scholars Program 10 a.m. Presidential Classroom Scholars Program sponsors a lecture for 300 high school students participating in the Presidential Scholars Program. Stephanie Silverman, Venn Strategies, "Corporate America and Governmental Affairs," participates. Location: Georgetown University Conference Center, Salons A, B and G, 3700 Reservoir Road. Contact: 202/328-6521.
NASA briefing 11:30 a.m. NASA holds two daily news briefings. Briefings will be scheduled on a day-to-day basis. Senior NASA officials participate. Location: NASA, 300 E St. SW. Contact: 202/358-1600.
Anti-war rally noon D.C. War Tax Resisters and Code Pink hold an anti-war rally. Location: White House sidewalk, Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/393-5016 or 202/635-3739.
International Human Right to Freedom of Religion 3:30 p.m. Catholic University of America Interdisciplinary Program in Law and Religion of the Columbus School of Law presents a discussion on "The International Human Right to Freedom of Religion: Referring to Foucault to Achieve the Descriptive Moment." Leonard Hammer, Academic Law Institute, Ramat Gan, Israel; John Farina, Woodstock Theological Center, Georgetown University; and Lucinda Peach, Philosophy and Religion Department, American University, participate. Location: Catholic University School of Law, Walter A. Slowinski Courtroom, 620 Michigan Ave. NE. Contact: 202/319-6255.

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