- The Washington Times - Monday, November 10, 2003

PRESIDENT BUSH

11 a.m. Participates in a Veterans Day wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

Federal holiday — no events are listed.

SUPREME COURT

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

SENATE

Schedule to be announced. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE

Not in session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA

Tax division meeting — all day The American Institute for Certified Public Accountants holds its Fall Tax Division Meeting.

Highlights — 8:10 a.m. Moses Pava, Yeshiva University, “How Come Accountants Are Having Such a Hard Time With Ethics?”

Location: The Renaissance Washington Hotel, 999 Ninth St. NW. Contact: 212/596-6200.

Rights of Indigenous Peoples — all day The Organization of American States holds a meeting to seek consensus on the draft “American Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.” Location: OAS, Simon Bolivar Room, 17th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/458-6386.

International air safety conference — all day The Flight Safety Foundation, International Federation of Airworthiness and the International Air Transport Association hold the “56th Annual International Air Safety Conference.”

Highlights — 8:30 a.m. FAA Administrator Marion Blakey

Location: J.W. Marriott Hotel, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 703/739-6700.

Veterans Day observance — all day Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund and the National Park Service sponsor the annual Veterans Day observance at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall with storytelling.

Highlights — 1 p.m. Ceremony, which also commemorates the 10th anniversary of the Vietnam Women’s Memorial

Location: Vietnam Veterans Memorial on the Mall. Contact: 202/393-0090, Ext. 19, or 703/201-2508.

Nontraditional Threats to Security — 9 a.m. Johns Hopkins University’s Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies holds a discussion, “Addressing Nontraditional Threats to Security.” Chuck Woolery of the United Nations Association Council of Organizations, Sonal Shah of the Center for Global Development, Stewart Patrick of the State Department policy planning staff, and Carla Koppell of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars participate. Location: SAIS, Rome Building, 1619 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/663-5626.

Filipino Veterans — 9 a.m. American Coalition for Filipino Veterans Inc. holds a ceremony to honor their fallen heroes in Iraq, Vietnam and World War II. Location: Arlington National Cemetery. Contact: 202/246-1998 or 703/862-5986.

Tribute to the World War II generation — 9:30 a.m. Washington Convention and Tourism Corp. and the American Battle Monuments Commission hold a news conference to announce details to pay tribute to the men and women of the World War II generation. William Hanbury of WCTC and John Herrling of ABMC participate. Location: World War II Memorial construction site, Independence Avenue and 17th Street NW. Contact: 202/789-7099 or 703/507-0657 or 703/696-6778 or 571/216-6115.

Honor to black Civil War soldiers — 11 a.m. National Park Service sponsors a wreath-laying ceremony to honor black Civil War soldiers. Location: African American Civil War Memorial, Vermont Avenue and U Street NW. Contact: 202/667-2667.

America’s military veterans — 11 a.m. U.S. Army Military District of Washington holds a wreath-laying ceremony to honor the service and sacrifices of America’s military veterans. Veterans Affairs Secretary Anthony J. Principi participates. Location: Tomb of the Unknowns, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington. Contact: 202/685-4645.

Veterans Day remembrance ceremony — noon Kucinich for President Inc. holds a Veterans Day remembrance ceremony. Ambassador John McDonald of the Institute for Multi-Track Diplomacy; Adjovi Jimason, a U.S. Army specialist; Jonathan Meier of Steps for Peace Walk; civil rights advocates Tom and Tak Schmitz; and peace walker Clara Wilson participate. Location: Gandhi Memorial, near the Indian Embassy, 2536 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 240/888-4871.

Wreath-laying ceremony — 1 p.m. The Naval District of Washington holds a wreath-laying ceremony. Location: U.S. Navy Memorial, 701 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/737-2300.

Ceremonial commemoration — 2:15 p.m. Veterans for Peace and Military Families Speak Out holds a ceremonial commemoration. Location: Walter Reed Hospital, 6900 Georgia Ave. NW. Contact: 240/888-4871.

Honor of World War I veterans — 3 p.m. U.S. Army Military District of Washington holds a wreath-laying ceremony to honor the service and sacrifices of America’s World War I veterans. Location: Grave of Gen. John Pershing, Section 34, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington. Contact: 202/685-4645.

Honor of Korean War veterans — 3 p.m. U.S. Army Military District of Washington holds a wreath-laying ceremony to honor Korean War veterans. Location: Korean War Veterans Memorial on the Mall. Contact: 202/685-4645.

China discussion — 3 p.m. Johns Hopkins University’s Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies’ China Studies Program and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace hold a discussion, “Recent Developments in Cross-Strait Relations.” Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council participates. Location: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1779 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/663-5816.

Ceremony for women veterans — 3:30 p.m. Women in Military Service for America Memorial Foundation Inc. holds a remembrance ceremony for female veterans. Location: Women’s Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery. Contact: 800/222-2294 or 703/533-1155.

“Bringing Down a Dictator” — 6 p.m. American University Washington College of Law Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law holds a film screening, “Bringing Down a Dictator.” Location: AU WCL, 4801 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/274-4000.

Book discussion — 7 p.m. Politics and Prose Bookstore holds a book discussion, “Nuclear North Korea.” Authors Victor Cha of Georgetown University and David Kang of Dartmouth College participate. Location: Politics and Prose Bookstore, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/364-1919.


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