- The Washington Times - Thursday, November 13, 2003

TODAY’S HEADLINERS

Federalist Society convention — all day — Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy holds the “17th Annual National Lawyers Convention.” Labor Secretary Elaine L. Chao speaks at 10:45 a.m. Location: Renaissance Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/822-8138.

Environmentalism discussion — noon — American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds a discussion, “Is ‘Conservative Environmentalist’ an Oxymoron?” Steven Hayward, AEI, participates. Location: AEI, 1150 17th St. NW. Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th floor. Contact: 202/862-4871.

PRESIDENT BUSH

Participates in a National Humanities Awards ceremony at the White House; signs a proclamation in honor of National Employers Support for the Guard and Reserves Week at the White House; travels to Camp David.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

9:15 a.m. — Federal Reserve — releases a report on industrial production and capacity use for October. Location: Constitution Avenue between 20th and 21st streets NW. Contact: 202/452-3206.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

11 a.m. — Commission on Civil Rights holds a meeting to receive a briefing on the Lewis Mumford Center Study, “How Race Counts for Hispanic Americans.” Location: U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 624 Ninth St. NW, Room 540. Contact: 202/376-7700.

SENATE

In session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE

Meets at 2 p.m. in pro forma session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA

Monetary Policy# — all day — The European Central Bank, the Federal Reserve, the Center for German and European Studies at Georgetown University and the Center for Financial Studies at Goethe University hold a conference, “International Research Forum on Monetary Policy.”

Highlights — 9 a.m. — Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan

Location: Federal Reserve, 20th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/452-3000.

Bioterrorism discussion# — all day — Heritage Foundation holds a conference, “Toward a National Strategy: Preparing for Catastrophic Bioterrorism.” Delegate Donna Christian-Christensen, Virgin Islands Democrat, and Randall Yim of the General Accounting Office participate. Location: Heritage Foundation, 214 Massachusetts Ave. NE, Lehrman Auditorium. Contact: 202/675-1752.

Asian economic discussion — 8:30 a.m. — Asia Society Washington Center holds a discussion on the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting that took place in October. Lauren Moriarty, U.S. senior official for APEC, participates. Location: Asia Society, 1800 K St. NW, B-1 Conference Level. Contact: 202/833-2742.

Israel discussion — 9 a.m. — Hudson Institute holds a discussion, “Israel’s War on Terrorism: Why Education and Peace are Interrelated.” Limor Livnat, Israel’s minister of communications, participates. Location: HI, 1015 18th St. NW. Contact: 202/223-7770.

Veterans ceremony — 9:45 p.m. — Labor Department holds a ceremony to honor veterans and their families and to announce that the Labor Department is adopting the D.C. National Guard. Labor Secretary Elaine L. Chao, Veterans Affairs Secretary Anthony J. Prinicipi and Maj. Gen. David Wherley of the D.C. National Guard participate. Location: Labor Department, Great Hall, 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/693-4676.

National Day of Awareness — 10 a.m. — A Coalition of Activist Organizations holds a news conference to announce a “National Day of Awareness, Prayer and Action,” as part of a yearlong national initiative to examine the issues affecting black men and boys. Rep. Danny K. Davis, Illinois Democrat; Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton, D.C. Democrat; Kwesi Mfume of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; and Willie Stewart of Anacostia High School participate. Location: Pilgrim Baptist Church, 700 I St. NE. Contact: 773/533-7520, 773/343-0006, 202/261-2871 or 703/403-3327.

Manufacturing jobs meeting# — 10 a.m. — The Democratic Policy Committee holds a meeting to examine issues surrounding the loss of American manufacturing jobs. Sen. Byron L. Dorgan, North Dakota Democrat; Sen. Jon Corzine, New Jersey Democrat; Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg, New Jersey Democrat, participate. Location: 138 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-1191.

Saudi news conference — 11:30 a.m. — Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia holds a news conference to discuss the aftermath of the terrorist attack in Riyadh. Adel Al-Jubeir, foreign affairs adviser to Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah, participates. Location: Embassy of Saudi Arabia, 601 New Hampshire Ave. NW. Contact: 202/448-3127.

DNA fingerprinting discussion — 11:30 a.m. — Library of Congress holds a discussion on DNA fingerprinting. Bruce Weir of North Carolina State University participates. Location: LOC, Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. SE. Contact: 202/707-1940.

Palestinian briefing — 11:45 a.m. — Palestine Center holds a luncheon briefing, “A Palestinian Perspective on Washington.” Maha Abu Shamma of the Palestinian Agricultural Relief Committees and Hania Bitar of the Youth Association for Leadership and Rights Activation participate. Location: Palestine Center, 2425-35 Virginia Ave. NW. Contact: 202/338-1290.

Book discussion — noon — Heritage Foundation holds a book discussion, “Everyday Graces: A Child’s Book of Good Manners.” Karen Santorum, author and wife of Sen. Rick Santorum, Pennsylvania Republican, participates. Location: Heritage Foundation, 214 Massachusetts Ave. NE, Lehrman Auditorium. Contact: 202/675-1752.

TV policy briefing — noon — Cato Institute holds a news briefing, “The Napster-ization of Television: Did the FCC Strike the Right Balance with the Broadcast Flag Decision?” Fritz Attaway of the Motion Picture Association of America and Mike Goodwin of Public Knowledge participate. Location: B-340 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/789-5200.

Book lecture# — noon — National Archives sponsors a lecture on the book, “The Politics of War: Congress, World War II, and the Modernization of American Governance.” Nancy Young, author, participates. Location: National Archives, Room 105, 700 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/501-5000.

World health briefing — 12:30 p.m. — The National Press Club holds a luncheon briefing, “Protecting People’s Health in a Transforming World.” Dr. Julie Gerberding of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention participates. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7501.

Philosophy conference — 1 p.m. — American University Department of Philosophy and Religion holds a conference, “Philosophy for the 21st Century.” Location: AU, McDowell Formal Lounge, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/885-2925.

Book discussion# — 7 p.m. — Politics and Prose Bookstore holds a book discussion, “President Kennedy Has Been Shot.” Cathy Trost and Susan Bennett, authors, participate. Location: Politics and Prose Bookstore, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/364-1919.

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