- The Washington Times - Monday, October 13, 2003




Federal holiday — no events listed


1:30 p.m. The International Trade Administration holds a meeting of the Travel and Tourism Promotion Advisory Board to discuss the design, development and subsequent implementation of an international advertising and promotional campaign to encourage tourism from select countries. Location: Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place NW. Contact: 202/482-4904.


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


Not in session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-854.


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


Real estate conference — all day The Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate holds its annual membership meeting, “Are We in Recovery?”

Highlights — noon James Carville and Tucker Carlson, CNN’s “Crossfire,” luncheon speakers

Location: Ritz Carlton, 1150 22nd St. NW. Contact: 202/312-1400.

Engineering meeting — all day The National Academy of Engineering holds its annual meeting. Location: National Academies Building, 2100 C St. NW. Contact: 202/334-3677.

Preventing crime — all day The National Crime Prevention Council holds the “National Conference on Preventing Crime: Power of Prevention, United for a Stronger America.”

Highlights — 5:30 p.m. “United for a Stronger America” march and rally. Location: Hilton Washington, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/261-4165.

Fuel taxes — all day The National Academies’ Transportation Research Board holds a meeting on the “Long-Term Viability of Fuel Taxes for Transportation Finance.” Location: National Academies, 500 Fifth St. NW. Contact: 202/334-3109.

Alcatraz film — 6:45 p.m. The Social Action and Leadership School for Activists hold a screening of “Alcatraz Is Not an Island,” a documentary on American Indians who occupied the island in 1969. Location: SALSA, 733 15th St. NW. Contact: 202/234-9382, Ext. 229.

Art discussion — 7:30 p.m. The National Portrait Gallery holds a discussion, “Jose Limon: Mexican Roots, American Branches.” Participants include Jaime Coronado of the Spanish Dance Theatre, Ann Vachon of the Jose Limon Institute and Clay Taliaferro of Duke University. Location: Arts Club of Washington, 2017 I St. NW. Contact: 202/275-0570.

Journalism ethics — 8 p.m. The National Press Club and George Washington University sponsor the Kalb Report on “Journalistic Ethics in Wars and Elections.” Participants include moderator Marvin Kalb, Bob Schieffer of CBS News, Margaret Warner of PBS, Karen Jurgensen of USA Today, David Broder of The Washington Post and Daniel Schorr of National Public Radio. Location: National Press Club ballroom, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7500.

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