- The Washington Times - Friday, September 12, 2003


Global-warming news briefing — noon — The Cato Institute holds a news briefing, “McCain-Lieberman on Global Warming: A Journey to Nowhere.” Topics include the Climate Stewardship Act of 2003. Pat Michaels, University of Virginia, participates. Location: B-369 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/789-5229.

Islamic relations discussion — 7 p.m. — George Washington University holds a discussion, “Hope Not Hate: U.S.-Islamic Relations.” Hafez Al-Mirazi, Al-Jazeera Television; Husain Haqqani, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; former Assistant Secretary of State for South Asian Affairs Karl Inderfurth, now of GW; and William Nash, Council on Foreign Relations, participate. Location: GW, Elliot School of International Affairs, Room 213. Contact: 202/994-6460.


Travels to Fort Stewart, Ga. Attends a fund-raiser for Mississippi gubernatorial candidate Haley Barbour, Jackson, Miss.


Attends a fund-raiser for senatorial candidate Rep. Richard M. Burr, North Carolina Republican, Raleigh, N.C.


8:30 a.m. — Bureau of the Census releases a report on August sales for retail and food services. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.

8:30 a.m. — Bureau of Labor Statistics releases its producer price indexes for August. Location: 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/606-5902.


9:30 a.m. — Commission on Civil Rights holds a public meeting to discuss the staff director’s report, the State Advisory Committee interim appointment for Illinois, the fiscal 2005 budget estimate to the Office of Management and Budget, and a report titled “Not in My Backyard: Executive Order 12898 and Title VI as Tools for Achieving,” and to hear a presentation on American Indians and the South Dakota criminal justice system. Location: U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 624 Ninth St. NW, Room 540. Contact: 202/376-7700.


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


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


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


10 a.m. Government Reform Committee holds a full committee hearing on “Black Men and Boys in the District of Columbia and their Impact on the Future of the Black Family.” Charles Mann and Art Monk, former Washington Redskins and co-founders of the Good Samaritan Foundation; William Wilson, a Harvard University professor; and Robin Gwathney, project manager of Rutgers University’s Heldrich Center for Workforce Development, testify. Location: 2154 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-5074.


Kurdish Institute conference — all day — Washington Kurdish Institute holds a conference to discuss the process of redesigning and implementing a new constitutional structure in Iraq.

Highlights — 2 p.m. — Nanjmaldin Karim of WKI, Joe Stork of Human Rights Watch, Judith Kipper of the U.S. Council on Foreign Relations, and Andrew Apostolou of the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies

Location: GW, Cafrtiz Foundation Conference Center, 2121 I St. Contact: 202/484-0140.

Liberia forum — 10 a.m. — Center for National Policy holds a book forum on “United States Policy Towards Liberia, 1822 to 2003: Unintended Consequences.” Lester Hyman, author, participates. Location: Center for National Policy, 1 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/682-1800.

European relations forum — 12:30 p.m. — American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds a book forum on “Transatlantic Rift: How to Bring the Two Sides Together.” Author Charles Grant of the Center for European Reform, Radek Sikorski of the New Atlantic Initiative and Danielle Pletka of AEI participate. Location: AEI, 1150 17th St. NW, Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th floor. Contact: 202/862-4871.

Terrorism meeting — 6:30 p.m. — Washington Psychoanalytic Society holds a meeting on “Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Terrorism.” Margarita Cereijido and Thomas Goldman participate. Location: Marriott Bethesda Hotel, 5151 Pooks Hill Road, Bethesda. Contact: 202/237-1854 or 202/362-2300.

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