- The Washington Times - Monday, August 30, 2004

PRESIDENT BUSH

Addresses the American Legion Convention in Nashville, Tenn.; makes remarks at the 2004 Farm Progress Show in Alleman, Iowa; visits a softball game and picnic in Gettysburg, Pa.; returns to Washington.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

2:30 p.m. — Treasury Department releases results of its weekly three- and six-month bill auctions. Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/874-9890.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

8 a.m. — Food and Drug Administration holds a meeting of the Orthopedic and Rehabilitation Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee to make recommendations, and votes on a pre-market approval application for an interspinous process distraction system. Location: Hilton Washington D.C. North/Gaithersburg, Ballroom Salons A, B, C and D, 620 Perry Parkway, Gaithersburg. Contact: 301/594-1184, Ext. 176.

10 a.m. — Surface Transportation Board holds a meeting to discuss Finance Docket No. 27590 (Sub-No. 3). Location: Surface Transportation Board, 1925 K St. NW. Contact: 202/565-1596.

SUPREME COURT

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

SENATE

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

HOUSE

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

GENERAL AGENDA

Community action — all day — Community Action Partnership holds its annual convention, “Community Action: 40 Years of Helping People and Changing Lives.” Events begin at 10 a.m.

Highlights — 2 p.m. — “Community Land Security: Bringing Homeland Security to Local Communities”

Location: Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 202/265-7546.

Air pollutant control symposium — all day — The Electric Power Research Institute, Environmental Protection Agency and Energy Department hold a Power Plant Air Pollutant Control Symposium. Events begin at 8 a.m. Topics include utility-experience case studies and cost-effective materials of construction. Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St. NW. Contact: 800/270-3444 or 412/232-3444, Ext. 3127.

Behavior, development meeting — all day — National Academies’ Center for Study of Behavior and Development holds a meeting of the Committee on Human Factors. Events begin at 9 a.m.

Highlights — 2:15 p.m. — Update on plans for the session on the social and ecological impact of technology

Location: National Academies’ Keck Center, Room 206, 500 Fifth St. NW. Contact: 202/334-3027.

Space science — all day — National Academies’ Space Studies Board holds a meeting, “Opportunities for Space Science Enabled by Nuclear Power and Propulsion: A Vision for Beyond 2015.” Events begin at 8:30 a.m.

Highlights — 9:45 a.m. — Impact of NASA Reorganization/Budget Issues on Prometheus Mission

Location: National Academies’ Keck Center, 500 Fifth St. NW. Contact: 202/334-3477.

Pediatric medical devices — all day — National Academies’ Board on Health Sciences Policy holds a meeting of the Committee on Postmarket Surveillance of Pediatric Medical Devices. Events begin at 8:20 a.m.

Highlights — 8:30 a.m. — Susan Alpert, Medtronic and the Advanced Medical Technology Association

Location: National Academies, 2100 C St. NW. Contact: 202/334-2360.

SAT score — 9:30 a.m. — The College Board holds a press conference on SAT score averages for 2004 college-bound high school seniors and 10-year trends in SAT scores. Gaston Caperton of the College Board participates. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Holeman Lounge. Contact: 212/713-8180.

New class of planets — 1 p.m. — NASA holds a press briefing to announce the discovery of a new class of planets beyond our solar system, with question-and-answer capability at participating NASA centers. Location: NASA, 300 E St. SW. Contact: 202/358-9734.

Warsaw ghetto program — 2 p.m. — U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum hosts a performance, “Time Capsule in a Milk Can: Emanuel Ringelblum and the Secret Archives of the Warsaw Ghetto.” Actor Marc Speigel participates. Location: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place SW. Contact: 202/488-0400.

“Children of the Movement” — 3:30 p.m. — Howard University Bookstore holds a discussion on the book “Children of the Movement.” Author and Atlanta Journal-Constitution reporter John Blake participates. Location: Howard University Bookstore, 2225 Georgia Ave. Contact: 202/238-2640.

Terrorism, trans-Atlantic ties — 4 p.m. — Center for Strategic and International Studies holds a discussion on a report, “Terrorism and Transatlantic Relations,” which outlines progress and problems arising from cooperation in the war on terrorism. Participants include Robin Niblett and Julianne Smith of CSIS, Ted McNamara of George Washington University, and Steven Simon of the Rand Corp. Location: CSIS, B-1 Conference Level, 1800 K St. NW. Contact: 202/775-3242.

Book discussion — 7 p.m. — Politics and Prose Bookstore holds a discussion on the book “Multitude: War and Democracy in the Age of Empire.” Co-author Michael Hardt participates. Location: Politics and Prose Bookstore, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/364-1919.

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