- The Washington Times - Friday, March 26, 2004

HEADLINERS

Book discussion — noon — The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History holds a book discussion on “Three Mile Island: A Nuclear Crisis in Historical Perspective.” Samuel Walker, author; Richard Thornburgh, former governor of Pennsylvania; Harold Denton, Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation; and Jessica Tuchman Mathews, National Security Council, participate. Location: National Museum of American History, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/633-3129.

Traffic discussion — 12:30 p.m. — Traffic World holds a discussion on “The Challenges Facing Motor Carriers in 2004 in Washington, D.C., and Beyond the Beltway.” Timothy Lynch, Motor Freight Carriers Association, participates. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-3353.

PRESIDENT BUSH

Speaks on homeownership in Albuquerque and Phoenix. Travels to Crawford, Texas, for the weekend.

VICE PRESIDENT

10:30 a.m. — Participates in a troops rally, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Attends a Bush-Cheney ‘04 fundraiser, Dayton, Ohio. Attends a fundraiser for Republican congressional candidate Mike Sodrel, Jeffersonville, Ind.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

8:30 a.m. — Bureau of Economic releases the personal income and outlays for February 2004. Location: 14th Street, between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/606-9900.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

8:30 a.m. — National Aeronautics and Space Administration holds a meeting of the NASA Advisory Council, Space Science Advisory Committee. Topics include: Associate Administrator’s Program overview status; Division Directors’ reports; subcommittee reports and recommendations. Location: Grand Hyatt at Washington Center, 1000 H St. NW. Contact: 202/358-4452.

9 a.m. — Federal Communications Commission holds a meeting of the Consumer Advisory Committee. Topics include: recommendations of its Consumer Complaints, Outreach Education, and Participation Working Group regarding electronic access to the FCC; briefings by FCC staff regarding bureau activities; demonstration of Voice over the Internet technology and receive an overview of the VOIP rulemaking proceeding. Location: Federal Communications Commission, 445

12th St. SW. Room TW-C305. Contact: 202/418-2809.

9 a.m. — Nuclear Regulatory Commission holds a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards, Subcommittee on Plant Operations, to discuss digital instrumentation and control research activities, including development of digital system reliability models. Location: 11545 Rockville Pike, Room T-2B3, Rockville. Contact: 301/415-8716.

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, 202/224-854.

HOUSE

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

HOUSE COMMITTEES

2 p.m. — Appropriations Commerce, Justice, State, the Judiciary and related agencies subcommittee holds a hearing on fiscal 2005 appropriations for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Cari Domninguez, chairman, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, testifies. Location: H-309, U.S. Capitol. Contact: 202/225-2771.

GENERAL AGENDA

FCC meeting — all day — Federal Communications Commission holds a meeting of the Consumer Advisory Committee.

Highlights — 1:45 p.m. — Jeffrey Carlisle, FCC, “Review of Pending VOIP Rulemaking Proceeding”

Location: FCC, 445 12th St. NW. Room TW-C305. Contact: 220/418-0511.

NOIA conference — all day — National Ocean Industries Association holds its 2004 NOIA Annual Meeting, Highlights — 9:10 a.m. — Rep. Richard W. Pombo, California Republican, chairman, Resources Committee

12:20 p.m. — Interior Secretary Gale A. Norton

Location: Ritz Carlton Hotel, 1150 22nd St. NW. Contact: 202/347-6900.

Entrepreneurship conference — all day — The Office of Advocacy, U.S. Small Business Administration and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation hold a conference on “Entrepreneurship in the 21st Century.”

Highlights — 11:45 a.m. — Treasury Secretary John Snow and Robert Litan, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and the Brookings Institution

Location: United States Chamber of Commerce, 1615 H St. NW. Contact: 202/205-6533.

Corporate governance — all day — The Council of Institutional Investors holds its annual spring meeting on corporate governance issues.

Highlights — 11 a.m. — Madeline Albright, former secretary of state and NYSE board member

12:15 p.m. — Rep. Michael G. Oxley, Ohio Republican, chairman, Financial Services Committee

Location: Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/822-0800.

Impeachment of South Korean President Roh — 10:30 a.m. — American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research holds a discussion on “Roh No More?” Lee Sook Jong, Brookings Institution; Marcus Noland, Institute for International Economics; Scott Snyder, the Asia Foundation; and Nicholas Eberstadt, AEI, participate. Location: AEI, 1150 17th St. NW. Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th floor. Contact: 202/862-4871.

Russia and East Asia. — noon — The World Affairs Council of Washington, D.C. and The Bureau of Intelligence and Research of the State Department hold a discussion on “Intelligence Spotlight: Russia and East Asia.”

Amb. Jack Matlock, Russia; Amb. Stapleton Roy, East Asia and Curtis Kamman, WAF, participate. Location: The Army and Navy Club, 901 17th St. NW. Contact: 202/293-1051.

Muslim women — noon — Library of Congress holds a lecture on “Globalizing Equality: Muslim Women, Theology and Feminism.” Asma Barlas, Ithaca College, participates. Location: LOC, James Madison Building, 101 Independence Ave. SE. Contact: 202/707-2905.

Western Sahara# — noon — Defense Forum Foundation holds a discussion on “Latest Developments on Western Sahara.” Mohamed Abdelaziz, President of the Sahrawi Republic; Karin Finkler, foreign relations adviser; Noelle LuSane, foreign relations adviser; and William Middendorf II and Suzanne Scholte, DFF, participate. Location: B-339 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 703/534-4313.

Egyptian-American relations# — 1:30 p.m. — Georgetown University Center for Contemporary Arab Studies and the Council on Egyptian-American Relations hold a discussion on “Dynamics of Egyptian-American Relations.” Location: Four Seasons Hotel, Dumbarton Conservatory, 2800 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/687-6215.

Psychology lecture — 7:30 p.m. — The Washington Society for Jungian Psychology holds a lecture on “Spirituality, Synchronicity and the Sacred Feminine.” Jane Shinoda Bolen, author, participates. Location: Sibley Memorial Hospital, First Auditorium, 5255 Loughboro Road NW. Contact: 202/237-8109.

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