- The Washington Times - Friday, September 17, 2004


Development thinking — 4 p.m. — The Inter-American Development Bank holds a discussion, “A Decade of Development Thinking: What Have We Learned?” Enrique Iglesias of the IDB participates. Location: IDB, Andres Bello Auditorium, 1300 New York Ave. NW. Contact: 202/623-2319.

Giza Pyramids — 6:30 p.m. — Johns Hopkins University’s Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies holds a discussion, “The Giza Pyramids.” Peter Der Manuelian of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts participates. Location: SAIS, Rome Building, 1619 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/663-5626.


Speaks at a Republican National Committee Victory 2004 reception, the District. Speaks at a reception for Republican senatorial candidate Rep. Richard M. Burr, North Carolina Republican, Charlotte, N.C. Travels to Kennebunkport, Maine.


Attends a Bush-Cheney Town Hall meeting, Abernathy Center, Oregon City, Ore. Participates in a Republican National Committee Victory 2004 rally, Eugene, Ore.


2 p.m. — Treasury Department issues the treasury statement for August. Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/874-9890.


9:15 a.m. — U.S. Institute of Peace holds a meeting of the board of directors. Topics include chairman’s report, president’s report, committee reports, fiscal 2005 and fiscal 2006 budget review, organizational review and approval of 2004 unsolicited and solicited grants. Location: 1200 17th St. NW. Suite 200. Contact: 202/429-3836.

9:30 a.m. — Commission on Civil Rights holds an open meeting. Topics include staff director’s report; fiscal 2006 budget estimate; and State Advisory Committee appointments for Alaska, Colorado, Nevada, Ohio, South Dakota and Utah. Location: U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 624 Ninth St. NW. Room 540. Contact: 202/376-7700.

10 a.m. — Equal Employment Opportunity Commission holds a meeting to announce votes and review the obligation of funds for the EEOC National Contact Center. Location: EEOC Office Building, 1801 L St. NW. Contact: 202/663-4070.


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


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


Meets at 10 a.m. in pro forma session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.


New evidence of conspiracy — all day — The Assassination Archives and Research Center holds a conference, “The Warren Report and Its Legacy,” which examines whether the assassination of President Kennedy was a September 11-type conspiracy and reveals new evidence of conspiracy. Events begin at 8 a.m.

Highlights — 8:20 a.m. — Gerald McKnight and David Wrone, “The Warren Report: Fact or Fiction?”

Location: Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 202/628-6608.

Low-income communities — all day — New America Foundation, Policy America, Washington University and Brandeis University hold a conference, “Expanding Assets, Financial Services and Opportunity in Low-Income Communities.” Events begin at 8:45 a.m.

Highlights — 9 a.m. — Peter Edelman, Georgetown University Law Center, and Michael Tanner, Cato Institute, “Ideological Convergence in Poverty Policy”

Location: NAF, 1630 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/986-4901.

Securing U.S. Energy — 9:30 a.m. — Middle East Policy Council holds a conference on “Secure U.S. Energy in a Changing World.” Senior fellow Alan Hegburg and Frank Verrastro, Center for Strategic and International Studies; and James Placke, senior associate, Cambridge Energy Research Associates, participate. Location: 325 Russell Senate Office Building. Contact: RSVP to 202/296-6767.

American electorate — 10 a.m. — Brookings Institution holds a panel discussion, “Political Parties and Partisanship: A Look at the American Electorate.” Alan Abramowiz of Emory University, Donald Green of Yale University and John Harwood of the Wall Street Journal participate. Location: Brookings Institution, 1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/797-6105.

Telecom reform — 10 a.m. — New America Foundation holds a forum, “Innovators and Incumbents: Can Telecom Reform Bring Big Broadband to Every U.S. Home and Business?” Blair Levin, managing director, Legg Mason; and Daniel Berninger, senior analyst, Tier 1 Research, participate. Location: NAF, 1630 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/986-2700, Ext. 340.

Supreme Court review — 11 a.m. — Cato Institute presents a symposium, “The Supreme Court: Past and Prologue — A Look at the October 2003 and October 2004 Terms.” Chief Judge Douglas Ginsburg, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia; and Thomas Goldstein, partner, Goldstein and Howe, participate. Location: Cato Institute, F.A. Hayek Auditorium, 1000 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/789-5200.

“Blood and Oil” — noon — Foreign Policy in Focus holds a discussion on the book “Blood and Oil: The Dangers and Consequences of America’s Growing Petroleum Dependency.” Author Michael Klare participates. Location: Institute for Policy Studies, 733 15th St. NW. Suite 1020. Contact: 202/234-9382, Ext. 240.

Trade and investment — noon — Women in International Trade holds a brown-bag discussion, “The Millennium Challenge Corporation: Targeting Development Assistance to Promote Trade and Investment in Developing Countries.” Constance Pence, special assistant to undersecretary of state for economic, business and agricultural affairs; and Judith Garber, director, Office of Development Finance, State Department, participate. Location: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP Offices, 1331 New Hampshire Ave. NW. Contact: 202/416-5398.

Lecture on will — 2 p.m. — The Catholic University of America hosts a lecture, “Weakness of Will.” Location: Catholic University, Life Cycle Institute Auditorium, 620 Michigan Ave. NE. Contact: 202/319-5488.

Book discussion — 7 p.m. — Politics and Prose bookstore holds a discussion on the book “American Dream: Three Women, Ten Kids and a Nation’s Drive to End Welfare.” Author Jason DeParle participates. Location: Politics and Prose bookstore, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/364-1919.

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