- The Washington Times - Tuesday, August 30, 2005

PRESIDENT BUSH

9 a.m. Delivers remarks to commemorate the 60th anniversary of V-J Day at Naval Air Station North Island, San Diego.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

10 a.m. Bureau of the Census releases figures of manufacturers’ shipments, inventories and orders for July. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue Northwest. Contact: 202/482-2235.



SUPREME COURT

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

SENATE

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

HOUSE

In recess. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

1 p.m. Health and Human Services Department and the Food and Drug Administration hold a meeting of the Codex Alimentarius Commission’s Intergovernmental Task Force on Foods Derived From Biotechnology. Topics include matters referred to the committee from other Codex bodies and review of the work by international organizations on the evaluation of the safety and nutrition aspects of foods derived from biotechnology. Location: Jamie Whitten Building, Room 107A, 1400 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/720-3631. To participate by conference call, dial 888/405-9176 and enter participant code CODEX.

GENERAL AGENDA

SAT scores — 9:30 a.m. The College Board holds a press conference to release 2005 SAT scores and offer a glimpse at the preliminary results for the new SAT. Gaston Caperton, CB president; James Montoya, CB vice president for higher education assessments; Wayne Camara, CB vice president for research and psychometrics; and Ed Hardin, CB writing content specialist in test development, participate. Location: National Press Club, Holeman Lounge, 14th and F streets Northwest. Contact: RSVP to 202/667-0901.

Immigration control — 9:30 a.m. The Center for Immigration Studies holds a press conference to discuss two new reports that examine the role of immigration control in U.S. efforts to prevent further terrorist attacks in the country. Frank Gaffney Jr., president and chief executive officer of the Center for Security Policy, and Janice Kephart, former counsel to the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States, participate. Location: National Press Club, Zenger Room, 14th and F streets Northwest. Contact: 202/466-8185.

Roberts opposition — 10 a.m. Alliance for Justice holds a press conference to announce its opposition to Judge John G. Roberts Jr.’s nomination to the Supreme Court and to release a prehearing report. Alliance for Justice President Nan Aron participates. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets Northwest. Contact: 202/464-7356.

Census reports — 10 a.m. U.S. Census Bureau holds a press conference to release two reports, “Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2004,” and “Income, Earnings, and Poverty Data from the 2004 American Community Survey.” Hermann Habermann, deputy director of the bureau, and Charles Nelson, assistant division chief of income, poverty and health statistics at the bureau, participate. Location: U.S. Census Bureau, Suitland Federal Center, Federal Office Building 3, 4700 Silver Hill Road, Suitland. Contact: 301/763-3691.

Economy, jobs poll — 11:30 a.m. AFL-CIO holds a press briefing on the results of a survey of working Americans’ thoughts on the economy, jobs and other pressing issues this Labor Day. AFL-CIO President John J. Sweeney, Guy Molyneux of Peter D. Hart Research Associates Inc. and Karen Nussbaum of Working America participate. Location: AFL-CIO Headquarters, 815 16th St. NW. Contact: 202/637-5018 or 212/255-6081. A call-in number will be available for out-of-town reporters.

Afghanistan discussion — 1 p.m. The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars’ Middle East Program holds a discussion, “Afghanistan’s Emerging Health Portrait: A Dialogue with Afghanistan’s Minister of Public Health.” Haleh Esfandiari, director of the program, and Claude Allen, assistant to the president for domestic policy, participate. Location: WWC, One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-4000.

EEOC partnership — 2 p.m. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the National Labor Relations Board hold a ceremony to sign an interagency partnership to recruit, train and develop entry-level lawyers for federal service. Carl Dominguez, chairman of the EEOC, and Robert Battista, chairman of the NLRB, participate. Location: EEOC headquarters, 1801 L St. NW. Contact: 202/663-4900.

Poverty report — 2 p.m. The Brookings Institution holds a press briefing to discuss the results of a closely watched annual Census Bureau report on poverty and family income. Doug Besharov, scholar in social welfare studies at the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, and Gary Burtless, senior fellow in economic studies at Brookings, participate. Location: Brookings Institution, Falk Auditorium, 1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/797-6105.

Middle East’s future — 4 p.m. Georgetown University holds a discussion with Daniel Ayalon, Israeli ambassador to the United States, “The Day After Disengagement: What’s Next for Israel and the Middle East?” Location: Georgetown University Law Center, Hart Auditorium, 600 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/687-4328.

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