- The Washington Times - Monday, March 21, 2005

PRESIDENT BUSH

Discusses Social Security reform, Albuquerque, N.M.

VICE PRESIDENT

Discusses Social Security reform, Neil Road Community Center, Reno, Nev.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

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

FEDERAL AGENCIES

9 a.m. President’s Board of Advisers on Historically Black Colleges and Universities holds a meeting. Location: Renaissance Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/502-7893.

9 a.m. —Office of Science and Technology Policy holds a meeting of the President’s Council of Advisers on Science and Technology to discuss a draft report assessing federal nanotechnology programs and new topic areas to examine in the coming year. Location: Renaissance Mayflower Hotel, East Room, 1127 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/456-7116.

SUPREME COURT

Oral arguments begin at 10 a.m., one hour per case

Docket Number 03-1488 Tory v. Cochran

Docket Number 04-5286 Dodd v. United States

Contact: 202/479-3211.

SENATE

Not in session. Spring recess. The Senate will next meet April 4 at 2 p.m.. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE

Not in session. Spring district work period. The House will next meet April 5 at 2 p.m. . Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA

Sea-air-space exposition — all day The Navy League of the United States holds its 2005 Sea-Air-Space Exposition, “Ensuring Global Access.” Events begin at 9:15 a.m.

Highlight — noon Secretary of the Navy Gordon England delivers remarks

Location: Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 703/312-1581.

Business communication — all day — Xerox and more than 25 of its partners present Innovate ‘05, a free daylong seminar designed to help print providers use digital printing technology to increase productivity. Location: Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, 5701 Marinelli Road, Bethesda. To register, visit www.innovate05.com. Contact: Media, 585/422-4456, 585/697-7784.

Technology seminar — 8:45 a.m. Kintera Inc. hosts seminars titled “Using Technology to Empower Communities,” designed to educate nonprofit professionals. Location: Renaissance Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 866/KINTERA, Ext. 8827.

World Water Day — 10 a.m. Ethos International, Global Water and WaterAid America hold a press conference to challenge all Americans to take a clean-water pledge on World Water Day 2005. Location: National Press Club, Murrow Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: RSVP to 202/986-0033, Ext. 105.

Republican revolution — noon The Cato Institute holds a book discussion, “The Republican Revolution 10 Years Later: Smaller Government or Business as Usual?” examining 10 years of policy in taxation, education, trade, welfare, health care and other key areas. Chris Edwards and John Samples, directors, Cato Institute; and Linda Killian, professor, Boston University, participate. Location: 354 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/789-5200, 202/789-5229.

Black rights — noon Library of Congress holds a discussion, “Unworthy of the Nation: Black Rights and the Failure of Democracy in Civil War-era America.” Kate Masur, assistant editor, Freedmen and Southern Society Project, University of Maryland, participates. Location: LOC, Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. SE. Contact: 202/707-1940.

Book discussion — 3 p.m. Woodrow Wilson Center holds a book discussion, “Military Tribunals and Presidential Power: American Revolution to the War on Terrorism.” Louis Fisher, author, Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress; Eugene Fidell, president, National Institute of Military Justice; and Jennifer Elsea, Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress, participate. Location: WWC, One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-4140.

World Trade Organization — 4 p.m. American Enterprise Institute holds a discussion, “The Future of the World Trade Organization.”Jagdish Bhagwati, John Jackson, Gary Horlick, Jay Smith, Hugo Paemen and Daniel Tarullo participate. Location: AEI, 1150 17th St. NW, Wohlstetter Conference Center, 12th floor. Contact: 202/862-5853.

Social Security reform — 6 p.m. Society of Government Economists and AARP hold a discussion, “Tackling Social Security Reform: Three Views.” Location: AARP, 601 E St. NW, Conference Room B2-120, third floor. Contact: 202/434-2277.

Reporting global Islam — 6:30 p.m. National Press Club Professional Affairs Committee and the Newseum hold a discussion, “Reporting Global Islam: Unified Force or Unrealized Dream?” Fawaz Gerges, professor of Middle Eastern studies, Sarah Lawrence College, and Mamoun Fandy, senior fellow, Baker Institute, participate. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: RSVP to 202/662-7501.

Book discussion — 7 p.m. Politics and Prose Bookstore hold a book discussion, “When All the World Was Young.” Barbara Holland, author, participates. Location: Politics and Prose Bookstore, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/364-1919.

Cultural hatred discussion — 7:30 p.m. Aish HaTorah of Maryland holds a discussion with Walid Shoebat, a former Palestinian terrorist, about his opposition to cultural hatred. Location: Beth Sholom, 11825 Seven Locks Road, Potomac. Contact: 301/881-9010, Ext. 10.

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