- The Washington Times - Tuesday, October 24, 2006

PRESIDENT BUSH

Attends a campaign event for Republican congressional candidate Vern Buchanan in Sarasota, Fla.; attends a Republican National Committee reception in Boca Raton, Fla.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

5 p.m. American Petroleum Institutereleases its weekly report on petroleum inventories. Location: 1220 L St. NW. Contact: 202/682-8000.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

10 a.m. Internal Revenue Serviceholds a public hearing on whether foreign entities should be treated as surrogate foreign corporations . Location: Internal Revenue Building, 1111 Constitution Ave. NW, auditorium. Contact: 202/622-3860.

SUPREME COURT

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

SENATE

Not in session. The Senate reconvenes Nov. 9 at 10 a.m. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

SENATE COMMITTEES

9:30 a.m. Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committeeholds a field hearing, “Effect of the Corps of Engineers’ Operation of the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint and Alabama-Coosa-Tallapoosa River Basins on Georgia’s Agricultural Community.” Location: River Center for the Performing Arts: Bill Heard Theatre, 935 First Ave., Columbus, Ga. Contact: 202/224-2035.

HOUSE

Not in session. The House reconvenes Nov. 9 at 2 p.m. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA

Health summit — all day The American Bar Association holds its fourth annual Washington Health Summit. Events begin at 7 a.m.

Highlight — 9 a.m. — Mark McClellan, administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, delivers remarks.

Location: Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City, 1250 S. Hayes St., Arlington. Contact: 312/988-6133.

Law symposium — all day The George Washington University Law School holds a symposium, “The Law of the Sea in the 21st Century,” in memory of Lewis Sohn, an international legal scholar and teacher at GWU-Law. Events begin at 8:45 a.m.

Highlight — 9:15 a.m. — Thomas Franck, member of the ASIL Executive Council, discusses “A Decade of the Law of the Sea Convention: Is It a Success?”

Location: George Washington University Law School, 2000 H St. NW. Contact: 202/994-6467.

Middle East discussion — 9 a.m. The New America Foundation sponsors a discussion, “Comprehensive Peace-Making in the Middle East: What Next?” Participants include Daniel Levy of NAF, David Kimche, president of the Israel Council of Foreign Affairs, and Mara Rudman of the Center for American Progress. Location: Center for American Progress, 1333 H St. NW. Contact: 202/986-4901.

College pricing — 9:30 a.m. Gaston Caperton, president of the College Board, holds a press conference to release findings from “Trends in College Pricing 2006,” “Trends in Student Aid 2006” and “Education Pays Update 2006.” Other participants include Sandy Baum, senior policy analyst at the College Board and economics professor at Skidmore College, and Catharine Hill, president of Vassar College. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets Northwest. Contact: 212/713-8052 or 202/667-0901.

Iraq discussion — 12:15 p.m. The New America Foundation hosts a discussion, “A Firsthand Account of Governing in Iraq: Traveling Through Afghanistan.” Participants include Rory Stewart, author of “The Places in Between” and “The Prince of the Marshes: And Other Occupational Hazards of a Year in Iraq,” and Peter Bergen of NAF. Location: NAF, 1630 Connecticut Ave. NW, seventh floor. Contact: 202/986-4901.

Ocean discoveries — 1 p.m. The Jason Project holds an event with Robert Ballard, discoverer of the Titanic wreckage, who will recount some of his notable adventures for sixth- and seventh-grade students. Other participants include Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, Maryland Democrat, and Montgomery County Schools Superintendent Jerry D. Weast. Location: Winston Churchill High School, 11300 Gainsborough Road, Potomac, Md. Contact: 703/276-2772, Ext. 13.

Radio Free Europe role — 4 p.m. The Woodrow Wilson Center holds a discussion, “Setting the Record Straight: Radio Free Europe and the 1956 Hungarian Revolution.” Participants include A. Ross Johnson, former director of Radio Free Europe and current public policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center, and Kori Schake of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Location: Woodrow Wilson Center, 1 Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-4000.

Lincoln discussion — 6:30 p.m. The Marian Koshland Science Museum holds a discussion, “The Lincoln Connection,” about President Lincoln’s connections to downtown Washington. Jeffrey Reznick, curator of the National Museum of Health and Medicine, participates. Location: Marian Koshland Science Museum, Sixth and E streets Northwest. Contact: 202/334-1630.

Film screening — 6:30 p.m. Social Action and Leadership School for Activists and Howard University Television (WHUT) hold a film screening of “Democracy on Deadline,” which shadows “courageous journalists and champions of independent media” around the world. Participants include Ken Silverstein, Washington editor of Harper’s, and Chuck Neubauer of the Los Angeles Times. Location: WHUT, 2222 Fourth St. NW, Suite 600. Contact: 202/939-0794.

Howard Hoffman lecture — 6:30 p.m. — The George Washington University School of Business hosts the 10th annual Howard Hoffman lecture, “An Entrepreneur’s Journey,” by Marcella Nowak, owner and co-founder of Cambridge Title Inc., a Deerfield Beach, Fla.-based title insurance company. Location: GW, 2201 G St. NW, Duques Hall, Room 651. Contact: 202/994-1423.

Award ceremony — 7 p.m. American University holds a ceremony to present the Roger W. Jones Award for Executive Leadership. Participants include U.S. Comptroller General David Walker and William Grimson, chief operating officer of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Location: AU, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Katsen Arts Center, Abramson Family Recital Hall. Contact: 202/885-5950.

ElBaradei address — 7 p.m. The University of Maryland hosts an address by U.N. International Atomic Energy Agency Director-General Mohamed ElBaradei. Shibley Telhami of the University of Maryland also participates. Location: University of Maryland, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, Dekelbaum Concert Hall, College Park. Contact: 301/405-4622.

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