Thursday, July 5, 2007


No public events.


4 p.m. Oilseed Processors Association releases its weekly report on the soybean crush. Location: 1255 23rd St. NW, Suite 850. Contact: 202/452-8040.

5 p.m. American Petroleum Institute releases the summary of its weekly report on petroleum inventories. Location: 1220 L St. NW. Contact: 202/682-8114.


1 p.m. Internal Revenue Service holds a meeting by teleconference of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel, Wage & Investment Reducing Taxpayer Burden. Location: None given. Contact: 888/912-1227.


Not in session, Independence Day recess. The Senate reconvenes at 2 p.m. Monday to consider the fiscal 2008 defense authorization bill. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.


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


Cartoonists convention — all day The Association of American Editorial Cartoonists holds its 50th anniversary convention. Events begin at 9 a.m.

Highlights — 9 a.m. — “The Future of Editorial Cartooning: A Town Hall Meeting”

10 a.m. — Mike Thompson of the Detroit Free Press, Joe Szabo of WittyWorld International Features, Iranian cartoonist Nik Kowsar and Flemming Rose of Jyllands-Posten participate in a panel discussion, “Caricaturing a Nation: Americans and Muslims Draw Each Other.”

1 p.m. — “Lunch at The Washington Post” with reporter Dana Priest

6:30 p.m. — White House correspondent Helen Thomas delivers remarks at “Bush Leaguers: Cartoonists Take On the White House” cartoon exhibit and reception, at the American University Museum’s Katzen Arts Center, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW.

Location: Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Ave. NW, or as noted. Contact: 717/703-3069.

Citizenship discussion — 9 a.m. The Great Lakes Policy Forum holds a discussion, “Redefining Citizenship and Political Identity in a Wave of Democratization.” Participants include Anastase Shyaka of the National University of Rwanda’s Center for Conflict Management and Elavie Ndura of George Mason University. Location: Johns Hopkins University’s Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Nitze Building, 1740 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/265-4300.

Postwar justice — 12:30 p.m. The United States Institute of Peace holds a discussion, “Pursuing Justice in the Midst of War: The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and Beyond,” with senior fellow Joyce Neu, executive director of the University of San Diego’s Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice. Location: USIP, 1200 17th St. NW, second-floor conference room. Contact: 202/429-3822.

Iraq forum — 1 p.m. Johns Hopkins University’s Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies and the Brookings Institution hold a forum, “The Case for Soft Partition in Iraq.” Participants include Michael O’Hanlon of the Brookings Institution and Edward Joseph of the SAIS Foreign Policy Institute. Location: SAIS, Nitze Building, 1740 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/663-5626.

Art discussion — 6 p.m. The Phillips Collection holds a discussion, “American Independence: Breaking With the French Impressionists.” Location: Phillips Collection, 1600 21st St. NW. Contact: 202/387-2151, Ext. 220.

Film screening — 6:30 p.m. Johns Hopkins University’s Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies holds a film screening of “Silmido.” Location: SAIS, Rome Building, 1619 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/663-5626.

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