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EVENTS ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2001

TIME: All Day

EVENT: CARNEGIE ENDOWMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACE holds a program on "Central Asia And The War On Terror."

AGENDA: Highlights:

10:30 a.m. - "The Situation On The Ground: Security Risks And Opportunities In Central Asia."

Martha Olcott, senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment and a leading authority on Central Asia, will report on her findings from a two-week trip to Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan this month. Andrew Kuchins, director of the Russian and Eurasian Program, Carnegie Endowment.

12:15 p.m. - U.S. And Russian Defense Cooperation In Central Asia

Oksana Antonenko, senior fellow at the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London,

Ted Warner, currently a principal at Booz Allen Hamilton

Jeffrey Starr, recently left his position as deputy assistant secretary of defense for Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia, where he was responsible for innovations in U.S. defense cooperation with the Central Asian states, particularly Uzbekistan and Tajikistan

Rose Gottemoeller, senior associate, Carnegie Endowment.

DATE: November 19, 2001

LOCATION: 1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-483-7600

WEB ADDRESS: ceip.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS FOUNDATION holds a seminar on covering nonprofit organizations.

WHO: The speakers are:

Harvey Lipman, Chronicle of Philanthropy

Marc Owens, attorney, Caplin and Drysdale, and former director, Exempt

Organizations Division, Internal Revenue Service

Arthur "Buzz" Schmidt Jr., founder/president, GuideStar

DATE: November 19, 2001

LOCATION: 1211 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-721-9100

WEB ADDRESS:nationalpress.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: CONSUMER FEDERATION OF AMERICA AND NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CONSUMER AGENCY ADMINISTRATORS hold a news conference releasing "Consumer Complaint Survey Report."

DATE: November 19, 2001

L LOCATION: National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-737-0766

WEB ADDRESS:consumer.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a program entitled "After Doha-What's Next?"

WHO: The speakers are AEI scholars:

Claude E. Barfield

J. Michael Finger

Sarath Rajapatirana

DATE: November 19, 2001

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Morning Newsmaker" news program featuring Caroline Smith DeWaal of the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) on "Food Safety for the Holiday Season."

DATE: November 19, 2001

LOCATION: National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: MISS AMERICA 2002 KATIE HARMAN holds a news conference to outline her plans to spend the next year helping women who are battling breast cancer.

DATE: November 19, 2001

LOCATION: National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 312-440-3900

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL ENERGY RESOURCES ORGANIZATION holds a luncheon program with Bob Carpenter, American Viewpoint.

DATE: November 19, 2001

LOCATION: B-369 Rayburn Office Building Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-739-0125

WEB ADDRESS:nrro.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: ASIA SOCIETY presents a lecture on Afghanistan Crisis: Melt Down or Key to Progress in Central Asia? with professor Frederick Starr, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University.

DATE: November 19, 2001

LOCATION: Bank of America, 730 15th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-833-2742

WEB ADDRESS: asiasociety.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Reading Across Two Revolutions: Symbols and Political Symbolism in 1917 and their Resonance in Contemporary Russia with Boris Kolonitsky, Senior Resident Scholar, Institute of Russian History, Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, and former Regional Exchange Scholar, Kennan Institute.

DATE: November 19, 2001

LOCATION: One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER presents Madeleine Albright, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Democratic Institute and former U.S. Secretary of State.

DATE: November 19, 2001

LOCATION: One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: CARNEGIE ENDOWMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACE holds a program entitled "Perpetrators and Victims: The Middle East and the Challenges of Terrorism."

WHO: The speakers are:

Mamoun Fandy, professor of politics at the Near-East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies at the National Defense University

Nawaf Obaid, advisor to Hess Energy Trading Co., is a specialist on energy and politics in Saudi Arabia

Shibley Telhani, Anwar Sadat professor for peace and development at the University of Maryland

Marina Ottaway, CEIP

DATE: November 19, 2001

LOCATION: 1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-483-7600

WEB ADDRESS: ceip.org

TIME: 4:45 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY presents Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo discussing bilateral relations between the Philippines and the U.S.

DATE: November 19, 2001

LOCATION: 37TH and O Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-687-4327

WEB ADDRESS:Georgetown.edu

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE presents Broadway star Alice Ripley, who was nominated for a Best Actress Tony Award for her performance in Side Show, performing works from her new album of original songs.

DATE: November 19, 2001

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE features Sue Hubbell in Shrinking the Cat reminds us to consider the unprecedented, unintended consequences modern genetic engineering will likely have on our world.

DATE: November 19, 2001

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: WASHINGTON NATIONAL CATHEDRAL holds a discussion on Dialogue: Are We Becoming an Endangered Species? Technology and Ethics in the 21st Century.

WHO: The speakers are:

Bill Joy, chief scientist, Sin Microsystems

inventor Ray Kurzweil, acclaimed environmental writer

"End of Nature" author Bill McKibben

computer theologian Anne Foerst

moderator Judy Woodruff

DATE: November 19, 2001

LOCATION: Washington Cathedral, Massachusetts and Wisconsin Avenues NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-537-6248

WEB ADDRESS:cathedral.org

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