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By United Press International   |   Jan. 8, 2002 at 3:01 PM   |   Comments

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EVENTS ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2002

TIME: All Day

EVENT: AMERICAN ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY holds its 199th meeting.

AGENDA: Highlights:

1 p.m. - HST Instruments Planned for Servicing Mission 4

Introduction: David Leckrone, HST Senior Scientist, GSFC

COS instrument design & status: Jim Green, CASA, CU

COs science: Jon Morse, CASA, CU

WFC3 instrument design & status: John MacKenty, STScI

WFC3 science: Bob O'Connell, U Virginia

DATE: January 9, 2002

LOCATION: Washington Hilton and Towers, 1919 Connecticut Ave., NW

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-797-5820

WEB ADDRESS:aas.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL MANAGED HEALTH CARE CONGRESS holds its sixth annual Congress on Medicaid & Medicare themed "Innovations for Challenging Regulatory Environment."

DATE: January 9, 2002

LOCATION: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW,

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 781-663-6600

WEB ADDRESS: nmhcc.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: MIDDLE EAST POLICY COUNCIL holds a conference on "Saudi Arabia: American Interest And Challenges To The Kingdom in 2002."

WHO: The speakers are:

Joseph McMillan, National Defense University

Anthony Cordesman, CSIS

Mamoun Fandy, National Defense University

Fareed Mohamedi, The Petroleum Finance Company

DATE: January 9, 2002

LOCATION: 2168 Rayburn Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-296-6767

WEB ADDRESS: mepc.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Morning Newsmaker" news program on "Funding Disease Research: What Does All the Money Mean?

WHO: The speakers are:

Bob Cook-Deegan, M.D.,

Morton Kondracke, Roll Call

Rick Klausner, M.D., Case Institute

John Edward Porter, partner Hogan Hartson

DATE: January 9, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION holds a program on Press Coverage and the War on Terrorism: Assessing the Media and the Government.

WHO: The speakers are:

Stephen Hess, Senior Fellow, Governmental Studies, The Brookings Institution

Marvin Kalb, Executive Director Washington Office, The Shorenstein Center, Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government

Torie Clarke, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs

Michael Getler, Ombudsman, The Washington Post

Sanford Ungar, President, Goucher College

John Mcwethy, National Security Correspondent, ABC News

DATE: January 9, 2002

LOCATION: Falk Auditorium, 1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-797-6105

WEB ADDRESS: brookings.edu

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Morning Newsmaker" news program presents The Editor and Publisher of Foreign Policy Magazine, Moises Naim, and Vice President and Managing Director, Global Business Policy Council, A.T. Kearney, Paul A. Laudicina, release and discusses "The Second Annual A.T. Kearney/Foreign Policy Magazine Globalization Index."

DATE: January 9, 2002

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: CENTER ON BUDGET AND POLICY PRIORITIES will hold a conference call briefing to discuss Tax Cuts, the Economy and the New CBO Report Assessing the Efficiency of Various Tax Proposals as Stimulus

WHO: The speakers are:

Peter Orszag, senior fellow, Brookings Institution

Robert Greenstein, executive director, CBPP

DATE: January 9, 2002

CONTACT: Michelle Bazie, 202-408-1080.

WEB ADDRESS:cbpp.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: MIDDLE EAST INSTITUTE holds a program on "Opportunities And Obstacles In US-Syrian Relations," featuring Dr. Omar Nurhaf Jouejati, MEI resident scholar.

DATE: January 9, 2002

LOCATION: MEI, 1761 N Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-785-1141

WEB ADDRESS: mideasti.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Roadmaps to NATO Accession: Preparing for Membership with Jeffrey Simon, Senior Fellow, Institute for National Strategic Studies, National Defense University.

DATE: January 9, 2002

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 holds a program on Brown v. Board of Education: Did It Really Accomplish Anything?

WHO: The speakers are:

James T. Patterson, Ford Foundation Professor of History, Brown University and author, Brown v. Board of Education: A Civil Rights Milestone and its Troubled Legacy

Roger Wilkins, Robinson Professor of History and American Culture, George Mason University

Douglas S. Reed, Assistant Professor of Government, Georgetown University

DATE: January 9, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 5 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture featuring German Ambassador to the US Wolfgang Ischinger.

DATE: January 9, 2002

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE presents Folk singer Lisa Moscatiello who has been hailed as "one of the best voices" in the business.

DATE: January 9, 2002

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR POLICY ANALYSIS ON PALESTINE presents a screening of "Live From Palestine," featuring a discussion with Palestinian filmmaker Raed Andoni. The film examines the challenges Palestinian media face in the current crisis. Through the correspondents and managers of the "Voice of Palestine" radio station, the film documents the difficulties in portraying the Palestinian perspective, which is often in stark contrast to that of Israeli and Western media.

DATE: January 9, 2002

LOCATION: 2425 Virginia Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-338-1290

WEB ADDRESS: palestinecenter.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE features Asian-American professor at Howard University, Frank Wu, discussing and signing copies of Yellow: Race in American Beyond Black and White. He offers a personal history, research, and recent news stories to describing the role of Asian Americans in the US and in the discussion of racial identity.

DATE: January 9, 2002

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: OLSSON'S BOOKS & RECORDS presents Patrick J. Buchanan discussing and signing copies of The Death of the West: How Dying Populations and Immigrant Invasions Imperil Our Country and Civilization.

DATE: January 9, 2002

LOCATION: Olsson's Books & Records, 1200 F St. NW.

CONTACT: 202-347-3686

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