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By United Press International   |   March 19, 2002 at 3:40 PM   |   Comments

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EVENTS ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 2002

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: OFFICE OF WOMEN'S HEALTH AND THE AMERICAN MEDICAL WOMEN'S ASSOCIATION hold a town hall to explore current and new advances in our understanding of menopause, its symptoms and related conditions, and implications for public policy.

DATE: March 20, 2002

LOCATION: 325 Russell Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-288-8664

WEB ADDRESS: 4women.gov

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES Institute of Medicine holds a briefing on the release a new report examining whether minorities receive the same quality of health care as whites, regardless of income or insurance status.

AGENDA: Advance copies of the report will be available to reporter's only beginning at 9 a.m. EST on March 20. THE REPORT IS EMBARGOED AND NOT FOR PUBLIC RELEASE BEFORE 11 A.M. EST MARCH 20.

LOCATION: 2100 C Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-334-2138

WEB ADDRESS:nas.edu

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION holds a hearing to discuss Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) relating to the use of the Internet for campaign-related activity.

WHO: The speakers are:

Robert F. Bauer, Esq., Perkins Coie LLP Political Law Group;

Alex N. Vogel, General Counsel, National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC).

Laurence E. Gold, Associate General Counsel, American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO);

James Bopp, Jr., General Counsel, James Madison Center for Free Speech;

DATE: March 13, 2002

LOCATION: 999 E Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-501-1100

WEB ADDRESS:fec.gov

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH CLINICAL CENTER GRAND ROUNDS LECTURE SERIES: presents:

Mood Disorders: Diseases of Mind, Brain, and Body," with Dr. Dennis Charney, Chief, Mood and Anxiety Disorders Research Program and Experimental Therapeutics and Pathophysiology Branch, NIMH

"Emerging Protective Roles of Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Acids in Aggressive and Depressive Disorders," with Dr. Joseph R. Hibbein, Chief, Outpatient Clinic, Section of Nutritional Neurosciences, Laboratory of Membrane Biochemistry and Biophysics, NIAAA,

DATE: March 20, 2002

LOCATION: Lipsett Amphitheater, Building 10, Bethesda, MD

CONTACT: 301-594-5595

WEB ADDRESS:nih.gov

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION National Air and Space Museum Celebrates Women's History Month with Aeronautics museum presents specialist Roger Connor discussing Amelia Earhart and the autogyro, an early helicopter-type craft.

DATE: March 20, 2002

LOCATION: Meet at the Museum Seal, South Lobby, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-357-3030

WEB ADDRESS: si.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: LIBRARY OF CONGRESS "American Treasures" exhibition features Barbara Bair of the Library's Manuscript Division discussing Elizabeth Cady Stanton's The Women's Bible.

DATE: March 20, 2002

LOCATION: Southwest Gallery of the Jefferson Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-707-5502

WEB ADDRESS:loc.gov

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH holds a news conference announcing the publication of the fourth edition of Vision Problems in the U.S., a comprehensive resource for facts and figures on age-related vision loss in America.

DATE: March 20, 2002

LOCATION: The National Press Club, 529 14th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 301-594-0992

WEB ADDRESS: nih.gov

TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON 2001-2002 DIRECTOR'S LECTURE SERIES presents "Redox Reactions in Antigen Processing," with Dr. Peter Cresswell, Investigator, HHMI, Professor, Section of Immunobiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven.

DATE: March 20, 2002

LOCATION: Masur Auditorium, Building 10, Bethesda, MD

CONTACT: 301-594-5595

WEB ADDRESS:nih.gov

TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: FOREIGN PRESS CENTER holds a briefing with Philip Reeker, Deputy Spokesman, Department of State.

DATE: March 20, 2002

LOCATION: Foreign Press Center, National Press Building, Room, 898, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-724-1640

WEB ADDRESS:fpc.gov

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION Resident Associate Program presents Thomas Crain, director of the Odyssey Program at Johns Hopkins University, and Cesare Poppi, anthropologist and deputy director of the Sainsbury Research Unit at the University of East Anglia (UK), exploring the history, language, and culture of the Ladin people, whose fierce independence has helped them maintain their autonomy over the years despite the influence of Rome, Austria, and Venice. complement the lectures.

DATE: March 20, 2002

LOCATION: Hirshhorn Museum, Ring Auditorium, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-357-3030

WEB ADDRESS: si.edu

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