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EVENTS ON TUESDAY, MARCH 26, 2002

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL. This year's 2002 festival marks the 90th celebration of the original gift of the 3,000 cherry trees by the city of Tokyo to the people of Washington, DC in 1912.

AGENDA: Highlights:

The National Maritime Heritage Foundation brings Freedom Schooner Amistad, 161 years after former President John Quincy Adams went before the United States Supreme Court to defend the captured Africans of the Spanish cargo ship La Amistad, the recreation of the famous ship will ride in the waters of the nation's capital.

Daily Cultural Performances at the Tidal Basin

12 noon - Traditional Japanese dance and music, Union Station

DATE: March 26, 2002

CONTACT: 202-661-7596

WEB ADDRESS: nationalcherryblossomfestival.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR BUSINESS ECONOMICS 2002 Washington Economic Policy Conference themed "US Policy in an Uncertain Global Economy."

AGENDA: Highlights:

8 a.m. - U.S. Monetary Policy in a Global Context

Harvey Rosenblum, NABE President and Director of Research/SVP, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, presiding

Diane Swonk, Chief Economist and Sr Vice President, Bank One, Introduction

William McDonough, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

9:30 a.m. - Roundtable on Central Bank Policy

Discussion will focus on the role of monetary policy in managing economic risks.

William McDonough, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, presiding

David Dodge, Governor, Bank of Canada

Otmar Issing, Member of the Executive Board, European Central Bank

10:45 a.m. - The Return of Discretionary Fiscal Policy? Myth or Reality?

We will cover the FY 2003 budget as well as the changing government structure and increased policy volatility.

Thomas Woodward, Assistant Director for Tax Policy, Congressional Budget Office, presiding.

Kathleen B. Cooper, Under Secretary for Economic Affairs, U.S. Dept of Commerce

12:30 p.m. - Harvey Rosenblum, NABE President and Director of Research/SVP, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, presiding

Paul O'Neill, Secretary of the Treasury

1:45 p.m. - Is the Macroeconomic Policy Mix Right?

We will examine the monetary and fiscal policy mix and discuss its appropriateness.

Alan S. Blinder, Professor, Princeton University

DATE: March 25, 2002

LOCATION: Marriott Metro Center, 775 12th Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-6223

WEB ADDRESS: nabe.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NAVY LEAGUE OF THE UNITED STATES holds its Sea/Air/Space Exposition.

AGENDA: Highlights:

9:15 a.m. - Opening Ceremony

Master Chief Petty Officers of the Navy and Coast Guard and Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps

10 a.m. - Navy's Research, Development And Acquisition Update 2002"

John J. Young, Jr., ASN (RD&A)

12 noon - Secretary Of The Navy Luncheon

Susan M. Livingstone, Under Secretary of the Navy

2 p.m. - "NAVY/MARINE Corps Resources/Programs Update 2002"

DATE: March 26, 2002

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

CONTACT: Kirk Monroe, 202-331-0175

WEB ADDRESS: navyleague.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED

INTERNATIONAL STUDIES AND THE CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL AND STRATEGIC STUDIES hold a conference "Canada-U.S. Relations After 9/11."

AGENDA: Highlights:

Canada and the United States Face a More Dangerous World: Multilateral Relations

Brian Job, University of British Columbia

Kent Weaver, Brookings Institution

Tamara Woroby

SAIS; and Charles Doran, SAIS

DATE: March 26, 2002

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: PROGRESSIVE POLICY INSTITUTE (PPI), THE NATIONAL EDUCATION KNOWLEDGE INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION (NEKIA) AND THE EDUCATION QUALITY INSTITUTE (EQI) hold a policy forum to discuss "Research in Education: On the Leading Edge of School Improvement?"

WHO: The speakers are:

Michael Cohen, Aspen Institute

G. Reid Lyon, National Institutes of Health

Bruno Manno, Annie E. Casey Foundation

Sharon Robinson, Educational Testing Service

Steve Ross, University of Memphis

Lisa Towne, National Academy of Sciences

Tom Toch, National Center for Education and the Economy

Richard Whitmire, USA Today

DATE: March 26, 2002

LOCATION: Academy for Educational Development, 1825 Connecticut Ave., N.W.

8th Floor Conference Center, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: Eric Wortman, 202-546-0007

WEB ADDRESS: ppionline.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN UNIVERSITY Washington College of Law holds a program on Homophobia in the Halls of Justice: Sexual Orientation Bias and Its Implications Within the Legal System.

AGENDA: Highlights:

9:15 a.m. - Setting the Stage and Learning from the Experience of our Predecessors

Amelia Craig Cramer, deputy county attorney, Pima County, Ariz.

Todd Brower, professor of law, Western State College of Law

Emilio Cividanes, partner, Piper Marbury Rudnick & Wolfe, LLP

Inez Smith Reid, judge, District of Columbia Court of Appeals

Brenda Smith, professor of law, American University

10:45 a.m. - Use and Abuse of Sexual Orientation in Criminal Cases--The Death Penalty and Beyond

Steve Presson, appellate attorney for Wanda Jean Allen

Steven Hawkins, executive director, National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty

Abbe Smith, professor of law, Georgetown University Law Center

Pamela Bridgewater, associate professor of law, American University

12 noon - Darren Hutchinson, assistant professor of law, Southern Methodist University

1:30 p.m. - Professional Implications: Canons of Ethics and Codes of Professional Conduct

Jennifer Gerarda Brown, professor of law, Quinnipiac University School of Law

William C. Duncan, acting director, The Marriage Law project, Columbus School of Law, Catholic University

Muneer Ahmad, assistant professor of law, American University

Susan Carle, associate professor of law, American University (Moderator)

DATE: March 26, 2002

LOCATION: 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-885-5950

WEB ADDRESS:au.edu

TIME: 9:15 a.m.

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Contemporary Arab Studies presents breakfast with the Ambassador featuring Hatem Atallah Ambassador to the U.S. from Tunisia.

DATE: March 26, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-678-6215

WEB ADDRESS: Georgetown.edu

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: VIETNAM VETERANS MEMORIAL FUND commemorates the 20th anniversary of the groundbreaking of the wall.

AGENDA: Highlights:

9:30 a.m. - The Military And The Media, A panel discussion, moderated by Newseum President Peter Prichard, about the inherent and necessary tension between the military and the news media particularly during times of armed conflict.

Brigadier General Andrew Davis, Director of the U.S. Marine Corps Public Affairs Division

Joe Galloway, former war correspondent who book, documented his experiences during Vietnam in the We Were Soldiers Once...and Young"

Jamie McIntyre, CNN's longest-serving military affairs correspondent

Susanne Schafer, Pentagon correspondent, The Associated Press

Bryan Whitman, Senior spokesman, Defense Department

DATE: March 26, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-393-0090

WEB ADDRESS: vvmf.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: COMMITTEE TO PROTECT JOUNALISTS holds a news conference releasing its annual report Attacks on the Press 2001.

DATE: March 26, 2002

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

CONTACT: Abi Wright, 212-465-1004

WEB ADDRESS: cpj.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: ANN BROWN, FORMER CHAIRMAN OF THE U.S. CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION holds a news conference launching a program "Safer America For Everyone."

DATE: March 26, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202.756.4800

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: JEWS FOR PEACE IN PALESTINE AND ISRAEL holds a Passover rally and news conference for Middle East peace.

DATE: March 26, 2002

LOCATION: West Side of the Capitol, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Rabbi David Shneyer, 301-309-2310 or Judith Lelchook, 202-782-4319

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION holds a panel discussion on "The Challenge of Securing America's Airports and Waterways: The Role of the Department of Transportation."

WHO: The speakers are:

Michael P. Jackson Department of Transportation

Kim Holmes The Heritage Foundation

DATE: March 26, 2002

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS:heritage.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "The Veiled Threat: Dealing with Censorship in Iran" with Goli Taraghi, a prize-winning Iranian short story writer and novelist.

DATE: March 26, 2002

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring

Terrence D. Jones, Wolf Trap Foundation President and CEO.

DATE: March 26, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY "In the Know" luncheon series presents The Ambassador of Brazil, Rubens Barbosa discussing economic and political health of South America.

DATE: March 26, 2002

LOCATION: George Washington University Club, 1918 F Street, NW, Mt. Vernon Room Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-994-1423

WEB ADDRESS:gwu.edu

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY presents Sheila Sisulu, South African Ambassador to the United States discussing "The Women of South Africa."

DATE: March 26, 2002

LOCATION: Copley Formal Lounge, 37TH and O Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-687-4328

WEB ADDRESS:Georgetown.edu

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOMAN'S NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB presents professor Melvin Goodman who is currently Senior Fellow and member of the Intelligence Advisory Board of the Center for International Policy in Washington discussing Can Intelligence Reform Prevent Another 9/11?

DATE: March 26, 2002

LOCATION: 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-232-7363

WEB ADDRESS: democraticwomen.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "The Protestors: Old Ideologies in New Clothes?" with Lord Robert Skidelsky of Tilton, biographer of John Maynard Keynes and professor of political economy at the University of Warwick in England.

DATE: March 26, 2002

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Center for Peace and Security Studies and Women In International Security invite you to a series of panel discussions on Policy Instruments in the War on Terrorism: The Use of Diplomacy.

WHO: The speakers are:

Jeane Kirkpatrick is the Leavey Professor at Georgetown University and a Senior Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute.

Marjorie Ransom retired with the rank of Career Minister from the U.S. Department of State Foreign Service after 30 years of service.

Teresita Schaffer, Center for Strategic and International Studies in August 1998 after a 30-year career in the U.S. Foreign Service.

Hoyt Yee is appointed to Georgetown University's Institute for the Study of Diplomacy as a Dean and Virginia Rusk Fellow for the 2001-2002 academic year.

DATE: March 26, 2002

LOCATION: Copley Formal Lounge, 37TH and O Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-687-4328

WEB ADDRESS:Georgetown.edu

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE features a musical drama from University of Missouri-Columbia, which is an artistic interpretation of the Lewis, and Clark expedition entitled "Corps of Discovery, A Musical Journey."

DATE: March 26, 2002

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6:30 a.m.

EVENT: COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS presents a premier screening of the PBS series "Commanding Heights: The Battle for the World Economy."

DATE: March 26, 2002

LOCATION: Cocoran Gallery of Art, 500 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-518-3479

WEB ADDRESS: cfr.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE features Samantha Power discussing and signing copies of A Problem From Hell: America and the Age of Genocide. She reveals through documentation our neglect to which U.S. policies have doomed many peoples and how our policy makers often choose political expediency at the expense of human lives.

DATE: March 26, 2002

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

TIME: 8 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB symposium to discuss "Covering the Home Team? Assessing American Journalism on Terrorism and the War."

WHO: The speakers are:

PBS's Jim Lehrer

Washington Post's Lois Raimondo

DATE: March 26, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

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