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EVENTS ON THURSDAY, APRIL 4, 2002

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a conference on "Does the U.S. Military Need to Retain Its Presence in Saudi Arabia?"

WHO: The speakers are:

Don Losman, National Defense University

Milton Copulos, National Defense Council Foundation

Paul Michael Wihbey, Institute for Advanced Strategic and Political Studies

Jerry Taylor, Cato Institute

Ambassador Ed Walker, Middle East Institute

Nawaf Obaid, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Doug Bandow, Cato Institute

DATE: April 4, 2002

LOCATION: Cato Institute, 1000 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS:cato.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: US INSTITUTE OF PEACE holds a briefing on "Crisis In The Middle East: Spinning Out of Control?

WHO: The speakers are:

Ambassador M. Nabil Fahmy of Egypt

Ambassador Farid Abboud of Lebanon

Hassan Abdel Rahman of the Palestine Liberation Organization

Ambassador Richard Kauzlarich, Director, Special Initiative on the Muslim World, U.S. Institute of Peace

DATE: April 4, 2002

LOCATION: U.S. Institute of Peace, 1200 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-429-3832

WEB ADDRESS:usip.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Morning Newsmaker" news program featuring David Lereah, Chief Economist, National Association of Realtors and David Seiders, Chief Economist, National Association of Home Builders.

DATE: April 4, 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 holds a conference call briefing to discuss changes taking effect this year in the Child Tax Credit. While middle-and upper-income families have received the child credit for several years, now it is available for the first time to many lower-income working families, including many families that have earnings in the $10,000-$25,000 range. At up to $600 per eligible child, the child credit could be a big boost for millions of working families.

WHO: The speakers are:

Robert Greenstein, Executive Director

Donna Cohen Ross, Outreach Director

John Wancheck, Outreach Coordinator

DATE: April 4, 2002

CONTACT: Michelle Bazie, 202-408-1080.

WEB ADDRESS:cbpp.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Palestinian-Israeli Civil Society Cooperation: Reality and Possibilities in the Current Crisis with Paul Scham, Harry S. Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace, Hebrew University, Jerusalem.

DATE: April 4, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: ASIA SOCIETY holds a program on Issues in U.S.-East Asia Policies featuring Assistant Secretary James Kelly who will review the impact of the September 11 attack on U.S. policy toward East Asia and discuss policy priorities in the region.

DATE: April 4, 2002

LOCATION: The St. Regis Hotel, 923 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-833-2742

WEB ADDRESS: asiasociety.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: MIDDLE EAST INSTITUTE holds a program on Palestinian-Israeli Civil Society Cooperation: Reality and Possibilities in the Current Crisis featuring Paul Scham, fellow at the Harry S. Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace at Hebrew University. In September, he will join the Middle East Institute as a Scholar in Residence.

DATE: April 4, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-785-1141

WEB ADDRESS: mideasti.org

TIME: 12:15 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES -Novartis International Journalism Awards Program will screen, "The Making of a Revolution," a documentary about the heroic efforts of the young people of OTPOR! to mobilize Yugoslavia's citizens to courageously vote against Slobodan Milosevic and his oppressive regime.

DATE: April 4, 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 John Potter Postmaster General and CEO of the U.S. Postal Service.

DATE: April 4, 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: WOMAN'S NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB presents Kojo Nnamdi, Talk Show host, WAMU, Public Interest, WHUR-TV, The Daily Drum.

DATE: April 4, 2002

LOCATION: 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-232-7363

WEB ADDRESS: democraticwomen.org

TIME: 2:15 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a program on "Does a Stimulus Package Have Unintended Consequences?" The debate over fiscal stimulus has become, in part, a debate over the effects that deficits have on interest rates. Some Democrats in Congress argue that attempts at stimulating the economy could have unintended consequences, such as higher long-term interest rates resulting from new debts incurred by either reducing taxes or increased spending.

WHO: The speakers are:

Ben Bernanke, Princeton University

Charles W. Calomiris, AEI and Columbia University

Paul Evans, Ohio State University

Allan H. Meltzer, AEI and Carnegie-Mellon University

Kevin Hassett, AEI

DATE: April 4, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

TIME: 2:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program-featuring President of the Republic of Nicaragua, Enrique Bolanos, discussing plans for his new government, including anti-corruption measures.

DATE: April 4, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 5:30 p.m.

EVENT: BLACK VOICES FOR PEACE AND CORDINATING COUNCIL OF MUSLIM ORGANIZATIONS hold a prayer vigil and protest.

DATE: April 4, 2002

LOCATION: Israeli Embassy, Van Ness and Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-879-6726

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE features Betty Carter's Jazz Ahead, a big band and various ensembles made up of competitively selected, emerging jazz artists completing their week-long residency with a free concert.

DATE: April 4, 2002

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY BMW Center for German & European Studies presents Rev. Edward B. Bunn, S.J., Memorial Lecture Series on German-American Relations featuring Dr. H.C. Horst Siebert, President, Institute of World Economics, Kiel / Germany discussing The Stalling Engine in Wirtschaftswunder-Land: Germany's Economic Policy Challenges.

DATE: April 4, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-687- 8067

WEB ADDRESS:Georgetown.edu

TIME: 8 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN UNIVERSITY Constitution Project hosts "The Courts and Civil Liberties in Times of War and National Crisis."

WHO: The speakers are:

Lloyd Cutler, partner, Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering; former counsel to Presidents Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton; committee member, Constitution Project Courts Initiative

Eugene Fidell, president, National Institute for Military Justice; partner, Feldesman, Tucker, Liefer, Fidell & Bank

Jennifer Newstead, principal deputy assistant attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Legal Policy

Geoffrey Stone, Harry Kalven Jr., distinguished service professor of law and former dean, University of Chicago Law School; former provost, University of Chicago

Patricia Wald, former chief judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit; former judge, International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia; committee member, Constitution Project, Liberty and Security Initiative

Thomas Sargentich, co-director Program on Law & Government, professor of law, American University Washington College of Law

DATE: April 4, 2002

LOCATION: 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-885-5950

WEB ADDRESS:au.edu

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