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WEEK AHEAD EVENTS FOR TUESDAY, APRIL 30, 2002

Tuesday April 30, 2002

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION National Issues Forum entitled "Homeland Security: New Brookings Study Analyzes Bush Administration's Proposals, Recommends Additional Steps."

WHO: The speakers are:

Sen. Fred Thompson, R-TN

James B. Steinberg, Vice President and Director, Foreign Policy Studies

Ivo H. Daalder, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies

Michael E. O'hanlon, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies

Peter R. Orszag, Senior Fellow, Economic Studies

Rep. Jane Harman, D-CA

DATE: April 30, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-797-6105

WEB ADDRESS: brookings.edu

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER Director's Forum discussing Our Cities, Our Future with Anthony Williams, Mayor of Washington, DC.

DATE: April 30, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a policy forum on "Does Polling Hurt Democracy?" Polling of public opinion has come to dominate our political life. Presidents and members of Congress consult their pollsters just as ancient politicians queried the Oracle of Delphi.

WHO: The speakers are:

Matthew Robinson, Author, Mobocracy: How the Media's Obsession with Polling Twists the News, Alters Elections, and Undermines Democracy

John Zogby, Zogby International

DATE: April 30, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS:cato.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring Tommy Thompson Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services discussing, "A Little Prevention Won't Kill You."

DATE: April 30, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

Wednesday, May 1, 2002

TIME: 9:15 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a program on "Are Single-Sex Schools the Road to a Better Education? A Backdrop for Upcoming Revisions in Title IX Guidelines."

AGENDA: Highlights:

9:30 a.m. - Panel I: Academic Research

Cornelius Riordan, Providence College

Rosemary C. Salomone, St. John's University School of Law

Christina Hoff Sommers, AEI

10:45 a.m. - Panel II: Observations from the Front Line: Public Single-Sex Schools in Action

From Young Women's Leadership School (Harlem)

Maureen Grogan, Executive Director of the Foundation

Jazmyne Nichols, 9th grade student

Fatimah Toure, 11th grade student

Tynisha Smalls, 12th grade student

Young Women's Leadership Institute (Chicago) representative

From Brighter Choice Charter Schools for Girls and Boys (Albany):

Arjorie Rush, Board Member

Susan Rollin, Parent

Thomas W. Carroll, Brighter Choice Foundation

DATE: May 1, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a policy forum on A Progress Report on the HDTV Transition."

WHO: The speakers are:

Mark Cuban, HDNet

Thomas Hazlett, Manhattan Institute

Rick Chessen, Federal Communications Commission

David Donovan, Association for Maximum Service Television

Michael Calabrese, New America Foundation; and Richard Wiley, Wiley Rein and Fielding.

DATE: May 1, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS:cato.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Islam, Europe, the West: Rethinking the Mediterranean Space with Mohammad Arkoun, Professor, Sorbonne University, Paris.

DATE: May 1, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: RESOURCES FOR THE FUTURE holds a program on "The Effects of Business-to-Consumer ("B2C") E-Commerce on Transportation" with Patricia L. Mokhtarian, University of California, Davis.

DATE: May 1, 2002

LOCATION: 1616 P Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-328-5000

WEB ADDRESS: rff.org

Thursday, May 2, 2002

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL ECONOMIST CLUB holds its luncheon program featuring Don Norman, Director, Financial Councils, Manufacturers Alliance/MAPI, discussing "The Business Outlook for the Manufacturing Sector."

DATE: May 2, 2002

LOCATION: Chinatown Garden, 618 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-739-9404

WEB ADDRESS: national-economists.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring Al Sharpton discussing election reform, voter disenfranchisement and the Madison Ave. Initiative lawsuit.

DATE: May 2, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS holds a program entitled "Sending Inspectors to Iraq: If They Get In, What Will They Find?"

WHO: The speakers are:

Charles Duelfer, Former Deputy Executive Chairman, U.N. Special Commission UNSCOM

Khidir Hamza, Former lead scientist, Iraqi nuclear weapons program, appointed by Saddam

Hussein (left in 1994); author, Saddam's Bombmaker (2000).

Richard Spertzel, Former Chief, Biological Weapons Team, U.N Special Commission UNSCOM

Kenneth M. Pollack, Director, National Security Studies, Council on Foreign Relations;

author, "Next Stop Baghdad," Foreign Affairs, (March/April 2002).

DATE: May 2, 2002

LOCATION: 1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: Marieke Beeuwkes, 212-434-9537

WEB ADDRESS: cft.org

Friday, May 3, 2002

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Morning Newsmaker" news program featuring Gennady N. Seleznev, Chairman of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, discussing Russian-American Relations and The Current Political Situation in Russia.

DATE: May 3, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a policy forum on Cutting Corporate Welfare And Other Wasteful Spending. The Bush administration's FY 2003 budget promises federal spending reforms and talks about being tough on programs that don't work. Under these reforms, poor program performance will be deemed "unsatisfactory" and "ineffective."But will such reforms restrain federal spending or shrink the size of government?

WHO: The speakers are:

Stephen Moore, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute

Chris Edwards, Director of Fiscal Policy Studies, Cato Institute

DATE: May 3, 2002

LOCATION: B-369 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS:cato.org

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