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Washington Agenda-Weekahead

By United Press International   |   June 28, 2002 at 2:18 PM   |   Comments

Tuesday July 2, 2002

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: ENVIRONMENTAL MEDIA SERVICES holds a briefing on the impacts on American businesses of ratification of the Kyoto Protocol without U.S. participation.

WHO: The speakers are:

Bush Administration Decision To Reject Kyoto Protocol

Michael Marvin, President, Business Council for Sustainable Energy

Joseph Romm, Founder and Executive Director, Center for Energy and Climate Solutions

John Palmisano, Managing Director, Evolution Markets, LLC

DATE: July 2, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-463-6670

WEB ADDRESS:ems.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a program on Executive Privilege / Congressional Power: Current Controversies over the Roles and Prerogatives of the Branches. A panel with extensive experience in the legislative and executive branches will shed light on the recurring conflict between the need for private deliberation in the executive branch and Congress's oversight function.

WHO: The speakers are:

C. Boyden Gray, Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering

Lee Hamilton, Woodrow Wilson Center

John Podesta, Georgetown University Law Center

Robert Walker, Wexler & Walker

Michael Davidson, former Senate legal counsel

Mark Rozell, Catholic University

Thomas Mann, Brookings Institution

Norman J. Ornstein, American Enterprise Institute

DATE: July 2, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

TIME: 12:15 p.m.

EVENT: NEW AMERICA FOUNDATION holds a brownbag lunch on War Crimes In A New Era: How to regulate conflict post-Cold War and post-9/11 with Roy Gutman, Diplomatic Correspondent, Newsweek, President, Crimes of War Project, and Author, A Witness to Genocide.

DATE: July 2, 2002

LOCATION: 1630 Connecticut Ave., NW, 7th Floor, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Jud Mathews, 202-986-4901

WEB ADDRESS: newamerica.net

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring Lynne Cheney, Senior Fellow, American Enterprise Institute and wife of the Vice President of the United States discussing "Why History Shouldn't be a Mystery: The Importance of Teaching Our Kids About The American Past."

DATE: July 2, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: CARNEGIE CORPORATION presents a telephone news conference on Homeland Defense And Democratic Liberties: An American Balance In Danger?

WHO: The speakers are:

Ashton B. Carter, former Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Policy; Co-director, Harvard-Stanford Preventive Defense Project; Ford Foundation Professor of Science and International Affairs, John F. Kennedy School of Government.

Christopher F. Edley, Jr., U.S. Commission on Civil Rights; professor of law, Harvard Law School; Co-director, Harvard Civil Rights Project

Gary Hart, Co-chair, U.S. Commission on National Security for the 21stCentury, retired U.S. Senator from Colorado

DATE: July 2, 2002

CONTACT: Nancy Bennett, 800-834-1110

WEB ADDRESS: Carnegie.org

TIME: 3:30 p.m.

EVENT: CARNEGIE ENDOWMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACE holds a program on "Fair Trade And The Fight Against Poverty."

WHO: The speakers are:

Edith Grace Ssempala, Ugandan Ambassador to the United States;

Judith A. Chambers, Vice President for International Governmental Affairs, Monsanto Co.

Grant D. Aldonas, Undersecretary of Commerce for International Trade (invited)

DATE: July 2, 2002

LOCATION: CEIP, 1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-483-7600

WEB ADDRESS:ceip.org

TIME: 6:40 p.m.

EVENT: ASIA SOCIETY holds a book signing for An American in Hanoi: America's Reconciliation with Vietnam featuring author Desaix Anderson is a thirty-five- year veteran of the U.S. Foreign Service. He served as American Charge d'Affaires in Hanoi from 1995 to 1997. Mr. Anderson now resides in New York where he is a professional artist and independent write

DATE: July 2, 2002

LOCATION: Asia Society, 1800 K Street, NW, B-1 Conference Level, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-833-2742

WEB ADDRESS: asiasociety.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents Joshua Muravchik discussing and signing copies of Heaven On Earth: The Rise and Fall of Socialism. In the book Muravchik asks, "How could an idea that so consistently showed itself to be incongruent with human nature have spread faster and further than any other belief system ever devised?"

DATE: July 2, 2002

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

Wednesday July 3, 2002

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE The New Atlantic Initiative presents Per Stig Moller Minister For Foreign Affairs Of Denmark discussing Europe and the United States: United We Stand, Divided We Fall

DATE: July 3, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

Thursday July 4, 2002

TIME: All Day

EVENT: SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION presents the 2002 Smithsonian Folklife Festival features The Silk Road, a living exhibition of the music, crafts, culinary and narrative traditions involved in the historical cultural interchange between the "East" and the "West." This year's theme is The Silk Road: Connecting Cultures, Creating Trust celebrates the living traditional arts of peoples of Silk Road lands. The ancient Silk Road was a vast network of trade routes whose flow of ideas, culture, music, and art crossed the mountains and deserts of Central Asia to connect East Asia and the Mediterranean.

AGENDA: Highlight:

5:30 p.m. - Evening Concert featuring Ballads and Beats of Today's Silk Road: Indian Ocean and Roksonaki*

DATE: July 4, 2002

LOCATION: S. Dillon Ripley Center, Lecture Hall, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-357-3030

WEB ADDRESS: si.edu

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: WASHINGTON NATIONAL CATHEDRAL holds the annual Independence Day Organ Recital featuring Thomas Hazleton, playing a recital of American music.

DATE: July 4, 2002

LOCATION: Massachusetts and Wisconsin Avenues NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-537-6248

WEB ADDRESS: cathedral.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL ARCHIVES celebrates the 226th anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence by presenting free family activities, patriotic music and a special display of the 1823 copper plate used to print the Declaration of Independence.

AGENDA: Highlights:

10 a.m. - John Adams and Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson and a revolutionary war soldier present historic interpretations of their contributions and positions in American history.

Conservators from the National Archives will answer questions about preserving important family documents.

Children may contribute their visions of happiness on the Capital Children's Museum's "The Pursuit of Happiness" wall

The U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing presents demonstrations of the 19th century art and craft of the Intaglio "Spider" hand press

2 p.m. - The main ceremony features a presentation of colors by the Armed Forces Color Guard, video presentations from the National Archives and a dramatic reading of the Declaration of Independence by Maureen Bunyan, news anchor from ABC channel 7, Gurvir Dhindsa, reporter and news anchor from CBS-9 and historical reenactors

DATE: July 4, 2002

LOCATION: National Archives, 700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC,

CONTACT: 202-501-5000

WEB ADDRESS: nara.gov

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE. The parade begins at Constitution Avenue and Seventh Street and travels to 17th Street. More than 60 groups will participate in the parade, including bands, military units and floats.

DATE: July 4, 2002

LOCATION: National Mall, Fourth Street and Jefferson Drive SW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 800-215-6405

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: GAITHERSBURG FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION.

AGENDA: Highlights:

The evening begins with a special preconcert, featuring Goldies Oldies

6 p.m. - A performance by the Fabulettes and Sound Connections. The fireworks display starts at dark. Bring a flashlight

DATE: July 4, 2002

LOCATION: Montgomery County Fairgrounds, Rt. 355 and Perry Pkwy., Gaithersburg, MD

CONTACT: 301-258-6350

TIME: 8 p.m.

EVENT: CAPITOL FOURTH 2001 PBS CONCERT with The National Symphony Orchestra's annual Independence Day concert. Pops conductor Erich Kunzel will lead the orchestra. Highlights include Actor Barry Bostwick hosting a cast of entertainers including Aretha Franklin, Chuck Berry, Lee Ann Womack, actor Richard Chamberlain, the Charlie Daniels Band, Metropolitan Opera and La Scala tenor Jerry Hadley, British opera singer Russell Watson and jazz singer Jane Monheit.

DATE: July 4, 2002

LOCATION: U.S. Capitol, West Lawn, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Gail Rubin, 202-833-8121

TIME: 9:15 p.m.

EVENT: FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA in what promises to be a bigger and more spectacular display than in years past.

DATE: July 4, 2002

LOCATION: National Mall, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-619-7222.

WEB ADDRESS: nps.gov

Friday July 5, 2002

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents Beryl Radin's discussing and signing copies of the Accountable Juggler. As a teacher and a practitioner in government, she has demonstrated how policy analysis can assist hard-working public leaders.

DATE: July 5, 2002

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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