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Washington Agenda-General

By United Press International   |   July 8, 2002 at 4:26 PM   |   Comments

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EVENTS ON TUESDAY, JULY 9, 2002

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: HEALTH INSURANCE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA holds a media briefing to release new data on the cost of health insurance in the individual market.

WHO: The speakers are:

Dr. Donald Young, President, Health Insurance Association of America

Tom Wildsmith, Policy Research Actuary, HIAA

DATE: July 9, 2002

LOCATION: 1201 F Street, NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Randy Clerihue, 202-824-1787

WEB ADDRESS: hiaa.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION holds a program Rulings: The Supreme Court's 2001-2002 term.

AGENDA: Highlights:

Akhil Amar, Southmayd Professor of Law, Yale University Law School

Ken Starr, Former Federal Judge and Former U.S. Solicitor General

Paul Rosenzweig, Senior Legal Research Fellow, The Heritage Foundation

Jeffrey Rosen, The New Republic

Frank Murray, The Washington Times

Charles Lane, The Washington Post

DATE: July 9, 2002

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS: heritage.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: SUSTAINABLE ENERGY COALITION holds its Clean Energy Expo 2002.

AGENDA: Highlight:

10 a.m. -- News conference

DATE: July 9, 2002

LOCATION: 345 Cannon Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-293-2998

WEB ADDRESS:eesi.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: OCEAN CONSERVANCY holds a news conference to release a report to Congress and the American people about The Health of the Oceans revealing that the greatest threat is over fishing, which has a more profoundly negative impact on ocean ecosystems than all other human impacts, even pollution.

WHO: The speakers are:

Vice Admiral Roger T. Rufe, Jr., U.S. Coast Guard (Retired) President, The Ocean Conservancy

Mark Powell, Ph.D. Director of Fish Conservation, The Ocean Conservancy

DATE: July 9, 2002

LOCATION: National Press Club, Murrow Room, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Greg Schmidt, 202-857-1685

WEB ADDRESS: oceanconservancy.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION, CLEAN AIR TRUST, NATURAL RESOURCES DEFENSE COUNCIL, STATE AND TERRITORIAL AIR POLLUTION PROGRAM, ADMINISTRATORS/ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL AIR POLLUTION CONTROL OFFICIALS AND U.S. PIRG hold a news conference to discuss federal effort to clean up diesel trucks.

DATE: July 9, 2002

LOCATION: National Press Club, Murrow Room, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Frank O'Donnell, 202-785-9625 or 202-262-6026

WEB ADDRESS: uspirg.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring PAT COX, the European Parliament president.

DATE: July 9, 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: AMERICAN RIVERS holds a briefing on Energy Impacts Of Missouri River Dam Reforms.

AGENDA: The Army Corps of Engineers will soon decide whether to reform Missouri River dam operations to prevent the extinction of three species and boost recreation. According to analysis by the Corps, dam operation reforms that incorporate restoring more natural flows will not substantively impact traditional uses of the Missouri, such as navigation and flood control.

WHO: The speakers are:

David Marcus, Economist, Berkeley, CA

Scott Faber, Water Resources Specialist, Environmental Defense

Chad Smith, Nebraska Field Office Director, American Rivers

DATE: July 9, 2002

LOCATION: Environmental Defense, 1875 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-387-3500

WEB ADDRESS: amrivers.org

TIME: 5 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR DEMOCRACY will present its Annual Democracy Award to four outstanding women activists from the Muslim World featuring First Lady Laura Bush. "By selecting women from different parts of the Muslim world, the Endowment hopes to provide international recognition that will reinforce the efforts of these women and their colleagues

WHO: This years winners are: Nadjet Bouda (Algeria), Mehrangiz Kar (Iran), Mariam Hussein Mohamed (Somalia), and Muborak Tashpoulatova (Uzbekistan).

DATE: July 9, 2002

LOCATION: 106 Dirksen Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Jane Riley Jacobsen, 202-293-9072

WEB ADDRESS: ned.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE presents Deaf Way Ii: An International Festival Celebrating Deaf Culture featuring a combination of mime and humor, in which three artists -- Max Fomitchev, Toys Theater and Theatre Piano -- present experiences of being on the outside of mainstream society looking in.

DATE: July 9, 2002

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB Book Rap featuring Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins discussing the 10th book in their Left Behind series, "The Remnant."

DATE: July 9, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE features William Galston blending Isaiah Berlin's "value pluralism" with practical politics in "Liberal Pluralism."

DATE: July 9, 2002

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

TIME: 7:30 p.m.

EVENT: WASHINGTON CATHEDRAL Summer Festival Organ Recital featuring Step-granddaughter of the legendary Maria von Trapp, Elisabeth Von Trapp counts among her influences Mozart and Beethoven, the Rolling Stones and the Kinks. Her music reflects a blend of her classical training and love of folk music.

DATE: July 9, 2002

LOCATION: Washington National Cathedral, Massachusetts and Wisconsin Avenues NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-537-6248

WEB ADDRESS: cathedral.org

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