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TIME: All Day

EVENT: RELIGIOUS COALITION FOR REPRODUCTIVE CHOICE holds the National Black Religious Summit on Sexuality themed Breaking the Silence: The Church and Human Sexuality, Everybody's Business.

DATE: July 11, 2002

LOCATION: Howard University School of Divinity, 1400 Shepherd Street NE, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-628-7700

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: SCIENCE COALITION holds the Breakfast of Champions honoring Senators Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-TX, Jeff Bingaman, D-NM, Tom Harkin, D-IA, Pat Roberts, R-KS, and Reps. John Murtha, D-PA and Curt Weldon, R-PA for their support of basic science research.

DATE: July 11, 2002

LOCATION: 325 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-879-9369

TIME: 9 a.m.


Zalmay Khalilzad, special assistant to the president for

National Security Affairs and U.S. special envoy to Afghanistan

Marin Strmecki, vice president of the Smith Richardson


Sen. Sam Brownback, R-KS (invited)

William Ludde, deputy assistant secretary of Defense for Near East and South Asia (invited)

S. Frederick Starr, chairman of the CACI at SAIS

Ali Jalali, chief of Voice of America's Farsi service (invited)

DATE: July 11, 2002

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: THE LEXINGTON INSTITUTE holds a forum to assess the security implications of directed energy weapons.

WHO: The speakers are:

Dr. Robert Cooper, Chief Executive Officer, Atlantic Aerospace Electronics Corp.

Dr. Delores Etter, former Deputy Under Secretary of Defense, Science and Technology

Dr. Daniel Goure, Vice President, Lexington Institute

Representative John Hostettler, House Armed Services Committee

John Luddy, Special Assistant to the Secretary of Defense, Legislative Affairs

Colonel Ellen Pawlikowski, Program Director, Airborne Laser

Dr. Josef Shwartz, Program Manager, Tactical High Energy Laser, TRW Space & Electronics

Dr. Loren Thompson, Chief Operating Officer, Lexington Institute

DATE: July 11, 2002

LOCATION: HC-5, U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-522-5828

WEB ADDRESS: lexingtoninstitute.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: ENVIRONMENTAL AND ENERGY STUDY INSTITUTE, HOUSE ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND RENEWABLE ENERGY CAUCUS hold a Congressional briefing on "Battling Fuel Waste in the Military: How Energy Efficiency and Resilient Energy Supplies Can Enhance National Security and Military Preparedness."

WHO: The speakers are:

Amory Lovins, CEO, Rocky Mountain Institute

Vice Admiral Dennis V. McGinn, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations, Warfare Requirements and Programs, U.S. Navy

DATE: July 11, 2002

LOCATION: 2325 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-628-1400

WEB ADDRESS:eesi.org

TIME: 9:45 a.m.

EVENT: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE presents a Spotlight on Federal Budget Discussions entitled "Winning the War on Terrorism and Building Global Stability: The Critical Role of the U.S. International Affairs Budget."

WHO: The speakers are:

Frank Carlucci, Former Secretary of Defense and National Security Advisor

William Cohen, Former Secretary of Defense

George Ingram, President, U.S. Global Leadership Campaign

Marvin Kalb, Director, Washington Office, Kennedy School

Greg Lebedev, Executive Vice President, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

General Brent Scowcroft, Former National Security Advisor

DATE: July 11, 2002

LOCATION: 1615 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5682

WEB ADDRESS: uschamber.com

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring Sen. John McCain, R-AZ, discussing corporate governance reform.

DATE: July 11, 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: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring Donald Carty, Chairman and CEO, American Airlines discussing Securing the Future of Commercial Aviation."

DATE: July 11, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: SEN. DEBBIE STABENOW, D-MI, AND SEN. TED KENNEDY, hold a news conference calling for a comprehensive prescription drug benefit.

DATE: July 11, 2002

LOCATION: Upper Senate Park, U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-224-4822

WEB ADDRESS: sen.gov

TIME: 3:30 p.m.

EVENT: NEW AMERICA FOUNDATION presents Entente Miserable? EU-US Relations in the 21st Century featuring

Nick Wescott, Head of IT Strategy, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, London, Minister-Counsellor, Trade and Transport, British Embassy.

DATE: July 11, 2002

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

CONTACT: Jud Mathews, 202-986-4901

WEB ADDRESS: newamerica.net

TIME: 4 p.m.

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a Book Forum for "Dependent on D.C.: The Rise of Federal Control Over the Lives of Ordinary Americans."

WHO: The speakers are:

Author, Charlotte Twight, Boise State University

James P. Pinkerton, Columnist, Newsday.

DATE: July 11, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS: cato.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: POTOMAC INSTITUTE FOR POLICY STUDIES presents The 2002 Potomac Institute Navigator Awards. The Navigator Awards are so named to reflect that national leadership, particularly in science and technology policy is a never-ending process of finding the way ahead.

AGENDA: Awardees are:

Sen. Pat Roberts, R-KS

Rep. Tom Davis, R-VA

Dr. Rita Colwell, Director of the National Science Foundation

Mr. Gilman Louie, president and chief executive officer of In-Q-Tel

DATE: July 11, 2002

LOCATION: Hyatt Regency - Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20001

CONTACT: 703-525-0770

WEB ADDRESS: potomacinstitute.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE featuring National Theatre of the Deaf in a presentation of Falling on Hearing Ears, a tragi-comedy featuring two clowns -- one deaf and one hearing -- who illuminate the complexity and hilarity involved when their cultures merge.

DATE: July 11, 2002

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 7 p.m.


Arthur Phillips reading from his new novel, Prague an account of four young Americans and one Canadian living in Budapest in the early 1990s.

Jessica Francis Kane's discussing Bending Heaven.. Her stories are shot through with mismatched props of family-with people who ought to understand each other the most, but who are held at odds by that very daunting fact.

DATE: July 11, 2002

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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