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By United Press International   |   May 30, 2003 at 12:36 PM   |   Comments

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EVENTS ON MONDAY, JUNE 2, 2003

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES Institute of Medicine holds a meeting to discuss Accelerating the Research, Development and Acquisition of Medical Countermeasures Against Biological Warfare Agents.

AGENDA: Highlights:

1:45 p.m. - Introductory remarks

Leslie Z. Benet, Ph.D.

Chair, Committee on Accelerating the Research, Development, and Acquisition of Medical Countermeasures Against Biological Warfare Agents

2 p.m. - Perspectives on liability issues related to BW countermeasures

Mr. Alan B. Morrison

Public Citizen Litigation Group

Discussion

3 p.m. - Intellectual property concerns of the pharmaceutical industry

Mr. Jeff Kushan

Sidley Austin Brown and Wood

DATE: June 2, 2003

LOCATION: 500 5th Street, N.W., Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-334-2138

WEB ADDRESS: nas.edu

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES Committee on Planetary and Lunar Exploration holds a meeting.

AGENDA: Highlights:

9 a.m. - Public Policy Issues

- Kevin Marvel, American Astronomical Society

11 a.m. - Status of KBO Studies

- Michael Brown, Caltech

1 p.m. - Mars Program Status Report

- James B. Garvin, NASA HQ

2 p.m. - Solar System Exploration Program Status Report

- Colleen N. Hartman, NASA HQ

3:15 p.m. - Jupiter Icy Moons Orbiter

- Torrence Johnson, JPL

DATE: June 2, 2003

LOCATION: 500 5th Street, N.W., Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-334-2138

WEB ADDRESS: nas.edu

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION holds an Agenda Meeting to consider broadcast ownership rules. Immediately following the close of the meeting, They will proceed to the regular bureau chief news conference on the item held from the meeting.

DATE: June 2, 2003

LOCATION: FCC meeting room, 12th Street Level, 445 12th St. SW, Washington D.C.

CONTACT: Rosemary Kimball, 202-418-0511

WEB ADDRESS: fcc.gov

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: LIBRARY OF CONGRESS Library's Public Service Collections Directorate holds a first-time screening of "The Jackie Robinson Story" (1950). This 75-minute biographical film stars baseball legend Jackie Robinson as himself, and actress Ruby Dee as his wife. The screenplay is by Arthur Mann, former assistant to Brooklyn Dodgers' general manager Branch Rickey. Rickey signed Robinson to a contract that would bring him to the major leagues in 1947

DATE: June 2, 2003

LOCATION: Pickford Theater, third floor, James Madison Building, 101 Independence Avenue SE, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-707-7544

WEB ADDRESS: loc.gov

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