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EVENTS ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2001

TIME: All Day

EVENT: CONSUMER FEDERATION OF AMERICA'S annual Financial Conference.

AGENDA: Highlights:

12 noon - Sen. Paul Sarbanes, D-MD, Chair Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs on Senate's response to emerging consumer finance and investor protection issues

4:30 p.m. - SEC Chair Harvey Pitt to outline his investor protection agenda.

DATE: November 29, 2001

LOCATION: Jury's Washington Hotel, 1500 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC.

CONTACT: Adele Ellis, 202-387-6121

TIME: All Day

EVENT: AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION STANDING COMMITTEE ON LAW AND NATIONAL SECURITY'S holds its 11th Annual Review of the Field of National Security Law.

DATE: November 29, 2001

LOCATION: Capital Hilton, 16th and K Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-662-1093

WEB ADDRESS:abanet.com

TIME: All Day

EVENT: AMERICAN ANTHROPOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION holds it's annual meeting themed 100 Years of Anthropology: The Transformation of a Discipline. The theme will showcase our strengths, critique our weaknesses and continue a new era of growth and collegiality in the field of anthropology.

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AGENDA: Highlight:

8 a.m. - First Mead Centennial Session, "Legacies of Margaret Mead in Oceania"

DATE: November 29, 2001

LOCATION: Marriott-Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-528-1902

WEB ADDRESS: aaanet.org

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: ASIA SOCIETY presents Jon M. Huntsman, Jr., Deputy United States Trade Representative reviewing how trade has changed since the events of September 11, and offers an overview of the Bush administration's commercial policy toward Asia.

DATE: November 29, 2001

LOCATION: St. Regis, 923 16th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-833-2742

WEB ADDRESS: asiasociety.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: VOICES FOR CHOICES holds a news conference to release the results on a poll of perspective broadband customers.

DATE: November 29, 2001

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

CONTACT: 703-683-5004

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Morning Newsmaker" news program featuring Oxfam President Raymond C. Offenheiser will speak about the humanitarian situation in Afghanistan.

DATE: November 29, 2001

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL FOREIGN TRADE COUNCIL AND THE Global Business Dialogue present Part II: Preparing for the Doha Round.

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WHO: The speakers are:

Deputy USTR, Ambassador Peter Allgeier

Ambassador of Brazil, Rubens Barbosa

DATE: November 29, 2001

LOCATION: St. Regis, 923 16th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-887-0278

WEB ADDRESS:nffc.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL ECONOMIST CLUB holds its luncheon program with a presentation by Bill Beach, Senior Fellow in Economics and Director, Center for Data Analysis, The Heritage Foundation, on "Does President Bush's Energy Plan Deliver on Its Promises: The Economic and Defense Implications of the National Energy Plan."

DATE: November 29, 2001

LOCATION: LC, 101 Independence Avenue SE, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-739-9404

WEB ADDRESS: national-economists.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE presents Chairman of Daimler Chrysler Jurgen Schrempp.

DATE: November 29, 2001

LOCATION: 1615 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5682

WEB ADDRESS:uschamber.com

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a policy forum on "Access To "Free" Health Care: Restructuring the Safety Net."

WHO: The speakers are:

Bradley J. Herring, Yale University

Randall R. Bovbjerg, Urban Institute

David A. Hyman, University of Maryland School of Law

Richard Carlson, Illinois Comprehensive Health Insurance Plan.

DATE: November 29, 2001

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

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

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WEB ADDRESS:cato.org

TIME: 12:15 p.m.

EVENT: NEW AMERICA FOUNDATION holds a public policy forum on "U.S. Role In Rebuilding Afghanistan: As The Taliban Retreats, Can The U.S. Really Help?"

WHO: The speakers are:

Gilles Dorronsoro, Prominent French expert on the Taliban and Afghanistan

Professor, Instituts d'Etudes Politiques (Sciences Po) of Paris, Lille and Rennes

DATE: November 29, 2001

LOCATION: 1630 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Jud Mathews, 202-986-4901

WEB ADDRESS: newamerica.net

TIME: 12:15 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "Radical Islam And Terrorism In Indonesia" with Harold Crouch, director of the International Crisis Group's Indonesia Project and a senior fellow at the Australian National University in Canberra.

DATE: November 29, 2001

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 12:15 p.m.

EVENT: THE NIXON CENTER holds a roundtable discussion on "What to Do About Iraq? American, Arab And Israeli Perspectives."

WHO: The speakers are:

Shari Feldman, Jaffee Center For Strategic Studies

Hisham Milhem, As-Safir Newspaper

Ken Pollack, Council On Foreign Relations

R. James Woosley, former director, CIA

DATE: November 29, 2001

LOCATION: 1615 L Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-887-1000

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WEB ADDRESS:nixoncenter.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOMAN'S NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB presents former Ambassador Christopher Van Hollen discussing The United States and the World Since September 11. During his almost 30 year foreign service career, Ambassador Van Hollen was Ambassador to Sri Lanka and also served in Pakistan, India, and Turkey. He has served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs.

DATE: November 29, 2001

LOCATION: 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-232-7363

WEB ADDRESS: democraticwomen.org

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL COMMITTEE OT PRESERVE SOCIAL SECURITY AND MEDICARE holds a news conference releasing a study on Social Security Privatization: Unintended Consequences for the Disability Program.

DATE: November 29, 2001

LOCATION: Omni Shoreham, 2500 Calvert Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-216-8376

WEB ADDRESS:ncpssm.org

TIME: 3:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on "Making The Past With Russian Voices: Social Memory And History."

WHO: The speakers are:

Chris Chulos, Visiting Fellow, Center for East European and Russian/Eurasian Studies, University of Chicago, and former Title VIII-Supported Research Scholar, Kennan Institute

Margaret Paxson, Independent Scholar, Washington, and former Title VIII-Supported Research Scholar, Kennan Institute

DATE: November 29, 2001

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

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Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 4 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Afternoon Newsmaker" news program featuring Three Officials of the Republic of Uzbekistan; Deputy Prime Minister Rustam Azimov, Defense Minister Kadir Gulomov, and First Deputy Foreign Minister Sadyq Saffaev discussing Uzbekistan's role in the War in Afghaniztan and the global fight against terrorism.

DATE: November 29, 2001

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 4 p.m.

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a policy forum on A Return to Big Government?

WHO: The speakers are:

H. W. Brands, Professor of History, Texas A&M University and author of The Strange Death of American Liberalism

Jonathan Rauch, National Journal; and Sebastian Mallaby, The Washington Post.

DATE: November 29, 2001

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

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS:cato.org

TIME: 4 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a book forum on The Feminist Dilemma: When Success Is Not Enough.

WHO: The speakers are:

Diana Furchtgott-Roth

Christine Stolba, Independent Women's Forum

DATE: November 29, 2001

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS: aei.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

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EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE presents Le Neon Theatre bringing life a classic love story woven into a harsh satire of seventeenth century doctors, L'Amour Medecin, one Moliere's funniest plays.

DATE: November 29 2001

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, presents John Hume, leader of the Social Democratic and Labour Party.

DATE: November 29 2001

LOCATION: 37TH and O Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-687-8067

WEB ADDRESS:Georgetown.edu

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents Edward Dolnick discussing and signing copies of DOWN THE GREAT UNKNOWN which portrays the epic ninety-nine day journey, in 1869, down the 1000-miles of the uncharted Colorado River by Civil War veteran and amateur scientist J.W. Powell.

DATE: November 29, 2001

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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