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EVENTS ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10, 2002

TIME: All Day

EVENT: AMERICAN SOCIETY OF NEWSPAPER EDITORS holds its 2002 conference

AGENDA: Highlights:

8 a.m. - Address by Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle, D-SD

12:30 p.m. - ASNE Leadership Award presentation: Crisis in the Catholic Church

Michael Paulson, Religion Reporter, The Boston Globe

Father James A. Coriden, Professor of Church Law and Dean Emeritus, Washington Theological Union

Father C. John McCloskey III, Director, Catholic Information Center

DATE: April 10, 2002

LOCATION: JW Marriott, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-453-1122

WEB ADDRESS: asne.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: SENATE REPUBLICAN CONFERENCE CHAIRMAN SEN. RICK SANTORUM, R-PA, holds a pen and pad briefing.

DATE: April 10, 2002

LOCATION: S-211, U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-224-3582

WEB ADDRESS: senate.gov

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a program on Microsoft Antitrust: Dueling Remedies. Microsoft has cut a deal with the Department of Justice, proposing a settlement to the antitrust case that would regulate the way the company develops and markets Windows and related software. But half of the state attorneys general who were parties to the suit have refused to sign on, and have asked the court to impose far tougher remedies that would fundamentally alter the competitive landscape in PC operating systems and business applications.

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WHO: The speakers are:

Robert W. Hahn, AEI-Brookings Joint Center

Robert E. Litan, AEI-Brookings Joint Center

George Priest, Yale University Law School

Steven C. Salop, Georgetown University Law Center

Richard L. Schmalensee, MIT Sloan School of Management

DATE: April 10, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: ALASKA COALITION, ALASKA WILDNESS LEAGUE, DEFENDERS OF WILDLIFE, hold a rally to oppose the drilling of the Artic Refuge.

DATE: April 10, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-365-1581

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: HOUSE MAJORITY WHIP TOM DELAY, R-TX, holds a news conference to discuss welfare reform.

DATE: April 10, 2002

LOCATION: H-137, U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-225-0197

WEB ADDRESS: house.gov

TIME: 10:30 a.m.

EVENT: UNITED STATES INSTITUTE OF PEACE holds a current issues briefing entitled "Crisis In the Middle East: The Israeli View."

WHO: The speakers are:

Amb. Zalman Shoval, Senior Adviser to Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon & former Israeli Ambassador to the United States

Amb. Samuel Lewis

Former President, U.S. Institute of Peace & former U.S. Ambassador to Israel

DATE: April 10, 2002

LOCATION: 1200 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

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CONTACT: 202-429-3832

WEB ADDRESS: usip.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: SOUTHEASTERN LEGAL FOUNDATION holds a news conference to discuss a lawsuit filed today by U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-KY in the District of Columbia federal district court. The lawsuit, McConnell v. Federal Elections Commission, Federal Communications Commission, challenges the constitutionality of multiple provisions of the Shays-Meehan so-called campaign finance "reform" bill signed into law this morning by President George W. Bush.

AGENDA: Highlight:

DATE: April 10, 2002

LOCATION: S-207, U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 713-975-8618

WEB ADDRESS: southeasternlegal.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: SEN. JOHN KYL, R-AZ, hosts an address by former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

DATE: April 10, 2002

LOCATION: 124 Dirksen Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-224-4521

WEB ADDRESS: senate.gov

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: AMERICAN TO BAN CLONING holds a briefing entitled "Cures Not Clones," to discuss Recent news has circulated that a renegade fertility specialist may have implanted a cloned embryo, and that the pregnancy is at least eight weeks along.

WHO: The speakers are:

Sen. Sam Brownback, R-KS, prime sponsor of S. 1899, the Brownback-Landrieu "Human Cloning Prohibition Act"

Patricia Heaton, two-time Emmy winner best known for her role as Debra in the hit CBS comedy, "Everybody Loves Raymond"

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Joni Eareckson Tada, Director Emeritus, Christian Council on Persons with Disabilities

Dr. Anton-Lewis Usala, Founder of two biotechnology companies developing human tissue regeneration therapies; Clinical Prof., Section Head, Pediatric Endocrinology, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University.

Dr. Jean Peduzzi-Nelson, Neuroscientist pursuing a cure for spinal cord injury; Research Assoc. Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham

James Kelly, patient advocate with spinal cord injury (SCI) and activist for SCI research and cures

Dr. Tom P. Dooley, CEO of Huntsville biotech firm IntegriDerm Inc; co-founder and former President of Biotechnology Association of Alabama

Margaret Colin, Film and Broadway star, known for her roles in "Three Men and a Baby," "Independence Day" and in Broadway's "Jackie"

Chuck Colson, Chairman, Prison Fellowship Ministries and The Wilberforce Forum

William Kristol, Editor of "The Weekly Standard" and Chairman of the Bioethics Project and Stop Human Cloning

DATE: April 10, 2002

LOCATION: 562 Dirksen Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-684-8352

WEB ADDRESS: cloninginformation.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: THE CENTER FOR NONPROLIFERATION STUDIES (CNS) AT THE MONTEREY INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a program entitled The Office of Homeland Security: Meeting the Challenge of WMD and Mass Casualty Terrorism."

Featuring Dr. Richard Falkenrath, director of policy and plans, Office of Homeland Security

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DATE: April 10, 2002

LOCATION: 1050 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-478-3409

WEB ADDRESS:cns.miis.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: COALITION DE VALORES, TRADICIONALES holds a news conference to support Miguel Estrada a judicial nominee for the court of Appeals for the District of Columbia.

DATE: April 10, 2002

LOCATION: Senate Swamp, U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-547-8570

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "From Creative Destruction to Destructive Creativity" with Mario Catalan, SAIS professor of international economics.

DATE: April 10, 2002

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: REP. STENY HOYER, D-MD AND REP. BARON HILL, D-IN, hold a news conference to pay-off of their wager on the NCAA Men's Basketball Championship.

DATE: April 10, 2002

LOCATION: House Triangle, U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202- 225-4131

WEB ADDRESS: house.gov

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: RESOURCES FOR THE FUTURE holds a lecture on Sulfur Dioxide Banking Under Title IV of the Clean Air Act Amendments with A. Denny Ellerman, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

DATE: April 10, 2002

LOCATION: 1616 P Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-328-5000

WEB ADDRESS: rff.org

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TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: ACT UP NEW YORK AND HEALTH GAP GLOBAL ACCESS PROJECT hold a demonstration calling for immediate increases in money from Congress for affordable AIDS treatment and prevention in developing countries, where 95% of people with HIV live. Activists are also calling for new action from Congress on debt cancellation for countries hardest hit by AIDS.

WHO: The speakers are:

AIDS Activists, Danny Glover

Rep. Barbara Lee, D-CA

DATE: April 10, 2002

LOCATION: US Capitol Steps, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 212-674-9598 or 917-612-3058

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS holds a meeting to discuss NATO's Future After September 11 featuring Secretary General f NATO Lord George Robertson.

DATE: April 10, 2002

LOCATION: Washington Club, 15 Dupont Circle NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 212-434-9536

WEB ADDRESS: cfr.org

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring Cambodian Opposition Leader, Sam Rainsy, discussing "Post-Election Political Environment in Cambodia."

DATE: April 10, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 2:30 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY presents members of the Scottish Parliament, Andrew Wilson MSP (Shadow Economy Minister) and Duncan Hamilton MSP along with Angus Robertson MP (Shadow Scottish Minister for Foreign Affairs) of the Westminster Parliament in London will make short presentations on the development of Scottish democracy.

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DATE: April 10, 2002

LOCATION: Riggs Library, Healy Hall, 37TH and O Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-687-4328

WEB ADDRESS:Georgetown.edu

TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a book launch for Race Experts: How Racial Etiquette, Sensitivity Training, and New Age Therapy Hijacked the Civil Rights Revolution with Elisabeth Lasch-Quinn, author, Professor of History, Syracuse University, and former Wilson Center Fellow.

DATE: April 10, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 5 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE AND THE HUDSON INSTITUTE present former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sharing his thoughts on the current Middle East violence and analyzes the future of U.S.-Israeli relations, in the midst of Secretary of State Colin Powell's mission to the Middle East.

DATE: April 10, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

TIME: 5:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture with Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel of Nebraska discussing "U.S. Policy Toward Central Asia: The Present and the Future.

DATE: April 10, 2002

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

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CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 5:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "Post-Milosevic Serbia: Privatization and Small Business Development" with Alexandar Vlahovic, minister of Economy and Privatization of Serbia, and Mirko Cvetkovic, deputy minister of Economy and Privatization of Serbia.

DATE: April 10, 2002

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: ELIZABETH GLASSER PEDIATRIC AIDS FOUNDATION holds its "A Night To Unite," gala.

WHO: The attendees include:

Sen. Mike DeWine, R-OH

Sen. Christopher Dodd, D-CT,

Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-UT

Morty Bahr, President of the Communications Workers of America

DATE: April 10, 2002

LOCATION: National Building Museum, 401 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-296-9195

WEB ADDRESS: pedaids.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE features National Symphony Orchestra Youth Fellows.

DATE: April 10, 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 presents Sen. Bill Frist, R-TN, discussing When Every Moment Counts: What You Need to Know about Bioterrorism from the Senate's Only Doctor."

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DATE: April 10, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: ARAB AMERICAN INSTITUTE FOUNDATION holds its annual Kahlil Gibran "Spirit of Humanity" Awards. The annual gala dinner honors individuals, corporations, organizations and communities that have demonstrated a commitment to humanitarian values and cultural understanding consistent with the ideals exemplified by Arab American poet and author Kahlil Gibran.

WHO: The attendees include:

Musician Sting

Michael Gross of Family Ties

Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle

House Minority Leader Richard Gephardt

INS Commissioner James Ziglar

Harlem Globetrotters

Actor F. Murray Abraham

DATE: April 10, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202- 429-9210

WEB ADDRESS:aaiusa.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents Hasia Diner and Beryl Benderly who have Now, together authored Her Works Praise Her a warm account weaving the stories of individual Jewish women through American history.

DATE: April 10, 2002

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: CAMPAIGN FOR AMERICA'S FUTURE holds a conference on Reclaiming America: Progressive Strategies for the New Era.

WHO: The speakers are:

MC Molly Ivins - Columnist, Author

Warren Beatty*- Actor, Political Activist

Rep. Nancy Pelosi - House Minority Whip

Gerald McEntee - President, AFSCME

Sen. Jon Corzine - D-NJ

DATE: April 10, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-955-5665

WEB ADDRESS: ourfuture.org

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