Washington Agenda-General

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TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB Washington Independent Writers hold 2002 Washington Writers Conference

AGENDA: Highlights:

Track 1 focuses on fiction writing and includes critiques and an agents' roundtable titled "What's Selling in Fiction."

Track 2 is geared toward nonfiction writers. Panelists include representatives of the Washington Post and Preservation.

Track 3 features discussions on the impact of copyright in the digital age, script writing, and getting your play produced in Washington.

Track 4 includes discussions on setting up a writing business, getting work online, and conducting research.

DATE: May 17, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 7:45 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN JUDICATURE SOCIETY holds a symposium on examining the roles and responsibilities of the executive and legislative branches in the federal judicial selection process

WHO: The speakers are:

Eleanor D. Acheson, former Assistant Attorney General during the Clinton Administration

Victoria Bassetti, Judiciary Committee counsel to Senator Herb Kohl

Stephen B. Burbank, Professor of Law, University of Pennsylvania and co-chair of AJS's Judicial Independence Task Force

Walter Dellinger, former Assistant Attorney General during the Clinton Administration

Dick Durbin, United States Senator

C. Boyden Gray, counsel to former President Bush

James L. Huffman, Dean and Erskine Wood, Sr., Professor of Law at Lewis & Clark Law School

Brett Kavanaugh, Associate White House Counsel

Connie Mack, former United States Senator

Howard Metzenbaum, former United States Senator

Jon O. Newman, Senior Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Michael E. O'Neill, former general counsel to the Senate Judiciary Committee

Alan Charles Raul, Associate Counsel to President Reagan

Elliot E. Slotnick, Professor of Political Science, Ohio State University

DATE: May 17, 2002

LOCATION: The Washington Court Hotel, 525 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Malia Reddick, 202-973-5846

TIME: 9:15 a.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on "Brazilian Foreign Policy Under Fernando Henrique Cardoso."

AGENDA: Highlights:

Amaury de Souza, Senior Partner, Techne and MCM Consultores Associados

Carlos Eduardo Lins da Silva, Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Valor Econômico

Ambassador Anthony Harrington, Former U.S. Ambassador to Brazil, President, Stonebridge International; Ambassador Crescencio Arcos, Member of the US Presidential Intelligence Advisory Board

Ambassador Luiz Felipe Lampreia, Former Brazilian Minister of Foreign Affairs

President Conselho Curador CEBRI

Ambassador Gelson Fonseca, Brazilian Permanent Mission to the United Nations

Ambassador Rubens Antonio Barbosa, Brazilian Ambassador to the United States

DATE: May 17, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: THE GERMAN MARSHALL FUND OF THE U.S. holds a briefing on "Transatlantic Relations and the President's Trip to Europe and Russia."

WHO: The speakers are:

William Drozdiak, director German Marshall Fund

Phillip Gordon, Brookings Institution

Paul Sauners, Nixon Center

Gary Schmitt, New American Century

DATE: May 17, 2002

LOCATION: Old Ebbitt Grill, 675 15th Street NW, Washintgon, DC

CONTACT: 202-238-2258

WEB ADDRESS:gmfus.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: DEFENSE FORUM FOUNDATION holds its policy forum featuring Officer in North Korea's National Defense Service, Yoon Sung-Soo discussing How Kim Jong-il "Enslaves 23 million People: A look From Inside North Korea's Regime."

DATE: May 17, 2002

LOCATION: B-339 Rayburn Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-534-4313

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE features Yuqin Wang and Zhangli Xu, puppeteers, presenting the ancient art form of Chinese rod puppetry, combined with music, humor, and special effects.

DATE: May 17, 2002

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents historian John Lukacs discussing and signing copies of At The End Of An Age which is an extended essay on historical and scientific knowledge. He has characterized his book as being "about thinking itself," and its reward lies in his intellectual pursuit of defining the disappearing Modern Age

DATE: May 17, 2002

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: U.S. FUND FOR UNICEF AND THE MARSHALL LEGACY INSTITUTE holds a gala benefiting landmine-contaminated countries.

WHO: The speakers are:

Her Majesty Queen Noor of Jordan

Chuck Hagel, R-NE

Patrick Leahy, D-VT

James V. Kimsey, Founder, AOL and Kimsey Foundation

Brenda, a Mine Detection Dog and K9 Hero.

Sam Donaldson as Master of Ceremonies

Judy Collins, Musician

performance by the World's Children's Choir.

DATE: May 17, 2002

LOCATION: 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-799-2449

TIME: 8:30 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER presents"Portraits in Jazz: A Gallery of Songs."

WHO: Starring vocalists:

Carl Anderson

Patti Austin

Janis Siegel

Steve Tyrell

Lillias White

The Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra

DATE: May 17, 2002

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

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