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EVENTS ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 2002

TIME: All Day

EVENT: U.S. CONFERENCE OF MAYORS holds its national housing conference.

AGENDA: Highlights:

10:15 a.m. -- News conference to discuss the need to address the nation's affordable housing crisis.

Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, President, U.S. Conference of Mayors

San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown

Akron Mayor Donald Plusquellic

Burlington (Vt.) Mayor Peter Clavelle

Stamford (Conn.) Mayor Dannel Malloy

Senator John Kerry (D-MA)

Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA)

DATE: May 22, 2002

LOCATION: Embassy Row Hotel, 2100 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-293-7330

WEB ADDRESS: usmayors.org

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE hosts the World Economic Forum's USA Meeting 2002.

AGENDA: Highlighted speakers:

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Robert Zoellick, U.S. Trade Representative

Pascal Lamy, Commissioner, Trade, European Commission (by videoconference)

Thomas J. Ridge, Director of the U.S. Office of Homeland Security

Paul D. Wolfowitz, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense

Rep. Tom DeLay, R-TX, House Majority Whip

Javier Solana Madariaga, E.U. High Representative for the Common Foreign

and Security Policy, Secretary-General of the Council

Kenneth W. Dam, U.S. Deputy Secretary of the Treasury

Charles James, U.S. Assistant Attorney General

Joel I. Klein, Chairman and CEO, Bertelsmann

James Copeland, Chief Executive Officer, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

Rep. Michael Oxley, R-OH, Chairman House Financial Services Committee

DATE: May 22, 2002

LOCATION: 1615 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5682

WEB ADDRESS:uschamber.com

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT:INTER-AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK presents Minister of Economy and Finance Carlos Julio Emanuel.

DATE: May 22, 2002

LOCATION: IDB, 1300 New York Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-822-9002

WEB ADDRESS:thedialogue.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Morning Newsmaker" news program featuring Prime Minister of Kosovo, Dr. Bajram Rexhepi, discussing "Priorities of his Government, including efforts to integrate Minorities and fulfill the conditions necessary to discuss Kosovo's final status."

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DATE: May 22, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICANS FOR PEACE NOW invites you to attend a media availability with Dr. Yossi Beilin, Economic Cooperation Foundation. He is also one of the leaders of the Israeli Peace Coalition, an umbrella organization that includes the Israeli Peace Now movement, Labor Party doves, the Meretz Party, the Kibbutz movement, and the Bereaved Families Forum.

DATE: May 22, 2002

LOCATION: 1815 H Street, NW, Ste. 920, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: Lewis Roth, 202-728-1893

WEB ADDRESS: apn.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION Brookings/Harvard Forum Press Coverage and the War on Terrorism presents An Interview with Mike Wallace discussing "A Look Back and What's Ahead for Broadcast News."

DATE: May 22, 2002

LOCATION: Falk Auditorium, 1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-797-6105

WEB ADDRESS: brookings.edu

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR IMMIGRATION STUDIES holds a news conference to examines how foreign terrorists entered and remained in the country over the past decade.

WHO: The speakers are:

Steven A. Camarota, author of the report and Director of Research, Center for Immigration Studies

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Jan Ting, Professor of Law at Temple University and a former Assistant Commissioner of the Immigration and Naturalization Service

Mark J. Miller, professor of political science and international relations, University of Delaware

DATE: May 22, 2002

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

CONTACT: John Keeley, 202-466-8185

WEB ADDRESS: cis.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: US INSTITUTE OF PEACE holds an issues briefing on Kosovo: The Road Ahead with Prime Minister of Kosovo Bajram Rexhepi.

DATE: May 22, 2002

LOCATION: United States Institute of Peace, 1200 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-429-3832

WEB ADDRESS:usip.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: SEN. EDWARD M. KENNEDY, D-MA, REP. DAVID BONIOR, D-MI, hold a press conference on Wednesday, May 22 to announce the re-introduction of legislation to raise the minimum wage by $1.50.

DATE: May 22, 2002

LOCATION: Senate Radio-TV Gallery, U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-224-2633

WEB ADDRESS: senate.gov

TIME: 11:30 a.m.

EVENT: SENATOR BARBARA BOXER, D-CA, holds a news conference to call for increased security, funding for Afghanistan.

WHO: The speakers are:

Eleanor Smeal, President, Feminist Majority

Activist Gloria Steinem

Eve Ensler, Founder, VDay

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Jessica Neuwirth, President, Equality Now

Kim Gandy, President, National Organization for Women

DATE: May 22, 2002

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

CONTACT: 703-522-2214

WEB ADDRESS:senate.gov

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: RESOURCES FOR THE FUTURE holds a program on "Is Consensus an Appropriate Basis for Regulatory Policy?" with Cary Coglianese, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.

DATE: May 22, 2002

LOCATION: 1616 P Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-328-5000

WEB ADDRESS: rff.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring Sen. Tom Daschle, D-SD.

DATE: May 22, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR SCIENCE AND THE ENVIRONMENT holds a program releasing a report on Recommendations for Achieving Sustainable Communities: Science & Solutions.

WHO: The speakers are:

Bill Pascrell, Jr., D-NJ

Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-OR, Chair Livable Communities Task Force

Jack Quinn (R-NY), Co-Chair Northeast Midwest Coalition

Sherwood Boehlert (R-NY), Chair House Science Committee

Ambassador Richard Benedick, D.B.A. -- President, National Council for

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Science and the Environment

Karim Ahmed, Ph.D, President, Global Children's Health and Environment Fund

David Blockstein, Ph.D, Senior Scientist, National Council for Science

and the Environment

DATE: May 22, 2002

LOCATION: 2318 Rayburn Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-530-5810

WEB ADDRESS:cnie.org

TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a book launch for "Crisis in the Commons: The Alaska Solution," with Walter Hickel, former Governon or Alaska.

DATE: May 22, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE presents Young Playwright's Theater performing Pieces of Life, an original musical.

DATE: May 22, 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 author by Laura Zigman discussing and signing copies of "Her." This book introduces us to Elise as her insecurities, obsession, and jealousy toward a past fiancée of the man she is to marry in three months take over her life and threaten to destroy her future.

DATE: May 22, 2002

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

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WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: SONS OF ITALY FOUNDATION holds an awards Gala honoring First Monday's Joe Mantegna, AIDS Researcher Robert Gallo and Labor Leader Martin Maddaloni

WHO: Among invited guests:

Former President Bill Clinton

Gov. Tom Ridge, director, Office of Homeland Security

Nick Calio, White House Congressional Liaison

Geraldine Ferraro, producer

Sonny Grosso

Sen. Joe Lieberman, D-CT

Ambassador to the US from Italy Ferdinando Salleo

DATE: May 22, 2002

LOCATION: 401 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Dona De Sanctis, 202-547-2900

WEB ADDRESS: sif.org

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