Washington Agenda-General

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TIME: All Day


AGENDA: Highlights:

9 a.m. - Welcome with John Bolton, Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security, U.S. Department of State

9:30 a.m.- Showcase Panel I: The President v. Congress: Who Has the Upper Hand in Foreign Affairs and National Security?

Walter Dellinger, O'Melveny & Myers and former U.S. Solicitor General

Frank Easterbrook, U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit

Louis Fisher, Library of Congress

Prof. Robert Turner, University of Virginia Center for National Security Law

John Yoo, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Office of Legal Counsel, U.S. Department of Justice

Timothy Flanigan, Deputy Counsel to the President (Moderator)

11:15 a.m.- Elaine L. Chao, U.S. Secretary of Labor

1:45 p.m. - Civil Rights Group: Privacy in the Post-September 11 World

Viet Dinh, Assistant Attorney General, Office of Legal Policy, U.S. Department of Justice

Prof. Lino A. Graglia, The University of Texas School of Law

Robert Levy, Cato Institute

Barry Steinhardt, American Civil Liberties Union

George Terwilliger, White & Case and former U.S. Deputy Attorney General

Edith Brown Clement, U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit (Moderator)

1:45 p.m. - Labor & Employment Law Group: The Fair Labor Standards Act: Keeping Time with the 21st Century?

Maria Echaveste, Farmworker Justice Fund, Inc.

Deborah Greenfield, Associate General Counsel, AFL-CIO

William Kilberg, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and former Solicitor, U.S. Department of Labor

Tammy McCutchen, Administrator, Wage & Hour Division, U.S. Department of Labor

Annie White, Labor Counsel, Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions

Mrs. Elizabeth Dorminey, Wimberly & Lawson

1:45 p.m. - Litigation Group: Lessons Learned from Asbestos Litigation

Fred Baron, Baron & Budd

Richard Faulk, Gardere Wynne Sewell

Steven Hantler, Associate General Counsel, DaimlerChrysler

Richard Scruggs, Scruggs Law Firm

Mark Behrens, Shook, Hardy & Bacon (Moderator)

3:30 p.m. -- Commissioner Paul Atkins, Securities and Exchange Commission

3:50 p.m. - Professional Responsibility: At the Bar and in the Boardroom: The Ethics of Corporate Lawyering

Charles Davidow, Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering

Prof. Susan Koniak, Boston University Law School

Prof. Thomas Morgan, George Washington University Law School

Eileen O'Connor, U.S. Assistant Attorney General, Tax Division, U.S. Department of Justice

3:50 p.m. - Telecommunications Group: Privacy, Telecommunications, and Technology: Does Emerging Technology Force New Privacy Considerations?

Hon. Kathleen Abernathy, Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission

Stewart Baker, Steptoe & Johnson

Jerry Berman, Executive Director, Center for Democracy and Technology

Reid Alan Cox, Asst GC of Center for Individual Freedom

James Harper, Editor, privacilla.org and Adjunct Fellow, The Progress & Freedom Foundation

Stephen Williams, U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit

6:00 p.m. - Twentieth Anniversary Lawyers Convention Reception

7 p.m. - Twentieth Anniversary Lawyers Convention Gala - BLACK TIE EVENT

Hon. Spencer Abraham, U.S. Secretary of Energy and Co-Founder, The Federalist Society

John Ashcroft, U.S. Attorney General

Robert Bork, Co-Chairman, Federalist Society Board of Visitors

Gale Norton, U.S. Secretary of the Interior

Theodore Olson, U.S. Solicitor General

Antonin Scalia, U.S. Supreme Court

DATE: November 14, 2002

LOCATION: Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Lisa Budzynski, 202-822-8138

WEB ADDRESS: fed-soc.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds its Sixth Annual Technology & Society Conference themed Telecom and Broadband Policy After the Market Meltdown.

AGENDA: Highlights:

8:40 a.m. - Morning Keynote Address

William J. "Billy" Tauzin Chairman, House Commerce Committee

9:30 a.m. - The Telecom Market Meltdown: Causes and Consequences

10:45 a.m.- What Vision Will Govern Broadband? Deregulation, Open Access, or Structural Separation?

12:45 p.m. - Luncheon Keynote Address

Kathleen Abernathy, Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission

1:15 p.m. - The Future of Spectrum Governance

DATE: November 14, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS:cato.org

TIME: All Day


AGENDA: Highlights:

8:30 a.m. - Jessica Mathews- President, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Joseph Cirincione- Senior Associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

8:45 a.m.- European Views on Proliferation

Paolo Cotta- Ramusino- University of Milan, Secretary-General of Pugwash

Therese Delpech- Atomic Energy Commission-France

Dieter Dettke- Friedrich Ebert Foundation

Simon Fraser- Foreign and Commonwealth Office- United Kingdom

Tomas Ries- National Defense College- Finland

10:30 a.m. - Spencer Abraham - U.S. Secretary of Energy

11 a.m. -- Sen. Sam Nunn- Nuclear Threat Initiative

11:40 a.m.- Mohamed ElBaradei- Director General, International Atomic Energy Agency

12:30 p.m. - Liu Jieyi, Director General, Department of Arms Control and Disarmament, Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs

6:30 p.m. -- Rep. John Spratt-D-SC

DATE: November 14, 2002

LOCATION: Ronald Reagan International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-483-7600

WEB ADDRESS: ceip.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY holds the Washington Program of the Helsinki Women Business Leaders Summit.

AGENDA: Highlights:

11:15 a.m. - Welcome Dean John Mayo, The McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University

Bonnie McElveen-Hunter, U.S. Ambassador to Finland

The Honorable Elizabeth Jones, Assistant Secretary for European and

Eurasian Affairs, Department of State

11:30 a.m. - "Turning Obstacles into Opportunities"

Dr. Catherine Tinsley, Associate Professor of Management,

The McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University

Cynthia Schneider, Associate Professor,

Georgetown University

Elizabeth Fago, Chairman and Founder, Home Quality

Management, Inc.

Anne Linnonmaa, Managing Director, Anne

Linnonmaa Oy

Aida Zigmantaviciene, Managing Director, Justima

2:15 p.m. - Keynote Address, The Honorable Patricia S. Harrison, Assistant

Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State

Introduced by Helen Mobley, Chief Voluntary Visitors Division

3 p.m. - "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Ethical Decisions"

Dr. Lamar Reinsch, Professor of Management, The

McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University

Connie Duckworth, (U.S. participant)

Marita Jaatinen, (Finnish participant)

4:15 p.m. - "Giving Back"

Barbara Krumsiek, Chief Executive Officer, Calvert Group

Dr. Pietra Rivoli, Associate Professor, The McDonough

School of Business, Georgetown University

DATE: November 14, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-687-4328

WEB ADDRESS: Georgetown.edu

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL COALITION FOR ADVANCED MANUFACTURING holds Advanced Manufacturing Leadership Council Fall Meeting.

AGENDA: Highlights:

7:20 a.m. - "Public Policy and Workforce Skills Development"

John Peterson, R-PA, Member, House Appropriations Committee

Member, Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related

Agencies Subcommittee

8 a.m. - The Defense Industrial Base: Time for Transition?

12 noon - Council Luncheon: "Role of Manufacturing in Meeting Department of Defense National Security Goals"

DATE: November 14, 2002

LOCATION: Sofitel Lafayette Square Hotel, 806 15th Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Paul Feenstra, 202-226-8279

WEB ADDRESS: nacfam.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL PTA AND AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGES FOR TEACHER EDUCATION hold Partners for Student Success 2002 National Summit on Parent Involvement in Teacher Education.

WHO: The speakers are:

Beth Ann Bryan, Senior Advisor to the U.S. Secretary of Education

Dr. Ben Carson, Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

Ann Compton, ABC News White House Correspondent

Dr. Stephen Joel Trachtenberg, George Washington University President and Professor of Public Administration

Reg Weaver, President, National Education Association

Sen. Jack Reed - D-RI

DATE: November 14, 2002

LOCATION: Marvin Center Building, 800 21st Street, NW Washington, DC

CONTACT: Debbie Dabrowski, National PTA, 1-202-289-6790 x212 or Karen McMullen, AACTE, 1- 202-293-2450

WEB ADDRESS: pta.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE New Atlantic Initiative event entitled Axis of Evil: Belarus--the Missing Link.

AGENDA: Highlight:

9 a.m. - Radek Sikorski, executive director, NAI

Sam Gejdenson, former member of the House of Representatives HANS-GEORG WIECK, former head of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Advisory and Monitoring Group in Minsk

Michael G. Kozak, ambassador, United States Embassy in Belarus

9:30 a.m. - Belarus: A Human Rights Catastrophe

Pavel Sheremet, author of a documentary on disappearances, formerly imprisoned in Minsk

Irina Krasovskaya, wife of Anatoly Krasovsky-Lukashenko's missing opponent

Andrey Sannikov, head of Charter 97, former deputy minister of foreign affairs of Belarus

Nina Shea, member of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom, and director of the Center for Religious Freedom, Freedom House

Thomas Dine, president, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

10:45 a.m. - Belarus as a Rogue State

Jan Maksymiuk, analyst, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

Rafal Sadowski, analyst, Center for Eastern Studies in Warsaw

Mark Palmer, president of Capital Development Company, former United States Ambassador to Hungary

11:45 a.m. - Belarus after Lukashenko

Stanislav Shushkevich, former head of state, Belarusian Social-Democratic Party "Gramada"

Anatoly Lyabedzka, United Civic Party

Vincuk Viachorka, Belarusian Popular Front

Andrey Klimov, former Member of Parliament who was condemned to a hard labor colony for political reasons

Barbara Haig, vice president for programs, planning, and evaluation, National Endowment for Democracy

1 p.m. -- Sen. John McCain, R-AZ

DATE: November 14, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS: aei.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: GLOBAL BUSINESS DIALOGUE AND NATIONAL FOREIGN TRADE COUNCIL hold The Road To Cancun plus 1) Subsidies, 2) Disputes, 3) the 5th Ministerial.

AGENDA: Highlights:

9:30 a.m. - Subsidies and the Doha Agenda with Gary Horlick of Wilmer, Cutler and Pickering; Ambassador Rubens Barbosa of Brazil; Canadian Embassy representatives; and Petros Sourmelis of the EU Delegation.

11 a.m. - Dispute Settlement and the Doha Agenda with Angela Ellard of the Ways and Means Committee Staff (invited), Peter Berz of the EU Delegation, and a Canadian Embassy representative.

12:15 p.m. - The Road To Cancun: Lunch and Discussion with Raul Urteaga-Trani of the Mexican Embassy, Simon Tucker of the New Zealand Embassy, Tatsuya Terazawa of Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, along with representatives from the sponsoring associations. This will provide an opportunity for a review of the issues to be decided on and before the 5th WTO Ministerial, which will be held in Cancun, Mexico, in just ten months -- September 2003. Additional details will be published soon.

DATE: November 14, 2002

LOCATION: The Regis Hotel, 16th and K Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5074

WEB ADDRESS: gbdinc.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES, REFUGEE POLICY FORUM AND WASHINGTON KURDISH INSTITUTE, hold a conference on "Internal Displacement and Ethnic Cleansing in Iraq: Future Implications." will feature discussions of a newly released report on displacement in Iraq

DATE: November 14, 2002

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 9:30a.m.

EVENT: DIABETESWATCH holds a news conference to discuss its Diabetes ALC Initiative Aim, Believe Achieve. 1C (also known as HbA1C or glycated hemoglobin) is the standard for measuring blood sugar, or glucose, control over a two-month period. The American Diabetes Association for optimal blood sugar control recommends a target of less than 7%. Yet despite the availability of treatments that can effectively help people reach this target, more than half of the 11 million Americans who have already been diagnosed with the disease are not achieving this goal.

AGENDA: As a result, millions of people may be at risk for serious complications associated with diabetes such as heart disease, stroke, blindness, kidney damage, and amputation.

WHO: The speakers are:

Richard Bergenstal, M.D., Executive Director, International Diabetes Center

Steven V. Edelman, M.D., Founder and Chairman, Taking Control of Your Diabetes

James R. Gavin, M.D., Ph.D., President and Professor of Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine

Nathaniel Clark, M.D., Vice President, Clinical Affairs, American Diabetes Association

Local diabetes advocates: Renee Cruea (patient with type 1

diabetes), Norm Hente (patient with type 2 diabetes)

Jane DeVane (certified diabetes educator)

DATE: November 14, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-530-4606

WEB ADDRESS: diabeteswatch.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION holds book event for "Organizing the Presidency." Organizing the White House and staffing key positions in their administrations are among the most important decisions modern American presidents make.

WHO: The speakers are:

Stephen Hess, Senior Fellow, Governance Studies, Brookings; Eisenhower and Nixon Administrations

Harry C. McPherson, Partner - Piper, Rudnick LLP; Johnson Administration

James B. Steinberg, V.P. and Director, Foreign Policy Studies, Brookings; Clinton Administration

Gene Sperling, Senior Fellow, Economic Policy, and Director, Center on Universal Education, Council on Foreign Relations; Clinton Administration

George Elsey, President Emeritus, Red Cross; Roosevelt, Truman Administrations

Ron Nessen, V.P. of Communications, Brookings; Ford Administration

Fred Fielding, Partner, Wiley Rein & Fielding; Nixon, Reagan Administrations

DATE: November 14, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-797-6105

WEB ADDRESS: brookings.edu

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: UNITED STATES INSTITUE OF PEACE holds a current issues briefing on Marshland Arabs of Iraq: Hussein's Lesser Known Victims.

WHO: The speakers are:

Baroness Emma Nicholson, Member, European Union Parliament, and Special Rapporteur for Iraq

Peter Clark, CEO, AMAR International Charitable Foundation

Joseph Dellapenna, Professor, Villanova University Law School

James Brasington, Professor, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge

Richard Kauzlarich, Director, Special Initiative on the Muslim World, U.S. Institute of Peace

DATE: November 14, 2002

LOCATION: 1200 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-429-3832

WEB ADDRESS: usip.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: PEW CENTER ON GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE holds a news conference releasing its report "Greenhouse & Statehouse: The Evolving State Government Role in Climate Change."

DATE: November 14, 2002

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

CONTACT: Danielle Tupper @703-516-0630

WEB ADDRESS: pewcliamate.org

TIME: 12 noon


WHO: The speakers are:

Dr. Janice Shaw Crouse, Senior Fellow, Beverly LaHaye Institute.

Ronald Haskins, White House Senior Advisor for Welfare Policy and Guest Scholar at the Brookings Institution

Kristin Moore, President of Child Trends

DATE: November 14, 2002

LOCATION: 2322 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Rebecca Riggs, 202-488-7000, ext. 126 or Kelly Walmsley, 703-683-5004, ext. 140.

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY holds an expert forum on the World Bank and Human Rights.

AGENDA: World Bank claim that many Bank programs violate human rights, and want human rights integrated into the Bank's policies. The Bank replies that its statutes prohibit interference in the domestic political affairs of governments - and that its anti-poverty programs benefit human rights. Two senior officials from the Bank will debate these issues with NGO representatives and the audience.

WHO: The speakers are:

Ian Johnson, Senior Vice President for the Environmentally and Socially Sustainable Development Network, World Bank

Judith Edstrom, Sector Manager for Social Development, World Bank

Irungu Houghton, US Program Coordinator, ActionAidUSA

Mike Jendrezejczyk, Washington Director, Asia Division, Human Rights Watch

DATE: November 14, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-687-4328

WEB ADDRESS: Georgetown.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on The Upcoming Summit in Prague: Problems and Challenges for an Enlarged NATO.

WHO: The speakers are:

Andrew Michta, Mertie Willigar Buckman Professor of International Studies, Rhodes College, TN, and Member, EES Advisory Council

Jeffrey Simon, Senior Fellow, Institute for National Strategic Studies, National Defense University

DATE: November 14, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: MIDDLE EAST INSTITUTE holds a program to discuss the PeaceWorks Foundation's initiative, One Voice: SilentNoLonger, is challenging the notion of "unsolvable differences" amongst Israelis and Palestinians with an innovative approach designed to amplify the voice of "moderate majority" that wish to end violence and live in peaceful

co-existence, but whose voices have been drowned out by extremists. This pragmatic project has gathered strong momentum based upon the concept of building a neutral forum vetted by hundreds of experts over the course of 18 months of research and preparation, and the development of grassroots and policy level support.

WHO: The speakers are:

Daniel Lubetzky, founder, PeaceWorks Foundation

Mohammad Darawshe, Chairman of the PeaceWorks Foundation's Steering Committee in Israel

DATE: November 14, 2002

LOCATION: MEI, 1761 N Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-785-1141

WEB ADDRESS: mideasti.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOMAN'S NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB presents Gary Gardner, Director of Research and a staff member at the Worldwatch Institute discussing World Summit in Johannesburg. We need to confront the many environmental problems, which will require not only cooperation between rich and poor countries, but also the building of a new economic model to ensure a just global distribution of shrinking natural resources.

DATE: November 14, 2002

LOCATION: 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-232-7363

WEB ADDRESS: democraticwomen.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR POLICY ANALYSIS ON PALESTINE luncheon briefing with Ronen Idelman, media activist and a founder of Indymedia-Israel, discussing the deteriorating situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. Israeli peace groups have been active in combating the policies of the Israeli government and military. However, their work is met with great resistance in an Israel that is shifting farther to the right. With a multitude of organizations actively working to end the occupation, many groups have come together despite their differences to promote what they see as a final solution to the conflict.

DATE: November 14, 2002

LOCATION: 2425 Virginia Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-338-1290

WEB ADDRESS: palestinecenter.org

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: ENVIORNMENTAL DEFENSE holds a news conference with Army Corps Of Engineers economist and whistleblower Dr. John Sweeney discussing the Corps revised study of the need for longer locks on the Mississippi and Illinois rivers.

DATE: November 14, 2002

LOCATION: 2253 Rayburn Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-387-3500

WEB ADDRESS: environmentaldefense.org

TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION holds a forum on a book Offering Solutions to a Major Challenge in American Education: The Achievement Gap.

WHO: The speakers are:

Tom Loveless, Senior Fellow, Governance Studies, and Director, Brown Center on Education Policy, The Brookings Institution

John Chubb, Chief Education Officer and Executive Vice President, Edison Schools

Alan Krueger, Bendheim Professor of Economics and Public Policy; Director, Princeton Survey Research Center, Economics Department and Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University

Paul Peterson, Henry Lee Shattuck Professor of Government and Director of the Program on Education Policy and Governance, Harvard University

Diane Whitmore, Post-doctoral Fellow, Health Policy Research Program, University of California, Berkeley; Assistant Professor (on leave), Irving B. Harris School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago

Robert Slavin, Co-Director, Center for Research on the Education of Students Placed at Risk, Johns Hopkins University; Chairman, Success for All Foundation

DATE: November 14, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-797-6105

WEB ADDRESS: brookings.edu

TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a book launch for Sister Circle: Black Women and Work with Sharon Harley, Editor; Associate Professor of Afro-American Studies, University of Maryland at College Park, and Wilson Center Fellow; and contributors.

DATE: November 14, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 4 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY Elliott School of International Affairs presents Miguel Angel Rodriquez, former president of Costa Rica and J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Professor at The George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs, discussing recent changes in human rights law in Costa Rica

DATE: November 14, 2002

LOCATION: Moot Court Room, 2000 H Street, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Jeffrey Gutman, 202-994-5797,


TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS holds a program on Opening NATO's Door: What the Last Round of Enlargement Tells Us About Prague.

WHO: The speakers are:

Ronald Asmus, Author, Opening NATO's Door: How the Alliance Remade Itself for a New Era

Senior Transatlantic Fellow, German Marshall Fund of the United States

Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

Jackson K. Diehl, Deputy Editorial Page Editor, Washington Post

DATE: November 14, 2002

LOCATION: 1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Marieke Beeuwkes, 212-434-9537

WEB ADDRESS: cfr.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE presents Bratislava Conservatory Chamber Choir The group performs the vocal music of Slovakia and unique choral music of other cultures.

DATE: November 14, 2002

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds the 25th Annual National Press Club Book Fair & Authors' Night. This annual event is a fundraiser to benefit the Club's Eric Friedheim Library and will feature over 60 authors.

DATE: November 14, 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.


WHO; The speakers are:

Russell Crandall, MacArthur Assistant Professor of Political Science at

Davidson College, will present his recently published book, Driven by

Drugs: U.S. Policy Toward Colombia

Julia Sweig, senior fellow and deputy director of Latin American Studies at the Washington Council on Foreign Relations

Riordan Roett, director of the SAIS Western

DATE: November 14, 2002

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 8 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN UNIVERSITY The American Forum panel discussion titled, "Turning Point 2002: How the Mid-Term Elections Will Change America."

WHO: The speakers are:

Rep. Barney Frank, D-MA

Tony Blankley, editorial page editor, Washington Times

David Shribman, Washington bureau chief, Boston Globe

Amy Walter, political analyst, Cook Political Report

DATE: November 14, 2002

LOCATION: 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-885-5950


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