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EVENTS ON FRIDAY, MARCH 7, 2003

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES Division on Earth and Life Studies Water Science and Technology Board, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology Committee on Restoration of the Greater Everglades Ecosystem holds a meeting.

AGENDA: Highlights:

8:30 a.m. - committee business, including bias session

Open Session

10 a.m. - Welcome and Introductions Jean Bahr

10:10 a.m. - Overview of Current CROGEE Activities

Monitoring and Assessment Report

Linda Blum/David Policansky

Role of Flow in the Ridge and Slough Landscape

Ken Potter/Will Logan

10:30 a.m. - Discussion with representative(s) of U.S.

Army Corps of Engrs. topics: Independent scientific

review as per WRDA 2002,

11:15 a.m. - Discussion with Representative(s) of SFERTF

Chair Long-term plans for peer review,

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intermediate-term plans for CROGEE)

12 noon -Open session

1 p.m. -- Actives on Everglades Restoration and Discussion

with Interest Groups, Congressional Staff, and Others

DATE: March 7, 2003

LOCATION: 500 5th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-334-2138

WEB ADDRESS: nas.edu

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY holds a program by Elena Schitova, Executive Director, Women's Alliance (Barnaul, Russia) discussing Dealing With Domestic Violence in Russia.

DATE: March 7, 2003

LOCATION: 1201 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-457-6949

WEB ADDRESS: rferl.gov

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR holds a press preview to showcase the Corps of Discovery II: 200 Years To the Future events that celebrate the Bicentennial of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

DATE: March 7, 2003

LOCATION: National Mall, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-208-6414

WEB ADDRESS: doi.gov

TIME: 10:30 a.m.

EVENT: LIBRARY OF CONGRESS Luminary Lectures presents Richard Cox of the University of Pittsburgh, talks about "Records, Documents and Stuff in the Digital Era." This lecture will focus on Dr. Cox's teaching on "understanding" information and his other work on electronic records management and archival appraisal. He will talk about the great variety of information "documents," broadly and loosely defined, and what he sees as the implications of this for the education and work of librarians and other information professionals (like archivists).

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DATE: March 7, 2003

LOCATION: Pickford Theater, third floor of the Madison Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-707-1183

WEB ADDRESS: loc.gov

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH THE 2002-2003 DIRECTOR'S SEMINAR SERIES presents "Cytotoxic Effects of Oxidized Cholesterol on RPE Cells: A Potential Mechanism for the Pathogenesis of Age-Related Macular Degeneration," with Dr. Ignacio Rodriguez, Laboratory of Retinal Cell and Molecular Biology, NEI.

DATE: March 7, 2003

LOCATION: Wilson Hall, Building 1, Bethesda, MD

CONTACT: Colleen E. Crone, 301-496-1921

WEB ADDRESS: nih.gov

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL ARCHIVES Friday Film presents Eleanor Roosevelt, 1999 (Part I). Passionate and principled, Eleanor Roosevelt was the most influential First Lady America has ever known. This is a two-part documentary (Part II will be presented on March 14).

DATE: March 7, 2003

LOCATION: National Archives, 700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC,

CONTACT: 202-501-5000

WEB ADDRESS: nara.gov

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: MILITARY DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON AND ARLINGTON CEMETERY hold funeral services for three of the seven astronauts who perished aboard the Columbia Space Shuttle with full military honors.

AGENDA: Funeral services for Air Force Lt. Col. Michael Anderson and Navy Capt. Laurel Clark are open to the media, while the funeral for Navy Capt. David Brown is closed to coverage. All three astronauts will be buried in Section 46 near the Challenger Space Shuttle Memorial.

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DATE: March 7, 2003

LOCATION: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

CONTACT: 202-685-4645 / 3041 / 4644 / 2909

WEB ADDRESS: arlingtoncemetery.org

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