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EVENTS ON THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 2003

TIME: All Day

EVENT: AMERICAN MUSLIM COUNCIL will hold its 3rd special session of Imam/Leadership Conference

AGENDA: Highlight:

6:00 p.m. – Reception Welcoming Remarks

Yahya Basha, AMC President

7 p.m. - Scholars Perspective On Political Participation

Bashir G. Ahmed

Taha Jabir al-Alwani, President, GraduateSchool of Islamic and Social Sciences

Muhammad Al-Hanooti, Member, Fiqh Council of North America

Salah Soltan, President, American Islamic University, Michigan

Mahmoud Ayoub, Temple Uni.

8:30 p.m. - Maghrib Prayer

9 p.m. - Workshop Great Hall

Presentation of 'Islam in Brief'

Presenter: Fadel Soliman, National Chaplain of WAMY in North America

10:03 p.m. - ISHA' PRAYER Lakeside I

DATE: June 6, 2003

LOCATION: 5000 Seminary Road, Alexandria, VA

CONTACT: 202-543-0075

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION conference themed America's Mental Health Crisis: Finding Solutions Together. Mental health leaders from across the country to share and discover innovative ways to improve access to care, fight stigma and develop mental health programs that can make a difference — all during this time state budget crises.

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DATE: June 6, 2003

LOCATION: Hyatt Regency Washington - Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: Chris Condayan, 703-838-7551

WEB ADDRESS: nmha.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB INVESTIGATIVE REPORTERS AND EDITORS, INC. annual conference.

AGENDA: Highlights:

Brown Bag Lunch with Media Lawyers

David Smallman, Steinhart | Falconer LLC

Charles D. Tobin, Holland & Knight LLP

5:30 p.m. - Showcase Panel

Covering the war: From national security to Iraq

reporting on national security issues and the Iraq war have presented tough challenges in dealing with a secrecy-laden administration. Top investigative reporters with decades of experience and perspective will talk about different approaches to getting at the truth.

Moderator: Judy Woodruff, CNN

Seymour Hersh, The New Yorker

Bob Woodward, The Washington Post

David Martin, CBS News

DATE: June 6, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 9:15 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE FIRST FRIDAYS SEMINAR SERIES IN ECONOMIC POLICY entitled "Taxes and Asset Prices."

WHO: The speakers are:

Eric M. Engen, AEI

Clemens Sialm, University of Michigan Business School

Randall Mariger, U.S. Treasury

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Steve Sharpe, Federal Reserve Board of Governors

Eric M. Engen, AEI

DATE: June 6, 2003

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS: aei.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a hill briefing on Entitlement Spending Explosion: Implications for the Federal Budget, Taxpayers, and Young Americans.

WHO: The speakers are:

Douglas Holtz-Eakin, Director, Congressional Budget Office

Jagadeesh Gokhale, Visiting Scholar, American Enterprise Institute

Chris Edwards, Director, Fiscal Policy Studies, Cato Institute

DATE: June 6, 2003

LOCATION: B-338 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS: cato.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds an informal Friday forum on "Bringing Back ROTC To College Campuses." featuring AEI Resident Scholar Christina Hoff Sommers.

DATE: June 6, 2003

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS: aei.org

TIME: 12:15 p.m.

EVENT: NEW AMERICA FOUNDATION holds a program on Bush's Bounce? What The World Thinks About Post-Saddam American Foreign Policy.

WHO: The speakers are:

Bruce Stokes, Economics Columnist, National Journal and Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

Mary Mcintosh, Vice President, Princeton Survey Research

Steven Clemons, Executive Vice President, New America Foundation

DATE: June 6, 2003

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LOCATION: 1630 Connecticut Ave., NW, 7th Floor, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Jud Mathews, 202-986-4901

WEB ADDRESS: newamerica.net

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE presents The Frankie Condon Orchestra, a seventeen-piece ensemble, playing its own arrangements of the best big band, swing and dance music.

DATE: June 6, 2003

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents Sidney Blumenthal discussing and signing copies of The Clinton Wars. Blumenthal wrote for the Washington Post and the New Yorker, then joined the Clinton White House as Senior Adviser. He was a target of the right wing, along with his boss, and testified at the impeachment hearings. The author of several other books, including The Rise of the Counter Establishment, Blumenthal writes as both participant and observer.

DATE: June 6, 2003

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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