Date: Tue, 30 Apr 1996 15:34:05 -0400

From: Allan Metcalf AAllan[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]AOL.COM

Subject: Humanities Day May 2 in Washington DC

This is short notice, but if there should be any ADS member who would like to

participate in the "Humanities Day" organized by the National Humanities

Alliance, let me know asap and I'll make the arrangements.

- Allan Metcalf, ADS executive secretary AAllan[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]


Announcement from NHA:


Thursday, 2 May 1996

Senate Caucus Room

Russell Senate Building Room 325

Russell Building is on the corner of Constitution Ave.

and First St., NE. The nearest metro stop is Union

Station on the Red Line.

Registration 8:00 am

Continental breakfast will be served

Program 8:30 am - 10:00 am

Ken Burns will speak and show a preview of his new

documentary entitled "The West."

Mark Twain will visit from the Chautaqua big top.

Sheldon Hackney and Sharon Percy Rockefeller, President

and CEO of WETA, Washington's public TV station, will

give brief remarks.

Several members of Congress will also give brief remarks,

including: Senator Ted Stevens (R-AK), Senator Thad Cochran

(R-MS), Senator Robert Bennett (R-UT), Senator James

Jeffords (R-VT), Senator Claiborne Pell (D-RI), Rep. Tillie

Fowler (R-FL), Rep. Amo Houghton (R-NY), Rep. Sherwood

Boehlert (R-NY), and Rep. Peter Torkildsen (R-MA).

Forty-one other members of Congress and 118 congressional

staffers have RSVP'ed to participate.