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]aol.com
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.