Date: Tue, 30 Apr 1996 15:34:05 -0400 From: Allan Metcalf 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 --------------------------- Announcement from NHA: HUMANITIES DAY 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.