Friday, September 5, 1997
The following economic reports will be issued in Washington (all times EDT):
MONDAY: Federal Reserve releases consumer credit for July. 3 p.m.
TUESDAY: Labor Department releases 2nd-quarter productivity, revised. 10 a.m.
THURSDAY: Labor releases weekly unemployment claims. 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases current account, 2nd quarter. 10 a.m.; Freddie Mac releases weekly mortgage rates. Time to be announced.
FRIDAY: Labor releases producer prices for August. 8:30 a.m.; Commerce releases retail sales for August. 8:30 a.m.
SUNDAY, Sept. 7:
Washington -- President Clinton returns from vacation on Martha's Vineyard, Mass.
Albuquerque, N.M. -- The 119th National Guard Association of the United States general conference with more than 3,000 National Guard officers from 54 states and territories expected. Through Sept. 9.
Reno, Nev. -- Window opens for land speed record run in Black Rock Desert near Reno, pending any protests.
Valentine/O'Neill/Neligh, Neb. -- Three sections of the Cowboy Trail, the longest rails-to-trails project in the nation, will officially open.
Las Vegas -- 214th American Chemical Society national meeting. Through Sept. 11.
Pasadena, Calif. -- Non-televised 49th annual Primetime Emmy Awards in craft categories.
San Francisco -- 101st annual meeting of the American Academy of Otolaryngology. Through Sept. 10.
Knoxville, Tenn. -- The American Nuclear Society topical meeting on Decommissioning, Decontamination, and Reutilization of Commercial and Government Facilities. Through Sept. 12.
MONDAY, Sept. 8:
Sundsvall, Sweden -- Convention of Sweden's governing Social Democratic Party. Through Sept. 12.
Washington -- House in session until Sept. 11; Senate in session until Sept. 12.
Omaha, Neb. -- Preliminary hearing for man accused of beating retired priest to death in rectory.
Oregon City, Ore. -- Trial for Michael Archie Webber Jr., accused of killing his father and fleeing to Mexico.
Albuquerque, N.M. -- Breast implant lawsuit trial begins in state district court against 3M, one plaintiff.
New Orleans -- Hearings on motions in the Dow breast implant trial, which resumes Sept. 29.
Phoenix -- Sentencing for Viper Team militia member Charles Knight, convicted in June of conspiracy to make or possess unregistered destructive devices.
Fairfax, Va. -- Hearing on defense motions in Mir Aimal Kansi/CIA shootings case.
Los Angeles -- Sentencing of former campaign treasurer for Rep. Jay Kim, R-Calif., accused of accepting illegal campaign contributions.
Texarkana, Texas -- Pre-trial hearing in state of Texas lawsuit against tobacco industry. Trial set to begin Sept. 29.
Fort Worth, Texas -- Mesa Airlines begins passenger air service .
TUESDAY, Sept. 9:
Washington -- Senate Governmental Affairs Committee continues hearings into campaign finance abuses. Through Sept. 11.
The Dalles, Ore. -- Hearing for two Marine sergeants charged with attacking two campers at a national forest campground.
Phoenix -- Vote on sales tax increase to pay for transit improvements in Phoenix metro area.
Atlantic City, N.J. -- First of three nights of Miss America preliminary competitions.
Warrenton, Va. -- Hearing on whether to allow newspaper photography in courtroom during proceedings over Jack Kent Cooke's will.
Huntsville, Texas -- Scheduled execution for James Carl Lee Davis, condemned for 1984 beating deaths of three children.
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 10:
Bologna, Italy -- Italy-Spain summit. Through Sept 11.
Santa Fe, N.M. -- State Supreme Court hearing on a case challenging Gov. Gary Johnson's welfare reform program.
New Orleans -- State Supreme Court hearing on Louisiana's new teen-age DWI law, under which someone not yet 21 can be charged with drunken driving after less than one beer.
Santa Monica, Calif. -- Pretrial hearing in the embezzlement case against Whitewater figure Susan McDougal.
Madison, Wis. -- Leo Anthony Piatz faces sentencing on 11 counts in $13 million Fort McCoy thefts.
Memphis, Tenn. -- Deadline for former Chancery Court Judge David Lanier, who was convicted of sexual harrassment and became a fugitive last month, to surrender before court dismisses his appeal.
Dresden, Tenn. -- Kevin Tuck, former state champion basketball coach at Westview High School, on trial for raping two female players.
Cleveland -- Ceremony to spread the ashes of the ultimate Untouchable, Eliot Ness, 40 years after his death.
College Station, Texas -- Former president George Bush and Gov. George W. Bush speak at dedication for Texas A&M University's George Bush School of Government and Public Service.
Newport News, Va. -- Naming ceremony for the American Progress, the first commercial ship Newport News Shipbuilding has built in 16 years.
Hampton, Va. -- NASA scientist presents discussion on what Mars was once like.
Richmond, Va. -- Health Care Access Summit opens.
THURSDAY, Sept. 11:
Aix-en-Provence, France -- Verdict in trial of Catherine Megret, National Front mayor of town of Vitrolles, for defamation and racist comments.
Rome -- "Woman under the Stars" fashion showing.
Bergen, Norway -- Nordic-Baltic Foreign Ministers Conference.
Norfolk, Va. -- Richard Teagle, a real estate broker, goes on trial with 11 other alleged members of a marijuana ring that operated on the Atlantic and Pacific coasts.
Pasadena, Calif. -- Mars Global Surveyor to arrive at Mars.
Memphis, Tenn. -- Retired Army Gen. Colin Powell and the late Baseball Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson will be honored as winners of the National Civil Rights Museum's 1997 Freedom Awards.
Marshfield, Wis. -- Forum on Advances in Human Genome Research: The Clinical and Ethical Challenges.
FRIDAY, Sept. 12:
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - National snake taming championship.
Beverly Hills, Calif. -- Shannon Dougherty and Tommy Lee have court hearings in connection with separate battery charges.
Baltimore -- Meeting of the Chesapeake Bay Commission at Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies.
Atlanta -- Christian Coalition annual conference.
Atlantic City, N.J. -- Miss America parade on the Boardwalk.
SATURDAY, Sept. 13:
Atlantic City, N.J. -- Miss America pageant.
Lincoln, Neb. -- Law permitting state to suspend people's driver's, professional, occupational and recreational licenses if they owe three months of child support or have not complied with a payment plan takes effect.
San Francisco -- Infectious Disease Society meeting.
Houston -- Olympic sprinter Carl Lewis runs final race, an exhibition relay in front of his hometown fans.
SUNDAY, Sept. 14:
New York -- City holds memorial tribute to Princess Diana in Central Park, the first memorial in park since one in 1980 for John Lennon.
Pasadena, Calif. -- 49th annual Primetime Emmy Awards.
Methuen, Mass. -- Malden Mills textile factory, destroyed by fire in 1995, scheduled to re-open.
Marion, Ohio -- The Hotel Harding, built in honor of the Marion native who went on to the White House as president, reopens after a facelift.