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National Endowment for the Arts; President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities: Meeting XLIX

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Pursuant to Section 10 (a) (2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), as amended, notice is hereby given that a meeting of the President's Start Printed Page 54079Committee on the Arts and the Humanities will be held on September 22, 2000 from 9:30 a.m. to approximately 12:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Old Executive Office Building, 17th and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC.

The Committee meeting will begin at 9:30 a.m. with opening remarks by Chairman Dr. John Brademas, and Executive Director's remarks from Bunny Cornell Burson. This will be followed by a special tribute to former President's Committee Executive Director Harriet Mayor Fulbright. The Committee will hear presentations from Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities William Ferris and Beverly Sheppard, Acting Director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services. There will also be Task Force Reports on Ethnic Diversity (presented by Peggy Cooper Cafritz), Education (presented by Rich Gurin), Oral History (presented by Cynthia Friedman), and International Educational and Cultural Exchange (presented by John Brademas).

The President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities was created by Executive Order in 1982 to advise the President, the two Endowments, and the Institute of Museum and Library Services on measures to encourage private sector support for the nation's cultural institutions and to promote public understanding of the arts and the humanities.

If, in the course of discussion, it becomes necessary for the Committee to discuss non-public commercial or financial information of intrinsic value, the Committee will go into closed session pursuant to subsection (c) (4) of the Government in the Sunshine Act, 5 U.S.C. 552b. Any interested persons may attend as observers, on a space available basis, but seating is limited. Therefore, for this meeting, individuals wishing to attend must contact Georgianna Paul of the President's Committee in advance at (202) 682-5409 or write to the Committee at 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite 526, Washington, DC 20506. Further information with reference to this meeting can also be obtained from Ms. Paul.

If you need special accommodations due to a disability, please contact Ms. Paul through the Office of AccessAbility, National Endowment for the Arts, 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20506, 202/682-5532, TDY-TDD 202/682-5496, at least seven (7) days prior to the meeting.

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Dated: August 30, 2000.

Kathy Plowitz-Worden,

Panel Coordinator, Panel Operations, National Endowment for the Arts.

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[FR Doc. 00-22825 Filed 9-5-00; 8:45 am]