Call the Washington, D.C., Tourist Office (1-800-VISIT-DC) to find out what’s happening around town when you plan to visit.
THE SCANDAL TOUR (301-587-4291) is given weekly, generally departing the Washington Hilton at 1:00 and 3:00 P.M. on Saturdays. Reservations are required, and tickets are twenty-seven dollars.
SUPREME COURT : Oral arguments are heard Monday through Wednesday for two weeks out of each month. After April the Court meets as announced until July. Be in line at the Court building by 7:30 A.M. ; there is one line for those with at least an hour to spend, from 10:00 A.M. through 3:00 P.M. , and another for those who want only a five-minute taste of the proceedings.