Hoover Institution Retreat April 22–24, 2001

Sunday, April 22, 2001
Sunday, April 22
6:30 p.m. Welcoming remarks by John Raisian,
Director of the Hoover Institution,
and Peyton Lake, Chairman of the Hoover Board of Overseers
Before-dinner remarks by Kenneth Jowitt
No State to Be In: The Future of the Nation State
Monday, April 23
8:15 – 8:30 a.m. Remarks by John Raisian
8:30 – 9:15 a.m. Robert Zelnick
Florida: How the West Was Won
9:15 – 10:00 a.m. Virginia Postrel
The Future and Its Enemies
10:30 – 11:15 a.m. Harvey Mansfield
What Tocqueville Says to Liberals and Conservatives Today
11:15 – 12:00 p.m. Charles Sykes
Privacy, Private Property, and Freedom
1:15 – 2:15 p.m. Choice of Conversations:
Milton Friedman
A Conversation
Harvey Mansfield
Tocqueville and Democracy in America
George Shultz
A Conversation
Robert Zelnick
Media Errors: When the Media Gets It Wrong
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Choice of Conversations:
Kenneth Jowitt
A Conversation
Virginia Postrel
Have the Republicans Lost High Tech, and Can They Get It Back?
George Shultz
A Conversation
Charles Sykes
The Attack on Privacy and Personal Freedom
3:45 – 4:45 p.m. Choice of Exhibit Tour or Conversations:
Elena Danielson and Cecile Dore Hill
Voices of Hope: The Story of Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty
John Ferejohn
James Madison’s Separation of Powers
Milton Friedman
A Conversation
Henry Miller
Government Regulation of Prescription Drugs: Are Americans Dying for Reform?
7:15 p.m. Before-dinner remarks by Grigory Yavlinsky
Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty
Tuesday, April 24
8:15 – 8:30 a.m. Remarks by John Raisian
8:30 – 9:15 a.m. John Fund
Red vs. Blue: How the 2000 Election Describes a Divided Country
9:15 – 10:00 a.m. Fareed Zakaria
Will Global Capitalism March Forward?
10:30 – 11:15 a.m. Charles Murray
Truth and Beauty: An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of Human Accomplishment
11:15 – 12:00 p.m. John Bunzel
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Hoover
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Choice of Conversations:
Annelise Anderson and Martin Anderson
Reagan, In His Own Hand
Michael Boskin
What’s Going On in the Economy
John Fund
Repairing the Rule of Law after Clinton
2:15 – 3:15 p.m. Choice of Exhibit Tour or Conversations:
Elena Danielson and Cecile Dore Hill
Voices of Hope: The Story of Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty
Robert Hall
Corporate Earnings Drive the Stock Market
Eric Hanushek
Perspectives on Recent Educational Reform Initiatives
Charles Murray
Prole Models: America’s Elites Take Their Cues from the Underclass
3:45 – 4:45 p.m. John Cogan, Chairman
David Brady
Edward Lazear
Policy Issues in the New Administration
4:45 – 5:00 p.m. Wrap-up by John Raisian

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