Hoover Institution Retreat April 25–27, 1999

Sunday, April 25, 1999
Sunday, April 25
6:30 p.m. Welcoming remarks by John Raisian, Director of the Hoover Institution,
and Herbert Hoover III, Chairman of the Hoover Board of Overseers
Before-dinner remarks by John Lewis Gaddis, Professor of History, Yale University
Rethinking Cold War History
Monday, April 26
8:30 – 8:45 a.m. Remarks by John Raisian
8:45 – 10:00 a.m. Gerald Dorfman, Moderator
Larry Diamond
Oleg Grinevsky
James Morrow
Thomas Simons
Discontents in World Politics
10:30 – 11:15 a.m. Charles Sykes
Reforms that Work: An Agenda for Change in Education
11:15 – 12:00 p.m. John Fund
A Visitor's Guide to an Alien Planet: Washington, D.c.
1:15 – 2:15 p.m. Choice of Exhibit Tour or Seminars:
Elena Danielson and Cecile Hill, Tour Leaders
Tour of "A Romanoff Album"
Robert Conquest
Getting Russia Right
John Fund
A Conversation
Melvyn Krauss
The Coming Trade War
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Choice of Seminars:
Milton Friedman
A Conversation
Abraham Sofaer
The New Threat: Biological and Chemical Weapons
Thomas Sowell
The Quest for Cosmic Justice
Shelby Steele
The Impeachment Culture
3:45 – 4:45 p.m. Choice of Seminars:
Robert Bork
A Conversation
Morris Fiorina
An Irony of Participatory Democracy
Milton Friedman
A Conversation
Joseph McNamara
Keeping Score in the Drug War: Are We Winning or Losing?
7:15 p.m. Before-dinner remarks by Paul Gigot,
Political columnist and television commentator
The Politics of 2000
Tuesday, April 27
8:30 – 8:45 a.m. Remarks by John Raisian
8:45 – 10:00 a.m. John Raisian, Moderator
John Cogan
Robert Hall
Kenneth Judd
John Shoven
What's So Bad About Having a Budget Surplus?
10:30 – 11:15 a.m. Kenneth Jowitt
A Violently Weak World
11:15 – 12:00 p.m. Robert Bork
The Cultures of Despair and Optimism
1:00 – 2:15 p.m. Choice of Panel Discussion or Exhibit Tour:
John Bunzel, Moderator
Martin Anderson
David Brady
John Ferejohn
For Republicans and Democrats:
Will Sharper Lines Win Elections?

Elena Danielson and Cecile Hall, Tour Leaders
Tour of "A Romanoff Album"
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Tibor Machan
The Trouble With Business Ethics
Thomas Sargent
Conquering American Inflation
George Shultz
A Conversation
Thomas Sowell
The Quest for Cosmic Justice
3:45 – 4:30 p.m. Condoleezza Rice
A Conversation
4:30 – 4:45 p.m. Wrap-up by John Raisian

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