Hoover Institution Retreat April 25–27, 2010

Saturday, April 24, 2010
Sunday, April 25
6:30 p.m. Welcoming remarks by John Raisian
Before-dinner remarks by Rob Long
New Media, New Politics, New Opportunity:
What the Death of Hollywood Means for All of Us
Monday, April 26
8:15 – 8:30 a.m. Opening remarks by John Raisian
8:30 – 9:15 a.m. Mark Pauly
Health Reform: Just the End of the Beginning
9:15 – 10:00 a.m. Victor Davis Hanson
Wishing War Away?
10:30 – 11:30 a.m. David Brady and Morris Fiorina
The Road to the 2010 Elections
11:30 – 12:15 p.m. Michael McConnell
The Coming Clash between Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
1:30 – 2:15 p.m. Choice of breakout sessions:
Peter Berkowitz
Israel, Iran, and the Obama Administration
Ken Jowitt
America: Liberty or Equality?
Terry Moe
Technology, Politics, and the Future of American Education
2:30 – 3:15 p.m. Choice of breakout sessions:
Terry Anderson
Why I’m a Rational Optimist: Hint—Property Rights and Markets
David Davenport
Are Federal Education and Health Care Reforms Unconstitutional?
Paul Gregory
Politics, Murder, and Love in Stalin’s Kremlin
3:30 – 4:45 p.m. Panel discussion with the 2009–10 National Security Affairs Fellows
Thomas Henriksen, moderator
Dave Almand
Don Chipman
Sam Grable
Scott Hielen
Anastasia Nichols
Dino Pick
The Future of the American Military
7:15 p.m. Before-dinner remarks by Mark Steyn
Outsourcing the Future
Tuesday, April 27
8:15 – 8:45 a.m. Richard Sousa
Amicus Poloniae
8:45 – 9:30 a.m. John Taylor
Ending Government Bailouts as We Know Them
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Fouad Ajami and Russell Berman
The Long War: Radical Islamism, Europe, and American Power
11:00 – 12:15 p.m. Panel discussion
David Brady, moderator
Thad Kousser
Henry Rowen
William Whalen
What’s Wrong with California: Can It Be Fixed?