Hoover Institution Retreat April 30–May 2, 2000

Sunday, April 30, 2000
Sunday, April 30
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 Stephen Goldsmith, former Mayor of Indianapolis
Compassionate Conservatism
Monday, May 1
8:15 – 8:30 a.m. Remarks by John Raisian
8:30 – 9:15 a.m. Condoleezza Rice
9:15 – 10:00 a.m. Kenneth Starr
Reflections on the Recent Past: The Framers and Modern Day Heresies
10:30 – 11:15 a.m. Walter Williams
11:15 – 12:00 p.m. Kenneth Jowitt
The National, Global and Local
1:15 – 2:15 p.m. Choice of Conversations or Exhibit Tour:
Terry Anderson
Environmental Policy in the Presidential Election
Kenneth Jowitt
A Conversation
George Shultz
A Conversation
Kenneth Starr
A Conversation
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Choice of Conversations:
Newt Gingrich
Living in the Age of Possibilities
Edwin Meese III
The Washington Scene
George Shultz
A Conversation
3:45 – 4:45 p.m. Choice of Conversations:
Gerald Dorfman
How Are Tony Blair and His New Labour Party Doing?
Do the Conservatives Have a Chance to Come Back Any Time Soon?

Newt Gingrich
Living in the Age of Possibilities
Lawrence Lau
Is the East Asian Recovery Real?
John Shoven
Solving Social Security’s Solvency Problems
7:15 p.m. Before-dinner remarks by William Bennett, President of Empower America
Education: The Next Chapter
Tuesday, May 2
8:15 – 8:30 a.m. Remarks by John Raisian
8:30 – 9:15 a.m. Peter Robinson
It’s My Party: A Republican’s Messy Love Affair with the GOP
9:15 – 10:00 a.m. Michael Boskin
The Changing American Economy
10:30 – 11:15 a.m. Richard Pipes
The Importance of Private Property for the Evolution of Liberty and the Rule of Law
11:15 – 12:00 p.m. Gary Becker
Do We Really Have a National Debt?
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Choice of Conversations:
Elena Danielson and Charles Palm
Treasures of the Hoover Archives: Documenting the Cold War and the Transition to Democracy
Milton Friedman
A Conversation
William Perry
Is and Asian Security Crisis Inevitable?
Richard Pipes
Private Property and the Rule of Law
2:15 – 3:15 p.m. John Dunlop
What’s Happening in Russia?
Milton Friedman
A Conversation
Daniel Kessler
Policy Issues in Health Care Reform
Pete Wilson
A Conversation
3:30 – 4:45 p.m. John Dunlop, Chairman
Martin Anderson, David Brady, John Ferejohn, Morris Fiorina
Election Year 2000: Politics, Candidates and Issues
4:45 – 5:00 p.m. Wrap-up by John Raisian

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