Hoover Institution Retreat May 18–19, 2011

Wednesday, May 18, 2011
John Raisian, the Tad and Dianne Taube Director, gives welcoming remarks
Wednesday, May 18
7:15 p.m. Welcoming remarks by John Raisian
Before-dinner remarks by Alan Charles Kors
The Betrayal of Liberty and Intellectual Diversity on America's Campuses
Thursday, May 19
9:30 – 9:45 a.m. Opening remarks by John Raisian
9:45 – 10:35 a.m. Gary S. Becker
Human Capital and Growth: Is the United States Falling Behind?
10:35 – 11:25 a.m. John Taylor
The Debate Over US Monetary Policy
11:40 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Shelby Steele
Can the Republicans Beat Obama? Part Two
1:45 – 1:50 p.m. Recognition and remarks:
David Davenport
1:50 – 2:40 p.m. Fouad Ajami
Contagion: The Arab Revolutions and Their Harvest
2:40 – 3:30 p.m. Victor Davis Hason
Winning Lost Wars: Sherman, Ridgway, and Petraeus

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