Hoover Institution Retreat May 19–20, 2010

Tuesday, May 18, 2010
Wednesday, May 19
7:15 p.m. Welcoming remarks by John Raisian
Before-dinner remarks by Robert Kagan
Is Our International Order Eroding?
Thursday, May 20
8:15 – 8:30 a.m. Opening remarks by John Raisian
8:30 – 9:15 a.m. John Cogan
Lessons from the History of Entitlements
9:15 – 10:00 a.m. Richard Epstein
Barack Obama and the Rise of the Transfer Society
10:30 – 11:15 a.m. James Ceaser
Populism, Demagoguery, and Charisma
11:15 – 12:00 p.m. Christopher Gibson
The 2010 Elections and the Renewal of Conservatism
1:00 – 1:45 p.m. Benjamin Wittes
The Khalid Sheikh Mohammed Trial and
the Future of the Guantanamo Detainees
1:45 – 3:00 p.m. Keith Hennessey and Edward Lazear
The U.S. Economy: Where Do We Go from Here?
3:00 p.m. Closing remarks by John Raisian

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