Hoover Institution Retreat May 5–7, 1996

Sunday, May 5, 1996
Sunday, May 5
6:30 p.m. Welcoming remarks by John Raisian, Director of the Hoover Institution,
and Martin Anderson, Chairman of the Hoover Board of Overseers
Before-dinner remarks by Richard Epstein, James Parker Hall
Distinguished Service Professor of Law, University of Chicago
Legal Responses to Economic Insecurity
Monday, May 6
8:30 – 8:45 a.m. Remarks by John Raisian
8:45 – 10:15 a.m. Larry Diamond, Chair
John Dunlop
Michael McFaul
Joseph McNamara
Ramon Myers
Democracy in Action: Observing the Russion, South African, and Taiwanese Elections
10:30 – 12:00 p.m. John Bunzel, Chair
Martin Anderson
David Brady
John Ferejohn
Politics 1996: The Race for the White House
1:15 – 2:15 p.m. Choice of Seminars:
Robert Conquest
Russia: Past and Present
Milton Friedman
Budgets: Balanced and Unbalanced
Harry Wu
Why We Need a Real China Policy
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Choice of Seminars:
Milton Friedman
Budgets: Balanced and Unbalanced
Shelby Steele
Race and Social Policymaking
James Stockdale
Thoughts of a Philosophical Fighter Pilot
3:45 – 4:30 p.m. Choice of Tour or Seminars:
Elena Danielson and Cissie Dore Hill, Tour Leaders
Tour of the "Vladimirov's Russia" Exhibit
Douglass North
Why Countries are Rich and Why Countries are Poor
Shelby Steele
Race and Social Policymaking
6:30 p.m. Before-dinner remarks by Fred Barnes
Executive Editor of The Weekly Standard
The New Political Era in Washington
Tuesday, May 7
8:30 – 10:00 a.m. Remarks by John Raisian
8:45 – 10:15 a.m. John Cogan, Chair
Alex Inkeles
Edward Lazear
Thomas MaCurdy
Is America's Middle Class an Economically Endangered Species?
10:15 – 11:45 a.m. Michael Boskin, Chair
Robert Hall
Kenneth Judd
Charles McLure
A Closer Look at the Tax Reform
11:45 – 12:00 p.m. Remarks by John Raisian and Buzz McCoy
1:15 – 2:15 p.m. Choice of Panel Discussion or Seminars:
Charles Palm, Chair
Gordon Hahn
Erik Kulavig
Semion Lyandres
Revelations from the Soviet Communist Party Archives
Bruce Bueno de Mesquita
Proliferation of Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Weapons
Gerald Dorfman
The Relationship Between the Coming British and American Elections
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Choice of Seminars:
Peter Duignan
The Immigration Controvery Today
Melvyn Krauss
The Threat of Protectionism
Edwin Meese
The U.S. Criminal Justice System
3:45 – 4:30 p.m. Choice of Seminars:
Hilton Root
Asia and the World Economy
Abraham Sofaer
Clinton's Foreign Policy
Barry Weingast
Federalism, Freedom, and Economic Growth
6:30 p.m. Before-dinner remarks by Robert Zelnick
Congressional Correspondent, ABC News
The Future of Affirmative Action
Closing Remarks by John Raisian

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