Hoover Institution Retreat November 10–12, 2002

Sunday, November 10, 2002
Sunday, November 10
6:30 p.m. Welcoming remarks by John Raisian, Director of the Hoover Institution,
and Kurt Hauser, Chairman of the Hoover Board of Overseers
Before-dinner remarks by Robert Kagan
Power and Weakness: Why the United States and Europe See the World Differently
Monday, November 11
8:15 – 8:30 a.m. Opening remarks by John Raisian
8:30 – 9:15 a.m. Kori Schake
Defense Challenges in the Era of Terrorism
9:15 – 10:00 a.m. David Brady
The 2002 Elections
10:30 – 11:15 a.m. Richard Epstein
The Brave New World of Director Liability in the Wake of Recent Corporate Scandals
11:15 – 12:00 p.m. Kenneth Jowitt
Invading Iraq: Magic Bullet or Poison Dart?
1:15 – 2:15 p.m. Choice of Exhibit Tour or Conversations:
Ramon Myers and Cecile Dore Hill
Presentation and Tour: “Enter the Dragon: The History of China in the 20th Century”
Richard Epstein
A Conversation
Milton Friedman
A Conversation
Shelby Steele
The Disappearance of the Black Individual
Pete Wilson
A Conversation
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Choice of Conversations:
Eric Hanushek
What Do We Know about Charter Schools and Other School Choice?
Michael McFaul
U.S.- Russia Relations: Difficult Partnersor Friendly Competitors in the War on Terrorism?
H.R. McMaster
Lyndon Johnson and Vietnam: A Failure of Leadership
Edwin Meese III
What Do the Elections Mean for Washington, D.C.?
3:45 – 4:45 p.m. Choice of Conversations:
Scott Atlas
Managed Care and Effects on Innovation in Technology-based Medicine
John Cogan
What Happened to the Federal Budget Surplus?
Morris Fiorina
What Culture War?
Thomas Henriksen
The Bush Doctrine of Pre-emptive War: Mountain or Molehill?
7:15 p.m. Before-dinner remarks by Paul Wilkinson
War without Frontiers: The Challenge of International Terrorism
Tuesday, November 12
8:15 – 8:30 a.m. Remarks by John Raisian
8:30 – 9:15 a.m. Linda Chavez
An Unlikely Conservative: The Transformation of an Ex-Liberal
9:15 – 10:00 a.m. Nicholas Eberstadt
Population Sense and Nonsense
10:30 – 11:15 a.m. Peter Schweizer
Reagan’s War
11:15 – 12:00 p.m. Clint Bolick
School Choice: Past Lessons, Future Directions
1:15 – 2:15 p.m. Choice of Carillon Tour or Conversations:
Elena Danielson and Timothy Zerlang
Tour of the Hoover Carillon
David Davenport
The New Diplomacy: An Agenda America Does Not Want
Gerald Dorfman
Why Is Tony Blair’s Britain Such a Good Ally? So Why Not Our European Friends?
Robert Hall
The Recession and the Stock Market
George Shultz
A Conversation
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Bjorn Lomborg
The Skeptical Environmentalist: What Is the Real State of the World?
3:30 – 3:45 p.m. Wrap-up by John Raisian

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