Hoover Institution Retreat October 17–19, 2000

Tuesday, October 17, 2000
Sunday, October 15
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 Peter Huber
Saving the Environment from the Environmentalists
Monday, October 16
8:15 – 8:30 a.m. Remarks by John Raisian
8:30 – 9:15 a.m. Dinesh D’Souza
The Virtue of Prosperity: Finding Values in an Age of Techno-Affluence
9:15 – 10:00 a.m. Robert Zelnick
Al Gore’s Populism: Its Root, Reach and Ramifications
10:30 – 11:15 a.m. Kenneth Jowitt
Movements of Rage
11:15 – 12:00 p.m. John Taylor
Domestic Economic Policy in the 2000 Elections
1:15 – 2:15 p.m. Choice of Conversations:
Dinesh D’Souza
Why Immigrants Are Succeeding while African Americans Are Falling Behind
Kenneth Jowitt
A Conversation
George Shultz
A Conversation
Robert Zelnick
The National Media: Why So Liberal?
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Choice of Conversations:
James Poterba
The Stock Market and Consumer Spending
George Shultz
A Conversation
Abraham Sofaer
Peace in the Middle East: The End Game
Pete Wilson
A Conversation
3:45 – 4:45 p.m. Choice of Conversations or Exhibit Tour:
John Cogan
A Conversation
Robert Conquest
Russia: Not Again?
Cecile Hill
“ Remembering Joseph Brodsky” (Exhibit tour)
Peter Robinson
It’s My Party: A Republican’s Messy Love Affair with the GOP
7:15 p.m. Before-dinner remarks by J.S. Holliday
The Origins of California’s Risk-taking Culture
Tuesday, October 17
8:15 – 8:30 a.m. Remarks by John Raisian
8:30 – 9:15 a.m. Clint Bolick
The Conservative Legal Counter-Revolution
9:15 – 10:00 a.m. Charles Sykes
School Choice and the Educational Revolution
10:30 – 11:15 a.m. Charles Wolf, Jr
What Economics Has to Do with Law and Why It Matters
11:15 – 12:00 p.m. Remarks by Condoleezza Rice
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Choice of Conversations:
Elena Danielson and Charles Palm
Documenting the End of Communism
J.S. Holliday
California’s Image as “America, only more so”
Nancy Rose
The Politics of Executive Pay
Charles Sykes
The Educrats’ Worst Nightmare: Reform Ideas that Actually Work
2:15 – 3:15 p.m. Choice of Conversations:
Clint Bolick
Reflections on the Judiciary and the 2000 Elections
Henry Miller
Designer Genes: Boon or Bane?
David Wise
The Implications of Rising Personal Retirement Saving
3:30 – 4:45 p.m. John Bunzel, Chairman
Martin Anderson
David Brady
Morris Fiorina
Pete Wilson
Election 2000: The Last Roundup
5:00 p.m. Wrap-up by John Raisian

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