Hoover Institution Retreat October 24–26, 1999

Sunday, October 24, 1999
Sunday, October 24
6:30 p.m. Welcoming remarks by John Raisian, Director of the Hoover Institution,
and Peyton M. Lake, Chairman of the Hoover Board of Overseers
Before-dinner remarks Michael Novak, Director of Social
and Political Studies, American Enterprise Institute
Jewish and Christian Influence on the Founding of America
Monday, October 25
8:30 – 8:45 a.m. Remarks by John Raisian
8:45 – 10:00 a.m. Michael Boskin, Chairman
Martin Anderson
John Cogan
John Taylor
Advising a Presidential Candidate on Economic Policy
10:30 – 11:15 a.m. Kenneth Jowitt
Cain, Abel, and Global Politics
11:15 – 12:00 p.m. Richard Haass
Imperial America
1:15 – 2:15 p.m. Choice of Seminars:
Milton Friedman
A Conversation
Kenneth Jowitt
International Hot Spots
George Shultz
A Conversation
Shelby Steele
The Black/White Achievement Gap
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Choice of Seminars:
Milton Friedman
A Conversation
Richard Haass
When and How to Intervene
Jennifer Roback Morse
The Family in a Free Society:
An Economist Looks Beyond Economic Man

George Shultz
A Conversation
3:45 – 4:45 p.m. Choice of Conversations or Exhibit Tour:
William Damon
The Culture of Indulgence in Our Homes and Schools
Edwin Meese III
The Washington Scene
Ramon Myers
The Divided China Problem: A Challenge for American Foreign Policy
Norman Naimark
Bosnia and Kosovo: Lessons for the 21st Century
7:15 p.m. Before-dinner remarks by Ambassador Richard Butler,
Diplomat in Residence, Council on Foreign Relations
Dealing with Rogue States: The Iraq Case
Tuesday, October 26
8:30 – 8:45 a.m. Remarks by John Raisian
8:45 – 10:00 a.m. Barry Weingast, Chairman
Stephen Haber
Anne Krueger
Corruption and Crony Capitalism: An Impediment to Economic Development
10:30 – 11:15 a.m. Richard Epstein
The Coming Socialism: Health Care Reform in America
11:15 – 12:00 p.m. Paul Wolfowitz
Democracy and World Order: Should American
Foreign Policy be in the Business of Promoting Democracy?
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Choice of Seminars:
Richard Butler
Dealing with Rogue States
Richard Epstein
Putting Together the Telecommunications Network
Melvyn Krauss
Which Way the Global Economy in the New Millennium?
Condoleezza Rice
Current Issues in U.S. Foreign Policy
2:15 – 3:15 p.m. Choice of Exhibit Tour or Seminars:
Elena Danielson and Cecile Hill, Tour Leaders
Tour of "Ten Years of Freedom: 1989- 1999"
Robert Conquest
Misunderstanding Russia
Alvin Rabushka
The Tax Cut That’s Not Really a Tax Cut
Paul Wolfowitz
Democracy and World Order
3:30 – 4:45 p.m. John Bunzel, Chairman
Martin Anderson
David Brady
Morris Fiorina
Pete Wilson
Politics 2000: Where are Gore and Bush Taking the Voters?
4:45 – 5:00 p.m. Wrap-up by John Raisian

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