Hoover Institution Retreat October 27–29, 1996

Sunday, October 27, 1996
Sunday, October 27
6:30 p.m. Welcoming remarks by John Raisian, Director of the Hoover Institution,
and Herbert Hoover III, Chairman of the Hoover Board of Overseers
Before-dinner remarks by George Gilder, Contributing Editor and Founder, Forbes ASAP
The Future of Technology as it Relates to Public Policy
Monday, October 28
8:30 – 8:35 a.m. Welcome remarks by John Raisian
8:35 – 9:15 a.m. Abraham Sofaer
Fighting Terrorism
9:30 – 10:15 a.m. Terry Anderson
Breaking the Environmental Gridlock
10:30 – 12:00 p.m. John Bunzel, Chair
David Brady
John Cogan
John Ferejohn
The Last Round-up: The Race for the White House
1:15 – 2:15 p.m. Choice of Seminars:
Robert Conquest
Russia Past and Future: Up from the Rubble?
Edwin Meese
Crime and Punishment in America
George Shultz
A Conversation
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Choice of Tour or Seminars:
Elena Danielson and Cissie Dore Hill, Tour Leaders
Tour of the “Ballots and Banners“ exhibit
Thomas Henrikson
The Coming Great Powers Competition
Terry Moe
The School Choice Movement
3:45 – 4:45 p.m. Choice of Seminars:
Paul Romer
The Information Economy
George Shultz
A Conversation
Shelby Steele
Racial Vulnerability
6:30 p.m. Before-dinner remarks by William Safire
Political commentator and syndicated New York Times columnist
What’s Going to Happen in Washington
Tuesday, October 29
8:30 – 8:45 a.m. Remarks by John Raisian
8:45 – 10:15 a.m. John Raisian, Chair
Annelise Anderson
Martin Anderson
John Cogan
Thomas Moore
Domestic Economic Policy in the Next Four Years: Dole vs. Clinton
10:30 – 12:00 p.m. Larry Diamond, Chair
John Dunlop
Henry Rowen
U. S. Foreign Policy in the Next Four Years: Dole vs. Clinton
1:15 – 2:15 p.m. Choice of Seminars:
Milton Friedman
A Conversation
Ramon Myers
China, East Asia, and the United States at the Turn of the Century
Thomas Sowell
Migrations and Cultures
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Choice of Seminars:
Milton Friedman
A Conversation
Thomas MaCurdy
Who Benefits and Who Pays for Minimum Wages?
Thomas Sowell
Migrations and Cultures
3:45 – 4:45 p.m. Choice of Tour or Seminars:
Elena Danielson and Cissie Dore Hill, Tour Leaders
Tour of the “Ballots and Banners” exhibit
Melvyn Krauss
The Immigration Issue
Hilton Root
Democracy in Asia
6:30 p.m. Before-dinner remarks by Midge Decter
Social critic and regular contributor to Commentary
America’s Role in the World
Closing Remarks by John Raisian

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