Hoover Institution Retreat October 28–30, 2001

Sunday, October 28, 2001
Sunday, October 28
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 by Kenneth Jowitt
The United States: Society or Nation?
Monday, October 29
8:15 – 8:30 a.m. Remarks by John Raisian
8:30 – 9:15 a.m. James Sweeney
California Electricity: Opportunity to Risk, Crisis, and Blight
9:15 – 10:00 a.m. Richard Epstein
Privacy and Disclosure: Walking the Fine Line between Two Imperatives
10:30 – 11:15 a.m. John Lewis Gaddis
Is Patriotism Possible in an Age of Cynicism: A Report on the Next Generation
11:15 – 12:00 p.m. William F. Buckley Jr.
Firing Line: A Retrospective
1:15 – 2:15 p.m. Choice of Conversations:
Richard Epstein
A Conversation
John Lewis Gaddis
A Conversation
George Shultz
A Conversation
James Sweeney
A Conversation
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Choice of Conversations:
David Davenport
The Campus as a Battleground for Politics, Culture, and Values
Morris Fiorina
Why Al Gore Is Not President
Michael McFaul
The United States and Russia: Allies or Enemies in the New World Order?
Terry Moe
Teachers Unions and Education Reform
3:45 – 4:45 p.m. Choice of Archives Exhibition or Conversations:
Elena Danielson and Cecile Hill
Hidden Art Treasures from the Archives Vault: A Private Viewing of
Uncatalogued Paintings and Art Books

David Brady and Buzz McCoy
Business Ethics
Eric Hanushek
Why Is Education Reform So Difficult?
Thomas Henriksen
The War to Come: How Will the United States Fight Terrorism?
7:15 p.m. Before-dinner remarks by Lisa Graham Keegan
The Challenges of Education Leadership
Tuesday, October 30
8:15 – 8:30 a.m. Remarks by John Raisian
8:30 – 9:15 a.m. Kate O’Beirne
A Conservative View of the Restoration
9:15 – 10:00 a.m. Jeffrey Hart
Smiling through the Cultural Catastrophe: Toward the Revival of Higher Education
10:30 – 11:15 a.m. David Friedman
What Economics Has to Do with Law and Why It Matters
11:15 – 12:00 p.m. Peter Schweizer
Reagan’s War
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Choice of Conversations:
Bruce Bueno de Mesquita
The Logic of Political Survival: Who Should and Who Shouldn’t Get “Bailed Out”
David Friedman
A Conversation
Jeffrey Hart
A Conversation
Shelby Steele
The Reparations for Slavery
2:15 – 3:15 p.m. Choice of Conversations:
Milton Friedman
A Conversation
Stephen Haber
The Challenge of Political and Economic Reform in Mexico
Peter Schweizer
The Bush Family History: 1904-2000
3:30 – 5:00 p.m. Abraham Sofaer, Chairman
Sidney Drell
Joseph McNamara
Edwin Meese III
Henry Miller
Responding to Terrorism
5:00 p.m. Wrap-up by John Raisian

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