Hoover Institution Retreat October 30–November 1, 2005

Saturday, October 29, 2005
Sunday, October 30
6:30 p.m. Welcoming remarks by John Raisian, Director of the Hoover Institution,
and Peter Bedford, Chairman of the Hoover Board of Overseers
Before-dinner remarks by Alan Simpston
Monday, October 31
8:15 – 8:30 a.m. Opening remarks by John Raisian
8:30 – 9:15 a.m. Christopher Hitchens
Axes of Evil: First-Hand Reports from Iraq, Iran, and North Korea
9:15 – 10:00 a.m. Robert Bork
"A Country I Do Not Recognize": The Legal Assault on American Values
10:30 – 11:15 a.m. Adrian Wooldridge
God's Country: The Riddle of American Religiosity- and What It Means for the Rest of the World
11:15 – 12:00 p.m. Douglas Feith
1:15 – 2:15 p.m. Choice of Conversations:
Peter Berkowitz
The Judicial Nomination Process and the Future of the Supreme Court
Brad Bauer
John Cogan and Daniel Kessler
Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Choice of Conversations:
Peter Schweizer
Do As I Say (Not as I Do): Profiles in Liberal Hypocrisy
7:15 p.m. Before-dinner remarks by James Woolsey
Tuesday, November 1
8:15 – 8:30 a.m. Remarks by John Raisian
8:30 – 9:15 a.m. Jack Goldsmith
Who Controls the Internet?: Illusions of a Borderless World
9:15 – 10:00 a.m. Fouad Ajami
10:30 – 11:15 a.m. Niall Ferguson
Why Was the Twentieth Century So Violent- and What Can We Learn From It?
11:15 – 12:00 p.m. David Brady and Morris Fiorina
The 2005 California Special Election: What's Going to Happen and Why?
1:15 – 2:45 p.m. Public Policy Directions at Hoover
John Raisian, Moderator
Fouad Ajami
Kenneth Jowitt
Larry Diamond
Charles Hill
Abraham Sofaer
Something on the Iraq dilemma
2:45 p.m. Wrap-up by John Raisian

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