Independence Hall
Taming Leviathan: The Decentralist and Regionalist Vision
September 21-22, 2001
Hotel Monteleone
New Orleans

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Friday, September 21

7:00 - 9:00 The Leviathan State: Origins and Prospects

Claes Ryn, Catholic University of America, Chairman Speech text

M. Stanton Evans, National Journalism Center

William F. Campbell, The Philadelphia Society Speech text

Saturday, September 22

8:30 - 10:00 Decentralism and Statism in the Experience of Greece, Rome, and Christendom

James Stoner, Louisiana State University, Chairman Speech text

E. Christian Kopff, University of Colorado, Boulder

John P. McCarthy, Fordham University Speech text

10:15- 11:45 What Does the South Have to Teach Us?

Michael Jordan, Hillsdale College, Chairman Speech text

Ted J. Smith, Virginia Commonwealth University

Mark R. Winchell, Clemson University

Luncheon

12:00 - 1:30 The South and Conservatism

Thomas Landess, Attorney General's Office, S.C., Chairman

Eugene D. Genovese, Author

2:00 - 3:30 Federalism and Subsidiarity in the Modern World

Ross Lence, University of Houston, Chairman

George Carey, Georgetown University Speech text

Bruce Frohnen, Russell Kirk Center

Marshall De Rosa, Florida Atlantic University

3:30 - 4:00 Coffee Break

4:00 - 5:30 Can the Leviathan State be Tamed?

Ellis Sandoz, Louisiana State University, Chairman

Paul Gottfried, Elizabethtown College

Allan Carlson, The Howard Center