Independence Hall
America and Her Detractors in the Modern World
April 13-15, 2012
Sheraton Society Hill
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Biographical Information for Speakers

Friday 7:00 - 9:00 Dinner

Chairman: G. Philip Hughes, White House Writers Group Text

Keynote Speaker: John O’Sullivan, Author   


10:00 - 11:30 Dissecting Anti-Americanism: The Contribution of Paul Hollander

Chairman: Lee Edwards, The Heritage Foundation   

John Earl Haynes, Library of Congress, Text   

Paul Kengor, Grove City College, MP3,   

Paul Hollander, Professor Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Text MP3 as read by Bill Campbell   

Luncheon Anti-Americanism as Anti-Capitalism

12:00 -1:30 Chairman: Joseph A. Morris, The Lincoln Institute   

James Otteson, Yeshiva University   

2:00 - 3:30 America’s Detractors Abroad

Chairman: Ramon Parellada, Universidad Francisco Marroquin

Richard Pipes, Harvard University   

Kim Holmes, Heritage Foundation

Robert R. Reilly, American Foreign Policy Council   

4:00 - 5:30 Breakout I - Capitalism

Chairman: Richard Brake, Intercollegiate Studies Institute

Discussion Stimulators: Nicholas Capaldi, Loyola University, New Orleans

Theodore R. Malloch, Yale University Text

Breakout II - Family, Church, and the Little Platoons

Chairman: Mark Henrie, Intercollegiate Studies Institute Discussion Stimulator: Gerald Russello, Editor, University Bookman

Sunday Breakfast

8:45 - 11:00 Anti-Americanism: Fashioning the Conservative Response

Chairman: G. Philip Hughes, White House Writers Group Text   

John Lenczkowski, Institute of World Politics   

Michael Maibach, European-American Business Council   

Alfred S. Regnery, Chairman of the Board, ISI   

Daniel J. Flynn, Author   

Grover Glenn Norquist, Americans for Tax Reform