Independence Hall
America at the Crossroads: Liberty and Limited Government Endangered
April 9-10, 2010
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Speakers' Biographies, Publications, and background readings


America at the Crossroads

Chairman: Roger Ream, The Fund for American Studies   

Keynote Address, Angelo Codevilla, Boston University PDF   


10:00 – 11:30 How Did We Get to the Crossroads?

Chairman: Paul Kengor, Grove City College   

Glenn Moots, Northwood University, Reformed Protestantism & American Politics PDF   

William Anthony Hay, Mississippi State University, Natural Aristocracy & the Gentleman PDF   

Mark Kalthoff, Hillsdale College, Science, Scientism, & Republican Government   

Luncheon: American Exceptionalism: Clarity & Destiny or Confusion and Despair?

11:45 – 1:15 Chairman: Nicholas Capaldi, Loyola University, New Orleans   

Judge Janice Rogers Brown, U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit PDF

1:40 – 2:50 The Current State of the Crisis

Chairman: Alfred S. Regnery, Publisher, The American Spectator PDF   

Brian Domitrovic, The Economic Crisis   

John C. Goodman, National Center for Policy Analysis   

3:00 – 4:20 Is America Still an Exceptional Nation?

Chairman: Gordon Lloyd, Pepperdine University   

David J. Bobb, Hillsdale College PDF   

Ted McAllister, Pepperdine University   

Peter Schramm, Ashland University   

Saturday Night Dinner – Co-Sponsored by Intercollegiate Studies Institute, Young America's Foundation

Master of Ceremonies, T. Kenneth Cribb, Jr., President, Intercollegiate Studies Institute   

Tributes to Forrest McDonald

Chairman: John Willson, Hillsdale College   

Stephen M. Klugewicz, National Constitution Center PDF   

John Willson Interlude   

Lenore Ealy, Thinkitecture PDF   

Dinner – The Restoration of Constitutional Government

T. Kenneth Cribb, President, Intercollegiate Studies Institute, Introduction of Michael Barone   

Keynote Speaker: Michael Barone, Washington Examiner, American Enterprise Institute