American Institutions: The Performance and the Prospects
April 9-10, 1976
Chicago, Illinois


Friday, April 9
4:00 - 6:00 Registration & Reception
6:00 - 7:30 Dinner
8:00 - 9:30 The Presidency - Richard J. Whalen
Gerhart Niemeyer, Chairman
Richard J. Whalen
Comments from Stephen J. Tonsor
Comments from Russell Kirk
Comments from Alvin Rabushka
Saturday, April 10
8:45 - 9:45 Annual Breakfast Meeting of the Membership
10:00 - 11:30 The Legislature
John L. Ryan, Chairman
James McClellan
Comments of Robert L. Schuettinger
Comments of Karl O'Lessker
Comments of M. E. Bradford
James McClellan's Response to Comments
12:15 - 1:15 Luncheon
1:15 - 2:00 Film: Adam Smith and the Wealth of Nations
2:30 - 4:00 The Judiciary
William J. Casey, Chairman
Philip B. Kurland
Comments from William J. Casey
Comments from Fred E. Inbau
Comments from Shirley Robin Letwin
Ernest van den Haag
4:30 - 6:00 The Media
M. Stanton Evans, Chairman
Kevin P. Phillips
Response from M. Stanton Evans
Response from R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr.
Response from William F. Gavin
Response from Clay T. Whitehead
Response from Kevin P. Phillips
6:00 - 7:00 Reception
7:00 - 9:00 Dinner
Russell Kirk, Chairman
Albert Hunold
Thomas Molnar
Patrick M. Boarman