California and the Formation of the American Spirit
October 15-16, 1999
Los Angeles


Friday, October 15
7:00 - 9:00 Dinner
John Willson, Hillsdale College, Chairman
Edwin Meese III, The Heritage Foundation, "What Went Right in California: Ronald Reagan and His Legacy"
Saturday, October 16
9:00 - 10:30 The Legacy of the Sixties (panel audio is incomplete)
Robert Ernst III, Attorney, Chairman
Balint Vazsonyi, The Center for the American Founding
Midge Decter, The Heritage Foundation
10:45 - 12:00 What's Left of the Party in Hollywood?
Robert W. Poole, Jr., Reason Foundation, Chairman
Lloyd Billingsley, Pacific Research Institute
Martha Bayles, Claremont McKenna College
12:15 - 1:30 Luncheon - Faith and Freedom in California: Tributes to Ed Opitz
William F. Campbell, Louisiana State University, Chairman Speech text
David Keyston, Real Estate Developer Speech text
Edmund Opitz, Foundation for Economic Education
2:00 - 3:30 Cutting Edge Issues in California Politics
Michael Warder, The Claremont Institute, Chairman Speech text
Sally Pipes, Pacific Research Institute Speech text
Eloise Anderson, The Claremont Institute
Roberto Blum, CIDAC Speech text
3:30 - 4:00 Coffee Break
4:00 - 5:30 Future of Conservatism in California
Charles R. Kesler, Claremont McKenna College, Chairman
Arnold Steinberg, Steinberg and Associates, Inc. Speech text
Bruce Herschensohn, The Claremont Institute
Steven Hayward, Pacific Research Institute Speech text