Independence Hall
Charity, Philanthropy and the Welfare State
April 22-24, 1988
The Westin Hotel
Chicago, Illinois

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Friday, April 22

4:00 - 5:30    Registration

6:00 - 7:00    Reception

7:00 - 9:00    Dinner

Allan C. Carlson, Chairman - "Philanthropy Today: No Good Deed Goes Unpunished"

Irving Kristol, American Enterprise Institute


Saturday, April 23

8:30 - 9:30    Annual Breakfast Meeting of the Membership (Members Only)

10:00 - 11:30    "Charity, Welfare and the State Consort Room"

William F. Campbell, Chairman

Allan C. Carlson, The Rockford Institute

James Gwartney, Florida State University

Leslie Lenkowsky, The Institute for Educational Affairs

Eric Mack, Tulane University

12:00 - 2:00    Luncheon 

Report on the Philadelphia Society, William C. Dennis (and)

The Ford Foundation: A Power for What? Mayfair Room - 3rd Floor

Charles M. Lichenstein

2:30 - 4:00    "Charitable Giving and Social Change"

Willa A. Johnson, Chairman

Michael S. Joyce, Lynde & Harry Bradley Foundation

Marvin N. Olasky, University of Texas

Ernest W. Lefever, Ethics & Public Policy Center

Stanley Rothman, Smith College

4:00 - 4:30    Coffee Break

4:30 - 6:00    "The Role of Philanthropy in a Free Society" 

Francis A. O'Connell, Jr., Chairman

Robert E. Russell, Jr., Robert Russell & Associates

Donald G. M. Coxe, Donner Canadian Foundation

W. W. Hill, Liberty Fund

James Piereson, John M. Olin Foundation


Sunday, April 24

8:30 - 11:00    Buffet Breakfast 

The State of Freedom in the Americas

Joseph A. Morris, Chairman: Alejandro A. Chafuen, Hernando de Soto, H. Joachim Maitre, Fernando Monterroso and David Somerville