Independence Hall
Conservatism and Libertarianism
April 6-7, 1979
Sheraton Plaza Hotel
Chicago, Illinois

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Friday, April 6

4:00 - 6:00    Registration & Reception

6:00 - 8:30    Dinner - Ernest van den Haag, Chairman

Robert Nisbet, American Enterprise Institute - "Conservatives and Libertarians: Uneasy Cousins"


Saturday, April 7

8:30 - 9:15    Annual Breakfast Meeting (Members only)

9:45 - 11:45    Henry Regnery, Chairman

Murray Rothbard, Cato Institute - "Myth and Truth about Libertarianism"

Walter Berns, American Enterprise Institute - "The Need for Public Authority"

12:00 - 1:15    Luncheon

Report on The Philadelphia Society, Ernest van den Haag

Presentation: "Worst Book of the Year Award", R. Emmett Tyrrell Jr.

1:45 - 3:45    "Social Issues: Conservative and Libertarian Views"

John A. Howard, Chairman

Williamson Evers, Inquiry

William Kristol, The American Spectator

Tibor R. Machan, Reason Foundation

M. J. Sobran, Jr., National Review

4:00 - 6:00    "Economic Issues: Conservative and Libertarian Views"

David I. Meiselman, Chairman

Roy Childs, Jr., Libertarian Review

Warren L. Coats, Federal Reserve Board

David Friedman, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Arthur Shenfield, Economist and Barrister

6:15 - 6:45    Autograph Party

R. Emmett Tyrrell Jr., Public Nuisances

Robert L. Schuettinger, Forty Centuries of Wage and Price Controls