Independence Hall
Free Speech, Free Press, Free Society: An Update
November 18-19, 1983
Marriott's Essex House
New York, New York

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Friday, November 18

4:00 - 5:30    Registration

5:30 - 6:30    Reception

6:30 - 8:30    Dinner
"The Ideology of the Media"
          Midge Decter, Chairman
          Irving Kristol, The Public Interest


Saturday, November 19

9:00 - 10:30    "The Legal Odyssey of Freedom Of Speech and Press"
Michael S. Joyce, Chairman
          Walter Berns, American Enterprise Institute

10:45 - 12:15    "Government Advocacy, Government Art and the First Amendment"
          Joseph A. Morris, Chairman
          Marshall J. Breger, The Heritage Foundation; New York Law School
          Samuel Lipman, The New Criterion

12:30 - 2:00    Luncheon
"The National Media and American Democracy" 
          Francis A. O'Connell, Jr., Chairman
          Stanley Rothman, Smith College

2:15 - 3:45    "Are There Limits on Free Speech in a Democratic Society"
Otto J. Scott, Chairman
          Dan Burt, Capital Legal Foundation
          Jeremy A. Rabkin, Cornell University
          Ernest van den Haag, Fordham University

3:45 - 4:15    Coffee Break

4:15 - 5:45    "Freedom of the Press: What does it Mean and to Whom?"
Joseph Sobran
          Fred Barnes, The Baltimore Sun
          Tom Bethell, The American Spectator