Independence Hall
Intellectual Resistance to the Wave of the Future
April 6-7, 1984
The Drake Hotel
Chicago, Illinois

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Friday, April 6

4:00 - 5:30    Registration

5:30 - 6:30    Reception

6:30 - 9:00    Dinner 
          Margo Carlisle, Chairman
          John Silber, President, Boston University - "Stopping the Lemmings"


Saturday, April 7

8:00 - 9:00 Annual Breakfast Meeting of Membership (Members Only)

9:15 -10:30    "The Groves of Academe" 
          John A. Howard, Chairman
          Allan C. Carlson, The Rockford Institute
          Chester E. Finn, Jr., Vanderbilt University
          Eileen M. Gardner, The Heritage Foundation

10:45 - 12:00    "The Future that Doesn't Work" 
          Anthony Harrigan, Chairman
          H. Joachim Maitre, Boston University
          Sergio Ricossa, University of Twin
          Desmond Swayne, Wrekin College, U.K.

12:15 - 2:00    Luncheon 
          Russell Kirk - "The Wise Men Know what Wicked Things are Written on the Sky"

2:30 - 3:45    "Beyond Legal Positivism" 
          James McClellan, Chairman
          William F. Harvey, Indiana University School of Law
          William Kristol, Harvard University
          Gary McDowell, Tulane University

3:45 - 4:15    Coffee Break

4:15 - 5:30    "The Crisis in American Institutions" 
          Edwin J. Feulner, Jr., 'Chairman
          Philip M. Crane, U.S. House of Representatives, Illinois
          T. Kenneth Cribb Jr., Assistant Counselor to the President
          M. Stanton Evans, National Journalism Center