Independence Hall
New Directions in Social Thought
April 26-27, 1974
Water Tower Hyatt House
Chicago, Illinois

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Friday, April 26

4:00 - 6:00    Registration/Reception —:Terrace Room

6:00 - 8:00    Dinner
          License and Liberty
Duncan Williams, Director of Research, Farmington Trust, Oxford  Author, Trousered Apes


Saturday, April 27 

8:45 - 9:45    Annual Breakfast Meeting of the Membership

10:00 - 11:30   New Directions in Economics: The Rebirth of Political Economy
          William A. Niskanen, Jr., University of California, Berkeley.

11:45 - 1:45    Luncheon
          Report on The Philadelphia Society, David Meiselman, President,
          The Philadelphia Society — The First 10 Years, B. A. Rogge, Wabash College

2:00 - 3:00    New Directions in Political Science: The Emergence of Positive Political Theory
          Alvin Rabushka, University of Rochester

4:00 - 6:00    New Directions Behind the Iron Curtain
          Gerhart Niemeyer, University of Notre Dame
          G. Warren Nutter; University of Virginia

7:00 - 9:00    Dinner - The Principal Challenges to the Free Society
          M. Stanton Evans, Senior. Editor, The Indianapolis News, Chairman
          Arthur Shenfield, Visiting Profesior, Temple University - "The 'Politician as Angel and Demon'"
          William Schneider Jr., Legislative Assistant to The Hon. James L. Buckley - "The Protracted Conflict" 
          John D. Lofton Jr., United Features Columnist - " Political Trends and he Media"
          Thomas Molnar, Visiting Professor, Hillsdale College "Philosophical Disorder"