Independence Hall
The American Tradition and the Great Society
March 31-April 1, 1967
Sherman House
Chicago, Illinois

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Friday, March 31

3:00 - 3:30 Registration - Coffee

3:30 - 5:30    "The Premises and Goals" - Frank S. Meyer, Chairman



M. Stanton Evans, Editor, Indianapolis News


Will Herberg, Graduate Professor of Philosophy and Culture, Drew University

George J. Stigler, Charles R. Walgreen Distinguished Service Professor of American Institutions, University of Chicago


5 : 30 - 6:30     Cocktail Hour

6:30 - 8:30    Dinner

The Hon. Roman L. Hruska, United States Senator from Nebraska.


Saturday, April 1

10:30 - 12:30    "The Myths and Realities" - Patrick M. Boarman, Chairman.

Yale Brozen, Professor of Economics, University of Chicago

Thomas F. Johnson, Director of Research, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research

Robert L. Schuettinger, Assistant Professor, International Law and Relations,  The Catholic University of- America 

1:00 - 2:30    Luncheon

Ralph Harris, General Director, Institute of Economic Affairs, Ltd., London

3:00 - 5:00    "The Alternatives" - Milton Friedman, Chairman

James Buchanan, Professor of Economics, University of Virginia

Richard C. Cornuelle, Executive Vice President, National Association of Manufacturers


Edwin J. Feulner, Jr., Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, Stanford  University


Arthur Kemp, Professor of Economics, Claremont Men's College