The Conservative Movement for Forty Years: Achievements and Prospects
April 30 - May 2, 2004
Chicago, Illinois


Friday, April 30
7:00 - 9:00 Gala Dinner
Lee Edwards, The Heritage Foundation, Chairman
Invocation, John A. Howard, The Howard Center
Video Greetings from the President of the United States, George W. Bush
Edwin J. Feulner, Jr. The Heritage Foundation, Master of Ceremonies
Milton Friedman Video Greetings
Bill Campbell, Secretary: Philadelphia Society History Video
Lee Edwards, Introduction to William F. Buckley, Jr.
Keynote Address: William F. Buckley, Jr., National Review
Saturday, May 1
8:30 - 9:30 Annual Breakfast Meeting of the Membership (Members only)
10:00 - 11:30 Joyous and Prophetic Journalists: Chesterton, Mencken, and Whittaker Chambers
Leonard Liggio, Atlas Economic Research Foundation, Chairman
James V. Schall, Georgetown University
Terry Teachout, Author and Cultural Critic
Bob Riley
12:00 - 1:30 Luncheon Forty Years: On the Way to the Promised Land from the Wilderness
Joseph A. Morris , Lincoln Legal Foundation, Toast to The Philadelphia Society
On the Way to the Promised Land from the Wilderness - Panel Introduction
Reading of Stephen Tonser's remarks, University of Michigan
Annette Kirk, Russell Kirk Center
2:00 - 3:30 Market Economics and the Conservative Movement
T. Kenneth Cribb, President of ISI, Chairman
Arnold Harberger, University of Chicago and U.C.L.A.
George Gilder, Writer
3:30 - 4:00 Coffee Break
4:00 - 5:30 Letters To and From Our Children and Grandchildren
Forrest McDonald, University of Alabama, Chairman
Samuel Gregg, Acton Institute
Hunter Campaigne, America's Future Foundation
Jeff Nelson, Intercollegiate Studies Institute
Sarah M. Bramwell, Freelance Writer
David D. Corey, Baylor University
Sunday, May 2
8:30-11:00 Foreign Policy: The Next Forty Years
John Moore, President Emeritus, Grove City College, Chairman
Midge Decter, Heritage Foundation
Claes Ryn, Catholic University
Arnold Beichman, The Hoover Institution
Richard Gamble, Palm Beach Atlantic College