Independence Hall
The Culture of Statism – Communism is Dead: Long Live the State!
April 24-26, 1992
The Drake Hotel
Chicago, Illinois

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Friday, April 24

4:00 - 5:30    Registration 

6:00 - 7:00    Reception 

7:00 - 9:00    Dinner

Daniel Oliver, Chairman

Joseph F. Alibrandi, Chairman and CEO, Whittaker Corporation - Why Businessmen Become Statist


Saturday, April 25

8:30 - 9:30    Annual Breakfast Meeting of the Membership (Members only)
10:00 - 11:30    "Business and the Culture of Statism"

Daniel B. Hales, Chairman

Tim W. Ferguson, The Wall Street Journal

Alan Reynolds, Hudson Institute

Law and the Culture of Statism

Edwin Meese, HI, Chairman

Danny J. Boggs, United State Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

Michael W. McConnell, University of Chicago Law School

12:00 - 1:45    Luncheon 

A Report on The Philadelphia Society: Joseph A. Morris

Remarks: Daniel Oliver

2:00 -3:30    Democracy and the Culture of Statism 

Forrest McDonald, Chairman

David D. Boaz, Cato Institute

William H. Mellor, III, Institute for Justice

Marc Plattner, Journal of Democracy

3:30 - 4:00    Coffee Break

4:00 - 5:30    Religion, Morality and the Culture of Statism 

Caroline M. Hemphill, Chairman

Midge Decter, Author and Lecturer

P. J. Hill, Wheaton College

Robert A. Sirico, The Acton Institute

7:00 - 9:00    Optional Dinner - Sponsored by The Young America's Foundation


Sunday, April 26

8:30 - 11:00    Central Europe and the Former Evil Empire - The Problems and the Prospects

David E. T. Somerville, Chairman

Arnold Beichman, Hoover Institution

Morton C. Blackwell, The Leadership Institute

Jeffrey B. Gayner, The Heritage Foundation

Leonard P. Liggio, Institute for Humane Studies