The Future of Freedom in the Americas
October 3-4, 1997
San Antonio, Texas


Friday, October 3
4:00 - 5:30 Registration - Crowne Plaza St. Anthony Hotel
6:00 - 7:15 Registration / Reception - Southwest Craft Center
7:15 - 8:15 M. Stanton Evans, National Journalism Center, Chairman
8:15 - 9:15 Manuel F. Ayau, University of Francisco Marroquin, "Capitalism and Statism in Latin America"
Saturday October 4
8:00 - 8:45 Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 10:30 Economic Freedom in the Hemisphere
Joseph A. Sullivan, The Landrum Society, Chairman - Panel Introduction
Robert Salinas-Leon, TV Azteca, "The Future of Free Trade in the Americas"
Carlos A. Ball, Editor of AIPE, "Latin America's Bumpy Road to Capitalism"
10:45 - 12:00 Ambassadors' Report: A U.S. Perspective
Karl Ziebarth, Iron Road Railways, Chairman - Panel Introduction
Ambassador Curtin Winsor, Jr. "Lessons Learned--and Unlearned"
Ambassador G. Philip Hughes, "The Americas and the Caribbean"
12:30 - 1:45 Luncheon Address
William F. Campbell, Louisiana State University, Chairman Introduction for William Murchison
William Murchison, Dallas Morning News
2:15 - 3:45 Culture and Liberty in the Americas
Carolina Bolivar, Instituto Cultural Ludwig von Mises, Chairman - Panel Introduction
Leonard Liggio, Atlas Economic Research Foundation, "The Early Spanish Heritage of Freedom"
Alexandra Wilhelmsen, University of Dallas, "Liberty and Order in the Hispanic World"
Michael J. Ard, University of Virginia, "The Struggle for Political Liberty in Mexico"
7:00 - 9:00 Saturday Optional Dinner
Barbara J. Elliott, Center for Renewal, Chairman
Adolfo Calero, President, Commission on Foreign Affairs, Nicaraguan National Assembly, "Out of the Ashes"