The Future of Freedom: The Problems and the Prospects
February 26-27, 1965
Chicago, Illinois


Friday, February 26
3:00 - 3:30 Registration - Coffee
3:30 - 5:00 Discussion - The Philadelphia Society - W. Glenn Campbell, Chairman
5:00 - 6:00 Cocktail hour
6:00 - 7:30 Dinner
Don Lipsett: Call to Order
Remarks: Antony Fisher, Institute of Economic Affairs
8:00 - 10:00 The Problem of Philosophy
M. Stanton Evans, Chairman
Milton Friedman, "Liberalism"
Stanley Parry, "The Real Problem of the Conservative Theory"
Frank S. Meyer, "A New Stage in Conservative Thought"
Friedman Comments
Meyer Comments
Saturday, February 27
9:30 — 11:30 The Foreign Policy of a Free Society
Thomas Molnar, Chairman
Robert Strausz-Hupe, "The Old Realities and the New Myths"
L. Brent Bozell, "A Purpose for our Foreign Policy"
Stefan T. Possony, "The Technology of War and Peace"
Strausz-Hupe Comments
Bozell Comments
Possony Comments
12:00 - 1:00 Luncheon - Report, Organization Committee
1:15 - 3:15 The Problem of Persuasion
Arthur Kemp, Chairman
LeBaron R. Foster, Gerald J. Skibbins, "What Makes America Conservative?"
G. Warren Nutter, "Politics, Propaganda, and Persuasion"
Richard C. Cornuelle, "Building a Persuasive Position"
3:15 - 3:45 Coffee
3:45 - 6:00 The Intellectual Task Ahead
Eliseo Vivas, "The Philosophical Errors of the Liberal Establishment"
Russell Kirk, "Right Reason versus Ideology"
George J. Stigler, "Is America Big Enough for Conservatives, Too?"
Frank S. Meyer: Concluding Remarks