The USA: An Idea or a People?
April 22-24, 1994
Chicago, Illinois


Friday, April 22
7:00 - 9:00 Dinner
The Philadelphia Society - Thirty Years Later - Milton Friedman (by telephone)
T. Kenneth Cribb, Jr., Chairman
John O'Sullivan, National Review
Keynote Q & A
Saturday, April 23
8:30 - 9:30 Annual Breakfast Meeting of the Membership (Members only)
10:00 - 11:15 Early Folkways and the Making of America
Leonard Liggio, Chairman
Forrest McDonald, University of Alabama
Bernard W. Sheehan, Indiana University
John Willson, Hillsdale College
11:45 - 1:15 The Philadelphia Society - Thirty Years Later
David P. Stuhr, Moment of Silence for President Nixon
T. Kenneth Cribb, Jr., President's Report
David P. Stuhr, Chairman
Henry Regnery, M. Stanton Evans, Edwin I. Feulner, Jr., Don Lipsett and William F. Buckley Jr. (by videotape), Milton Friedman (by telephone)
1:30 - 3:00 What They Saw in America
Danny J. Boggs, Chairman
Christopher Wolfe, Marquette University: on Tocqueville
James McClellan, Liberty Fund: on Lord Bryce
Robert Royal, Ethics & Public Policy Center: on Chesterton
Edwin Meese UT, The Heritage Foundation: on Reagan
3:00 -3:30 Coffee Break
3:30 - 5:00 What We See in America: Observations on the Essence of Our Culture
Charles R. Kesler, Chairman
Arnold Beichman, Hoover Institution
E. Christian Kopff, University of Colorado
Thomas Landess, Author & Lecturer
Sunday, April 24
8:30 - 11:00 Immigration and the Obligations of U.S. Citizenship: Melting Pot or Meltdown
Larry P. Arnn, Chairman
Tim W. Ferguson, The Wall Street Journal
Thomas Fleming, Chronicles
Michael Vlahos, Center for Naval Analysis
Stephen Moore, Cato Institute
Peter Brirnelow, Forbes