Western Meeting #1
January 30-31, 1976
Los Angeles, California


Friday, January 30
5:30 - 7:30 Registration & Reception
7:30 - 9:30 Dinner - Resolved: That Capitalist Ideology is the Most Effective Weapon 'Against Marxist Utopianism and Soviet' Imperialism (half of the audio from this panel is missing)
Tibor Machan, the Hoover Institution, For the Resolution
Thomas Molnar, Long Island University, Against the Resolution
Robert R. Reilly, ISI Western Director, Chairman
Saturday, January 31
8:00 - 9:30 Registration & Coffee
9:30 - 11:15 The Bicentennial And The Intellectuals
Charles L. Heatherly, National Federation of Independent Business, Chairman
Keith Berwick, Pepperdine University
Harry V. Jaffa, Claremont Men's College
11:15 - 11:45 Break
11:45 - 1:30 Pollution By Poverty: The Real Energy Issue
Speaker Introduction of Henry Manning
Speaker Introduction of Edward Teller
Edward Teller, Distinguished Visiting Professor, Spitzer Chair of Science and Technology
1:30 - 1:45 Break
1:45 - 3:15 American Foreign Policy: Beyond Detente
Stefan T. Possony, The. Hoover Institution; Chairman
Y. L. Wu, The Hoover Institution
Paul Eidelberg, Political Scientist and Author
3:15 - 3:30 Break
3:30 - 5:00 The American Party System At The Crossroads
Speaker Introduction of Michael Antonovic
The Hon. Michael Antonovich, California Conservative Union, Chairman
Nelson Polsby, University of California at Berkeley
William S. Banowsky, President, Pepperdine University