Salvatori Center Speakers and Conferences

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1998-1999

Fall 1998

Paul Gigot
Morality and Politics: The Clinton Administration in Crisis
Monday, September 21, 1998

Debate: Arianna Huffington vs. Robert Scheer
Left and Right: Debating Issues of the 1998 Election
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
Wednesday, October 7, 1998

Ron Unz
The Future of the California Initiative Process
Thursday, October 8, 1998

Christopher DeMuth
Science, Technology, and the New Wealth of Nations
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
Monday, November 9, 1998

Pierre Hassner
War in the Political Philosophy of Rousseau, Kant, and Hegel
Friday, December 11, 1998

Spring 1999

Jeffrey K. Tulis
The President, Congress, and the Court: The Politics of Constitutional Abdication
Friday, February 19, 1999

Debate: Benjamin Klein vs. Daniel Oliver
Antitrust in the 21st Century: The Microsoft Case
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
Tuesday, March 23, 1999

Eloise Anderson
The Welfare State and the Idea of America
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
Wednesday, March 31, 1999

Conference: Conservative Leaders in the Making
A Panel Discussion on the State of the Modern American Conservative Movement
Panelists: Hadley Arkes, Amherst College; Danielle Crittenden, editor of The Women's Quarterly; Steve Forbes, 2000 presidential candidate; David Frum, contributing editor of The Weekly Standard; and William A. Rusher, publisher emeritus of National Review.

Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
Saturday, April 17, 1999

G. Alan Tarr
America's Dual Constitutional Tradition: The Distinctive Features of State Constitutions in the American Political Order
Friday, April 23, 1999

Conference: Social Science and Contemporary Political Life
The Achievement of Edward C. Banfield
Participants: Ellis J. Alden; Larry P. Arnn; Josiah Lee Auspitz; Martha Bayles; Joseph M. Bessette; Mark Blitz; Peter Clark; Christopher DeMuth; Martha Derthick; Robert Goldwin; Charles R. Kesler; Bruce Kovner; William Kristol; Steven J. Lenzner (rapporteur); Robert Samuelson; Peter Skerry; and James Q. Wilson.
Monterey Plaza Hotel, Monterey, CA
Thursday-Saturday, May 6-8, 1999