The Power of Independent Thinking


Stay Connected
Get the latest updates straight to your inbox.

Past Events

In this archive of previous events, you can watch video, listen to audio, read transcripts, or buy CDs, DVDs and transcripts.

Click the title of any event for details
Watch video of the event
Listen to audio of the event
Read the transcript
Date Title
10/8/1986 Reception to Honor Peter T. Bauer
Peter T. Bauer, M. Bruce Johnson, A. Neil McLeod, David J. Theroux, Gordon Tullock
10/29/1987 National Dinner to Honor James M. Buchanan
Thomas E. Borcherding, James M. Buchanan, Jr., Maurice Mann, J. Victor Marshall, Daniel Oliver
7/7/1992 National Dinner to Honor Robert A. Conquest
G. Robert A. Conquest, Elena Bonner, Preston Martin, Czeslaw Milosz, John O’Sullivan, CBE, David J. Theroux, Aaron B. Wildavsky, Hongda Harry Wu
1/25/1993 Clintonomics, the Information Revolution and the New Global Market Economy: A Luncheon Forum with Walter B. Wriston
Walter B. Wriston
6/23/1993 Clintonomics and the Lessons of the 1980s
Robert L. Bartley
7/22/1993 Out of Work in America: Is Government the Cause or Cure?
Lawrence A. Kudlow, Richard K. Vedder, Lowell E. Gallaway, Stephen J. Moore, Steve H. Hanke, Richard Keith Armey
10/7/1993 Censorship and Propaganda in the Gulf War: How Government Can Mold Public Opinion
John R. MacArthur
12/8/1993 Hollywood’s Three Big Lies About Media and Society
Michael Medved
2/24/1994 Recapturing the Spirit of Enterprise
George F. Gilder
4/27/1994 New Opportunities for Excellence in a Freer World
Thomas J. Peters III
7/27/1994 Freedom, Welfare and Dystopia: Independent Policy Forum Luncheon Honoring Charles Murray
Charles A. Murray
9/18/1994 Health Choices For America: Affordability vs. Bureaucracy
1/19/1995 What to Do About Crime: Independent Policy Forum Luncheon Honoring James Q. Wilson
Robert Higgs, Don B. Kates, Jr., Chris Killough, William I. Koch, Joseph D. McNamara
6/8/1995 Entrepreneurship and the High Technology Revolution: Independent Policy Forum Luncheon Honoring David Packard
William R. Hewlett, David Packard, George P. Shultz, Edwin V. Zschau
10/5/1995 The End of Racism: New Prospects for a Color-Blind Society
Dinesh J. D’Souza
3/27/1996 The Outlook for China, Human Rights and the Laogai Gulag: Independent Policy Forum Luncheon Honoring Harry Wu
Hongda Harry Wu
5/6/1996 Simple Rules for Open Markets
Richard A. Epstein
12/3/1996 Stopping Violent Crime: New Directions for Reduction and Prevention
Arthur R. Miller, Bruce L. Benson, Erika Holzer, Wendy Kaminer, William I. Koch, Alan J. Lizotte, David B. Sentelle, Richard L. Thornburgh, Hubert Williams, Marvin E. Wolfgang
1/28/1997 What It Means to Be a Libertarian: Independent Policy Forum with Charles Murray
Charles A. Murray
2/4/1998 Microsoft: Economic and Legal Perspectives on Antitrust and Monopoly
Stephen E. Margolis, Stan J. Liebowitz, Robert A. Levy, Bruce H. Kobayashi
4/16/1998 Technology Innovation: Competitors, Predators and Antitrust
Timothy F. Bresnahan, Stan J. Liebowitz, John E. Lopatka, Stephen E. Margolis, Janusz A. Ordover
10/1/1998 Dinner to Honor Sir John Marks Templeton
Sir John Marks Templeton, Michael J. Boskin, Charles H. Townes, Robert W. Galvin, George F. Gilder, Václav Klaus, Louis R. Rukeyser, John L. Schroeder, David J. Theroux
10/29/1998 P.J.'s Economics 101: Open House with P.J. O'Rourke
P. J. O’Rourke
2/3/1999 Private Solutions for the Social Security Crisis
Alan J. Auerbach, Preston Martin, Michael Tanner
2/11/1999 The Future of Freedom and High Technology
Virginia I. Postrel
2/24/1999 The New Betrayal of Black Freedom in America
Shelby Steele
3/9/1999 Justice, Natural Rights and the Rule of Law
Randy E. Barnett
3/18/1999 Free Markets and the Economics of Life
Gary S. Becker, Guity Nashat Becker
3/31/1999 Why Freedom?
Tibor R. Machan, Jan Narveson
4/6/1999 Fixing America’s Cities: Privatization and Community Empowerment
Stephen Goldsmith

  • Catalyst