The Rockford Institute and Chronicles: A Magazine of American Culture present
The 19th Annual Meeting of the John Randolph Club
â€œA Republic, If You Can Keep Itâ€
September 12-13, 2008
Join Thomas Fleming, Srdja Trifkovic, and Aaron D. Wolf along with special guests David Hartman, Taki Theodoracopulos, Peter Brimelow, Claude Polin, Donald W. Livingston, and others at
The Sofitel Philadelphia*
120 South 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
*tripadvisor.comâ€™s top-rated Philadelphia Hotel!
for a weekend of camaraderie, lively conversation, and spirited debate, as we explore the prospects of restoring republican government in the city where it all began.
Saturday-night black-tie banquet and debate: â€œResolved: The American Republic Can Be Savedâ€
SPECIAL PRE-JRC PROGRAM: â€œPhiladelphia: An American Capitalâ€
Join us Thursday afternoon, September 11, for a Philadelphia sightÂseeing excursion followed by a private reception and dinner featuring historian John Lukacs, whose numerous books include Philadelphia: Patricians and Philistines. A second excursion on the morning of Friday, September 12, will be followed by a lunch and a lecture by Chilton Williamson, Jr., on Western novelist and Philadelphia native Owen Wister.
Philadelphia: An American Capital: $175.00 per person
(Includes Thursday afternoon sightseeing and dinner with John Lukacs, Friday sightseeing and luncheon with Chilton Williamson, Jr.)
John Randolph Club Full Registration: JRC Member: $270.00; Non-member: $295.00
(Includes Friday evening opening address and reception, Saturday panels, Saturday evening banquet and program)
All registration prices increase $50.00 after July 15, 2008.
A limited number of rooms are available at the Sofitel Philadelphia at $175.00, single or double occupancy. Reservations must be made no later than August 20, 2008. Call (215) 569-8300 and mention The John Randolph Club.
For student rates, panels-only rates, or other information, contact Christopher Check, executive vice president, at (815) 964-5811.
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