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AEI IN AN INSTANT for Monday, October 9, 2000
Information on current and upcoming events, publications, and other
activities of the American Enterprise Institute


Unless otherwise indicated, the events listed below will take place in the
Wohlstetter Conference Center, on the twelfth floor at AEI.

*Trade Policy and the Presidential Election*
Speakers include Jagdish Bhagwati, Rep. Jim Kolbe (R.-Ariz.), Ira Shapiro,
and Michael B. Smith
Trade Policy Seminar, Wednesday, October 11, 8:00-9:30 a.m.
http://www.aei.org/inv001011.htm (information and registration)

*Culture and Economic Development*
Speakers include Lawrence E. Harrison, Samuel P. Huntington, Nicholas
Eberstadt, Michael Novak, and Frank Vogl
Book Forum, Thursday, October 12, 10:00 a.m.-noon
http://www.aei.org/inv001012.htm (information and registration)

*Are Corporate Tax Shelters an 'Abuse' That Should Be Stopped?*
Speakers include Michael Gilman, George Plesko, and Daniel Shaviro
Tax Policy Seminar, Friday, October 13, 9:15-11:00 a.m.
http://www.aei.org/inv1013.htm (information and registration)

*Venezuela's New Path--Has Chavez Found the Way?*
Speaker: Mark Falcoff
Friday Forum, October 13, 12:30-2:00 p.m.
To register, contact Jeannette Warren (202.862.4878, jwarren@aei.org).

*On Two Wings: The Humble God and Common Sense at the Founding of the United
Speaker: Michael Novak
Four Lectures, October 18, October 25, November 1, and November 8, 4:30 p.m.
For more information, contact Catherine Horan (202.319.5259) or Laurel
Cornell (202.862.5839).
NOTE: These lectures will take place at the Columbus School of Law, Catholic
University, Washington, D.C.

*Modernizing the People's Liberation Army*
Speakers include James R. Lilley, Doug Lovelace, and Larry Wortzel
Book Forum, Thursday, October 19, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
http://www.aei.org/inv001019.htm (information and registration)

*Poor Democracy*
Speaker: Leon Aron
Friday Forum, October 20, 12:30-2:00 p.m.
To register, contact Jeannette Warren (202.862.4878, jwarren@aei.org).

*The New Era of Taiwan's Democratization*
Speakers include You-ping Cheng, Alexander Huang, James R. Lilley, Chia-lung
Lin, and Emile Sheng
Symposium, Monday, October 23, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
To register, contact Joanna Yu (202.862.5806, jyu@aei.org).


Optional Federal Chartering and Regulation of Insurance Companies, ed. Peter
J. Wallison
Book, AEI Press
http://www.aei.org/shop1/shops/1/m-o.htm#0303 (order form)
http://www.aei.org/bs/bs12110.htm (book summary)

Preparing to Be President: The Memos of Richard E. Neustadt, ed. Charles O.
Book, AEI Press and Brookings Institution Press
http://www.aei.org/shop1/shops/1/p-r.htm#0298 (order form)
http://www.aei.org/bs/bs12148.htm (book summary)
http://www.aei.org/shop1/shops/1/4139-6.pdf (full text)

Deregulation of Network Industries: What's Next? ed. Sam Peltzman and
Clifford Winston
Book, AEI-Brookings Joint Center for Regulatory Studies
http://www.aei.brookings.org/publications/abstract.asp?pID=88 (abstract)
http://www.aei.brookings.org/publications/books/deregulation.pdf (full text)

*Why Socialism Failed in the United States,* by Seymour Martin Lipset
Bradley Lecture, October 2, 2000
http://www.aei.org/bradley/bl001002.htm (full text)

*China after Communism,* by Arthur Waldron
Bradley Lecture, September 11, 2000
http://www.aei.org/bradley/bl091100.htm (full text)

*Oil: It Could Get Ugly,* by John H. Makin
Economic Outlook, October 2000
http://www.aei.org/eo/eo12149.htm (full text)

AEI Newsletter, October 2000
http://www.aei.org/nl/nloct00.htm (full text)

*Fair Use of Antitrust Law,* by Robert E. Litan
Policy Matters, September 2000
http://www.aei.brookings.org/publications/policy/policy_00_14.asp (full text)

*The Regulation of Derivative Instruments*
Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee Statement, September 25, 2000
http://www.aei.org/shdw/shdw163.htm (full text)

*Privatizing the Housing GSEs*
Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee Statement, September 25, 2000
http://www.aei.org/shdw/shdw164.htm (full text)

*Al Gore and the 'Wicked Project': Aboard the Resentment Special,* by Michael
Article in National Review, September 25, 2000
http://www.aei.org/ra/ranova000925.htm (full text)

*How Al Turned the Corner,* by William Schneider
Article in National Journal, September 23, 2000
http://www.aei.org/ra/raschn000923.htm (full text)

*No Consensus on Security Council Reform,* by John R. Bolton
Article in the Earth Times, September 21, 2000
http://www.aei.org/ra/rajrb000921.htm (full text)

*Gender Gap Calculus,* by Karlyn H. Bowman
Article in the Washington Times, September 21, 2000
http://www.aei.org/ra/rabowm000921.htm (full text)

*Facing the Future Digitalized World and Much Faster, Cheaper Computing,* by
Newt Gingrich
Book Review in the Washington Times, September 17, 2000
http://www.aei.org/ra/raging000917.htm (full text)

*A Duke-Out Over...Paradigms,* by William Schneider
Article in National Journal, September 16, 2000
http://www.aei.org/ra/raschn000916.htm (full text)

*Gore Getting over Clinton Fatigue as Race Enters the Homestretch,* by Karlyn
H. Bowman
Article in Roll Call, September 14, 2000
http://www.aei.org/ra/rabowm000914.htm (full text)

*Broadcasting Freedom: The Cold War Triumph of Radio Free Europe and Radio
Liberty,* by Mark Falcoff
Book Review in Commentary, September 2000
http://www.aei.org/ra/rafalc0009.htm (full text)

*The 'Chineseness' of Taiwan,* by Arthur Waldron
Article in Policy Review, August/September 2000
http://www.aei.org/ra/rawald0008-09.htm (full text)


At its annual dinner on February 13, AEI will honor Clarence Thomas,
associate justice of the Supreme Court, with the 2001 Francis Boyer Award.
The Francis Boyer Award recipient, selected by AEI's Council of Academic
Advisers, is an eminent thinker who has made notable intellectual or
practical contributions to American society. Thomas will deliver the
Institute's 2001 Francis Boyer Lecture at the dinner.

http://www.aei.org/boyer/dinner.htm (information)
http://www.aei.org/boyer/dinnerform.htm (ticket purchase form)


On October 4, the Federal Communications Commission suspended for sixty days
two federal rules requiring broadcasters to give candidates free air time to
respond to campaign endorsements or personal attacks. AEI associate scholar
Daniel E. Troy has commented in the past on these and other restrictions by
the FCC:

*End FCC Speech Restrictions on Broadcasters,* by Daniel E. Troy
On the Issues, August 2000
http://www.aei.org/oti/oti11989.htm (full text)

*The FCC's Squeeze on Religious Broadcasting,* by Daniel E. Troy
On the Issues, March 2000
http://www.aei.org/oti/oti11485.htm (full text)

*Banning Ads Just Got Harder,* by Daniel E. Troy
Article in the Wall Street Journal, June 21, 1999
http://www.aei.org/ra/ratroy8.htm (full text)

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