THURSDAY, JUNE 1, 2006

Thursday, June 1, 1:30-3:00 p.m.
BOOK SESSION—David B. Robertson, The Constitution and America’s Destiny

Chair:
TIMOTHY O’ROURKE, Salisbury University

Panelists:
HERMAN BELZ, University of Maryland, College Park
CLIFTON MCCLESKEY, University of Virginia
JEFFREY L. PASLEY, University of Missouri, Columbia

Response:
DAVID B. ROBERTSON, University of Missouri, St. Louis


Thursday, June 1, 1:30-3:00 p.m.
Medicare and Social Security

Chair:
EDWARD BERKOWITZ, George Washington University

Panelists:
DANIEL BELAND, University of Calgary and
TOSHIMITSU SHINKAWA, Kyoto University
Privatizing Pensions: Ideas, Institutional Change, and Social Security Reform in Britain, Canada, Japan, and the United States

LARRY DEWITT, U.S. Social Security Administration
Financing the Social Security Program 1939-1950: The Policy Origins, Impacts, and Implications of a Decade of Tax Rate Freezes

THOMAS R. OLIVER, Johns Hopkins University
The Medicare Modernization Act: Evolution or Revolution in Policy Development?

RICK MAYES, University of Richmond and
ROBERT BERENSON, The Urban Institute
Policymaking for Medicare: Prospective Payment and the Shaping of U.S. Health Care

Comment:
MARTHA DERTHICK, University of Virginia


Thursday, June 1, 1:30-3:00 p.m.
Conservatives and American Political Development: Great Society to the 1980s

Chair:
STEVEN TELES, Yale University

Panelists:
NANCY ALTMAN, Pension Rights Center
Old Age Pensions

RICHARD HARRIS, Rutgers University
Environment

PATRICK MCGUINN, Drew University
Education

Comment:
R. SHEP MELNICK, Boston College


Thursday, June 1, 1:30-3:00 p.m.
Progressivism, Liberalism, Censorship, and the American Civil Liberties Union, 1920-1940

Chair/Commentator:
FRANCIS G. COUVARES, Amherst College

Panelists:
M. ALISON KIBLER, Franklin and Marshall College
The ACLU vs. the ‘Good’ Censors: Debating Bans on Racial Ridicule in the Early Twentieth Century

JUDY KUTULAS, St. Olaf College
The ‘Mumbo-Jumbo of a New Moral Position’: The ACLU and Henry Ford’s Free Speech

LEIGH ANN WHEELER, Bowling Green State University
When Progressives Made Sex a Civil Liberty: The ACLU’s Defense of Nudism, Burlesque, Sex Education, and Movies


Thursday, June 1, 1:30-3:00 p.m.
How Patients and Caregivers Experience American Health Policy Development

Chair:
NANCY TOMES, State University of New York, Stony Brook

Panelists:
COLLEEN GROGAN University of Chicago
American Families Attempting to Care Amid Public Policies Encouraging Nursing Home Use and the Medicalization of Aging

HAROLD POLLACK, University of Chicago
Unrecognized Success in American Policy History: The Case of Developmental Disability

BEATRIX HOFFMAN, Northern Illinois University
Bringing the Patient Back In: Health Policy History from the Bottom Up

Comment:
EILEEN BORIS, University of California, Santa Barbara
NANCY TOMES, State University of New York, Stony Brook