1960s

1961 Fourteenth Annual Lecture, March 27 - April 7, 1961
Theme: Geographic Influences in Contemporary World Affairs
Committee Chair: Robert E. Hosack, Political Science


Norman Pounds, "Europe and the New Nations." (Caldwell & Pocatello)
"East European Revolution." (Lewiston, Boise, et al)



1961/62 Fifteenth Annual Lecture, October 23 - November 3, 1961
Theme: Social and Political Problems of Latin America -- The Role of the United States
Committee Chair: Robert E. Hosack, Political Science


Francisco Garcia-Amador, "Democratic Counter-Offensive in the Americas."
"Latin America -- Change or Revolution?" (Lewiston, Boise, et al)
"Old Problems -- New Programs in Latin America." (Coeur d'Alene, Jerome)



1962/63 Sixteenth Annual Lecture, October 29 - November 2,1962
Theme: The Search for Peace -- Prospects and Pitfalls
Committee Chair: Robert E. Hosack, Political Science


Samuel Lyman Atwood Marshall, "Korea -- the Biggest Little War."
"The Search for Peace -- Prospects and Pitfalls" (Moscow, Boise, et al)
"American Survival -- Illusions and Realities." (Moscow, Lewiston)
"Cuba, the Point of Main Trial."



1963 *Seventeenth Annual Lecture, April 26, 1963
Theme: Soviet Foreign Policy
Committee Chair: Robert E. Hosack, Political Science


Kempton B. Jenkins, "Soviet Policy -- Myth & Reality."
Emil Kroher, "How History is Taught in Germany Today." (Supplemental lecture on March 25)



1964 *Eighteenth Annual Lecture, October 22, 1963 and March 26, 1964
Theme: Senator William E. Borah: His Contribution to Peace
Committee Chair: Robert E. Hosack, Political Science


Marian C. McKenna, "Borah -- the Man" (Moscow & Boise, Oct. 1963)
Claudius O. Johnson, "Borah -- His Political Impact."
J. Chalmers Vinson, "Borah -- The Diplomat."
Senator Frank Church, "The Role of Borah in American Foreign Policy."
McKenna, Johnson, & Vinson -- Discussions and Commentaries:
"Senator Borah's Personality", "Borah the Politician", "Borah & Diplomacy"



1965 *Nineteenth Annual Lecture, April 2, 1965 & April 22, 1965
Theme: No theme listed in records
Committee Chair: Robert E. Hosack, Political Science


John J. Johnson, "The Role of the Non-Communist Left." (April 2, 1965)
Dr. Purnedu Kumar Banerjee, "Assignment Peking" (April 22, 1965)



1965/66 *Twentieth Annual Lecture, July 30, October 21, & October 31, 1965
Theme: No theme listed in records
Committee Chair: Robert E. Hosack, Political Science

Donald Grant, "Canada Challenges." (July 30, 1965)
Frank Church, "The United Nations: After 20 Years." (October 21, 1965)
Robert Theobald, "Basis for Peace in the World Economic Community." (Oct. 31, 1965)



1967 *Twenty-first Annual Conference, April 5-6, 1967
Theme: Food for Freedom Conference
Committee Chair: William E. Folz, Agricultural Economics


Dorothy H. Jacobson, "The United States Food Aid Program: Objectives and Accomplishments"
Willard W. Cochrane, "The Role of Agriculture in Economic Development"
Irene B. Taeuber, "Population Growth and Food Crises: Dimensions and Queries."
M. L. Upchurch, "America's Capacity to Supply Food for Expanding World Populations."
Don Paarlberg, "Purpose and Prospects for the Food for Freedom Program."



1968 *Twenty-second Annual Symposium, February 15-17, 1968
Theme: Vietnam War
Committee Chair: Richard A. Porter, Chemistry


Frank Williston, "Historical Background of the Vietnam Conflict."
David Halberstam, "A Reporter Returns to Vietnam."
Guy Pauker, " The Vietnam Conflict in Southeast Asian Perspective."
Robert Scheer, "International and Domestic Dissent Against the Vietnam War."
Anthony Wiener, "Alternative Vietnam Outcomes -- a Long-Range Perspective."
David Dellinger, "The Case for Withdrawal."
James Farmer, "Vietnam and the Rebellion of Exploited Peoples -- At Home and Abroad."
Senator John Tower, "Vietnam and American National Security."
Albert Gore, "NATO, the Western Hemisphere and the Vietnam War."



1969 *Twenty-third Annual Symposium, March 13-15, 1969
Theme: Violence and War
Committee Chair: Richard A. Porter, Chemistry


Stefan Possony, "War and International strategy"
Roderick Gorney, "Human Agression"
Gen. Thomas Lane, "Erosion of Military Power"
Thomas Hayden (Founder of Students for a Democratic Society), "Domestic Violence"
Philip Luce, "New Left Activities"
Nat Hentoff (Chronicler of dissent in America), "The Nature of Political Activism and its Relationship to Violence"
Thomas Brody, "Nuclear War and International Relations"
Anthony Bouscaren, "Domestic Activism from a Conservative Point of View"

Other Participants:
Dr. Nathan Hare, Prof. of Black Studies, San Francisco State College
William Rusher, Publisher of the "National Review"