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35th Anniversary in New York City

35th Anniversary

October 6, 2017October 7, 2017
New York CIty

Imagine getting a star to be the intellectual heart of your tiny, new organization. And Murray Rothbard was much more than a star. He was one of the extraordinary men of the 20th century. A world-class genius in economics, history, and philosophy; an expert in sports and politics, strategy and tactics; a delightful movie reviewer and very funny guy, he created modern libertarianism and took Austrian economics to new heights. The power of his writing and the clarity of his thought continue to attract people from all over the world, every day, much to the upset of the Left.

Of course, in an age of Keynesianism and other evils, he was traduced and marginalized. He still is. The enemy understand his power. But it didn't work. His achievement, his optimism, his spirit triumphed. Even SJW oligarchs couldn't stop him.

The bad guys were able to make sure that, like Mises, he never had much money, nor an academic position remotely worthy of him. But the Marxists couldn't silence him. Murray lives today through his 26 books and thousands of articles, through his example, and through the Mises Institute. So we thought it only right to dedicate our 35th anniversary to Murray.

Speakers include Judge Napolitano, Hans-Hermann Hoppe, David Stockman, Guido Hulsmann, and Tom Woods. Also Joe Salerno, David Gordon, Bob Murphy, Peter Klein, Walter Block, Doug French, Tom DiLorenzo, Lew Rockwell, Jeff Deist, and many others. 

There will be a hilarious bus tour of Murray's (and Mises's) Manhattan, with insider info from guides Walter Block, David Gordon, Hans Hoppe, and Joe Salerno; a Friday reception, Saturday lunch, pre-dinner reception, gala dinner, and Rothbard Night Owl Nightclub afterwards.

We'll also be unveiling a brand-new and magnificent Rothbard book on the Progressives, from his archives. Talk about timely!

Please join us in the city of Rothbard, as we learn, have fun, and are inspired by Murray's spirit for the fight ahead.

The registration fee for Mises Institute Members of $595 per person ($895 per couple) includes Friday late afternoon sessions and reception, Saturday sessions and lunch, Saturday black-tie-optional reception and closing dinner, and Rothbard Night Owl Nightclub. (Students see scholarship application at the end of this page.) The tour of Murray's and Mises's Manhattan is $60 per person for registered attendees.  

Preliminary schedule:

Friday, October 6
1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Tour of Murray and Mises's Manhattan (might end earlier, depending on traffic)
5:30 p.m. Conference registration at Midtown Hilton, Mises bookstore open
6:00 p.m. Judge Andrew P. Napolitano and Tom Woods
7:30 - 8:30 p.m. Reception

Saturday, October 7
9:00 a.m. Private Host Committee Breakfast with Speakers
9:30 a.m. Coffee, Mises bookstore open
10:00 a.m. - Noon  Sessions
Noon  Lunch with David Stockman
1:30 - 4:00 p.m. Sessions
6:00 p.m. Reception
6:30 p.m. Dinner with Hans-Hermann Hoppe
Followed by Rothbard Night Owl Nightclub

  • Donors of $25,000 will be listed on the Host Committee for the event, with a private breakfast with speakers, VIP seating at the event, and a table for ten at the closing dinner.
  • Donors of $10,000 will be listed on the Dinner Committee, with VIP seating at the event, and a table for ten at the closing dinner.
  • Donors of $5,000 will be listed as a Speaker Sponsor, with VIP seating with speakers at lunch.
  • Donations will also make it possible for students to attend on scholarship.

The Mises Bookstore will also be on-site, and speakers are happy to autograph their books.

To reserve a room at the Hilton Midtown, call 212-586-7000 before September 5, 2017, and mention the Mises Institute for a special rate of $279 per night, plus tax. (Limited number.)

Student scholarships are available that include two receptions, sessions, lunch, and closing dinner. Register here.


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