Paul Gottfried recounts the neoconservative takeover of the Conservative Movement, and asks why there was so little resistance from the conservatives of the time?
Richard Spencer question the Conservative fixation on the Soviet Union, and asks what the basis of a new conservative movement could be.
Peter Brimelow recounts his personal memories of the collapse of the Conservative Movement, and suggest that bad luck played a major role in its demise.
John Derbyshire starts off the final panel, recounting the history of the conservative tendency and the post World War II Conservative Movement. In the end, was it destined to go bad? Introduction by Richard Spencer.
Michael Hart discusses his book, "The Newton Awards", and notes some general trends in the history of scientific discovery and invention.
Kenneth McIntyre discusses various models of the past - personal, practical and historical. He then presents the outline of an authentic American political history.
Robert Weissberg discusses the house-training and domestication of the modern college student.
Robert Paquette discusses Thomas Jefferson's thoughts on slavery in the United States.
Stanley Payne recounts the role of the Spanish left in creating crises before and during the Spanish Civil War.
Keith Preston critically examines the dominant narrative surrounding the Second World War.
James Kurth considers the legacy of Franco in Spain.
Paul Gottfried considers the historical context of Fascism, as well as the modern abuse of the term "Fascist".
Thomas Bertonneau discusses a pair of H.G. Wells' novels of global dictatorship; The Autocracy of Mr. Parham and The Holy Terror.
Robert Heineman asserts that Immigration is the source of conservative values essential to what has become the American nation.
Barry Shain discusses the complexity of the pre-revolutionary America, and debunks the myth of the revolutionary founding.
From the panel, "Rethinking the American Founding". Richard Spencer believes that the Neocons are right - America is a Proposition nation, founded on the principle of human equality. This has been the source of many of our problems.
Paul Gottfried presents the context for the year's theme, "Challenging the Historical Consensus", by discussing the Left's uses and abuses of historical narratives.
Peter Brimelow discusses the dynamics of the 2012 presidential election, and the political and electoral implications of America's demographic transformation.
Fran Griffin discusses the life and career of Sam Francis, a leading intellectual of the Paleo-Conservative Right.
Richard Spencer opens the fifth annual H.L. Mencken Club Conference, and identifies the role of the Mencken Club and the non-aligned right in the present age.