THURSDAY ★ JANUARY 19 ★ 1 PM ★ FREE EVENT ADMISSION
FREE EVENT ADMISSION
A special program on how President Nixon ended the draft, made substantive changes to the organization and culture of the U.S. military, and set it on course to become the most elite fighting force in the world.
Annelise Graebner Anderson
Dr. Anderson was a campaign adviser in Richard Nixon’s 1968 campaign. From 1981 to 1983, Dr. Anderson was Associate Director for Economics and Government with the Office of Management and Budget, where she was responsible for the budgets of the departments of Treasury, Justice, Commerce, Transportation, and HUD, as well as for 40 other agencies. Today, Dr. Anderson is an economist and a Senior Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University.
Dr. Anderson served as Director of Research on the 1968 Nixon Presidential Campaign and then as a Special Assistant and Consultant to President Nixon. He also was Chief Domestic Policy adviser to President Reagan. He has served on several government commissions and advisory boards including the Defense Manpower Commission, the President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory board, and the Defense Policy Board. Dr. Anderson is currently the Keith and Jan Hurlbut Fellow at the Hoover Institution.
Jonathan C. Rose
A veteran of the U.S. Army, Mr. Rose served as Special Assistant to President Nixon, principally as deputy to Peter Flanigan. Later, he was Associate Deputy Attorney General, a position he held into the Ford Administration. He also was Assistant Attorney General in the Office of Legal Policy for President Reagan. After thirty years in private practice with Jones, Day, Mr. Rose recently became Chief Rules Officer at the Administrative Office of U.S. Courts, supporting the work of the five committees that deal with rules of procedure.
Bernard D. Rostker
Dr. Rostker was the Director of Selective Service and implemented the standby military draft system that is the nation’s emergency program today. Subsequently, he was Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Manpower and Reserve Affairs, the 25th Under Secretary of the Army and the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness. He is a senior fellow at the RAND Corporation and the author of the critically acclaimed book, I Want You: The Evolution of the All-Volunteer Force.