This weekend marks the 50th anniversary of the Sharon Statement, which
officially launched Young Americans for Freedom and the young
conservative movement nationwide. Read more in today's Washington Times, Investors Business Daily, and American Spectator. Read commentary on the anniversary from Wayne Thorburn here.
Young America's Foundation and The Fund for American Studies are co-sponsoring an event today at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. that will feature panel discussions and a dinner banquet.
You can watch the event live on C-SPAN at this site from 2:00 p.m. ET until 5:00 p.m. ET:
2:00 p.m. ET to 3:30 p.m. ET - Panel Session: Reflecting on the
Influence of Sharon
Speakers: Lee Edwards, Jim Kolbe, Al Regnery
Panel Chairman: Wayne Thorburn
3:30 p.m. ET to 5:00 p.m. ET - Panel Session: The Future of
Speakers: Michael Barone, Quin Hillyer, Richard Viguerie
Panel Chairman: Don Devine