From The Margaret Mead Symposium: Whither the United States in the World?
Commemorating the centennial of the birth of Margaret Mead.
December 2 & 3, 2001
Sponsors: Library of Congress and The Smithsonian Institution
Acceptance of Newcomers in Culture and Nations
Speaker: Nicholas Eberstadt
American Enterprise Institute, strategic demographer and political economist
In pointing out the U.S. mostly positive record of acceptance of newcomers, Eberstadt wonders about the future of immigration in Japan.
Speaker: Ben Wattenberg
Senior Fellow, American Enterprise Institute and moderator of PBS's Think Tank
Wattenberg uses immigration statistics to knock down arguments that immigration is overwhelming the United States.