1978 Bilderberg Meeting Participant List

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21-23 April 1978

Lord Home of the Hirsel, K. T.

Ernst H. van der Beugel

William P. Bundy

C. Frits Karsten

Participant NameNationality
Agnelli, Giovanni Italy
Andersen, K. B. Denmark
Andreatta, Nino Italy
Angermeyer, Joachim Fed. Rep. of Germany
Ball, George W. United States
Bartley, Robert L. United States
Batenburg, Andre The Netherlands
Bell, George B. Canada
Bennett, Sir Frederic United Kingdom
Bennett, Jack United States
Bertram, Christoph United Kingdom
Beyazit, Selahattin Turkey
Brekke, Tor Norway
Brzezinski, Zbigniew United States
Bulow, Andreas von Fed. Rep. of Germany
Carrington, Lord United Kingdom
Cary, Frank T. United States
Cittadini Cesi, Il Marchese Italy
Close, Robert-Charles Belgium
Collado, Emilio G. United States
Conable, Barber B., Jr. United States
Constancio, Vitor M. R. Portgual
Contogeorgis, George Greece
Davidson, Ralph P. United States
Davignon, Vicomte International
Dell, Edmund United Kingdom
Diebold, William, Jr. United States
Ducci, Roberto Italy
Duisenberg, William F. The Netherlands
Eekelen, Willem F. van The Netherlands
Esambert, Bernard France
Falldin, Thorbjorn Sweden
Finlay, Murray H. United States
Furgler, Kurt Switzerland
Gasteyger, Curt Switzerland
Geddes, Sir Reay United Kingdom
George-Brown, Lord United Kingdom
Greenfield, Meg United States
Griffin, Anthony G. S. Canada
Haggerty, Patrick E. United States
Haig, Alexander, Jr. International
Halberstadt, Victor The Netherlands
Hallgrimsson, Geir Iceland
Hansen, Rolf Norway
Harvey-Jones, John H. United Kingdom
Hauge, Gabriel United States
Heinz, Henry J., II United States
Heinz, H. John, III United States
Herrhausen, Alfred Fed. Rep. of Germany
Houthuys, Jef Belgium
Igler, Hans Austria
Johnson, Joseph E. United States
Karber, Phillip A. United States
Kersten, Otto International
Kissinger, Henry A. United States
Knight, Andrew United Kingdom
Lambert, Baron Belgium
Lennep, Jhr. Emile van International
Lord, Winston United States
Lundvall, Bjorn Sweden
Luns, Joseph M. A. H. International
Montbrial, Thierry de France
Newhouse, John United States
Norlund, Niels Denmark
Nussbaumer, Adolf Austria
Ostry, Sylvia Canada
Ottone, Piero Italy
Peterson, Peter G. United States
Pitti-Ferrandi, Robert France
Rockefeller, David United States
Lord Roll of IpsdenUnited Kingdom
Rose, Francois de France
Rovira, Don Juan Jose Spain
Savona, Paolo Italy
Silvestri, Stefano Italy
Snoy et d’Oppuers, Baron Belgium
Solomon, Anthony M. United States
Sommer, Theo Fed. Rep. of Germany
Sonnenfeldt, Helmut United States
Sorensen, Svend O. Denmark
Stinson, George A. United States
Tatu, Michel United States
Thorn, Gaston Luxembourg
Tidemand, Otto Grieg Norway
Tiivola, Mika Finland
Treichl, Heinrich Austria
Umbricht, Victor Switzerland
Wallenberg, Marcus Sweden
Weizsacker, Richard von Fed. Rep. of Germany
Wharton, Clifton R., Jr. United States
Whitman, Marina v. N. United States
Will, George United States
Williams, Lynn R. United States
Wischnewski, Hans-Jurgen Fed. Rep. of Germany
Wolff von Amerongen, Otto Fed. Rep. of Germany
Zaimis, Andreas F. Greece
Zysman, John United States
Bjarnson, Bjorn Iceland
Zimmer-Lehmann, Georg Austria
Cordt, Herbert Austria
Getchell, CharlesUnited States
Heine-Geldern, ThomasAustria
Muller, Charles W.United States
Winthrop, Grant F.United States


April 21-23, 1978 – Princeton, New Jersey, USA

I. Western defense with its political implications.
A. An Overview of the Alliance Today
B. The General Evolution of East-West Relations
C. Crises Outside the Alliance Area
D. The Current Military Balance
E. Theater Nuclear Systems and the Neutron Bomb
F. Consultation and Mutual Understanding
G. Political and Economic Strains Within the Alliance
H. Détente and Arms Control

II. The changing structure of production and trade: consequences for the Western industrialized countries.
A. The Role of the State in Structural Adaptation
B. Structural Change and Economic Growth
C. Implications for Employment, and the Role of Labor
D. Trade Policy
E. The Need for Monetary Stability

III. Current Problems in European-American Relations

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