Birnam Wood Golf Club in Santa Barbara, California.
Bill Whalen, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution where he studies and writes on current events and political trends, with an emphasis on California's political landscape, gave a presentation titled “The 2012 Landscape: California and Beyond” on Wednesday, October 26, 2011, at the Birnam Wood Golf Club in Santa Barbara, California.
The Hoover Institution hosted its 47th annual retreat, beginning on Sunday, October 16, 2011, and ending on Tuesday, October 18, 2011. British historian Andrew Roberts discussed why the Germans lost World War II in his speech “A New Perspective on the Outcome of WWII: Why Hitler Lost.”
Allan H. Meltzer is a distinguished visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution and the Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy at Carnegie Mellon University. He is the author of History of the Federal Reserve, Volume I: 1913–1951 (University of Chicago Press, 2002), a definitive research work on the Federal Reserve system. Meltzer discussed “How to Restore Growth with Low Inflation” on Thursday, October 6, at the Pacific-Union Club in San Francisco. The event was part of the Hoover Breakfast Briefings.
Brooke Gladstone, Hoover media fellow and cohost and managing editor of On the Media, discussed “How Rupert Murdoch Fits into the History of Journalism,” on Tuesday, September 13, at the University Auditorium in Palo Alto. The event was part of the Martin and Illie Anderson Lecture series.