Herrick Media Fellow and deputy editorial features editor at the Wall Street Journal, Howard Dickman, discussed “Confessions of an Op-ed Editor,” on Thursday, December 15, at the Menlo Circus Club in Atherton, Calif. The event was part of the William and Barbara Edwards Media Fellow Program.
The Hoover Institution hosted a donor retreat on November 17 and 18 during which experts in their fields discussed timely political and economic matters. Hoover’s information channel Advancing a Free Society and its social networking efforts via Facebook and Twitter were highlighted byJohn Raisian, the Tad and Dianne Taube Director of the Hoover Institution, in his welcoming remarks.
Scott W. Atlas, MD, is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, a professor of radiology and chief of neuroradiology at the Stanford University Medical Center, and senior fellow by courtesy at the Freeman-Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford. He delivered a talk titled “Health Care Reform: Setting the Record Straight on America’s Health Care” on Tuesday, November 8, 2011, at the University Auditorium in Palo Alto as part of the Martin and Illie Anderson Lecture series.
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.”