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Collage of media types from archival collections

Introducing the Guide to the Hoover Institution Archives Motion Picture Films

Proofs of advertisements from the Crusade for Freedom Advertising Council's "Truth Dollar" campaign, 1954  (Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Inc. Corporate Records, Box 2236, Folder 1)

Significant updates to the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Records

James B. Donovan Collection, Hoover Institution Archives

New Steven Spielberg film starring Tom Hanks dramatizes espionage story from the Hoover Archives

Firing Line Broadcast Records, Box 110, Hoover Institution Archives

A new documentary from Magnolia Pictures features the famed 1968 political debate between Firing Line host William F. Buckley Jr. and novelist Gore Vidal

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Mao Textbook
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Silas Palmer Fellow Uncovers The Socialization Of Chinese Schoolchildren Through Maoist Textbooks At Hoover

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Kyle David, a recent Silas Palmer fellow at Hoover Library & Archives and a doctoral candidate in Modern Chinese and World History at the University of California at Irvine, shares his experience of using Maoist textbooks to study the socialization of  schoolchildren during China’s turbulent twentieth century.

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Lily Balloffet, 2015 Silas Palmer Fellowship Recipient and Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Middle East Diaspora Studies at North Carolina State University's Moises Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies

Silas Palmer Fellow Lily Balloffet Maps Arab Immigration in Argentina

Friday, July 24, 2015

During her 2015 Silas Palmer research fellowship, Lily Balloffet mapped the movement and influence of Middle Eastern immigrants and their descendants in Argentina from the turn of the century through the 1950s.

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Paul Gregory, organizer of the 2015 Workshop on Totalitarian Regimes; James Mulvenon, workshop keynote speaker; and Eric Wakin, Robert H. Malott Director of Hoover Institution Library & Archives
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Workshop Keynote Speaker James Mulvenon Discusses Dangers Of Chinese Cyber Attacks Against America

Friday, July 24, 2015

On July 22, Dr. James Mulvenon delivered a lively discussion of US-Chinese cyber relations as the keynote speaker for the Hoover Institution’s 2015 Workshop on Totalitarian Regimes.  His lecture described the overwhelming threat of cyber attack against America currently originating in China, and revealed information about counterterrorism measures being taken by the US government against foreign hackers.  

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The Synopsis of the Oral History, by Joe Gould
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Recent New Yorker Article Features Material From Hoover’s Joseph Freeman Papers

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Harvard historian Jill Lepore’s most recent article in The New Yorker, entitled “Joe Gould’s Teeth,” explores the long and mysterious history of Gould’s life and his relationships to the literati of his day, including E.E. Cummings, Ezra Pound, and, most importantly, the journalist Joseph Mitchell, who first publicized Gould’s purported “Oral History of Our Time” manuscript in the pages of the New Yorker in 1942.

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Polish Visitors to the Hoover Library and Archives
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Polish Visitors To The Hoover Library And Archives

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Hoover has welcomed several researchers from Poland this summer, in part thanks to the Silas Palmer Fellowship program inaugurated by the Library and Archives.  The Silas Palmer fellows included Maciej Milczanowski, Michał Przeperski and Nicholas Siekierski. 

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