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Hoover preserves and makes available new footage of Churchill's 1940s travel in Cuba

Map showing Soviet naval activities off Inchon Bay, January 1954.

Hoover Archives acquires espionage files from post-World War II Japan

Student delegates from the Stanford US-Russia Forum view documents and photographs from Russian collections at Hoover Archives

Students from Stanford's US-Russia Forum Visit Hoover Archives

The Hoover digitization team built this copy stand using inexpensive materials and DIY improvisation.

Hoover imaging specialists design new approaches to the digitization of rare artifacts

Chief of State Pétain greets his supporters, Vichy, May 1944

Hoover Archives acquires the family photographs of Philippe Pétain, Marshal of France

Anatol Shmelev is named the inaugural Robert Conquest Curator of Russian and Eurasian Collections

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Student delegates from the Stanford US-Russia Forum view documents and photographs from Russian collections at Hoover Archives
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Student Delegates Of Stanford’s US-Russia Forum Explore Rare Russian Artifacts At Hoover Archives

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

On April 21, forty student delegates from Stanford’s US-Russia Forum visited Hoover Archives to view rare artifacts from Hoover’s Russian and Eurasian collections, as well as material from Hoover’s extensive Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty collection. Guided by Anatol Shmelev, Hoover’s Robert Conquest Curator for Russian and Eurasian collections, the students engaged in a lively discussion of the history, provenance, and preservation of archival materials, and viewed the documents, posters, photographs, family albums, and film reels that make up the extensive Russia-related holdings at Hoover.

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Douamont cemetery near Verdun, 1932
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Marshal Pétain Photograph Collection Acquired By Hoover Archives

Monday, April 25, 2016

Hoover Archives has acquired a collection of 830 photographs related to the life and career of Philippe Pétain (1856-1951), who was Marshal of France during World War I and Chief of State of France's Vichy government during World War II.

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Hoover Archives Co-Hosts Screening Of A New Film On Second World War Resistance Fighter Jan Karski

Thursday, April 21, 2016
McMurtry Building, Stanford University

On April 21st, Hoover Library & Archives joins Stanford’s Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies to present a film screening of Karski and the Lords of Humanity, a new feature-length documentary about the life and remarkable experiences of Polish resistance fighter Jan Karski, whose archive is at Hoover.

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William F. Buckley Jr. and Malcolm Muggeridge on the set of Firing Line (Firing Line Broadcast records, box 110)
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Civil Discourse: William F. Buckley Jr.’s Firing Line, 1966–1999

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 to Saturday, August 20, 2016

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives exhibition Civil Discourse: William F. Buckley Jr.’s Firing Line, 1966–1999 commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of the launch of William F. Buckley Jr.’s legendary television program.  Television’s longest-running political talk show with a single host, Firing Line featured William F. Buckley Jr., a conservative and recognized master of debate, in conversation with many of the most remarkable—and often the most radical—public figures of his day.

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Hoover archivist Sally DeBauche processed the papers of Robert E. McCarthy, former aide to Ronald Reagan
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Papers Of Robert E. McCarthy, Former Aide To Ronald Reagan, Now Open For Research

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

The Robert E. McCarthy papers, originally acquired in 1997, have recently been opened for research. The collection contains a briefing book and meeting minutes from McCarthy’s service on Ronald Reagan’s presidential transition team.

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