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Hoover Institution Poster Collection, RU/SU 2237

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Pasternak Family Digital Archives (Hoover Institution Library and Archives)

New collection exposes gaps in the Iron Curtain

Berlin: Checkpoint Charlie Album, Box 1, Hoover Institution Archives

Hoover acquires "Checkpoint Charlie" album

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Women of the Gulag: Portraits of Five Remarkable Lives by Hoover fellow Paul Gre

Women of the Gulag featured in Tablet Magazine

Friday, January 17, 2014

Cultural correspondent Vladislav Davidzon featured Hoover fellow Paul Gregory’s  Women of the Gulag: Stories of Five Remarkable Lives and Gregory and Marianna Yarovskaya’s documentary film of the same name in the January 8 edition of Tablet Magazine.

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Rakowski with Gen. Czesław Kiszczak, intelligence chief of the Polish People’s R

Mieczysław Rakowski's Diaries Open for Research

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

With the twenty-fifth anniversary of the peaceful revolution that swept Eastern Europe approaching, Hoover Archives has made available for research the papers of Mieczysław Rakowski (1926–2008), Poland's top communist intellectual, and for many years the editor in chief of the Polish United Worker's Party (PUWP) organ Polityka, perhaps the most open and sophisticated weekly in all the Soviet bloc.  Rakowski was prime minister during 1988–89, the last year of the communist regime in Poland before the takeover of the government by the Solidarity opposition.

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The Chains of Fear by Nikolai Narokov.

Nikolai Morshen papers now in Hoover Institution Archives

Monday, January 13, 2014

Nikolai Nikolaevich Marchenko, a Russian émigré writer best known under the pen name Nikolai Morshen, taught Russian at the Defense Language Institute in Monterey and wrote poetry in his spare time. His father, Nikolai Vladimirovich Marchenko, pen name Nikolai Narokov, is known for two novels: Mogu! and Mnimye velichiny, translated into English as The Chains of Fear (Chicago: Regnery, 1958).

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Library and Archives: Year in Review

LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES: YEAR IN REVIEW

Friday, December 20, 2013

The Hoover Institution Library and Archives are the world’s largest private organization dedicated to documenting war, revolution, and peace in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. With more than 6,000 archival collections from 171 countries, the breadth and depth of Hoover’s holdings are unmatched. This year was the busiest since our founding in 1919, with more than 11,000 visitors to the Library and Archives.

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