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Taiwanese Subject Collection, Box 1, Hoover Institution Archives

Materials from China, Korea, and Vietnam

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

Conference on Andrei Sakharov and the Conscience of Humanity

Honoring the legacy of a scientist and human rights activist

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Great Britain Ministry of Information Propaganda Collection, Box 3, Hoover Institution Archives

The "Big Lie" Exposed: A Rhetorical Analysis of Nazi-German in 22 Lessons

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Undergraduate students from Stanford's Program in Writing and Rhetoric (PWR) selected propaganda materials from the Hoover Institution Library & Archives for a class assignment. These winning essays, selected by PWR fellow Ethan Plaut, expose materials at the archives and help "to persuade readers to reconsider precisely how they are being persuaded." Cameron Van de Graaf's essay, about an item from the British Ministry of Information Collection, describes how a British pamphlet used parody to unravel Nazi manipulations of language.

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The Red Army in north China launched its “spiritual mobilization movement” at the early stage of the Sino-Japanese War, ca. 1938 (Sha Fei Papers, Box 1, Hoover Institution Archives)

New Finding Aids to Asia Collections Available Online

Monday, December 15, 2014

Finding aids to a number of collections from China, Vietnam, and Korea are now available through the Online Archive of California

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Sidney Drell at the Conference on Andrei Sakharov and the Conscience of Humanity, December 2014
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Conference on Andrei Sakharov and the Conscience of Humanity

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 to Thursday, December 11, 2014

A two-day conference honoring physicist and Nobel Peace Prize–winner Andrei Sakharov was held at the Hoover Institution during December 10–11, 2014. Convened by former secretary of state George P. Shultz and physicist Sidney Drell, it drew a wide range of distinguished participants—from scientists, historians, and journalists to religious figures, military leaders, entrepreneurs and diplomats—as well as Professor Tatiana Yankelevich, daughter of Elena Bonner, Sakharov’s wife and also a staunch defender of human rights.

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Hoover Expands Collections on Pasternak's Doctor Zhivago

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Sergio d’Angelo was an Italian journalist and a member of the Italian Communist Party who worked in the Soviet Union in the late 1950s. He also helped the Italian publisher Feltrinelli find new works by Soviet authors that might attract a Western audience. D’Angelo’s small but significant collection covers his acquaintance with Boris Pasternak and his role in getting  Doctor Zhivago published in the West. 

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