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Dorothy Kilian in Moscow, 1986

Papers of peace activist Dorothy Kilian now open

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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Herbert Hoover Subject Collection, Envelope I, Hoover Institution Archives

Library & Archives Awards Research Funds to Scholars

Thursday, March 26, 2015

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives is pleased to announce the winners of its first annual research support program competition.

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Simon Starow ("Miron Dolot") in 1960

Ukrainian History Collection Grows with Papers of Simon Starow ("Miron Dolot")

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Simon Starow, also known under his literary pseudonyms S. Starko and Miron Dolot, was a Ukrainian language instructor at the Army Language School at the Presidio in Monterey, California. He is better known by his pseudonym Miron Dolot, under which he published Execution by Hunger on the famine of 1932–33 in Ukraine. The materials in his collection include draft manuscripts and research materials for his publications, including Execution by Hunger. Other topics include the Winter War in Finland, Ukrainian émigrés (especially displaced persons), Ukrainian national identity, the history of Kievan Rus, Christianity in Ukraine, and Ukraine under Soviet rule.

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Eric Wakin and Hsiao-ting Lin present Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou with books by Hoover senior fellows George Shultz and Condoleezza Rice

Hoover Library & Archives Deepens Connection with Taiwan

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

At the invitation of the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange, Eric Wakin, the Robert H. Malott Director of the Library & Archives, and Hsiao-ting Lin, a research fellow and cocurator of the East Asian Collection, visited Taipei, where they met with Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou; Deputy Foreign Minister Andrew Kao; leaders of the Democratic Progressive Party; and scholars from the Academia Sinica (the national academy of Taiwan); and the Academia Historica (the entity charged with recording the national history of pre-1949 Republic of China and post-1949 Taiwan).

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A portrait of Juan Domingo and Eva Duarte Perón portrayed on a 1950 calendar issued by the Argentine government.

Hoover Conference on Perón Papers Continues in Argentina

Monday, March 2, 2015

The Hoover Institution Library and Archives and the Center for Latin American Studies of Stanford University recently hosted an international conference on the ideas, organization, and political activity of the Peronist movement and of its leader, Juan Domingo Perón, in the period of his exile (1955–73) based on Hoover’s extraordinary collection of Perón’s personal papers from this period. There was such excitement generated by their research in these new materials, that the Argentine scholars decided to meet again for a second time in Argentina for a conference to discuss their findings from their archival work at Hoover.

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Firing Line Broadcast Records, Hoover Institution Archives

Fifty-two More Firing Line DVDs Now Available on Amazon

Thursday, February 26, 2015

The DVDs of fifty-two additional programs from William F. Buckley’s Firing Line television series are now available on Amazon.com. Featured guests include Gerald Ford, Clare Boothe Luce, Tom Wolfe, G. Gordon Liddy, Betty Friedan, Malachi Martin, Ben Stein, Jesse Jackson, Arthur Schlesinger Jr., Tipper Gore, Rudy Giuliani, Arianna Huffington, and Barry Goldwater.  A special anniversary program of Firing Line, “Bill Buckley and Firing Line Get Roasted” is among the newly available episodes.

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