News and Press

Library & Archives Rolls Out New Website

Friday, September 5, 2014

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives are pleased to launch their new and updated website. With more than one hundred pages of new content, collection materials are easier to find by regional and topical pages. News items are better integrated across the site, while the strong visual design highlights the depth and breadth of materials in Hoover collections.

US Military Mission to Armenia Photographs, Envelope I, Hoover Institution Archives

Unique Armenian Newspaper Discovered in Hoover Library

Friday, September 5, 2014

The microfilming staff at Hoover recently came across an unmarked box of microfilm that presented them with difficulty:  a copy of a newspaper from World War I published in the Armenian script. With the help of colleagues at Stanford and UCLA, Hoover discovered that no other copies of this serial appear to be available elsewhere. We are proud that the Hoover Library has again added an item unique to its collection.


Hoover hosts the Congressional Cyber Boot Camp

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Two dozen senior US Senate and House staffers are visiting the Hoover Institution for the inaugural Congressional Cyber Boot Camp, an intensive three-day cybersecurity workshop organized by Amy Zegart, the Davies Family Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and codirector of Stanford’s Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC), and Herbert Lin, a consulting scholar at CISAC who will be a visiting fellow at Hoover starting this Winter. The event, cosponsored by Hoover and CISAC, has attendees from both political parties.

The Red Guard agitates against a leader of factory in Guangzhou City, ca. 1967. (Chinese Pictorial Collection, Envelope mJ, Hoover Institution Archives)

Communist Chinese Political Movement Collection Now Open

Monday, August 11, 2014

The Hoover Institution Library and Archives are pleased to announce the opening of the Communist Chinese Political Movement Collection

Damon Matteo gives a lecture on property rights law at the IP2 summer teaching institute.

Hoover IP2 convenes inaugural summer teaching institute

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Is the current term for US patent protection too long, and does it stifle or encourage innovation?  Do mergers restrain trade and commerce? How does one regulate a monopoly and establish parameters for pricing? How does one even identify a monopoly?



Nuclear Security: The Problems and the Road Ahead by Secretary George Shultz

Nuclear Security: The Problems and the Road Ahead Examines Worldwide Efforts to Control Threat of Nuclear Weapons

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

The Hoover Institution Press today released Nuclear Security: The Problems and the Road Ahead by Secretary George Shultz, a distinguished fellow at the Hoover Institution.  In this book, Shultz and his coauthors examine worldwide efforts to control nuclear weapons and ensure the safety of nuclear weapons and reactors against catastrophic accidents.

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Iraq after America: Strongmen, Sectarians, Resistance

In Iraq After America, Rayburn Focuses on Why Iraq Is Too Important to Disregard

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

The Hoover Institution Press today released Iraq after America by Colonel Joel Rayburn, a contributor to the Hoover Institution’s Working Group on Islamism and the International Order.

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In Democracy’s Dangers and Discontents, Thornton Sheds Light on How Increased Democratization Isn’t Always a Good Thing

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

STANFORD The Hoover Institution Press today released Democracy’s Dangers and Discontents by Hoover research fellow Bruce Thornton.  This thoughtful book traces the historical process by which American democracy has evolved, discussing past criticisms and showing that those dangers and discontents afflict us today. Thornton argues for the Constitution’s vision of limited government and recovering our forgotten antidemocratic tradition.

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Peregrine: American Immigration in the 21st Century

The Hoover Institution Launches Online Journal About Immigration Reform

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

The Hoover Institution is pleased to announce the launch of Peregrine, a new bi-monthly online journal about US immigration policy that provides background facts, surveys, and opinion essays by scholars from a variety of perspectives.

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Fouad Ajami is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution

Statement by Hoover Institution Director, John Raisian:

Sunday, June 22, 2014

It is with profound sadness that we learned of the passing of Fouad Ajami, who lost his battle with cancer on Sunday.

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