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"The Effect of Government on the Economic System," by Howard B. Bishop, 1934 (Mark Sullivan Collection, Box 32, Folder 5)

A New View of the New Deal: Gilder Lehrman History Teachers Discuss Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s Poetic Opposition

Thursday, July 2, 2015

On June 25, high school teachers from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History visited the Hoover Library & Archives to view materials related to the Great Depression, the New Deal, and the economic and political policies before and during World War II. Hoover’s rich holdings in this area of study—spanning from the collection of Raymond Moley, the speechwriter who coined Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s famous program, to Mark Sullivan, a journalist fiercely opposed to what he termed the “The Roosevelt Road to Ruin”—illuminate the vast complexity of responses to FDR’s ambitious domestic relief program.

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Winston Churchill in Cuba

Grant Awarded to Preserve World War II Era Color Films

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Films from the Frederick L. Anderson Collection held at the Hoover Institution Library & Archives will be preserved and made available online thanks to a 2015 grant from the National Film Preservation Foundation.

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Bruce Caldwell delivered the keynote at the second annual Hoover Institution Library & Archives Workshop on Political Economy
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Bruce Caldwell Delivers Keynote Address On Hayek For Library & Archives Workshop On Political Economy

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

On Friday, June 24, the second annual Hoover Institution Library & Archives Workshop on Political Economy hosted a public lecture by renowned scholar Bruce Caldwell, professor of economics at Duke University and director of Duke's Center for the History of Political Economy. Caldwell is the author of Beyond Positivism: Economic Methodology in the 20th Century, and for the past two decades his research has focused on the writings of Austrian Nobel Prize-winning economist and social theorist Friedrich Hayek, whose papers are housed at the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

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United Nations Conference on International Organization Proceedings, Box 2, Folder 5 (Hoover Institution Archives)
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Hoover Archival Photographs Featured At Lecture Delivered By United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon

Monday, June 29, 2015

On Friday, June 26th, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon spoke in Stanford’s Encina Hall in commemoration of the seventieth anniversary of the founding of the U.N. at the 1945 San Francisco Conference. Just next door, in the Herbert Hoover Memorial Building, The Hoover Institution Library & Archives house the United Nations Conference on International Organization Proceedings Collection, which includes sound recordings of conference events recorded by the National Broadcasting Company (NBC), photographs and contact sheets depicting delegates and scenes at the conference, and printed copies of the Charter of the United Nations.

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Paul Henze Papers, Box 68, Folder 9, Hoover Institution Archives
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Declassified Documents From Hoover Collections Now Available

Monday, June 29, 2015

More than fifty-two files of U.S. government records from twenty-five different archival collections at Hoover have been declassified. The collections were created by diplomatic, military, and other government officials.

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Puzzles, Paradoxes, Controversies, and the Global Economy
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Puzzles, Paradoxes, Controversies, And The Global Economy

Tuesday, June 2, 2015
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The Hoover Institution Press released Puzzles, Paradoxes, Controversies, and the Global Economya wide-ranging collection of essays by author Charles Wolf Jr., senior research fellow at the Hoover Institution and distinguished chair in international economics at the RAND Corporation.

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Hoover Institution Golden State Poll: Californians Face a Housing Conundrum

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Amid California’s recovery from its great recession, a new Golden State Poll conducted by the Hoover Institution at Stanford University finds Golden State residents concerned about  younger generations’ being able to meet the demands of exorbitant housing prices, and the ability of low- and middle-income residents to claim their piece of the California Dream and  being priced out of where they currently live.

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Speaking the Law book cover
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Speaking the Law: The Obama Administration's Addresses on National Security Law

Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Stanford

The Hoover Institution Press released Speaking the Law: The Obama Administration's Addresses on National Security Lawan examination of the speeches of the Obama administration on national security legal issues, detailing their positions on principles currently contested at both the domestic and the international level. 

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The Hoover Institution Launches New iPad App

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Stanford

The Hoover Institution is pleased to announce the launch of its first iPad app, which can be downloaded for free from the Apple app store from Stanford University at http://hvr.co/HooverApp.

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The War That Must Never Be Fought, edited by Secretary Shultz and Ambassador James Goodby
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Hoover Institution’s The War That Must Never Be Fought Argues for Nuclear Free World

Thursday, March 12, 2015
Stanford

The Hoover Institution Press announced that The War That Must Never Be Fought, edited by Secretary Shultz and Ambassador James Goodby, is available online at Hooverpress.org. This collection of essays challenges outdated deterrence theories, reexamines notions from the Cold War, and asserts that a world without nuclear weapons is in the best interests of the United States.  

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