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Stanford Polish Students' Association Visits the Hoover Institution Library & Archives

Stanford's Polish Students' Association Visits the Library & Archives

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

On April 6, European curator Maciej Siekierski and staff members Irena Czernichowska, Justyna Szulc, and Malgorzata Szudelski hosted a presentation of Hoover’s archival treasures for members of Stanford’s Polish Students’ Association. The Hoover Institution Library & Archives are home to the largest collection of documentation on modern Poland outside Poland.

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Dorothy Kilian in Moscow, 1986
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Dorothy Kilian Papers Document Citizen Diplomacy in the Cold War

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

This important addition to the archives’ collections on peace and citizen diplomacy reflects Dorothy Kilian’s work on US-Soviet relations and peacekeeping activities from 1977 to 1988. During this time, Ms Kilian was based in Pasadena, California, where she participated in peacekeeping efforts through her church and several local and national peace organizations. The scope of her work included youth peacekeeping education, women in peacekeeping, US-Soviet relations and citizen exchanges, Soviet religion and the relationship between faith and peace, SALT and nuclear arms proliferation, and national security, as well as human rights.

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Charles King speaking at Politics & Prose in Washington, DC, 2014 (Image courtesy of Taylordw via Wikimedia Commons)
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Hoover Acquires Charles King Papers on Moldova

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

The materials in this collection reflect Professor King’s research on the history of Moldova in the twentieth century. They include his research notebooks, dating back to his work in Moldovan archives and libraries in 1993 and 1994, and other materials (notes, newspaper clippings, typed copies of archival documents, and reproductions of archival photographs). Much of this material was used in by Professor King in preparing his book The Moldovans: Romania, Russia and the Politics of Culture.

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Richard Cornuelle (Richard Cornuelle Papers, Box 2, Folder 1, Hoover Institution Archives)

Papers of Libertarian Thinker Richard Cornuelle Now Available

Thursday, April 9, 2015

The personal papers of the classical liberal thinker and author Richard C. Cornuelle are now open for research at the Hoover Archives. The papers detail the life and career of Cornuelle, a student of Ludwig von Mises and an early Ayn Rand supporter. 

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Communist Chinese Political Movement Collection, Box 7, Hoover Institution Archives

People's Commune Materials Added to Communist Chinese Political Movement Collection

Monday, April 6, 2015

The historical materials that Hoover has recently been added to the Communist Chinese Political Movement Collection concern the People’s Commune in North China. Those materials, covering the period from the late 1950s to the early 1970s, reveal the commune development in that part of China, including local political movements, agricultural productivity, disaster rescue and relief, marriage and cultural lives, and the commune’s rudimentary judicial activities.

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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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Michael Franc, former policy director and counsel to House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, will be the new director of Washington, DC, Programs for the Hoover Institution.
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Hoover Institution Announces New Washington, DC, Director

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Stanford

The Hoover Institution is pleased to announce that Michael Franc, former policy director and counsel to House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, is the new director of Washington, DC, programs for the Hoover Institution. Franc, who will also serve as a research fellow, will oversee the Hoover’s Washington, DC, research and outreach initiatives to promote ideas and scholarship in our nation’s capital.

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Thomas Gilligan, business school dean at University of Texas, will lead Stanford's Hoover Institution

Friday, February 20, 2015

Thomas W. Gilligan, dean of the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin, will be the next director of the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace at Stanford University, Stanford President John Hennessy announced.

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Hoover Institution's Shelby Steele: How America's Past Sins Polarized Our Country
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Hoover Institution's Shelby Steele: How America's Past Sins Polarized Our Country

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Stanford

The Hoover Institution announced today the release of Senior Fellow Shelby Steele’s latest book, Shame: How America’s Past Sins Polarized Our Country, on race in America. 

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