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Fifty-two More Firing Line DVDs Now Available on Amazon.com

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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Hoover fellows debate foreign policy with the media

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

How does cybsersecurity fit into the national security landscape?  How can the president of the United States effectively utilize the credible threat of force?  What is the escalatory potential for the crisis in Ukraine?  Those were some of the questions  under intense discussion at the Foreign Policy Media Roundtable, hosted by the Hoover Institution on Monday, February 9. 

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Announcing the new Hoover App for iPad

Friday, February 13, 2015

The Hoover Institution is pleased to announce the launch of its new app for the iPad.  The sleek app presents all your favorite Hoover content with a smooth navigation layout that allows you to browse by content type, publication, or subject matter.  It is available now at the Apple App Store.

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Apply Now for Hoover's Workshop on Totalitarian Regimes

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives are pleased to accept applications for participation in the 2015 Hoover Archives Summer Workshop on Totalitarian Regimes. Held at Stanford's Hoover Institution from July 20-31, 2015, the workshop brings together an interdisciplinary slate of scholars who are using the collections of the Hoover Institution Library & Archives to study totalitarian regimes, broadly defined. A wide range of research is suitable for this program, limited only by the holdings of the Hoover Library & Archives itself. Scholars from any field who would benefit from immersion in the archives are welcome. Participants must be holders of the Ph.D. or scholars with a commensurate publication record, or be advanced graduate students.  

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Hoover Acquires Papers of American Aviator in China

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

The Hoover Archives recently acquired the papers of Ernest M. “Allie” Allison (1894–1976), an American aviator who helped advance China’s burgeoning aviation industry when that country faced a Japanese invasion and struggled with internal turmoil. Much of the collection documents Allison's years in China (intermittently between 1929 and 1949) when he served as chief pilot, operations manager, and vice-president-elect of the China National Aviation Corporation (CNAC) and an adviser to the Aeronautical Commission.

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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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Ronald Reagan: Decisions of Greatness, the latest work of Martin and Annelise Anderson
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In Ronald Reagan: Decisions of Greatness, Martin and Annelise Anderson shed light on Reagan’s efforts to ensure a world free from nuclear weapons

Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Stanford

The Hoover Institution Press today released Ronald Reagan: Decisions of Greatness, the latest work of Martin and Annelise Anderson. This book offers new perspectives on one of President Ronald Reagan’s greatest accomplishments: persuading the Soviets to reduce their nuclear arsenals and end the Cold War.

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Policymakers and Economists Assess a Rules-Based Policy for the Fed

Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Stanford

On the occasion of the Federal Reserve's Centennial, Hoover Institution Fellows Michael D. Bordo and John B. Taylor have assembled a thoughtful volume – published in a special issue of the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control – in which top Fed policymakers,  monetary economists, and historians evaluate rules-based policy for the Fed.

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Hoover Institution Golden State Poll: In Their Governor Californians Trust?

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Last week, California Governor Jerry Brown delivered a second-term inaugural address that doubled as a State of the State message to reveal his public policy intentions both for this year and for his final four years as the Golden State’s chief executive.

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