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Smoke over Warsaw, a photograph from a Luftwaffe pilot’s album (World War II Pictorial Collection, Box fEC)
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Papers Of One Of Poland’s Top World War II Generals Donated To Hoover Archives

Monday, January 9, 2017

Documents, correspondence, and writings of General Wacław Stachiewicz (1894–1973), the chief of staff of Poland’s armed forces during 1935–39, have been received by the Hoover Archives.  Stachiewicz was largely responsible for Poland’s defensive preparations and the subsequent armed response to the invading armies of Hitler’s Germany and Stalin’s Russia in September 1939, the first month of World War II.

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Nazi Party Biography of Wilhelm Schmitz, Box 1, Folder 3, Theodore Abel papers, Hoover Archive
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Newly Digitized Nazi Biograms Now Available

Monday, January 9, 2017

Hoover Archives has digitized and made available more than 3,700 pages of autobiographical sketches written by members of the Nazi Party. The documents are from the Theodore Abel papers.The collection of this noted sociologist allows researchers incredibly valuable insight into the workings of authoritarian regimes and the ideological beliefs of their members.

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Silas Palmer research fellow Yuan Tian
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Silas Palmer Fellow And Former Hoover Research Assistant Uncovers The Rich History Of Medical Missions In China

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Silas Palmer research fellow and former Hoover research assistant Yuan Tian uses Hoover collections to uncover the history of European and North American medical missions to West China at the turn of the twentieth century.

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Sidney Drell, Hoover senior fellow and professor of theoretical physics (emeritus) at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center
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Remembering Sidney Drell

Thursday, December 22, 2016
Stanford University, California

“It is with deep sadness that I share the loss of our friend, Sid Drell.  An accomplished physicist, his contributions to improve national and international security made our world a better place.  We are especially grateful for Sid's relentless dedication to eliminating the threat posed by nuclear weapons and know that his important work will continue to frame the issue. Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife and family."

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Notable News and Events in 2016

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

As 2016 comes to a close, we look back at a busy year at the Hoover Institution. There were many noteworthy activities and initiatives at Hoover as the Institution works to advance policy ideas that promote economic opportunity and prosperity, while securing and safeguarding the peace for America and all mankind.

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American Individualism
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Hoover Institution Republishes Timely Volume, American Individualism, By President Herbert Hoover

Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Stanford

The Hoover Institution Press re-released the timely volume, American Individualism, by President Herbert Hoover with an introduction by acclaimed Herbert Hoover biographer George H. Nash.

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Economics Abstract
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The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Awards Grant To The Hoover Institution For The New Macroeconomic Model Comparison Initiative

Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Stanford

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has announced that it has awarded a three-year grant in the amount of $591,295 to the Hoover Institution in support of a new Macroeconomic Model Comparison Initiative (MMCI), which is joint project with Goethe University Frankfurt’s Institute for Monetary and Financial Stability (IMFS). This new grant will assist in conducting new methods of research analysis in macroeconomic modeling for monetary, fiscal and macro-prudential policy.

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Hoover Institution Golden State Poll: Trump Facing Historic Defeat In California; Pot Legalization Leading, Death Penalty Repeal Struggling

Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

A new poll of California voters by Stanford University’s Bill Lane Center and the Hoover Institution also shows State Attorney General Kamala Harris leading Rep. Loretta Sanchez in the U.S. senate race, with a large percentage of voters still undecided.

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Charles Wolf Jr.
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Statement By Tom Gilligan Director, Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Thursday, October 27, 2016
Stanford

It is with sadness that I share the news of Charles Wolf’s passing. We were privileged to have Charles as a senior research fellow at the Hoover Institution for many years and will remember him for his meaningful contributions to international economic policy and risk assessment. Our thoughts and prayers go to his wife Theresa, his sons and grandsons." 

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Hoover Institution Launches PolicyEd.org, An Educational Platform Designed To Offer Solutions For Today’s Pressing Policy Issues

Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Stanford

The Hoover Institution today launched PolicyEd.org, an online platform that hosts videos and other educational content to equip Americans with an analytical perspective about public policy issues. Based on the research of Hoover Institution scholars, the site offers solutions to today’s challenges in economics, health care, national security, civics, and the environment.

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