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Hoover Material Featured in Forthcoming PBS film American Reds

Friday, June 24, 2016

This month Twin Cities PBS and documentary filmmaker Richard Wormser announced the forthcoming release of American Reds, a documentary illuminating the history and legacy of the American Communist Party.  The program’s narrative is structured around interviews of prominent American Communists. American Reds is scheduled for public television broadcast and online viewing beginning in October 2016.

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Stanford history professor Jennifer Burns (left), organizer of the Hoover Workshop on Political Economy, and keynote speaker Michelle Nickerson (right), professor of history at Loyola University

Historian Michelle Nickerson Delivers Workshop Keynote on Feminism, Activism, and Conservatism

Friday, June 24, 2016

On June 22, Michelle Nickerson, associate professor of history at Loyola University, delivered the keynote address for the 2016 Hoover Library & Archives Workshop on Political Economy. Nickerson’s talk, entitled “Mothers of Conservatism,” addressed the grassroots activism of conservative women in Cold War Los Angeles and explored the impact of that activism on the emerging American right. 
 

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Hoover Research Fellow Maps the Paths of Cold War Czechoslovak Émigrés

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Hoover research fellow Martin Nekola describes his work on documenting the experience of Czechoslovak exiles during the Cold War.

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Hoover Fellows Weigh-In On Brexit

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Hoover fellow Michael Boskin wrote: In this, the 400th year since William Shakespeare’s death, the United Kingdom faces an existential question: To be or not to be “European.” In the articles and interviews below, Hoover fellows share their insight concerning Brexit.

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Hoover Joins National Review Institute In Celebrating The Golden Anniversary Of William F. Buckley Jr.’s Firing Line

Friday, June 17, 2016

In May and June, Hoover Library & Archives joined National Review Institute in hosting three fiftieth anniversary events in honor of William F. Buckley Jr.'s landmark television show, Firing Line. The events in Dallas, New York, and Washington DC coincided with Hoover's current exhibition, Civil Discourse: William F. Buckley Jr.'s Firing Line, 1966-1999, now on display in the Herbert Hoover Memorial Exhibit Pavilion.

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Hoover Institution Golden State Poll: Clinton +13 Over Sanders; Harris, Sanchez Lead Senate Field

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

With California’s June 7 primary only a week away, a new poll of California voters conducted by the Hoover Institution Golden State Poll finds Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump with large leads in their respective primaries but cautionary signs lay ahead and good news for Democratic U.S. Senate hopefuls Kamala Harris and Loretta Sanchez.

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Hoover Institution Releases Study Highlighting Unfunded Liabilities Of State And Local Governments

Monday, April 11, 2016
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Hoover Institution Press today released Hidden Debt, Hidden Deficits – a data-rich study by Hoover Institution Senior Fellow Joshua Rauh -- that calls attention to the fact that almost no state or local government is running a balanced budget, with the reality being that runaway pension costs are consuming state and local budgets.

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John B. Taylor is the George P. Shultz Senior Fellow in Economics at Hoover
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Hoover Institution’s John Taylor Receives The 2016 Adam Smith Award

Thursday, April 7, 2016
Stanford

The Hoover Institution announced today that John B. Taylor, the George P. Shultz Senior Fellow in Economics at the Hoover Institution and the Mary and Robert Raymond Professor of Economics at Stanford, has been given the 2016 Adam Smith Award by the Association of Private Enterprise Education.

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Hoover Institution Celebrates The Life Of Fellow Rita Ricardo-Campbell

Thursday, March 10, 2016
Stanford

The Hoover Institution announced today that renowned economist and senior fellow Rita Ricardo-Campbell died on March 7, 2016, at the age of ninety-five.

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Pragmatic Engagement Amidst Global Uncertainty: Three Major Challenges, a national security strategy written by the Hoover Institution’s Working Group on Foreign Policy and Grand Strategy.
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Hoover Institution Bipartisan Working Group Releases National Security Strategy For The Future

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Stanford

The Hoover Institution today released Pragmatic Engagement Amidst Global Uncertainty: Three Major Challenges, a national security strategy written by the Hoover Institution’s Working Group on Foreign Policy and Grand Strategy. 

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