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Drama behind Barbed Wire: Theater in Oflag VIIA

Friday, September 4, 2015

Hoover Archives has acquired the papers of Jan Jasiewicz, a WWII Polish officer who, along with some five thousand other inmates, spent most of the war in Oflag VIIA, the German code name for a prisoner-of-war camp near the small town of Murnau in Bavaria. Jan Jasiewicz was one of the primary organizers of the camp’s enormously popular theater, as well as its archivist and chronicler. 

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Hoover Fellow John Taylor Wins Truman Award for Economic Policy

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

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 University, won the 2015 Truman Award for Economic Policy. 

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Silas Palmer Fellows Introduce Their Research

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

In 2015, the Hoover Institution Library & Archives provided research support grants to forty scholars from Stanford and beyond. Five scholars share their research (and what they found!) after visiting the Hoover Institution Archives reading room this summer.

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Silas Palmer fellow Michał Przeperski (2015)
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Silas Palmer Fellow Researches Final Years Of Communist Poland

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Michał Przeperski, a doctoral candidate in the Institute of History of the Polish Academy of Sciences, received a research support grant from the Hoover Institution Library & Archives this year. He is currently working on a political biography of  Mieczysław F. Rakowski, the second-to-last prime minister of communist Poland, whose papers are held at Hoover.

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Eric Wakin, the Robert H. Malott director of the Hoover Insitution Library & Archives, delivered the keynote lecture at Hoover Hometown Days in West Branch, Iowa on August 8, 2015
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Library & Archives Director Delivers Keynote At Hoover Hometown Days In Iowa

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

On August 8, Eric Wakin, the Robert H. Malott director of the Hoover Institution Library & Archives, was the keynote speaker at the annual Hoover Hometown Days festivities in West Branch, Iowa. He spoke about Herbert Hoover and the founding and history of the Hoover Institution and the connections between Stanford and West Branch. The celebration was hosted by the Hoover Presidential Foundation and held on the front lawn of the Hoover Presidential Library Museum.

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Analysis and Commentary

Hoover Institution: A Memoir Of The Missile Age: One Man’s Journey

Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Stanford

The Hoover Institution Press released A Memoir of the Missile Age: One Man’s Journey, a firsthand account of the emerging nuclear arms race between the Soviet Union and the United States.

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Hoover Institution Releases Essay Series On Reinventing Nuclear Power

Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Stanford

The Hoover Institution today released an essay series by the Shultz-Stephenson Task Force on Energy Policy that lays out a thought-provoking approach to reinventing nuclear power.

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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
Stanford

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: 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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