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Silas Palmer Fellow Niall Chithelen Examines the Lives of Foreign Journalists in Twentieth-Century China

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Silas Palmer fellow Niall Chithelen uses the archive of Randall C. Gould and Milly Bennett to better understand the lives of foreign journalists in twentieth-century China.

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Recent Visiting Fellow Uses Hoover Archives to Revisit the Field of Comparative Economic Systems and the Problem of Assessing Soviet Economies

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Visiting research fellow Paul Dragos Aligica uses the archives at Hoover for the comparative analysis of economic systems.

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Johnny Cash performing for US soldiers in Vietnam in 1971.
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Newly Digitized Vietnam War Material Now Available Online

Monday, March 20, 2017

Hoover Library & Archives is pleased to announce that two newly digitized collections related to the Vietnam War are now available online through Hoover’s digital collections portal. Hoover now has a total of 1219 Vietnam-related materials online.

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Above: Library & Archives Director Eric Wakin, Ambassador Jones, and Maciej Siekierski, Senior Curator of European collections at Hoover Library & Archives
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United States Ambassador To Poland Paul W. Jones Visits The Hoover Institution

Friday, March 17, 2017

On March 13, 2017, the Hoover Institution Library & Archives hosted Paul W. Jones, US ambassador to Poland.   Jones was interested in learning more about Hoover’s world-famous Polish holdings, the largest and most-comprehensive documentation on modern Poland outside Poland. 

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Overseers Get Special Look at Hoover’s Johnson Center in Washington, DC—and a Glimpse into Growing Influence

Monday, March 13, 2017
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

On February 28, attendees of the Hoover Institution Board of Overseers Meeting were treated to an eye-opening tour of Hoover’s Washington, DC, office, the Johnson Center.

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The Challenge Of Dawa: Political Islam As Ideology And Movement And How To Counter It

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Stanford

The Hoover Institution Press today released The Challenge of Dawa: Political Islam as Ideology and Movement and How to Counter It by Hoover research fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali. In this free downloadable report, Hirsi Ali argues that the American public urgently needs to be educated about both the ideology of political Islam, dawa, and the organizational infrastructure that Islamists use to inspire, indoctrinate, recruit, finance, and mobilize those Muslims whom they hope to win over to the extremist cause.

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Hoover Golden State Poll: Californians Aren't Fond Of The Trump Agenda But Aren't Interested In Seceding From The US

Thursday, January 19, 2017
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

As Donald Trump prepares for his swearing-in as the nation’s 45th president, a new survey by the Hoover Institution at Stanford University shows that most Californians aren’t in line with several key proposals that could impact the entire country.

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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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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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