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Hoover Archival Photographs Featured at Lecture Delivered by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon

Monday, June 29, 2015

On Friday, June 26th, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon spoke in Stanford’s Encina Hall in commemoration of the seventieth anniversary of the founding of the U.N. at the 1945 San Francisco Conference. Just next door, in the Herbert Hoover Memorial Building, The Hoover Institution Library & Archives house the United Nations Conference on International Organization Proceedings Collection, which includes sound recordings of conference events recorded by the National Broadcasting Company (NBC), photographs and contact sheets depicting delegates and scenes at the conference, and printed copies of the Charter of the United Nations.

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Declassified Documents from Hoover Collections Now Available

Monday, June 29, 2015

More than fifty-two files of U.S. government records from twenty-five different archival collections at Hoover have been declassified. The collections were created by diplomatic, military, and other government officials.

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John Taylor Receives The 2015 Economics Distinguished Faculty Teaching Award

Monday, June 29, 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, was awarded the 2015 Economics Distinguished Faculty Teaching Award at the Stanford’s Economics Department graduation ceremony on June 13.

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New Descriptions of World War I Collections Now Available

Monday, June 29, 2015

New finding aids to seventeen World War I collections are now available through the Online Archive of California. Highlights include photographs and scrapbooks from US relief workers in France, a memoir describing Ernest Hemingway's work in the ambulance service, and documents from the Siberia-based "Wolfhounds."

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Stanford Students Discover Rare Material During Summer Positions at Hoover Library & Archives

Friday, June 26, 2015

Throughout the summer of 2015, Stanford undergraduate and graduate students have contributed time, expertise, and enthusiasm toward the cataloging of rare materials at the Hoover Library & Archives. In this article they share their experiences of working with archival material—from researching little-known biographies of professional roller skaters to evaluating future careers processing collections.

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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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The Hoover Institution Launches New iPad App

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Stanford

The Hoover Institution is pleased to announce the launch of its first iPad app, which can be downloaded for free from the Apple app store from Stanford University at http://hvr.co/HooverApp.

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The War That Must Never Be Fought, edited by Secretary Shultz and Ambassador James Goodby
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Hoover Institution’s The War That Must Never Be Fought Argues for Nuclear Free World

Thursday, March 12, 2015
Stanford

The Hoover Institution Press announced that The War That Must Never Be Fought, edited by Secretary Shultz and Ambassador James Goodby, is available online at Hooverpress.org. This collection of essays challenges outdated deterrence theories, reexamines notions from the Cold War, and asserts that a world without nuclear weapons is in the best interests of the United States.  

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