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Silas Palmer Fellow Sarah Mellors Situates International Population Planning Within Cold War History

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Silas Palmer fellow Sarah Mellors, a doctoral student in history at the University of California, Irvine, explores population planning efforts in the 1960s in China and India through the lenses of international humanitarian aid and Cold War politics.

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Student delegates from the Stanford US-Russia Forum view documents and photographs from Russian collections at Hoover Archives
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Student Delegates Of Stanford’s US-Russia Forum Explore Rare Russian Artifacts At Hoover Archives

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

On April 21, forty student delegates from Stanford’s US-Russia Forum visited Hoover Archives to view rare artifacts from Hoover’s Russian and Eurasian collections, as well as material from Hoover’s extensive Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty collection. Guided by Anatol Shmelev, Hoover’s Robert Conquest Curator for Russian and Eurasian collections, the students engaged in a lively discussion of the history, provenance, and preservation of archival materials, and viewed the documents, posters, photographs, family albums, and film reels that make up the extensive Russia-related holdings at Hoover.

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Douamont cemetery near Verdun, 1932
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Marshal Pétain Photograph Collection Acquired By Hoover Archives

Monday, April 25, 2016

Hoover Archives has acquired a collection of 830 photographs related to the life and career of Philippe Pétain (1856-1951), who was Marshal of France during World War I and Chief of State of France's Vichy government during World War II.

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Hoover Archives Co-Hosts Screening Of A New Film On Second World War Resistance Fighter Jan Karski

Thursday, April 21, 2016
McMurtry Building, Stanford University

On April 21st, Hoover Library & Archives joins Stanford’s Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies to present a film screening of Karski and the Lords of Humanity, a new feature-length documentary about the life and remarkable experiences of Polish resistance fighter Jan Karski, whose archive is at Hoover.

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Hoover archivist Sally DeBauche processed the papers of Robert E. McCarthy, former aide to Ronald Reagan
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Papers Of Robert E. McCarthy, Former Aide To Ronald Reagan, Now Open For Research

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

The Robert E. McCarthy papers, originally acquired in 1997, have recently been opened for research. The collection contains a briefing book and meeting minutes from McCarthy’s service on Ronald Reagan’s presidential transition team.

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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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One Day We Will Live Without Fear: Everyday Lives Under the Soviet Police State
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Mark Harrison: One Day We Will Live Without Fear

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

The Hoover Institution Press released One Day We Will Live without Fear by Mark Harrison, a collection of stories that tells what daily life was like for people under the regime of the Soviet police state.

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