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Hoover Archives Acquires The Papers Of Janice Perlman

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Hoover Archives has acquired the papers of Janice Perlman, whose award-winning book The Myth of Marginality was the first in-depth account of life in Brazilian slums.

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A dollar bill carried aboard and signed by the members of the bombing crew on July 1, 1946 (Beth Flippen Scheel collection, box 1)
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Hoover Marks The Seventieth Anniversary Of “Operation Crossroads” With The Release Of Rare Sound Recordings

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

This week Hoover Library & Archives announces the public release of rare and unique sound recordings that document the July 1946 detonation of nuclear bombs on the Bikini Atoll in the Marshall Islands—one of the most significant events in the history of nuclear energy. The recordings, part of Hoover’s United States Foreign Broadcast Intelligence Service records, detail the preparation, process, and aftermath of the nuclear testing known seventy years ago as “Operation Crossroads.” Since the first detonation on July 1, 1946, the Bikini Atoll tests have become emblematic of the dawn of the nuclear age and the beginning of the Cold War.

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Hoover Library & Archives Host The Third Annual Workshop On Political Economy

Thursday, July 14, 2016

From June 20 through June 24, 2016, the Hoover Institution Library & Archives brought together scholars from across the globe for its third annual Workshop on Political Economy. Organized by Stanford history professor Jennifer Burns, the workshop invites researchers from diverse fields to study the history of economic thought using the archives of such notable thinkers as Karl Popper, Milton Friedman, and F.A. Hayek. Participants spent the week pursuing individual research projects in the Hoover reading room and participating in daily roundtables and discussions dedicated to expanding interdisciplinary conversations surrounding economics, political theory, and history.

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A hand-painted name day card for Karol Sidor from Slovak refugees in Austria for the feast of St. Charles Borromeo, Sidor’s patron saint, November 4, 1950
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Hoover Library & Archives Acquire A Major Slovak Collection: The Karol Sidor Books And Papers

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Hoover acquires the Karol Sidor papers, an important resource for the study of interwar Czechoslovak politics, the wartime Slovak state, and postwar Slovak emigration to North America. 

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New Finding Aids Now Available for Hoover Archives Collections

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

New finding aids to nine collections at Hoover Archives are now available through the Online Archive of California. The new finding aids represent significant holdings in collections related to World War II, twentieth-century Chinese, and African history.

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Blueprint For America Outlines Nonpartisan Road Map For 2017

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Stanford

The Hoover Institution Press released Blueprint for America, a nonpartisan road map outlining basic policies that should be priorities for the next president and Congress. 

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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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