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The High Cost Of Good Intentions: A History Of U.S. Federal Entitlement Programs

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Stanford

At a time when entitlement spending poses a fiscal challenge unlike any in our nation’s history, the Hoover Institution’s John Cogan addresses the question of how and why these federal programs have grown so large and have become so far removed from the ideals on which they were founded in The High Cost of Good Intentions: A History of U.S. Federal Entitlement Programs.

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Chiang Kai-shek (right) visited Bai's hometown residence in Guilin during World War II. Throughout their lives the two maintained a love-hate relationship.
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Hoover Acquires The Personal Papers Of General Bai Chongxi, A Prominent Military Leader In Republican China

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Hoover has acquired the papers of Bai Chongxi (1893–1966), chief of staff of the Nationalist Revolutionary Army under the leadership of Chiang Kai-shek.

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The bottom part of a June 30, 1944, Ustaše document.  The signature on the right is that of the Poglavnik of the Independent State of Croatia, Ante Pavelić; on the left is that of the minister of the armed forces, Ante Vokić.  Above the date is the Ustaše
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Hoover Library & Archives Acquire Documents from the Office of Ante Pavelić, Leader of Ustaše Croatia during World War II

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

The Hoover Institution has received a group of original documents of the Poglavnik (head of government) of the Ustaše regime of the Independent State of Croatia, a quasi-protectorate of Hitler’s Germany and Mussolini’s Italy.  The collection focuses on official appointments and commendations made by the order of Poglavnik Ante Pavelić (1889–1959) and his subordinates.

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Summer Intern Rita Wang Discovers A Passion For East Asian Archives

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Hoover summer intern Rita Wang describes her experiences exploring East Asian material at Hoover Archives.
 

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Hoover Summer Intern Jackson Dalman Explores The History Of Cold War Radio

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Georgetown University undergraduate Jackson Dalman describes working on the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty collection as a summer intern at Hoover Archives.

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Former British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne Joins Stanford’s Hoover Institution and Graduate School of Business

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Stanford

Former British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has been named a distinguished visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution and dean's fellow at the Stanford Graduate School for Business.  Osborne will specialize in research on international politics and the global economy.

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Milton Friedman On Freedom: Selections From The Collected Works Of Milton Friedman Assembles Friedman’s Essays On Freedom In One volume

Thursday, September 7, 2017
Stanford, CA

The Hoover Institution Press today released Milton Friedman on Freedom: Selections from the Collected Works of Milton Friedman, a collection of fifteen of Friedman’s essays on the subject of freedom. The book, edited by Robert Leeson and Charles G. Palm and featuring a Foreword by John B. Taylor, represents the first and only collection of his writings capturing all his views on freedom. As part of an online collection, The Collected Works of Milton Friedman website features more than 1,500 digital items, including articles, speeches, lectures, television appearances, by and about Milton Friedman.

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Hammer, Sickle, and Soil: The Soviet Drive to Collectivize Agriculture
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Hammer, Sickle, And Soil: The Soviet Drive To Collectivize Agriculture

Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Stanford

As Russia marks one hundred years since the revolution, the Hoover Institution Press releases Hammer, Sickle, and Soil: The Soviet Drive to Collectivize Agriculture.

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Keeping The Lights On At America’S Nuclear Power Plants: The Cornerstone Of America’s Central Position In The Global Nuclear Enterprise

Thursday, August 3, 2017
Stanford

As President Trump recently announced efforts to revive nuclear energy, the Hoover Institution Press released Keeping the Lights on at America’s Nuclear Power Plants, which examines nuclear power plant closures in America during a period of economic instability and fundamental policy challenges.

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Russia And Its Islamic World: The Roots Of Russia’s Islam Conflict

Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Stanford

At a time when Russian President Vladimir Putin recently stated that Russia would always be a "reliable ally" to the Islamic world, the Hoover Institution Press today released Russia and Its Islamic World, which examines Russia’s complex and occasionally, contradictory history with Islam. 

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