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Firing Line Broadcast Records, Box 136, Hoover Institution Archives

Updated Guide to Firing Line Broadcast Records Now Available

Friday, January 23, 2015

A major update to the Firing Line broadcast records finding aid is now available. In addition to the original videotapes of this long-running television show, the Firing Line collection includes extensive paper and photographic records related to the series; the updated finding aid now includes a detailed list of speakers who were invited on the show. All of the background files, publicity files, and transcripts for individual shows are grouped together by episode and linked to the program summaries in the Firing Line database.

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Poland Słuzba Bezpieczeństwa Departament III Collection, Box 33, Envelope 2, Hoover Institution Archives

New Descriptions of Polish Collections Available Online

Thursday, January 22, 2015

New finding aids to eight collections from Poland are now available through the Online Archive of California. They include guides to collections on the Polish armed forces, the German and Soviet occupations of Poland, and the Radio Free Europe Polish Service.

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Suellen Zima Papers, Hoover Institution Archives

Letters from the Tiananmen Generation

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

The Suellen Zima Papers, a collection of letters and photographs of an English teacher who taught at Nanjing University, China, are now available at the Hoover Institution Archives. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence, arranged chronologically, between Zima and her students of the so-called Tiananmen Generation. The letters, dated 1989–2013, provide details of students’ lives during China’s transition to a market-oriented economy. In these letters, the students express their aspirations and struggles during a period when China was undergoing significant economic changes.

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Poster Collection, RU/SU 121; Russian Pictorial, Envelope AP (Hoover Institution Archives)

New Descriptions of Russian & Soviet Collections Available Online

Friday, January 16, 2015

New finding aids to ten Russian and Soviet collections are now available through the Online Archive of California. They include finding aids to the Hede Massing Papers, the Fedor Rostovtseff Papers, and the Anatolii Pavlovich Timofievich Papers, among others.

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Hoover Institution Golden State Poll Finds That Likely Voters Trust Governor Brown and Prioritize Fiscal Issues and Water

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

On January 5, California governor Jerry Brown delivered his second, second-term inaugural address that also doubled as his 2015 State of the State address. 

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Policymakers and Economists Assess a Rules-Based Policy for the Fed

Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Stanford

On the occasion of the Federal Reserve's Centennial, Hoover Institution Fellows Michael D. Bordo and John B. Taylor have assembled a thoughtful volume – published in a special issue of the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control – in which top Fed policymakers,  monetary economists, and historians evaluate rules-based policy for the Fed.

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Hoover Institution Golden State Poll: In Their Governor Californians Trust?

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Last week, California Governor Jerry Brown delivered a second-term inaugural address that doubled as a State of the State message to reveal his public policy intentions both for this year and for his final four years as the Golden State’s chief executive.

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Hoover hosts NAFTA at Twenty conference
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North American Forum Annual Meeting Addresses Competitiveness, Trade, Energy and Security Issues

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Washington, DC

The North American Forum, a community of Canadian, Mexican, and US thought leaders who work to advance a shared vision of North America and to contribute to regional solutions among the three neighbors, held its tenth annual meeting in Washington, DC, during November 13-15. 

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In This Arab Time, by Ajami
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In In This Arab Time, Ajami marries historical analysis and personal perspective to inform thinking on current Middle East struggle

Thursday, November 13, 2014
Stanford

The Hoover Institution Press today released In This Arab Time, by the late Fouad Ajami, Hoover Institution senior fellow. In this collection of thought-provoking essays, Ajami  brings into focus the current struggles of the Middle East through detailed historical analysis and a personal perspective immersed in the literature of the time and place.

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Stan Polovets Joins the Board of Overseers at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Russian-born Businessman and Philanthropist will Support the Strengthening of Hoover’s Analytical Capabilities and Development of Soviet Dissident Archives

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