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Talks from Hoover’s 2014 Fall Retreat Now Available online

Monday, November 3, 2014

The Hoover Institution recently wrapped up its fifty-fourth retreat. The three-day event, from October 19 through 21, featured talks from Hoover’s distinguished scholars and affiliates.  Included here are summaries of presentations from the event, accompanied by links to selected podcasts and chartcasts.

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Prague Spring 1968 Broadcasts of Radio Free Europe Released

Friday, October 31, 2014

Hundreds of broadcast recordings from the Prague Spring of 1968, the pivotal Cold War moment when Czechoslovakia introduced democratic reforms that were snuffed out by a Soviet invasion, are now available to scholars in the Hoover Archives' reading room.

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Introducing the 2014-2015 class of National Security Affairs Fellows

Friday, October 24, 2014

The Hoover Institution is proud to welcome the new class of National Security Affairs Fellows (NSAFs) for the 2014-15 academic year. The NSAF program offers representatives of the US military and government agencies the opportunity to conduct independent research on topics relevant to their respective branches of government and to the practice of diplomacy.

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Decision 2014

Introducing Hoover podcasts for the midterm elections

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The Hoover Institution is releasing the podcast miniseries Decision 2014, which discusses the issues and key players in the 2014 midterm elections.

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Interviews of Radio Free Europe Polish Service Employees Digitized

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Audiocassette recordings of interviews of former Polish employees of Radio Free Europe (RFE) have been digitized by Hoover's audio lab for preservation and access.

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Hoover Golden State Poll

Hoover Institution Golden State Poll Finds Californians Still Lacking Economic Confidence

Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Stanford

Despite their state’s ongoing recovery, Californians continue to lack confidence in their personal finances and job mobility, according to the newly released Hoover Institution Golden State Poll.  The survey also found that voters were divided on fracking and unsure about the effects of California’s climate change law.

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Chiang Kai-shek Diaries

Hoover Institution is seeking clarity on the ownership of the Chiang family diaries and papers

Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Stanford

The Hoover Institution of Stanford University is working diligently to seek clarity on the ownership of the Chiang family diaries and papers on deposit at the Hoover Institution. The Institution has filed an interpleader action (a process by which a party asks a court to determine the ownership interests of property with multiple claimants) to enlist assistance from the Court. The Hoover Institution is not adverse to any party but has determined this as the appropriate next step after being unable, for several years, to resolve competing ownership claims.

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Observations on the Financial Crisis by Keith Hennessey and Edward Lazear

Five Years Later, Observations on the Financial Crisis Offers Insiders’ Perspectives on the Events Leading Up to the Financial Crisis of 2008 and Its Immediate Aftermath

Tuesday, September 3, 2013
Stanford

Hoover Institution Press today released Observations on the Financial Crisis, an essay in which Keith Hennessey and Edward Lazear draw on their experiences in the Bush White House to offer nineteen observations key to understanding the current financial crisis. Hennessey and Lazear highlight a number of generally overlooked points and correct popular misinterpretations of policy decisions made during the last year of the Bush administration and the first few months of the of the Obama administration.

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Women of the Gulag: Portraits of Five Remarkable Lives by Hoover fellow Paul Gre

In Women of the Gulag: Portraits of Five Remarkable Lives, Gregory highlights the tragedy among women during one of the most egregious dictatorships of the twentieth century

Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Stanford

Hoover Institution Press released Women of the Gulag: Portraits of Five Remarkable Lives by Hoover research fellow Paul Gregory, a profound work that relied heavily on material in the Hoover Archives.

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General James N. Mattis, USMC (Ret.).

General James N. Mattis, USMC (Ret.), Named Annenberg Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution

Monday, August 5, 2013
Stanford

The Hoover Institution is pleased to announce the full-time appointment of General James “Jim” Mattis, US Marine Corps (Ret.), as an Annenberg Distinguished Visiting Fellow. Mattis recently retired as the commanding general of the US Central Command, at which post he oversaw the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and military activity throughout twenty countries in the Middle East and beyond.  

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