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Notable News and Events in 2016

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

As 2016 comes to a close, we look back at a busy year at the Hoover Institution. There were many noteworthy activities and initiatives at Hoover as the Institution works to advance policy ideas that promote economic opportunity and prosperity, while securing and safeguarding the peace for America and all mankind.

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2016 Social Media Highlights

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram platforms have been instrumental in sharing the important work of our fellows and reaching new audiences, and as the year comes to a close, we wanted to highlight some of the posts from our social media accounts from 2016.

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The Library & Archives 2016 in Review

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

The year 2016 brought enormous expansion to Hoover Library & Archives’ digitization initiatives, outreach efforts, scholarship, and student engagement. In addition to adding new acquisitions to our collections, we organized well-attended exhibitions, events, and workshops that highlighted the richness of our holdings and the connections of history to policy. The year also yielded increased media coverage of our dynamic and diverse materials and programs.

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Perspectives on 2016

Monday, December 19, 2016

In 2016 our nation faced a broad array of issues at home and abroad. Throughout it all, in publications across the country, Hoover fellows offered their unique brand of thoughtful and scholarly insight and ideas. A selection of those pieces follows.

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Hoover Archives Acquires Papers Of Payson Dennis Carter

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Hoover Archives has acquired the papers of Payson Dennis Carter.  Carter was an American who worked in the USSR as a communications (telegraph and telephone) engineer between 1933 and 1937, helping lay lines between Moscow and Leningrad. As a member of the Friends of the Soviet Union after his return, “Comrade Carter” was active in speaking to church groups in “the heart of southern reaction” in the U.S.

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Inequality And Economic Policy Says Growth And Reducing Poverty Is Key

Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Stanford

The Hoover Institution Press today released Inequality and Economic Policy: Essays in Memory of Gary Becker in which a group of distinguished economists take a broad-based look at income inequality.  The essays examine how and whether inequality is increasing and what role, if any, the government should play. This book is in memory of the late economist Gary Becker, a Nobel Prize winner and senior fellow at the Hoover Institution.  

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George P. Shultz And Sidney D. Drell To Receive Dwight D. Eisenhower Award

Monday, November 9, 2015
Stanford

The Hoover Institution announced that Distinguished Fellow George P. Shultz and Senior Fellow Sidney D. Drell will receive the Dwight D. Eisenhower Award today at the 2015 American Nuclear Society’s (ANS) winter meeting in Washington, D.C. The award honors individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the advancement of the field of nuclear nonproliferation.

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Helena Paderewska: Memoirs, 1910–1920
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Helena Paderewska, Memoirs, 1910-1920

Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Stanford

The Hoover Institution Press released Helena Paderewska, Memoirs, 1910-1920, which were discovered in a collection acquired by the Hoover Library & Archives in 2013.

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Niall Ferguson To Join The Hoover Institution Full Time

Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Stanford

The Hoover Institution is pleased to announce that Niall Ferguson will become a full-time, in-residence senior fellow as of July 2016.  Ferguson has been an adjunct senior fellow at the Hoover Institution since September 2003.  Ferguson comes to the Hoover Institution from Harvard University where he served as the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History.

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Making Failure Feasible Proposes Bold New Monetary Reforms
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Making Failure Feasible Proposes Bold New Monetary Reforms

Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Stanford

The Hoover Institution Press released Making Failure Feasible, which challenges current US banking policy and proposes bold monetary reforms, including adding a new Chapter 14 to the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. 

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