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Silas Palmer Fellow Examines the Role of the WWI Doughboy in American Mass Culture

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Silas Palmer fellow Mark Hauser examines how the centralization of men and materials by the United States military and its affiliated welfare agencies played a key role in disseminating and strengthening the grasp of mass culture on American society.

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Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster Appointed National Security Advisor

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Lieutenant General H. R. McMaster, a Hoover Institution visiting fellow and National Security Affairs Fellow for the 2002–3 academic year, has been appointed to serve as national security advisor in the Trump administration.

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New Digital Portal Makes Thousands Of Hoover’s Rare Materials Available Online

Friday, February 17, 2017

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives is pleased to announce the launch of a new digital collections portal that contains more than 55,000 digitized posters, photographs, documents, sound recordings, and moving images from Hoover collections, with new items frequently added. The portal will allow remote users from around the globe to access the rich collections at Hoover for research and educational purposes.

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William F. Buckley, Jr. and boxer Muhammad Ali discuss the war in Vietnam.
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Full-Length Firing Line Videos Now Available Online

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

For the first time since acquiring the collection in 2001, the Hoover Institution Library & Archives is hosting, free-of-charge, full-length Firing Line videos online through its digital collections website and YouTube channel. With a roster of guests including Ronald Reagan, Margaret Thatcher, Milton Friedman, Groucho Marx, Tom Wolfe, Jack Kerouac, Woodward and Bernstein, Barry Goldwater, Joan Baez, Hugh Hefner, and others, Firing Line serves as one of the most important and complete records of political and cultural movements in twentieth-century America.

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Director Emerita Elena Danielson Examines The Achievements Of Herbert Hoover

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

On February 7th, Hoover Library & Archives Director Emerita Elena Danielson delivered a talk entitled “Reassessing Herbert Hoover: The Stanford Techie” at an event co-hosted by L&A and the Stanford Historical Society.

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Pragmatic Engagement Amidst Global Uncertainty: Three Major Challenges, a national security strategy written by the Hoover Institution’s Working Group on Foreign Policy and Grand Strategy.
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Hoover Institution Bipartisan Working Group Releases National Security Strategy For The Future

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Stanford

The Hoover Institution today released Pragmatic Engagement Amidst Global Uncertainty: Three Major Challenges, a national security strategy written by the Hoover Institution’s Working Group on Foreign Policy and Grand Strategy. 

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One Day We Will Live Without Fear: Everyday Lives Under the Soviet Police State
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Mark Harrison: One Day We Will Live Without Fear

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

The Hoover Institution Press released One Day We Will Live without Fear by Mark Harrison, a collection of stories that tells what daily life was like for people under the regime of the Soviet police state.

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Hoover Institution: Taylor Receives 2016 Central Banking Award For Economics

Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Stanford

The Hoover Institution is pleased to announce that Senior Fellow and Stanford Economics Professor John B. Taylor will receive the 2016 Central Banking Award for Economics. This esteemed award is given by Central Banking Publications, a publishing outfit known for providing informed debate about monetary policy for the past 25 years.

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Hoover Institution Golden State Poll: Californians Have Their Eye On Water And Jobs, Wary Of Mileage Tax

Thursday, January 14, 2016

As California begins a new year and a hectic legislative session in Sacramento, a new Golden State Poll conducted by the Stanford University-based Hoover Institution finds California’s voters most concerned with the ongoing drought and the state’s economic recovery.

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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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