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2016 Summer Firing Line Series

Thursday, July 21, 2016
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution in Washington Hosts A Summer Series Dedicated To Firing Line.

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Hoover Archives Acquires The Papers Of Janice Perlman

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Hoover Archives has acquired the papers of Janice Perlman, whose award-winning book The Myth of Marginality was the first in-depth account of life in Brazilian slums.

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A dollar bill carried aboard and signed by the members of the bombing crew on July 1, 1946 (Beth Flippen Scheel collection, box 1)
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Hoover Marks The Seventieth Anniversary Of “Operation Crossroads” With The Release Of Rare Sound Recordings

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

This week Hoover Library & Archives announces the public release of rare and unique sound recordings that document the July 1946 detonation of nuclear bombs on the Bikini Atoll in the Marshall Islands—one of the most significant events in the history of nuclear energy. The recordings, part of Hoover’s United States Foreign Broadcast Intelligence Service records, detail the preparation, process, and aftermath of the nuclear testing known seventy years ago as “Operation Crossroads.” Since the first detonation on July 1, 1946, the Bikini Atoll tests have become emblematic of the dawn of the nuclear age and the beginning of the Cold War.

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Bringing Capitol Hill To Hoover: The Congressional Fellowship Program

Saturday, July 16, 2016
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

For Hoover fellows and their research, the Hoover Institution in Washington is a valuable conduit into national policy debates on Capitol Hill. Hoover’s Washington office recently launched a new initiative, the Congressional Fellowship Program, which brings the Hill to Hoover.

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Participants of the 2016 Workshop on Political Economy
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Hoover Library & Archives Host The Third Annual Workshop On Political Economy

Thursday, July 14, 2016

From June 20 through June 24, 2016, the Hoover Institution Library & Archives brought together scholars from across the globe for its third annual Workshop on Political Economy. Organized by Stanford history professor Jennifer Burns, the workshop invites researchers from diverse fields to study the history of economic thought using the archives of such notable thinkers as Karl Popper, Milton Friedman, and F.A. Hayek. Participants spent the week pursuing individual research projects in the Hoover reading room and participating in daily roundtables and discussions dedicated to expanding interdisciplinary conversations surrounding economics, political theory, and history.

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Hoover Institution Releases Essay Series On Reinventing Nuclear Power

Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Stanford

The Hoover Institution today released an essay series by the Shultz-Stephenson Task Force on Energy Policy that lays out a thought-provoking approach to reinventing nuclear power.

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Puzzles, Paradoxes, Controversies, and the Global Economy
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Puzzles, Paradoxes, Controversies, And The Global Economy

Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Stanford

The Hoover Institution Press released Puzzles, Paradoxes, Controversies, and the Global Economya wide-ranging collection of essays by author Charles Wolf Jr., senior research fellow at the Hoover Institution and distinguished chair in international economics at the RAND Corporation.

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Hoover Institution Golden State Poll: Californians Face a Housing Conundrum

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Amid California’s recovery from its great recession, a new Golden State Poll conducted by the Hoover Institution at Stanford University finds Golden State residents concerned about  younger generations’ being able to meet the demands of exorbitant housing prices, and the ability of low- and middle-income residents to claim their piece of the California Dream and  being priced out of where they currently live.

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Speaking the Law: The Obama Administration's Addresses on National Security Law

Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Stanford

The Hoover Institution Press released Speaking the Law: The Obama Administration's Addresses on National Security Lawan examination of the speeches of the Obama administration on national security legal issues, detailing their positions on principles currently contested at both the domestic and the international level. 

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The Hoover Institution Launches New iPad App

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Stanford

The Hoover Institution is pleased to announce the launch of its first iPad app, which can be downloaded for free from the Apple app store from Stanford University at http://hvr.co/HooverApp.

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