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US Military Mission to Armenia Photographs, Envelope I, Hoover Institution Archives

Unique Armenian Newspaper Discovered in Hoover Library

Friday, September 5, 2014

The microfilming staff at Hoover recently came across an unmarked box of microfilm that presented them with difficulty:  a copy of a newspaper from World War I published in the Armenian script. With the help of colleagues at Stanford and UCLA, Hoover discovered that no other copies of this serial appear to be available elsewhere. We are proud that the Hoover Library has again added an item unique to its collection.

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Hoover hosts the Congressional Cyber Boot Camp

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Two dozen senior US Senate and House staffers are visiting the Hoover Institution for the inaugural Congressional Cyber Boot Camp, an intensive three-day cybersecurity workshop organized by Amy Zegart, the Davies Family Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and codirector of Stanford’s Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC), and Herbert Lin, a consulting scholar at CISAC who will be a visiting fellow at Hoover starting this Winter. The event, cosponsored by Hoover and CISAC, has attendees from both political parties.

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The Red Guard agitates against a leader of factory in Guangzhou City, ca. 1967. (Chinese Pictorial Collection, Envelope mJ, Hoover Institution Archives)

Communist Chinese Political Movement Collection Now Open

Monday, August 11, 2014

The Hoover Institution Library and Archives are pleased to announce the opening of the Communist Chinese Political Movement Collection

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Damon Matteo gives a lecture on property rights law at the IP2 summer teaching institute.

Hoover IP2 convenes inaugural summer teaching institute

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Is the current term for US patent protection too long, and does it stifle or encourage innovation?  Do mergers restrain trade and commerce? How does one regulate a monopoly and establish parameters for pricing? How does one even identify a monopoly?

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Hoover Institution Library & Archives Hosts Workshop on Modern China

Monday, August 4, 2014 to Friday, August 8, 2014

The second annual Hoover Institution workshop on modern China was held during August 4-5, 2014. Organized by archives staff, the workshop featured eight scholars from Europe, East Asia, and the United States who have done research in Hoover’s collections.

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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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