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John Raisian, the Tad and Dianne Taube Director of the Hoover Institution, gives

Talks from the Hoover Institution’s Spring 2014 Retreat

Monday, May 19, 2014

The Hoover Institution hosted its annual Spring Retreat beginning on Sunday, May 4, 2014. Included here are summaries of selected presentations from the three-day event, accompanied by links to the audio or video files when available.

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New Collection on US Intervention in Siberia, 1919–1920

Friday, May 16, 2014

This valuable addition to the Hoover Institution’s collections on the Russian Civil War and US intervention in that conflict contains the diaries, photographs, and associated papers of Henry Nelson Hammond (1900–1969), a corporal in the US Army (27th Infantry Regiment, “Wolfhounds”), covering his enlistment and deployment in the Russian Far East as part of the American Expeditionary Force in Siberia.

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Peterson discusses US education in global perspective

Thursday, May 15, 2014

On Tuesday, May 13, Hoover senior fellow Paul Peterson discussed his study, conducted with fellow researchers Eric Hanushek (also a Hoover senior fellow) and Ludger Woessmann, which compares US children to other students in developed countries. The event, held at Harvard University, was recorded live and can be watched here. The study culminated in a book entitled Endangering Prosperity: A Global View of the American School. The Hoover sponsored publication EducationNext also ran several articles using the data from the study, one of which can be found here.

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

Gregory awarded grant for documentary Women of the Gulag

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Hoover fellow Paul Gregory and Russian American filmmaker Marianna Yarovskaya have been awarded a challenge grant of $75,000 for their documentary film Women of the Gulag.

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Hoxby and Milani at "TEDxStanford: Above and Beyond"

Monday, May 12, 2014

Hoover senior fellow Caroline Hoxby and Hoover research fellow Abbas Milani spoke at the annual TEDxStanford event, a daylong conference featuring presentations and performances from the Stanford community.

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Hoover Institution Launches Strategika, an Online Journal Analyzing Contemporary National Security Issues from a Historical Perspective

Monday, May 6, 2013
Stanford

The Hoover Institution launched today a new online journal, Strategika, which assesses ongoing issues of national security in light of conflicts of the past. Strategika is published by Hoover’s newly convened Working Group on the Role of Military History in Contemporary Conflict, which examines how historical military operations intersect with contemporary public policy decisions concerning prevailing conflicts.

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Perjury: The Hiss-Chambers Case by Allen Weinstein

Hoover Releases Third Edition of Perjury: The Hiss-Chambers Case, Featuring New Material on One of Nation’s Most Controversial Espionage Cases

Monday, April 15, 2013
Stanford

Hoover Institution Press today released the third edition of Perjury: The Hiss-Chambers Case by Allen Weinstein. Perjury, the definitive account of the trial of former State Department and UN official Alger Hiss, was first published in 1978.
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Uncommon Knowledge with Peter Robinson

Hoover Institution’s Uncommon Knowledge with Peter Robinson to Run Exclusively on WallStreetJournal.com

Thursday, March 7, 2013
Stanford

The Hoover Institution today announced that its long-standing television/web series, Uncommon Knowledge with Peter Robinson, a forum for scholars, political leaders, journalists, and newsmakers to share their views with host and former presidential speechwriter Peter Robinson, will now run exclusively on the Wall Street Journal’s opinion page and on OpinionJournal.com.

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Constitutional Conservatism: Liberty, Self-Government, and Political Moderation

Constitutional Conservatism: Liberty, Self-Government, and Political Moderation by Hoover fellow Peter Berkowitz

Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Stanford

Hoover Institution Press released Constitutional Conservatism: Liberty, Self-Government, and Political Moderation, by Peter Berkowitz. Berkowitz contends that constitutional conservatism encompasses a distinguished tradition of defending liberty that stretches from the great eighteenth century British statesman Edmund Burke through the authoritative exposition of the Constitution in The Federalist to the high points of post-World War II American conservatism.

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Hoover Institution Publication Policy Review to End its Run

Friday, February 1, 2013
Stanford

Hoover Institution Director John Raisian and Research Fellow Tod Lindberg, editor of Policy Review, announced today that following the February-March 2013 edition, Hoover’s bimonthly journal will cease publication.

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