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New NSAF Study Taps Into Naval And State Department Perspectives On China

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Lieutenant Commander Leonard Leos, representing the US Navy in the 2016–17 class of national security affairs fellows, recently completed a survey on US-China policy in an important group whose opinions have been largely unexplored: Foreign Service and naval officers with experience in East Asia or the Indo-Pacific region.

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Exploring Contemporary Chinese History: Hoover Holds Annual Summer Workshop On Modern China

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

The fifth annual Hoover Institution Workshop on Modern China, entitled “Crossing the 1949 Divide: The Hoover Archives and Contemporary Chinese History,” was held during July 31 and August 4, 2017. Co-organized and cosponsored with the Seminar of East Asian Studies, Free University of Berlin, this year the workshop featured seven speakers from the United States, Germany, Austria, and Taiwan who explored Hoover’s unique modern China collections and evaluated how these historical treasures help reshape our understanding of contemporary China and post-1949 Taiwan. Workshop attendees presented their research to over three hundred audience from the Hoover/Stanford community as well as to researchers and mass media in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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A Summer in the Stacks: High School Interns at Hoover Reflect on First-hand Archival Experience

Monday, August 7, 2017

Two high school interns at Hoover Archives reflect on a summer spent viewing rare archival material, such as General Stilwell’s diary and uniform and rare photographs of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera.

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Hoover Acquires The Papers Of Tom Killion

Monday, August 7, 2017

Hoover Archives has acquired the papers of Tom Killion, a leading scholar on the history of Eritrea.

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The mile-long Merefa-Kherson bridge on the Dnieper River in Dniepropetrovsk (Dnipro), was the longest reinforced concrete arch bridge in Europe.  This is how it looked under repair in September 1941, after it was blown up by the retreating Red Army.  Two
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Italian Bridges In The Ukraine

Friday, August 4, 2017

The Hoover Library & Archives have acquired two photo albums of Stefano Braccio, a lieutenant in the engineer combat battalion of the Italian Expeditionary Corps participating in the German invasion of the Soviet Union (Operation Barbarossa).  The albums provide a complete visual record of his unit’s operation in the Ukraine, from the crossing of the Soviet frontier in July 1941 to the end of Italian troops’ participation on the Eastern Front in February 1943, after the Axis forces’ defeat at Stalingrad.

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Paolo Mancosu: Zhivago’s Secret Journey

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

The Hoover Institution Press released Zhivago’s Secret Journey, by Paolo Mancosu, a breakthrough contribution to the study of the esteemed Russian Nobel laureate Boris Pasternak. 

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Hoover Institution Energy Efficiency Reports Big Benefits From Americans’ Wiser Use Of Energy

Wednesday, August 3, 2016
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The Hoover Institution Press, in conjunction with the Precourt Energy Efficiency Center, released Energy Efficiency: Building a Clean, Secure Economy, by James Sweeney, which shows how the United States has quietly but steadily learned to use energy far more efficiently virtually everywhere.

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Hoover Institution Releases Warriors and Citizens

Tuesday, August 2, 2016
Stanford

The Hoover Institution Press released Warriors and Citizens, an extensive analysis of the most comprehensive survey of American public attitudes about military issues since 1998. 

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Blueprint For America Outlines Nonpartisan Road Map For 2017

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Stanford

The Hoover Institution Press released Blueprint for America, a nonpartisan road map outlining basic policies that should be priorities for the next president and Congress. 

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Hoover Institution Golden State Poll: Clinton +13 Over Sanders; Harris, Sanchez Lead Senate Field

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
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With California’s June 7 primary only a week away, a new poll of California voters conducted by the Hoover Institution Golden State Poll finds Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump with large leads in their respective primaries but cautionary signs lay ahead and good news for Democratic U.S. Senate hopefuls Kamala Harris and Loretta Sanchez.

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