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Podcasts And Chartcasts From April's 2015 Retreat Now Available Online

Friday, May 15, 2015

The Hoover Institution held its annual Spring retreat on Wednesday, April 20, 2015. The conference offered presentations by Hoover fellows on a wide range of public policy issues, from U.S. history to foreign policy to the environmental and economic challenges of the future. 

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Podcasts And Chartcasts From Hoover's Carmel Valley Conference Now Available Online

Friday, May 8, 2015
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The Hoover Institution held its Carmel Valley Conference on Friday, May 8, 2015. The conference featured presentations by Hoover fellows on a wide range of issues, from the Affordable Care Act to ISIS and the Middle East to the political and economic challenges facing the United States and the next president.

General Joseph Stilwell with Chinese Nationalist generals outside Kunming, 1943 (Joseph Warren Stilwell Papers, Box 92, Hoover Institution Archives)

The Girl in the Picture: Stilwell Photo Leads to Surprising Reunion

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Before his trip to Kunming, China, a few years ago, John Easterbrook, a grandson of General Joseph W. Stilwell, discovered, in the Stilwell Collection in the Hoover Archives, some unique photographs of his grandfather and a number of Chinese Nationalist generals taken outside Kunming in 1943

Stanford Polish Students' Association Visits the Hoover Institution Library & Archives

Stanford's Polish Students' Association Visits the Library & Archives

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

On April 6, European curator Maciej Siekierski and staff members Irena Czernichowska, Justyna Szulc, and Malgorzata Szudelski hosted a presentation of Hoover’s archival treasures for members of Stanford’s Polish Students’ Association. The Hoover Institution Library & Archives are home to the largest collection of documentation on modern Poland outside Poland.

Dorothy Kilian in Moscow, 1986
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Dorothy Kilian Papers Document Citizen Diplomacy in the Cold War

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

This important addition to the archives’ collections on peace and citizen diplomacy reflects Dorothy Kilian’s work on US-Soviet relations and peacekeeping activities from 1977 to 1988. During this time, Ms Kilian was based in Pasadena, California, where she participated in peacekeeping efforts through her church and several local and national peace organizations. The scope of her work included youth peacekeeping education, women in peacekeeping, US-Soviet relations and citizen exchanges, Soviet religion and the relationship between faith and peace, SALT and nuclear arms proliferation, and national security, as well as human rights.



In Democracy’s Dangers and Discontents, Thornton Sheds Light on How Increased Democratization Isn’t Always a Good Thing

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

STANFORD The Hoover Institution Press today released Democracy’s Dangers and Discontents by Hoover research fellow Bruce Thornton.  This thoughtful book traces the historical process by which American democracy has evolved, discussing past criticisms and showing that those dangers and discontents afflict us today. Thornton argues for the Constitution’s vision of limited government and recovering our forgotten antidemocratic tradition.

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Peregrine: American Immigration in the 21st Century

The Hoover Institution Launches Online Journal About Immigration Reform

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

The Hoover Institution is pleased to announce the launch of Peregrine, a new bi-monthly online journal about US immigration policy that provides background facts, surveys, and opinion essays by scholars from a variety of perspectives.

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Fouad Ajami is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution

Statement by Hoover Institution Director, John Raisian:

Sunday, June 22, 2014

It is with profound sadness that we learned of the passing of Fouad Ajami, who lost his battle with cancer on Sunday.

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Game Changers: Energy on the Move

Game Changers Explores a Cheaper, Cleaner, and More Secure National Energy System

Thursday, June 19, 2014

The Hoover Institution and Massachusetts Institute of Technology Energy Initiative (MITEI) released the product of a multiyear collaboration:  Game Changers: Energy on the Move.

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The Hoover Institution Launches New Dynamic Website

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

The Hoover Institution is pleased to announce the launch of its newly designed and significantly renovated website (

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