The Hoover Institution Press released What Lies Ahead for America’s Children and Their Schools, an assessment by the Hoover Institution’s Koret Task Force on K–12 Education. This profound work examines both the potential gains and the pitfalls that lie ahead for primary- and secondary-school education in the United States.
As California Governor Jerry Brown laid out his priorities in this morning’s State of the State Address, the Hoover Institution’s Golden State Poll finds strengthening the state’s economy, improving the job market, and balancing the state’s budget foremost among Californians’ concerns in the new year.
The Hoover Institution Press released The Crusade Years--a never-before-published parallel volume to Herbert Hoover’s Freedom Betrayed from the Hoover Institution Archives–edited by historian George H. Nash. This work recounts Hoover’s postpresidential family life, his myriad philanthropic interests, and his “crusade against collectivism” after he left the White House.
Hoover Institution Press released The New Deal and Modern American Conservatism: A Defining Rivalry, by Hoover research fellow David Davenport and Pepperdine professor of public policy Gordon Lloyd.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hoover Institution Press today released Issues on My Mind: Strategies for the Future by George Shultz. The book contains some of Shultz’s most compelling analyses on the topics of governance, the economy, energy, drugs, diplomacy, and nuclear security.