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A Bomb to Remember

by Jean McElwee Cannon, James Samvia Hoover Digest
Friday, January 27, 2017

The 1946 nuclear tests at Bikini Atoll were a shocking introduction to the perils of the atomic age. Rare artifacts and records tell the story. 

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On the Firing Line: A Fiftieth Anniversary

by Jean McElwee Cannonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 18, 2016

Where have you gone, William F. Buckley? A new Hoover exhibit highlights unforgettable exchanges with America’s most public intellectual.

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War Is . . . Soccer?

by Jean McElwee Cannonvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Historic posters show how World War I combatants wove the beautiful game into images, and memories, of a far-from-beautiful war.

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Bridge of Spies

by Jean McElwee Cannonvia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 16, 2015

The Hoover Archives holds the papers of James Donovan, the key figure in a celebrated Cold War spy swap. Now a new Steven Spielberg film, starring Tom Hanks as Donovan, tells Donovan’s story.