The war was over, but the battle to publish the papers of the Nazis’ master propagandist was just beginning. By Bertrand M. Patenaude.
The Hoover Summer Workshop on China and Russia hosted a talk and discussion on the Chinese Gulag under Mao by Klaus Mühlhahn
Mühlhahn is a professor of Chinese history and culture at the Free University of Berlin who specializes in modern Chinese legal history. His Criminal Justice in China (Harvard) won the American Historical Association’s Fairbank Prize and his PhD students are regular visitors to the Hoover Archive’s China collections.
Do we really want the federal government to launch a national curriculum? By Williamson M. Evers.
Condoleezza Rice weighs America’s failures, successes, and diplomatic challenges yet to come. An interview with Peter Robinson.
Bouncing back from national-security setbacks is no substitute for overcoming or avoiding them in the first place. By Amy B. Zegart.
David Satter, author, filmmaker, and former Financial Times Russian correspondent, addressed the Hoover Summer Archives Workshop on China and Russia. During the course of the workshop, Satter worked with Hoover archivists to catalog his Russia archive, which he has donated to Hoover.
Hoover research fellow Paul Gregory discusses Putin, Russia, and the imprisonment of protesters particularly an all-women’s music group who wrote a song protesting Putin’s use of harsh tactics to silence his critics.
The Hoover Archives has added a collection that documents the career of Wladyslaw Gomulka, a Polish communist leader and first secretary of the Polish United Workers’ Party from October 1956 to December 1970. The collection consists of Gomulka’s early memoirs, the interrogation file compiled during his imprisonment in 1951–54, transcripts of oral history interviews with his two secretaries, and other documents and photographs.
The Hoover Institution and the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies will present a screening of Age of Delirium: The Decline and Fall of the Soviet Union on July 30, 2012, at 7:00 pm at Cubberley Auditorium on the Stanford campus.
This event is open to the public.
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