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The War That Must Never Be Fought

via Hoover Press
Thursday, March 12, 2015

The War That Must Never Be Fought borrows its title from President Ronald Reagan's State of the Union message of 1984 in which he declared "a nuclear war cannot be won and must never be fought.”  He was prepared to challenge theories about nuclear deterrence, which were even then outdated. The essays in this book reveal how much more complex the issue that Reagan raised has become.

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Game Changers: Energy on the Move

featuring George P. Shultzvia Council on Foreign Relations
Friday, February 20, 2015

This short book offers a window into research and development taking place at MIT, Stanford, and other U.S. universities that in the next decade or two might revolutionize the production and consumption of energy. New ideas are emerging in five main areas: shale gas, solar photovoltaics, electricity storage, electric cars, and LED lighting.

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US Foreign-Exchange Operations and Monetary Policy in the Twentieth Century

by Michael D. Bordo, Owen F. Humpage, Anna J. Schwartzvia University of Chicago Press
Monday, March 2, 2015

During the twentieth century, foreign-exchange intervention was sometimes used in an attempt to solve the fundamental trilemma of international finance, which holds that countries cannot simultaneously pursue independent monetary policies, stabilize their exchange rates, and benefit from free cross-border financial flows.

How the Financial Crisis and Great Recession Affected Higher Education

via University of Chicago Press
Thursday, January 1, 2015

The recent financial crisis had a profound effect on both public and private universities, which faced shrinking endowments, declining charitable contributions, and reductions in government support. Universities responded to these stresses in different ways.

Shame

Shame: How America's Past Sins Have Polarized Our Country

by Shelby Steelevia Basic Books
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

The United States today is hopelessly polarized; the political Right and Left have hardened into rigid and deeply antagonistic camps, preventing any sort of progress. Amid the bickering and inertia, the promise of the 1960s—when we came together as a nation to fight for equality and universal justice—remains unfulfilled.

Ronald Reagan: Decisions of Greatness, the latest work of Martin and Annelise Anderson

Ronald Reagan: Decisions of Greatness

by Martin Anderson, Annelise Andersonvia Hoover Press
Sunday, February 1, 2015

Ronald Reagan's Cold War strategy, well established in his first year in office, did not change:  to make absolutely sure in the minds of the Soviets that they too would be destroyed in a nuclear war—even as Reagan sought an alternative through strategic defense to make nuclear missiles obsolete and thus eliminate the possibility of an all-out nuclear war.

Stalin: Volume I: Paradoxes of Power, 1878-1928

Stalin: Volume I: Paradoxes of Power, 1878-1928

by Stephen Kotkinvia Penguin Press
Thursday, November 6, 2014

A magnificent new biography that revolutionizes our understanding of Stalin and his world.

Stories in His Own Hand

Stories in His Own Hand: The Everyday Wisdom of Ronald Reagan

via Simon & Schuster
Monday, October 1, 2007

Ronald Reagan loved to tell stories. Sometimes he used them to break the ice, or to prove a point, but very often he used them to inspire, to uplift, and to remind his listeners of what matters most in life.

Reagan's Path to Victory

Reagan's Path to Victory: The Shaping of Ronald Reagan's Vision: Selected Writings

by Kiron K. Skinner, Annelise Anderson, Martin Andersonvia Simon & Schuster
Wednesday, December 1, 2004

In the last years of Ronald Reagan's life, his voluminous writings on politics, policy, and people finally emerged and offered a Rosetta stone by which to understand him. From 1975 to 1979, in particular, he delivered more than 1,000 radio addresses, of which he wrote at least 680 himself.

Reagan: A Life in Letters

Reagan: A Life in Letters

by Kiron K. Skinner, Annelise Anderson, Martin Andersonvia Simon & Schuster
Friday, October 1, 2004

The New York Times bestselling collection of Ronald Reagan’s letters—a definitive look at a man, an era, and a presidency.

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