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We Shot the War: Overseas Weekly in Vietnam Panel
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Panel Discussion On The Vietnam War Opens New Exhibition

Monday, June 4, 2018

On Thursday, May 31, Hoover Library & Archives marked the opening of the exhibition We Shot the War: Overseas Weekly in Vietnam with a panel discussion about Vietnam War-era politics and journalism.

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Jerzy Kwiatkowski at the State Museum at Majdanek in Lublin
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485 Days At Majdanek By Jerzy Kwiatkowski

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

The State Museum at Majdanek in Lublin (Poland) was founded in November 1944 on the grounds of the former German concentration camp. Our mission is to commemorate the victims, preserve the relics and document the history of the camp.

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Prof. Tomasz Schramm
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Polish Scholar Researching Ignacy Jan Paderewski In The Hoover Archives

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Tomasz Schramm, professor of political history of the 19th and 20th centuries at the University of Poznań in Poland, has gone through Hoover’s extensive materials on Ignacy Jan Paderewski (1860−1941), pianist and statesman.  He was particularly interested in documentation on Paderewski’s crucial contributions to the recovery of Poland’s independence, the one hundredth anniversary of which is celebrated this year.

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Taiwan Former President Ma Ying-jeou Visits The Hoover Institution Library And Archives

Friday, April 27, 2018

As part of his visit to the Stanford campus, former president of Taiwan Ma Ying-jeou (second from left) visited the Hoover Institution Library and Archives on April 11, 2018, where he was shown items related to the history of modern China and Taiwan.

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Hoover’s Rare Materials Illuminate A Forgotten Theater Of Fighting In WWII

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

There were many important battles in World War II (WWII) which occurred in the European and Asian theatres, respectively. However, there was also another important theatre of battle in WWII which is still not well known: Africa.

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Eriks Jekabsons’ Magnum Opus On American Assistance To Latvia Released In Riga

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Professor Eriks Jekabsons of the University of Latvia, a historian who has worked at the Hoover Institution several times during the past decade, has written an 800-page monograph on relations between Latvia and the United States, with special emphasis on the American aid to that country during 1918−22. The publication is based mostly on documentation found in the Hoover Archives and is richly illustrated with photographs from Hoover holdings.

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Deadline Extended For The Summer Workshop On Authoritarianism And Democratic Breakdown

Friday, April 6, 2018

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives at Stanford University is pleased to announce that the deadline for applications for the Summer 2018 Workshop on Authoritarianism and Democratic Breakdown has been extended to April 19, 2018.

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We Shot the War: Overseas Weekly in Vietnam

New Exhibition: We Shot the War: Overseas Weekly in Vietnam

Friday, April 6, 2018

The Vietnam War occurred in a period of dramatic political, social, and cultural upheaval.

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Visiting Fellow Dr Mary Elisabeth Cox Applies New Research Methods to the Study of War Crimes

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Dr Mary Elisabeth Cox, a Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution and a Junior Research Fellow at Brasenose College at the University of Oxford, has published a new study as part of a multidisciplinary group focused on war crimes studies based at the University of Oxford.

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Hoover Archives Materials Added To Library of Congress National Recording Registry

Monday, March 19, 2018

Every year, the Library of Congress adds twenty-five sound recordings to its National Recording Registry of historical documents that showcase “the range and diversity of American recorded sound heritage.” The latest additions were announced on March 21st and include a series of radio broadcasts held by the Hoover Archives.

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