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Todor And Andja Polich Room Article Published In Nedeljne Informativne Novine

Thursday, April 4, 2019

The article ‘’Vuk sa Stenforda’’ about the history of Todor and Andja Polich Room at the Lou Henry Hoover’s building of the Hoover Institution was published in Nedeljne Informativne Novine (NIN)...

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No Change In Student Achievement Gap In Last 50 Years

Monday, April 1, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

After more than fifty years of educational policies aimed at closing student achievement gaps, a large divide continues to exist between those at the top and lower rungs of the socioeconomic ladder, according to new research by Hoover scholars.

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Hoover Library & Archives Reading Room Temporary Closure In 2019

Sunday, March 31, 2019 to Sunday, March 1, 2020

In anticipation of a significant construction and renovation project that will prepare the Hoover Institution for its next century of activities, the Library & Archives reading rooms will be closed to researchers from December 24, 2018, to the early months of 2020.

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Hoover Centennial Lecture Explored Democracy, Foreign Policy

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Is democracy backsliding and in retreat worldwide, or are we witnessing a healthy course correction in which people are holding elites and institutions accountable for their performances?

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Hoover Institution Archives Acquires Diaries Of Vera Ziloti

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

The diaries (in fourteen books, covering 1920–23 and 1930–40) of Vera Pavlovna Ziloti (née Tret’iakov, 1866–1940) contain poignant reflections of the Russian émigré’s life in New York City. With their detailed accounts of her day-to-day life with her husband, the pianist Alexander Siloti (1863–1945) ...

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The High Cost Of Good Intentions: A History Of U.S. Federal Entitlement Programs

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Stanford

At a time when entitlement spending poses a fiscal challenge unlike any in our nation’s history, the Hoover Institution’s John Cogan addresses the question of how and why these federal programs have grown so large and have become so far removed from the ideals on which they were founded in The High Cost of Good Intentions: A History of U.S. Federal Entitlement Programs.

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Former British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne Joins Stanford’s Hoover Institution and Graduate School of Business

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Stanford

Former British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has been named a distinguished visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution and dean's fellow at the Stanford Graduate School for Business.  Osborne will specialize in research on international politics and the global economy.

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Milton Friedman On Freedom: Selections From The Collected Works Of Milton Friedman Assembles Friedman’s Essays On Freedom In One volume

Thursday, September 7, 2017
Stanford, CA

The Hoover Institution Press today released Milton Friedman on Freedom: Selections from the Collected Works of Milton Friedman, a collection of fifteen of Friedman’s essays on the subject of freedom. The book, edited by Robert Leeson and Charles G. Palm and featuring a Foreword by John B. Taylor, represents the first and only collection of his writings capturing all his views on freedom. As part of an online collection, The Collected Works of Milton Friedman website features more than 1,500 digital items, including articles, speeches, lectures, television appearances, by and about Milton Friedman.

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History And The Hello Girls: Hoover Fellow Elizabeth Cobbs Discusses Feminism And The First World War

Thursday, August 24, 2017

On August 22 Hoover research fellow Elizabeth Cobbs delivered a talk based on her research on the First World War Women’s Signal Corps, the first female unit in the United States Army, as part of the Library & Archives’ ongoing History & Policy lecture series. Cobbs is the author of the recent book The Hello Girls: America’s First Women Soldiers, for which she conducted research in the collections at Hoover.

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Hammer, Sickle, and Soil: The Soviet Drive to Collectivize Agriculture
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Hammer, Sickle, And Soil: The Soviet Drive To Collectivize Agriculture

Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Stanford

As Russia marks one hundred years since the revolution, the Hoover Institution Press releases Hammer, Sickle, and Soil: The Soviet Drive to Collectivize Agriculture.

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