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Letter From The Director

March 2020: Updates From the Director's Desk

by Eric Wakinvia The Carillon
Friday, March 27, 2020

I hope you and your family and community are persevering and staying safe during this extended COVID-19 period. In accord with directives from public health authorities and Stanford policy, the Hoover Institution fellows and staff have been sheltering in place and telecommuting.

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Honoring George P. Shultz

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Friday, March 27, 2020

To honor the remarkable legacy of George Pratt Shultz, Hoover’s Thomas W. and Susan B. Ford Distinguished Fellow, a new exhibition reflects on some of the most important points in his accomplished life and career.

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Hoover Acquires the Papers of Michel Oksenberg

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Friday, March 27, 2020

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives has acquired the papers of Michel Oksenberg (1938–2001), a renowned political scientist and China expert who played a crucial role in the negotiations that led to the normalization of US-China relations in early 1979.

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Peter Kudrik Papers Come to Hoover

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Friday, March 27, 2020

Hoover has acquired the papers of journalist and Slavic librarian Peter Kudrik, born Petr Aleksandrovich Kudrin in Russia in 1914.

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to the evolving COVID-19 emergency, the Hoover Tower galleries will be closed to the public until further notice.

You can read about our centennial gallery exhibition, Hoover@100: Ideas Defining A Century on the Hoover Library & Archives website.

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Historian Steven Teles on the Rise of the Conservative Legal Movement

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

On June 27 Hoover Archives welcomed Steven Teles, professor of political science at Johns Hopkins University, for a talk entitled "A Classic Reconsidered: The Rise of the Conservative Legal Movement Ten Years On."

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Silas Palmer Fellow Nana Osei-Opare Re-evaluates the Ghanaian Revolution

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Silas Palmer fellow Nana Osei-Opare, a historian of African history at UCLA, has recently consulted Hoover's collections for a forthcoming book project on Africa's first socialist African revolution.

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Stuart Canin and The Rifleman's Violin to Appear on KQED

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

On July 13, don't miss the prime time public television premiere of the Citizen Film documentary The Rifleman's Violin, which features virtuoso violinist and WWII veteran Stuart Canin, whose archival collection is held at Hoover.

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New Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Promotional Videos Now Available Online

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Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Twelve recently digitized films promoting Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty are now available to stream on YouTube. The films, which range widely in duration and scope, date from the 1950s and 60s. 

Hokubei Butokukai
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New Materials on Japanese American Martial Arts Training Now Available

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Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Hoover has acquired and made available the papers of Hirozumi Ashizawa, which highlight the activities of Hokubei Butokukai (the North American Military Virtue Society), branch of the Dai Nippon Butokukai (the Great Japan Military Virtue Society) in California in the 1920s and 1930s.

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Hoover Adds Rare New Education Material to its Russian Collections

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Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Hoover Institution Library & Archives has recently added a wealth of current Russian educational materials to its library and Russian Subject Collection.This literature will be useful to future researchers looking at the question of how schoolchildren raised in the Russian Federation of the present will think about their country and its history when they reach a more mature age, and how pedagogical approaches may or may not transform this generation of children in comparison with previous generations.

We Shot the War: Overseas Weekly in Vietnam Panel
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Overseas Weekly Exhibition Opens with Panel of Vietnam War Journalists and Scholars

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Thursday, June 14, 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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June 2018: Updates From the Director's Desk

by Eric Wakinvia The Carillon
Thursday, June 14, 2018

Summer brings a busy schedule of exciting events and programs to the Library & Archives.

Dorota Niedziałkowska, PhD at the State Museum at Majdanek in Lublin
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Hoover Partners with Polish Museum for the Study of Rare Memoir from WWII

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Thursday, June 14, 2018

This month Dr. Dorota Niedziałkowska, a publishing specialist and curator at the Exhibition Department of the State Museum at Majdanek, Poland, visited Hoover Archives to study rare typescripts of 485 Days at Majdanek, a memoir written by Polish lawyer and industrialist Jerzy Kwiatkowski, who was incarcerated at the concentration camp in Majdanek during World War II.

Professor of history at the University of Hawaii and a Hoover visiting fellow Yuma Totani discusses the Shigemitsu Sketchbooks.
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Professor Yuma Totani Explores Hoover's Newly Acquired Tokyo Trial Sketchbooks

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Thursday, June 14, 2018

On May 8, Hoover Library & Archives welcomed Yuma Totani, professor of history at the University of Hawaii and a Hoover visiting fellow, who discussed her work on the recently acquired sketchbooks of Shigemitsu Mamoru, Minister of Foreign Affairs for Japan during World War II.

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