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John Cogan: The High Cost Of Good Intentions

interview with John F. Coganvia C-SPAN
Thursday, November 2, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow John Cogan talks about his book The High Cost of Good Intentions, in which he looks at the history of federal entitlement programs in the US over the past 200 years.

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The Libertarian: Michael Flynn, Donald Trump, And The Russia Investigation

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Does a guilty plea from the former national security advisor spell trouble for the White House?
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Cruelty And Sexual Harassment

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Civilization does not cure men of malice, especially when there are no repercussions for bad behavior.
Nikolai Nikolaevich Glebov-Putilovskii (1883–1948)  Foto-ocherk po istorii Velikoi Oktiabr’skoi revoliutsii (1917–1920 g.g.) [A Photographic Essay on the History of the Great October Revolution, 1917–1920]  Peterburg: Gos. Tip. 1920  Hoover Institution Li
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The Crown Under The Hammer: Russia, Romanovs, Revolution

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 to Friday, April 27, 2018
Herbert Hoover Memorial Exhibit Pavilion

Marking the centenary of the Russian Revolution of 1917, the exhibition The Crown under the Hammer: Russia, Romanovs, Revolution examines the political, social, and cultural upheavals that transformed Russia in the final decades of the Romanov dynasty and the first years of Soviet Communism. Jointly organized by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives and the Cantor Arts Center, this dual-site exhibition features a wide variety of art objects and documentary materials, including oil paintings by Russian masters of the 18th and 19th centuries, books from Russian Imperial libraries, early Soviet graphics, posters, photographs, film, and rare archival documents.

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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Reactions To The FCC's Restoring Internet Freedom Draft Order By Members Of The Free State Foundation's Board Of Academic Advisors

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Free State Foundation
Monday, December 4, 2017

In a historical move, the new FCC Chairman, Ajit Pai, has released a draft text of the Restoring Internet Freedom Order that will soon be voted on by the commission. The order will roll back public-utility style regulation imposed on Internet Service Providers some two years ago. Not only has the rate of ISP infrastructure investment decreased since passage of the 2015 Open Internet Order, that order also created at least two grave problems that will be cured by restoring Internet regulation to the light-touch model the United States enjoyed for decades.

Analysis and Commentary

The Rudeness Of King Donald

by Niall Fergusonvia Boston Globe
Monday, December 4, 2017

In Alan Bennett’s play “The Madness of King George,” a political crisis strikes Great Britain when the monarch loses his marbles. Historians continue to debate whether George III’s madness was the result of porphyria or some other affliction. Bennett suggests that the root cause was shock at the rebellion of the American colonies (“a paradise . . . lost”).

Interviews
Interviews

Military Historian Victor Davis Hanson Recounts The Key Battles Of World War II

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia C-SPAN
Thursday, November 16, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson talks about his book The Second World Wars, in which he recounts the key battles of World War II.

In the News
In the News

Highlights Of National Academy Of Sciences’ 2017 Science Communication Colloquium

quoting Shanto Iyengarvia PLOS (The Public Library of Science)
Monday, December 4, 2017

Stanford Political Science Professor Shanto Iyengar spoke about increasing polarization in the United States between Democrats and Republicans, and showed us that understanding this trend is crucial for making progress in science communication research.

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An Accidental Shooting To Go Ballistic Over

quoting Thomas Sowellvia Village Voice
Monday, December 4, 2017

Kate Steinle verdict spurs rage against sanctuary San Francisco.