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Remembering D-Day

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Tuesday, June 6, 2017

D-Day was the largest amphibious invasion in history since King Xerxes’ 480 bc combined sea and land descent into Greece. The Americans, especially General George Marshall, had wanted to invade France as early as spring 1943, still confident from their World War I experience that they could land easily in France and within a year push back the German army to end the war.

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Hoover Senior Fellow John Taylor Named To G20 Eminent Persons Group On Global Financial Governance

Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

John B. Taylor, the George P. Shultz Senior Fellow in Economics at Stanford’s Hoover Institution and the Mary and Robert Raymond Professor of Economics at Stanford, has been chosen to serve on the Eminent Persons Group on Global Financial Governance. The group was recently established by the finance ministers and central bank governors of the G20 countries to address new realities in the global economy that require policy change and reform. The sixteen-member international group of top economists and leaders will be chaired by Tharman Shanmugaratnam, deputy prime minister of Singapore.

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The Libertarian: The Basket Case States

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Tuesday, June 6, 2017

How mismanagement and bad public policy is ruining Illinois, Connecticut, and California.

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Social Media And The Gulf States: A Revolution That Is Not Revolutionary

by Afshin Molavivia The Caravan
Wednesday, June 7, 2017

“One of the startling discoveries of our time,” the author and social philosopher Eric Hoffer wrote nearly half a century ago, “is that revolutions are not revolutionary.” Hoffer’s insight has aged well. All across our world, particularly in the emerging world over the past three decades, we have been witnessing quiet revolutions that are “not revolutionary” driven by urbanization, growing middle classes, and increasing access to information coupled with the rocket fuel of rising aspirations. 

Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Area 45: The Art Of Presidential Wordsmithery Featuring Peter Robinson

interview with Peter M. Robinson, Bill Whalenvia Area 45
Monday, June 5, 2017

Presidential communication  in this age of shock tweets and nonstop news cycles.

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President Trump Nominates Chris Wray For FBI Director

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Wednesday, June 7, 2017

This morning President Trump announced that he would nominate Chris Wray as the next Director of the FBI. I worked with Wray in the Justice Department. He was the Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division when I was Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Legal Counsel.

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New Jersey’s Plan To Fix Its Failing Schools Falls Flat

by Brandon L. Wright , Michael J. Petrillivia Trentonian
Tuesday, June 6, 2017

New Jersey’s plan to fix its lowest performing schools is about as creative and inspiring as a rest stop on the Turnpike. We don’t mean that as a compliment.

Interviews
Interviews

Victor Davis Hanson On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson talks about his Defining Ideas article "Trump… Our Claudius."

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Richard Epstein On Buck Sexton With America Now

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Buck Sexton with America Now
Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses the president’s $1 trillion infrastructure initiative.

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Michael McFaul Weighs In On Kelly-Putin Interview

interview with Michael McFaulvia MSNBC
Monday, June 5, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Michael McFaul says "it’s inconceivable" that Putin didn’t know who General Flynn was and that they didn’t have some conversation.

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Victor Davis Hanson On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses D-Day.

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Henry Miller On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Henry I. Millervia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Henry Miller discusses an article in Science Magazine titled "The strange case of the orange petunias."

In the News
In the News

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Historical Recording Description Project

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

The Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Historical Recording Description Project (HRDP) is an initiative to produce English-language content summaries for digitized radio broadcasts in over 33 languages and dialects from the RFE/RL collections. It is a hybrid effort whereby crowdsourcing augments established agreements with partner institutions.

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Famed Harvard Professor Alan Dershowitz: There Are People In The White House 'Trying Everything To Try And Get Him To Stop Tweeting'

quoting Jack Goldsmithvia Business Insider
Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Legal experts were taken back by the level of potential self-sabotage that President Donald Trump committed by tweeting extensively Monday about the controversial travel ban currently blocked by the courts.

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Senator Kamala Harris Set To Play Unique Role At Comey Hearing

quoting Bill Whalenvia San Francisco Chronicle
Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Freshman California Sen. Kamala Harris will get a blockbuster debut in the national spotlight Thursday when former FBI Director James Comey testifies to Congress for the first time since being fired a month ago by President Trump, a spectacle that is drawing live coverage from the prime-time anchors of the big three television networks and promises to rival Washington’s most storied public hearings.