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Stories in His Own Hand

Stories in His Own Hand: The Everyday Wisdom of Ronald Reagan

via Simon & Schuster
Tuesday, October 9, 2001

Ronald Reagan loved to tell stories. Sometimes he used them to break the ice, or to prove a point, but very often he used them to inspire, to uplift, and to remind his listeners of what matters most in life.

Winning Florida: How the Bush Team Fought the Battle

Winning Florida: How the Bush Team Fought the Battle

by Robert Zelnickvia Hoover Institution Press
Friday, August 31, 2001

With a reporter's keen eye for detail, award-winning journalist Zelnick conveys every emotion of the key players in this battle, presenting a rich, colorful tale that reads more like a fictional political thriller than the bizarre real-life drama It was—from election night through the U.S. Supreme Court's historic decision.

Behind the Façade of Stalin's Command Economy: Evidence from the Soviet State and Party Archives

Behind the Façade of Stalin's Command Economy: Evidence from the Soviet State and Party Archives

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Hoover Institution Press
Wednesday, July 18, 2001

Examining the period from the early 1930s through Stalin's death in 1953—the height of the Stalinist regime—this enlightening book reveals what we have learned from the archives, what has surprised us, and what has confirmed what we already knew.

A Primer on America's Schools

A Primer on America's Schools

by Terry M. Moevia Hoover Institution Press
Monday, July 16, 2001

In this volume the eleven members of the Koret Task Force on K–12 Education provide a broad overview of the American education system—pulling together basic facts about its structure and operation, identifying key problems that hinder its performance, and offering perspectives

The Commons: Its Tragedies and Other Follies

via Hoover Institution Press
Wednesday, July 11, 2001

These contributions examine the tragedy of the commons and what is affected by the tragedy. What is the proper scope of the public realm? The main insight is that human individuality needs to be properly accommodated in a system of community life, in law, and in public policy.

Foreign Policy for America in the Twenty-first Century: Alternative Perspectives

by Thomas H. Henriksenvia Hoover Institution Press
Friday, May 25, 2001

Since the disintegration of the Soviet Union, questions have arisen as to which course the United States should sail in the new international order. In this volume, some of the nation's foremost foreign policy experts present carefully crafted and bold perspectives of what America's global role should be. 

Agriculture and the Environment: Searching for Greener Pastures

by Terry Anderson, Bruce Yandlevia Hoover Institution Press
Friday, April 27, 2001

The authors focus on the major environmental constraints that limit U.S. food production without necessarily improving environmental quality. Each chapter documents a specific issue, discusses the regulatory response, and offers ideas for reform.

Individual Rights Reconsidered: Are the Truths of the U.S. Declaration of Independence Lasting?

by Tibor R. Machanvia Hoover Institution Press
Friday, April 20, 2001

The essays in this volume reconsider the case of the basic tenets of the U.S. political tradition, outlined in the Declaration of Independence and expressed in much of the U.S. legal system. The authors answer the innumerable criticisms advanced against the political philosophy of natural individual human rights over the last two centuries.

Seeking Middle Ground on Social Security Reform

by David Koitzvia Hoover Institution Press
Thursday, April 19, 2001

This book looks at both the Republican and the Democratic Party plans for Social Security, showing how each confronts significant ideological and political hurdles. 


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Thinking about the Future
By George P. Shultz

The depth of Hoover’s scholarship is reflected in the numerous books published by our fellows on a broad variety of topics and issues. This timely and prodigious output offers insight on the most pressing issues in public policy.