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Joseph McNamara

McNamara on San Francisco police chief’s plan to hire civilian investigators

via KQED
Friday, July 30, 2010

Joseph D. McNamara, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, discusses the San Francisco police chief’s endorsing a program to hire fifteen civilians to do police work. The new investigators would be trained to gather evidence and write reports on low-priority crimes (those in which no suspect is at the scene). McNamara talks about the benefits and drawbacks of the plan with two other experts on KQED news.

John B. Taylor

Did the stimulus funding help or hurt the U.S. economy in the long run?

via PBS
Thursday, July 29, 2010

John B. Taylor, the George P. Shultz Senior Fellow in Economics at the Hoover Institution and the Mary and Robert Raymond Professor of Economics at Stanford University, discusses whether the stimulus and other programs helped or hurt the economy.

Thomas Sowell is the Rose and Milton Friedman Senior Fellow on Public Policy

NAACP's 'Race Card Fraud'

via Fox News
Friday, July 23, 2010

Thomas Sowell, the Rose and Milton Friedman Senior Fellow on Public Policy at the Hoover Institution, discusses race relations. He assails the civil rights organization for false Tea Party attacks and discusses the voter intimidation case.

Robert Service discusses his biography on Trotsky

Hoover fellow is on C-SPAN

via C-SPAN
Monday, July 19, 2010

Robert Service, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, a Fellow of St. Antony’s College, Oxford, and a noted Russian historian and political commentator, discusses his
biography of Trotsky, which was released earlier this year.

Sidney D. Drell

2010 Max von Laue Lecture

by Sidney D. Drellvia Hoover Videos
Friday, July 9, 2010

Hoover senior fellow Sidney Drell gave the 2010 Max von Laue lecture "Working Toward a World Without Nuclear Weapons" at the annual meeting of the Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (DPG, the society of physicists in Germany) in Bonn, Germany.

Chester E. Finn Jr.

Tough love for charter schools

via Education Next
Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Hoover fellows Chester Finn and Terry Ryan describe the efforts of the Fordham Institute, a charter authorizer, to rescue struggling charter schools in Ohio.

Niall Ferguson

Hoover fellow Niall Ferguson discusses United States debt, `Bond Vigilantes'

via Bloomberg
Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Niall Ferguson is a Hoover senior fellow, the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History at Harvard University, and a noted author. He discusses the U.S. debt position and fiscal policy, saying it will take either inflation or default for the United States to get out of its debt burden. But, he stated, the United States could default on unfunded liabilities such as Social Security and Medicare to reduce its debt.

John B. Taylor

Perspectives on the U.S. Economy

via Hoover Videos
Thursday, July 1, 2010

John Taylor, the George P. Shultz Senior Fellow in Economics at the Hoover Institution, will testify before the House Committee on the Budget
at a hearing titled “Perspectives on the US Economy” on Thursday, July
1, at 10am PT/1 pm ET. Watch live on the Budget Committee’s website: http://budget.house.gov/schedule.shtml and read his opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal - The Dodd-Frank Financial Fiasco.

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The Canadian housing dream

via CNBC
Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Jonathan Macey, a visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution and a member of the Institution’s Property Rights Task Force, is the Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance and Securities Law at Yale University and professor in the Yale School of Management. He discusses, on CNBC, whether the United States should use the Canadian housing market, in which people cannot walk away from loans and the banks keep 75 percent of the home loans on their books, as an economic/housing role model.

Victor Davis Hanson, Hoover Martin and Illie Anderson Senior Fellow

The Father of Us All: War and History, Ancient and Modern

by Victor Davis Hansonvia C-Span2 Book TV
Sunday, June 27, 2010

Victor Davis Hanson, the Martin and Illie Anderson Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, discusses his recent book of essays on war and history on C-SPAN2’s BookTV.

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