Gibson wrote this daily journal when he accompanied Herbert Hoover around the world on the so-called food mission to assess needs and coordinate efforts in alleviating the famine caused by severe droughts and the devastation wrought by World War II.
Thomas Henriksen is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution. He specializes in the study of U.S. diplomatic and military courses of action toward terrorist havens, such as Afghanistan, and the so-called rogue states, including North Korea, Iraq, and Iran. Henriksen presented a talk titled “Afghanistan-Pakistan: The Long War” at the University Auditorium of the Classic Residence by Hyatt.
The Hoover Institution Library and Archives recently announced the opening of the papers of William X. Scheinman (1927–1999), a longtime friend of and correspondent with Kenyan independence leader Tom Mboya.
Hoover fellow Rachel M. McCleary was awarded the 2010 Skystone Ryan Research Prize from the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) for her book Global Compassion: Private Voluntary Organizations and U.S. Foreign Policy since 1939.
The 2009–2010 Drell Lecture will be a conversation between Sidney Drell, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and a professor of theoretical physics emeritus at Stanford’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. . . .
The papers of H. H. Kung, a confidant of Chiang Kai-shek, his brother-in-law, and the patriarch of one of the “four big families” of Nationalist China, opened at the Hoover Institution Library and Archives today, January 19, 2010.