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Author Research At Stanford University

mentioning Hoover Institutionvia CSPAN
Saturday, May 11, 2019

Author John A. Farrell spoke about how he utilizes the Stanford University archives to research his next work, a biography on former Massachusetts Senator Ted Kennedy.


Area 45: Japan’s New Emperor With Michael Auslin

interview with Michael R. Auslinvia Area 45
Thursday, May 9, 2019

Japan’s new emperor and empress and the continuation of a centuries-old tradition.

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The Libertarian: Russia Redux

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Thursday, May 9, 2019

Everything you need to know about executive privilege, congressional contempt, and the ongoing fight over the Mueller Report.

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"We Shot the War" Exhibit

featuring Lisa Nguyen, Hoover Institutionvia CSPAN
Monday, March 11, 2019

Author Lisa Nguyen showcased the ‘We Shot the War’ exhibit at Stanford University and highlighted the contributions and photos of Overseas Weekly, an eccentric newspaper that covered the Vietnam War. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2019 LCV Cities Tour” in Palo Alto, California, from March 7-13, 2019, to feature the history and literary life of the community. 

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They Shot The War

mentioning Hoover Institutionvia History Net
Wednesday, May 8, 2019

An alternative newspaper for American GIs in Vietnam offered some raw glimpses into the conflict.


The Big Show In Bololand

featuring Bertrand M. Patenaude, Hoover Institutionvia C-SPAN
Monday, March 11, 2019

Author Bertrand Patenaude shared the story of a US famine relief mission to Bolshevik Russia in 1921 that saved millions of lives in his book, The Big Show in Bololand: The American Relief Expedition to Soviet Russia in the Famine of 1921.

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Pacific Century: H.R. McMaster Takes On China

interview with H. R. McMaster, Michael R. Auslin, John Yoovia The Pacific Century
Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Hoover fellow and former national security advisor H.R. McMaster joins the Pacific Century to discuss the rise of China.

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Hoover Tower

featuring Hoover Institutionvia CSPAN
Saturday, May 4, 2019

Hoover Tower is one of the most recognizable features of Stanford University’s Campus. Linda Bernard, Deputy Archivist at the Hoover Institution Library and Archives, gave a tour of the structure, including Herbert Hoover’s office.

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Elizabeth Cobbs At The Tubman Command Event

featuring Elizabeth Cobbsvia Commonwealth Club
Monday, May 6, 2019

The Tubman Command is an impeccably researched historical novel that brings to light the bravery and brilliance of American icon Harriet Tubman. It’s May 1863. Outgeneraled and outgunned, a demoralized Union Army has pulled back with massive losses at the Battle of Chancellorsville. Fort Sumter, hated symbol of the Rebellion, taunts the American Navy with its artillery and underwater mines. 

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Victor Davis Hanson on “The Case for Trump”

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, May 6, 2019


Victor Davis Hanson analyzes the 2016 presidential election and the success of President Trump in his new book, The Case for Trump.


Military History Working Group

The Working Group on the Role of Military History in Contemporary Conflict examines how knowledge of past military operations can influence contemporary public policy decisions concerning current conflicts.