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The Rise Of The War Metaphor In Public Policy

by David Davenport, Gordon Lloydvia Defining Ideas
Monday, May 6, 2019

An excerpt from a new book, published by the Hoover Press.

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In the News

The Forgotten History Of How Abraham Lincoln Helped Rig The Senate For Republicans

quoting Jonathan Roddenvia Think Progress (Blog)
Sunday, May 5, 2019

The Great Emancipator has a lesson for today's Democrats about how to play constitutional hardball.

In the News

Hoover Institution Library And Archives

featuring Hoover Institutionvia CSPAN
Monday, March 4, 2019

Started in 1919, the Hoover Institution Library and Archives has been collecting materials pertaining to war, revolution, and peace for over 100 years. Deputy Director Eric Wakin and Curator Jean Cannon showed several items from the collection.

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Reasonable Disagreements: The Barr Hearings And The Further Decline Of Congress

interview with Richard A. Epstein, Adam J. Whitevia Reasonable Disagreements
Friday, May 3, 2019

Hoover fellows Richard Epstein and Adam White discuss the decline of Congress as a constitutional institution, as exemplified by the Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearing with Attorney General Barr.

Analysis and Commentary

A Question On Victims Of Communism Day 2019

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

George Mason University law professor Ilya Somin, over at The Volokh Conspiracy, makes the point that May 1 should be a day to honor victims of Communism. I agree.

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Famous Guests At The Hoover Institution Throughout History

via The Hoover Centennial
Friday, May 3, 2019

Heads of state have frequently visited the Hoover Institution to learn from the scholars and the Library & Archives.

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How Socialist Is Bernie Sanders?

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Defining Ideas
Thursday, May 2, 2019

The Democratic candidate owes America some answers

Eric Wakin (right), Hoover deputy director and director of the Library & Archives, chaired and moderated the discussion
In the News

Hoover Hosts Event To Discuss Life And Legacy Of Li Rui, Chairman Mao’s Personal Secretary And Biggest Critic

Thursday, May 2, 2019

The Hoover Library & Archives hosted a special event on April 22, 2019, to discuss the life and legacy of Li Rui, an old-guard Communist who became a revisionist historian and standard-bearer for liberal values in China.

Analysis and Commentary

The Ancient Rites Of The World’s First Postmodern Society

by Michael R. Auslinvia Foreign Policy
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Why Japan clings so tightly to its traditions—including the monarchy.

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Area 45: The Race For The Presidency With Dave Brady

interview with David Bradyvia Area 45
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Is Bernie Sanders a Trumpian disruptor and is Joe Biden destined for Jeb Bush’s fate?


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.