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Nobel Prize-winning economist Milton Friedman
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Milton Friedman Lectures Now Available

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Hoover Archives has recently digitized and made available five lectures delivered by former Hoover fellow and Nobel Prize-winning economist Milton Friedman.

Tao Xisheng in the 1950
In the News

Defectors In The Midst Of War

Thursday, February 8, 2018

The Marco Polo Bridge Incident of July 1937 marked the beginning of the second Sino-Japanese War that would last for the next eight years. For the four and half years before Pearl Harbor, Nationalist China under Chiang Kai-shek fought a lone and bitter war with the Japanese.

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Shelby Steele On "How America's Past Sins Have Polarized Our Country"

interview with Shelby Steelevia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, February 8, 2018

Hoover Institution Senior Fellow Shelby Steele analyzes contemporary race relations in the United States.

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Edward Lansdale: An American Folk Hero?

by Charles Hillvia Defining Ideas
Wednesday, February 7, 2018

The Vietnam-era agent’s example should not be followed in the fight against today’s terrorists.


Episode 192: Niall Ferguson On Networks

interview with Niall Fergusonvia The American Interest
Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Niall Ferguson discusses his new book The Square and the Tower: Networks and Power, from the Freemasons to Facebook.

Glory and Gratitude to the United States – Chers Bienfaiteurs

Monday, March 5, 2018
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosts "Glory and Gratitude to the United States – Chers Bienfaiteurs'" on Monday, March 5, 2018 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm EST.

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Area 45: President Trump, From A Libertarian Perspective

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Area 45
Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Lower taxes and reduced regulations…is President Trump using the Libertarian playbook?

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Mansfield Examines Origins Of US Government

featuring Harvey C. Mansfieldvia The Heights
Monday, February 5, 2018

Harvey Mansfield, a political philosopher and professor at Harvard, gave a talk on Friday afternoon as part of BC’s John Marshall Project, which studies the citizenship and statesmanship required by a constitutional republic. Mansfield’s talk focused on The Federalist Papers and the way in which James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, and John Jay formulated their argument for America’s current system of government.

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Review: The Square And The Tower

featuring Niall Fergusonvia E-nvironmentalist
Sunday, February 4, 2018

The year 2017 was a turning point for how the world saw Facebook. Last year the social media giant was accused of spreading fake news, rigging the U.S. Election and Brexit vote, and gluing people to their screens. It was a tough year for Facebook and CEO Mark Zuckerberg. It leads you to wonder what his New Year’s resolution was. Be a better global citizen?

Anna Mazurkiewicz, Associate Professor of History at the University of Gdańsk

Polish Americanist Completes Six Months of Research in the Archives

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Anna Mazurkiewicz, Associate Professor of History at the University of Gdańsk, has just completed her Fulbright senior research fellowship at Stanford’s Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies (CREEES).  Much of that time she spent in the Hoover Library & Archives.



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.