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James Mattis: The Founding Virtue Of Our Country

by General Jim Mattisvia Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Sunday, October 27, 2019

As I studied Al Smith, I had to look him up and learn more about him. I found what we find in many great leaders — Abe Lincoln, FDR. It's a focus on making our country a little better when we hand it to the next generation, and having a nonpartisan approach to team-building.

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How To Be A Dictator By Frank Dikötter Review – The Cult Of Personality

featuring Frank Diköttervia The Guardian
Saturday, October 26, 2019

Charisma, a lust for power, an absence of principles … what links Mao, Mussolini, Stalin, Hitler and other 20th-century dictators?

Interviews

Jack Goldsmith: In Hoffa's Shadow

interview with Jack Goldsmithvia C-SPAN
Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Jack Goldsmith talks about his book, In Hoffa’s Shadow: A Stepfather, a Disappearance in Detroit, and My Search for the Truth, in which he recalls the life of his stepfather, an associate of Teamsters leader Jimmy Hoffa.

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Area 45: Steve Scully: C-SPAN And Campaign 2020

interview with Steve Scullyvia Area 45
Monday, October 28, 2019

The challenge of being a neutral “Switzerland” of political journalism.

Policy Seminar with Anil Kashyap

Thursday, October 24, 2019
Annenberg Conference Room, Lou Henry Hoover Building

Anil Kashyap, the Stevens Distinguished Service Professor of Economics and Finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, discussed “Financial Stability and Monetary Policy?” (with Caspar Siegert)

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Paul R. Gregory On The John Batchelor Show (Part 1 Of 4)

interview with Paul R. Gregoryvia The John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, October 23, 2019

(Part 1) Hoover Institution fellow Paul Gregory discusses his book Women of the Gulag: Portraits of Five Remarkable Lives.

Interviews

Paul R. Gregory On The John Batchelor Show (Part 2 Of 4)

interview with Paul R. Gregoryvia The John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, October 23, 2019

(Part 2) Hoover Institution fellow Paul Gregory discusses his book Women of the Gulag: Portraits of Five Remarkable Lives.

Interviews

Paul R. Gregory On The John Batchelor Show (Part 3 Of 4)

interview with Paul R. Gregoryvia The John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, October 23, 2019

(Part 3) Hoover Institution fellow Paul Gregory discusses his book Women of the Gulag: Portraits of Five Remarkable Lives.

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Paul R. Gregory On The John Batchelor Show (Part 4 Of 4)

interview with Paul R. Gregoryvia The John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, October 23, 2019

(Part 4) Hoover Institution fellow Paul Gregory discusses his book Women of the Gulag: Portraits of Five Remarkable Lives.

Weapons & Technology

Sextus Julius Frontinus, Stratagems (after 84 A.D.) & The Aqueducts of Rome (97–98 A.D.), Loeb Classical Library 174 (Mary B. McElwain, ed.; Charles E. Bennett, trans.)

by Christopher R. O’Deavia Classics of Military History
Wednesday, October 23, 2019

The Roman Empire flourished in large measure because it built logistics infrastructure to support civil administration of conquered territories. Roman roads enabled commodities and other goods from interior estates to be transported to coastal ports for shipment to the capital, and also provided an efficient network for moving its legions among the growing roster of provincial seats. But those provincial cities, often in arid areas, could not have grown beyond the size of military garrisons without the water supplied by Roman aqueducts.

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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.