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Bertrand M. Patenaude

Seminar featuring Hoover research fellow Bertrand M. Patenaude

Tuesday, April 13, 2010
University Auditorium of the Classic Residence by Hyatt

Patenaude a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and the author of Trotsky: Downfall of a Revolutionary, has worked extensively with the Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies (CREEES) to organize and conduct workshops for Bay Area high school teachers. He gave a talk titled “Trotsky: Downfall of a Revolutionary” at the Classic Residence by Hyatt in Palo Alto, California, on April 13.

Poland’s President Lech Kaczynski, poster collection, Hoover Archives

Remembering Our Polish Friends

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

The news of the tragic death of President Lech Kaczynski, along with nearly a hundred of Poland’s political, military, religious, and government leaders, has shocked the world. The Hoover Institution community mourns the untimely death of President and Mrs. Kaczynski and the Polish delegation who were traveling to Katyn, Russia.

Undated photo of Chiang Kai-shek

Hoover Archives in Phoenix TV Documentary on the Chiang Kai-shek Diaries

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

A Chinese-language television documentary about the Chiang Kai-shek diaries at the Hoover Archives can be viewed on YouTube. Released in February, the extensive footage from Hoover that appears in Part One was taped in August 2008.

Cover of register describing Opis 3

Lithuanian KGB Files on Microfilm at Hoover

Monday, March 29, 2010

More than one thousand reels of microfilmed records of the KGB in Lithuania are available at the Hoover Archives, and the collection continues to grow.

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Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) Belarus Service Audiotapes Digitized

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

The entire collection of audiotapes at Hoover created by RFE/RL’s Belarus Service has been digitized for preservation and access. Use copies of the recordings are available for listening at the Hoover Archives.

The Duff Cooper Prize

Hoover Fellow Robert Service Awarded Duff Cooper Prize

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Hoover fellow Robert Service was awarded the 2009 Duff Cooper Prize for his biography Trotsky.

Prof. Rice’s students conduct mock negotiations on Middle East peace

Prof. Rice’s Students Conduct Mock Negotiations on Middle East Peace, By Theo Milonopoulos

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov announced last week that the Middle East Quartet–an international coalition composed of the United States, the United Nations, the European Union, and the Russian Federation–would meet March 19 to discuss the Middle East peace process.

Kiron K. Skinner

Hoover fellow serving on advisory board of George W. Bush Oral History Project

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Kiron K. Skinner, a W. Glenn Campbell Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution and associate professor of history and political science at Carnegie Mellon University, has been appointed to the advisory board of the official oral history project for President George W. Bush.

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One-of-a-Kind Commonwealth Club DATs Digitized

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

All digital audiotapes (DATs) of unique Commonwealth Club programs—that is, programs not also recorded on some other audio format—at the Hoover Institution Archives have been reformatted for preservation.

A thumbnail image with its description in the Pasternak digital archive.

More Than Two Thousand Pages of Images Added to Pasternak Digital Archive

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Hundreds of poems and letters have been added to the Pasternak family papers digital archive in the Hoover Archives reading room, including more than two hundred pages of Boris Pasternak’s poems. . . .



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.