Bill Whalen is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, where he studies and writes on current events and political trends, with an emphasis on California's political landscape. Whalen presented a talk titled “California and the State of the State: Assessing Fault Lines, Is There a Political Lifeline?” on June 9 at the University Auditorium of the Classic Residence by Hyatt in Palo Alto.
A delegation of Chinese foreign affairs scholars led by Qin Yaqing, executive vice president of China Foreign Affairs University and vice president of the China National Association for International Studies, visited the Hoover Institution on May 26.
U.S. secretaries of state George P. Shultz and Condoleezza Rice and Stanford University president John Hennessy were among the featured speakers at a conference at the Hoover Institution on the “How and Why of Promoting Entrepreneurship Abroad.”
On May 13, the Hoover Institution Library and Archives welcomed Prince Michel de Bourbon-Parme and Princess Maria Pia of Savoy, accompanied by Hoover overseer Howard Leach, former U.S. ambassador to France.