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Qifeng Zhou

Peking University Delegation Visits Hoover Institution

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

On April 7, a delegation from Peking University, led by university president Qifeng Zhou, toured the Hoover Institution and viewed its archival collections. Richard Sousa, director of the Hoover Library and Archives, hosted the visit.

Spychalski with General Dwight Eisenhower

Marian Spychalski Papers Received by the Hoover Institution Archives

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

The private papers of Marian Spychalski, one of the “founding fathers” of communist Poland and a prominent Polish politician during the period from 1944 to 1968, are now available in the Hoover Institution Archives.

President Lech Kaczynski

Lech Kaczynski’s final speech

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Below is the text of the speech which Lech Kaczynski, who died on Saturday, April 10th was going to deliver at the 70th anniversary ceremony of the Katyn massacre.

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The Hoover Institution Announces Four Essays on Islamism

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

The Hoover Institution today announced publication of four essays on Islamism and international order: Saudi Arabia and the New Strategic Landscape, by Joshua Teitelbaum; Syria through Jihadist Eyes: The Perfect Enemy, by Nibras Kazimi; The Ideological Struggle for Pakistan, by Ziad Haider; and Islamism and the Future of the Christians in the Middle East, by Habib C. Malik. This diverse group of foreign policy experts highlights different and complex facets of Islamism and the Middle East.

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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.

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.

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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.



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.