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Chester Finn speaking at the Koret Task Force on Education

Koret Task Force on K–12 Education Meeting

Thursday, January 8, 2009 to Friday, January 9, 2009

Many topics were introduced at the meeting held January 8–9, 2009, including updates on Education Next, defining ideas, NCLB, and President-elect Barack Obama’s education agenda, as well as future projects.
(Photo by Tin Tin Wisniewski/Hoover Institution Public Affairs)

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James Ceaser speaks at the Virtues Task Force meeting.

Virtues of a Free Society Task Force Meeting

Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Many topics were introduced at the meeting held January 6, including Tocqueville and the two-founding thesis, transmitting essential values and virtues to American youth, from hearth-fires to hell-fires: Hawthorne and the Cartesian project, and the moral principles governing the legal regulation of pornography, as well as books and the task force mission.
(Photo by Tin Tin Wisniewski/Hoover Institution Public Affairs)

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Richard C. Boly

Hoover national security fellows’ event featured Richard Boly from the U.S. State Department

Thursday, December 11, 2008
Lou Henry Hoover Building room 100

Richard Boly, a national security affairs fellow for 2008–9 at the Hoover Institution, discussed transformational economic diplomacy in Italy: a model for promoting entrepreneurial economics as U.S. foreign policy.

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East Asian Security and Development: The Role of United States–Japan–Korea

Thursday, December 4, 2008
Annenberg Conference Room

Hoover Institution fellows and professionals from around the world gathered to discuss East Asian human rights, economic integration, and security cooperation and coordination in their respective countries.

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Spanish Civil War from an anarchist art album

Hoover Institution Library and Archives Host Exhibition “Shattered Peace: The Road to World War II”

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

STANFORD—Next year marks the seventieth anniversary of the outbreak of World War II. “Shattered Peace,” an exhibition by the Hoover Institution Library and Archives, chronicles the events leading up to the war by drawing on their rich holdings.

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Eric Schmitt, military correspondent for the New York Times

Event featured Eric Schmitt, military correspondent for the New York Times

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

STANFORD—The recent terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India, and Al-Qaeda’s possible involvement there were discussed by Hoover Institution Media Fellow Eric Schmitt, military correspondent for the New York Times, when he spoke on “From Pakistan to Peoria,” on November 26.
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Robert Hall, Hoover Institution senior fellow

The Hoover Institution Hosts Retreat

Friday, November 21, 2008

STANFORD—A wide range of topics were covered at the Hoover Institution retreat held November 19 and 20, including the economy, election results, scientific issues, and cultural and political issues.
(Photo by John LeSchofs/Visual Art Services, Stanford University)

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Karl von Habsburg and Brad Bauer

Karl von Habsburg visits the Hoover Institution

Monday, November 17, 2008

Jiri Toman, a professor of law at Santa Clara Law School, and Karl von Habsburg, heir to the Habsburg dynasty, visited the Hoover Institution Library and Archives on November 17, 2008. Photo: Karl von Habsburg (left) and Brad Bauer an associate archivist for the Hoover Institution.
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Jose Maria Aznar, former Spanish prime minister, and John Raisian, the Tad and Dianne Taube Director of the Hoover Institution and a senior fellow

Hoover Institution Hosts Roundtable Discussion with Spain’s Former President

Monday, November 17, 2008
Annenberg conference room of the Lou Henry Hoover Building

STANFORD—Jose Aznar, the former president of Spain, met with Hoover fellows on Monday, November 17, as the guest of honor at a roundtable discussion that focused on the transatlantic challenges and opportunities for the new administration. Aznar (left) is pictured with John Raisian, the Tad and Dianne Taube Director.
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Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy Colleen Graffy.

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy Colleen Graffy

Wednesday, November 12, 2008 to Thursday, November 6, 2008
Lou Henry Hoover Building Room 100

Colleen Graffy, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy, speaks with those who attended her talk “US Public Diplomacy: Improving American's Image Abroad,” on November 12 at the Hoover Institution.
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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.