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Hoover Fellow Tim Kane Contributes To Military Personnel System Reforms

Monday, August 20, 2018

When the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act was signed into law on August 13, its highly anticipated personnel reforms came with a connection to the Hoover Institution—Tim Kane.

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Library & Archives Project Publishes Cold War Radio Research Guide

Friday, August 17, 2018

The document provides information about publicly available collections materials (sound recordings, archival papers, photographs, publications) created by broadcasters during the years 1947-1991.

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The Benefits Of Uncertainty--Reconstructing Northeast Asia's Contested Pasts And Futures

Thursday, August 16, 2018

One of the most challenging tasks a historian faces is to recapture the "future-blindness" of historical actors. Major historical events like the outbreak of World War II or the fall of the Soviet Union seem inevitable in retrospect, but for people in the past the future was just as unknowable and murky as it is now.

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PolicyEd Introduces Policy Briefs

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

The Hoover Institution’s PolicyEd initiative today introduced a new educational video series entitled Policy Briefs, which explores issues related to civics, environment, economics, health care, and national security. Offering key principles and real-world examples, each episode features a succinct, easy to understand, and sharable policy explanation from a talk or presentation by a Hoover Institution fellow. 

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Announcement: Hoover Institution Digital Collections Launch On Calisphere University Of California

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

We are pleased to announce the launch of linking Hoover digital site (https://digitalcollections.hoover.org/collections) with Calisphere. Calisphere is a gateway to digital collections from California's great libraries, archives, and museums.

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Bohuslav Pekárek’s Memoirs And Other Czechoslovak Legion Documentation Added To The Hoover Library & Archives

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Another significant increment of materials generated a century ago by the  Czechoslovak Legions on the Western Front and in Siberia has been added to the Hoover holdings.  Among the trove’s notable items, acquired from sources in Germany and Turkey, are the memoirs of a Czech Legionnaire, Bohuslav Pekárek, as well as a number of ephemeral publications and imprints.

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

A detailed finding aid to the records of the Committee on the Present Danger has recently been completed.  These voluminous records came to the Hoover Institution Archives a number of years ago.  Because of their large size and lack of arrangement effective scholarly use of them has until now been impaired.  After thorough arrangement and description this is no longer the case.

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Spotlight On Unique Vietnam War Media Coverage

Friday, July 27, 2018
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The new Hoover Institution Press publication, We Shot the War: Overseas Weekly in Vietnam, examines the legacy of one of the most popular and eccentric newspapers to cover the Vietnam War. 

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Hoover Holds Annual Summer Workshop On Modern China

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

The sixth annual Hoover Institution Workshop on Modern China, entitled “War and Revolution in Modern China: A Long View from the Twenty-First Century,” was held through July 30 and August 3, 2018.

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Exploring The Japanese Experience In America

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
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In the new Hoover Institution Press publication, Roots of the Issei: Exploring Early Japanese American NewspapersAndrew Way Leong examines the emergence of the generational terms issei, nisei, and sansei, which have long been used to organize early twentieth-century Japanese American narratives.

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