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We Shot the War: Overseas Weekly in Vietnam Panel

Panel Discussion On The Vietnam War Opens New Exhibition

Monday, June 4, 2018

On Thursday, May 31, Hoover Library & Archives marked the opening of the exhibition We Shot the War: Overseas Weekly in Vietnam with a panel discussion about Vietnam War-era politics and journalism.

Hokubei Butokukai
In the News

Hoover Institution Acquires Ashizawa Papers Highlighting The Hokubei Butokukai

Monday, June 4, 2018

The recently acquired Ashizawa papers highlight activities of Hokubei Butokukai (the North American Military Virtue Society), branch of the Dai Nippon Butokukai (the Great Japan Military Virtue Society) in California in the 1920s and 1930s.

In the News

Patriotic Education Literature From The Russian Federation

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Since its inception, the Hoover Institution has collected materials on education from around the world, from the Russian Mass Education pamphlet collection focused on early Soviet educational and propaganda efforts through the enormous Hanna Collection on the Role of Education in Twentieth-Century Society, established in 1976. Soviet education was always of special interest, and the library continued to receive materials until the collapse of the USSR.

Professor of history at the University of Hawaii and a Hoover visiting fellow Yuma Totani discusses the Shigemitsu Sketchbooks.
In the News

Professor Yuma Totani Discussed Recently Acquired Shigemitsu Sketchbooks

Thursday, May 24, 2018

On May 8, Hoover Library & Archives welcomed Yuma Totani, professor of history at the University of Hawaii and a Hoover visiting fellow, who discussed her work on the recently acquired sketchbooks of Shigemitsu Mamoru, Minister of Foreign Affairs for Japan during World War II. 


Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty promotional films from the 1950s-60s now available on YouTube

Thursday, May 17, 2018

The films, which range widely in duration and scope, include documentaries and television commercials.


Rice, Zegart On Confronting ‘Political Risk’

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Stanford political scientists Condoleezza Rice and Amy Zegart offered insights on “political risk” in an unstable world at the Hoover Institution on May 11.

Jerzy Kwiatkowski at the State Museum at Majdanek in Lublin
In the News

485 Days At Majdanek By Jerzy Kwiatkowski

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

The State Museum at Majdanek in Lublin (Poland) was founded in November 1944 on the grounds of the former German concentration camp. Our mission is to commemorate the victims, preserve the relics and document the history of the camp.

Prof. Tomasz Schramm
In the News

Polish Scholar Researching Ignacy Jan Paderewski In The Hoover Archives

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Tomasz Schramm, professor of political history of the 19th and 20th centuries at the University of Poznań in Poland, has gone through Hoover’s extensive materials on Ignacy Jan Paderewski (1860−1941), pianist and statesman.  He was particularly interested in documentation on Paderewski’s crucial contributions to the recovery of Poland’s independence, the one hundredth anniversary of which is celebrated this year.


Risks & Answers: Hoover Fellows Brief Supporters on Pressing Threats to Our Free Society and How to Respond

Monday, April 23, 2018
Hauck Auditorium, Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Threats and opportunities, risks and rewards, and danger and hope for the future of our free society were in the spotlight for attendees at Hoover’s 2018 Spring Retreat.


In Nation’s Capital, Dignitaries Urge Confidence in the Ideals of Freedom

Monday, February 26, 2018
Washington DC

One speaker after another seemed to echo the same themes: Be confident in the fundamental ideals and principles of freedom; be smart and bold in advancing and defending them.These messages resonated in the rooms of the Willard InterContinental Hotel during Hoover’s annual Winter Board of Overseers Meeting, held each February in Washington, DC.