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Hoover Centennial Lecture Explored Democracy, Foreign Policy

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Is democracy backsliding and in retreat worldwide, or are we witnessing a healthy course correction in which people are holding elites and institutions accountable for their performances?

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Hoover Institution Archives Acquires Diaries Of Vera Ziloti

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

The diaries (in fourteen books, covering 1920–23 and 1930–40) of Vera Pavlovna Ziloti (née Tret’iakov, 1866–1940) contain poignant reflections of the Russian émigré’s life in New York City. With their detailed accounts of her day-to-day life with her husband, the pianist Alexander Siloti (1863–1945) ...

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Former Secretary Of Defense, General Jim Mattis, US Marine Corps (Ret.), Returns To The Hoover Institution At Stanford University

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Hoover Institution at Stanford University is pleased to announce the appointment of Secretary Jim Mattis, US Marine Corps (Ret.), as the Davies Family Distinguished Fellow effective May 1, 2019. Mattis returns to Hoover after having served with distinction as the nation’s 26th Secretary of Defense in the current administration.

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The Leonid Slutsky Collection: A Rare Window On Life In Soviet Penal Colonies

Monday, March 18, 2019

The Leonid Slutsky collection contains a number of personal documents relating to Profesor Slutsky’s ancestors’s careers in the USSR, such as a government-issued ...

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The Grigorii Sukhov Papers: A New Collection In The Hoover Institution Archives

Monday, March 18, 2019

Sukhov (aka Gregory Soohoff) edited and published the San Francisco–based Russian-language newspaper Novaia zaria (or Novaya zarya, 1928–1973). His wife, Matrena, assisted him in this work.

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In Nation’s Capital, Overseers, Fellows, and Influential Guests Discuss Hoover’s Dynamic Impact

Friday, March 8, 2019

Last month, the 2019 Hoover Board of Overseers Meeting in Washington, DC, was kicked off by Edwin Feulner, founder of the Heritage Foundation, who called the Hoover Institution the oldest and most developed of the United States’ “freedom lighthouses.”

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The Hoover Institution Launches Centennial Lecture Series

Friday, March 8, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

To commemorate its centennial, the Hoover Institution will offer a lecture series, A Century of Ideas for a Free Society, that starts in March and continues through the end of 2019. The panel discussions will feature Hoover fellows examining the most critical issues facing America and the world. The topics reflect the values of the Hoover Institution—individual, economic, and political freedom; private enterprise; limited, effective representative government; and an understanding of the nature of war, revolution, and peace.

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New Hoover Press Book Reveals Boris Pasternak Saga

Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

In the new Hoover Institution Press book, Moscow Has Ears Everywhere: New Investigations on Pasternak and Ivinskayaauthor Paolo Mancosu provides the first examination of what happened after the Nobel Prize was awarded to Boris Pasternak in 1958 for his book, Doctor Zhivago.

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Victor Davis Hanson’s New Book: “The Case For Trump”

Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

In his new book, The Case for Trump, Hoover scholar Victor Davis Hanson tells the story of how Donald Trump’s first two years as president have become one of the most successful early presidential tenures in history, and argues why America needs his agendas now more than ever.

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Hoover Scholar Russell Berman Examines Rise Of Anti-Semitism

Friday, February 22, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The crisis of globalism, changing views on religion, and Middle Eastern conflicts are driving factors in the rise of anti-Semitism, a Hoover scholar says. Russell Berman, a professor of comparative literature and a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, is the co-chair of the Working Group on Islamism and the International Order. He was recently interviewed about the increase in anti-Semitism, particularly in Europe.

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