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Estonian national song festival in 1938
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Estonian Documents Received By The Archives

Thursday, December 17, 2015

The Hoover Archives has received a significant increment to its Estonian Subject Collection, including dozens of imprints and materials documenting life in Estonia in the twentieth century, beginning with the final years of the Russian empire, through the two decades of independence, World War II, nearly half-century of Soviet occupation, and the struggle for independence in the 1980s. Various personal documents, official issuances, election materials, photographs, leaflets, all help illustrate the changing political, social, and cultural environment of at least three generations of Estonians.
 

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George Shultz Birthday Celebration Dinner and Symposium

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

On Friday, December 11, 2015, the Hoover Institution brought together friends, supporters, and fellows to celebrate the ninety-fifth birthday of former secretary of state and Thomas W. and Susan B. Ford Distinguished Fellow George P. Shultz.

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Hoover Digital Migration Analyst Jim Sam specializes in the preservation of extremely fragile lacquer discs from the World War II era.
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Hoover Archivists Innovate For The Preservation And Access Of Rare WWII Recordings

Friday, December 11, 2015

Jim Sam, Digital Migration Analyst at the Hoover Library & Archives, discusses innovations that Hoover has developed for the preservation of  rare, unique, and endangered recordings. Sam and his colleagues, Brandon Burke and Rayan Ghazal, are setting new standards for the care of lacquer discs that are notoriously susceptible to disintegration.

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Hoover IP2 Announces 2016 Summer Teaching Institute

Thursday, December 10, 2015
Stanford

Stephen Haber, director of the Hoover Institution Working Group on Intellectual Property, Innovation, and Prosperity (Hoover IP2), has announced that the two-week Hoover IP2 Summer Teaching Institute on the Economics and Politics of Regulation will take place from July 31 through August 12, 2016.

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“Sailed with a kiss” (Soviet Union. Voenno Morskoǐ Flot Photograph Collection, Box 2)
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“Sailed With A Kiss:” More Soviet Navy Photos Added To The Archives

Monday, December 7, 2015

The Hoover Archives Soviet Navy photographs collection (Soviet Union. Voenno Morskoǐ Flot Photographs) nearly doubled in size with a new increment from a source in Poland, a former member of the Soviet-led military alliance of the Warsaw Pact.  The black-and-white photographs, most from the 1960s and 1970s, cover all the Soviet fleets: Pacific, Northern, Baltic, Black Sea, and the Caspian Flotilla.

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National Review Article By Hoover L&A Researcher Features The Long Relationship Between Ronald Reagan And William F. Buckley, Jr.

Monday, December 7, 2015

Now in its sixtieth year, The National Review is publishing a series of features about the history and legacy of William F. Buckley’s influential journal, including a recent article by Hoover Library & Archives researcher Laurence Jurdem, who received his Ph.D. in American history from Fordham University and is an independent scholar in San Francisco.

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Declassified Materials Returned To Collections

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Government records from eleven collections at Hoover Library & Archives have recently been declassified. The collections were created by diplomatic, military, and other government officials.

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Stefan Olszowski with Fidel Castro, Havana, 1984 (Stefan Olszowski papers, Box 3)
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More Of Polish Foreign Minister’s Papers Received By Hoover Archives

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Hoover Library & Archives has received an addition to its Stefan Olszowski papers. Olszowski had a stellar career in communist Poland.  He served as the propaganda chief of the party in the late 1960s and the beginning of the 1970s. He was foreign minister twice in 1971–76 and 1982–85.  In-between those terms, he served as ambassador to East Germany and acted as the party’s central committee secretary for ideology and media.  In the Polish politburo he represented a hard line pro-Soviet orientation, advocating the suppression of the Solidarity independent trade union movement.

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Inequality And Economic Policy Says Growth And Reducing Poverty Is Key

Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Stanford

The Hoover Institution Press today released Inequality and Economic Policy: Essays in Memory of Gary Becker in which a group of distinguished economists take a broad-based look at income inequality.  The essays examine how and whether inequality is increasing and what role, if any, the government should play. This book is in memory of the late economist Gary Becker, a Nobel Prize winner and senior fellow at the Hoover Institution.  

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