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Hoover Institution Golden State Poll: Californians Open To Sacrifice When It Comes To Addressing The Drought

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

As California copes with its four-year drought, a new Hoover Institution survey shows that the Golden State’s electorate is amenable—across ideological and regional divides--to continued water conservation and sharing groundwater resources with neighboring communities.

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Hoover Institution Hosts Fall Media Roundtable

Monday, September 21, 2015
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Hoover Institution held its fall media roundtable on September 14 and 15, 2015 with a focus on the White House 2017 agenda.   

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Prince Michel De Bourbon Parme Papers Now Available

Thursday, September 17, 2015

The Prince Michel de Bourbon Parme Papers, which contain extensive genealogical documentation of the royal house of Denmark, are now available in the Hoover Archives reading room. 

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George Koether (George Koether Papers, Box 19, Folder 4)
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Papers Of Free-Market Economist George Koether Now Available

Thursday, September 17, 2015

The personal papers of George Koether, now available for research, offer insights to the economic and political thought in the United States during the mid-twentieth century, as well reflecting Koether’s relationships with fellow economists such as Henry Hazlitt, Murray Rothbard, and Friedrich Hayek.

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Jennifer Burns
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Hoover Fellows Present Archival Findings At University Of Chicago Economics Conference

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

On October 5, the Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics at the University of Chicago will host a conference entitled “The Legacy of the First Chicago School of Economics.” Organized by Hoover distinguished visiting fellow and Dartmouth professor Douglas Irwin, the conference will explore the legacy of the 1930s school of University of Chicago economists—including Frank Knight, Henry Simons, and Jacob Viner—and their relationship to a subsequent group of Chicago thinkers that included Milton Friedman, George Stigler, and Aaron Director.

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The new archives reading room on April 15, 2014
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Newly Processed Collections Now Available At Hoover Archives

Monday, September 14, 2015

Five newly processed collections are now available in the reading room at Hoover Archives.

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Visit Of Latvian Ambassadors And Minister Of Culture

Friday, September 11, 2015

On September 4, Andris Rāzans, the Latvian ambassador to the United States, and Dace Melbarde, the Latvian minister of culture, visited the Hoover Institution Library & Archives and viewed items from the archives’ Latvian collections, including treasures that are shown to such visitors. Later that day, Pēteris Kārlis Elferts, ambassador at large for the Latvian diaspora, spoke at Hoover on “Protest and Civil Disobedience: The Struggle for Baltic Independence.”

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Boris Pasternak in 1956
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Rare Dr. Zhivago Materials Displayed In Hoover Tower For Largest Ever Boris Pasternak Conference

Friday, September 11, 2015

From September 28 through October 2, Stanford will host the international conference “Poetry and Politics in the Twentieth Century: Boris Pasternak, His Family, and His Novel Doctor Zhivago,” the largest ever dedicated to this Nobel Prize–winning twentieth-century Russian writer. An exhibition of Doctor Zhivago rare first editions from Hoover and Stanford as well as the private collection of Paolo Mancosu will be displayed in the Hoover Tower during the conference.

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Plan of the camp theater (Jan Jasiewicz Papers, Hoover Institution Archives)
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Drama Behind Barbed Wire: Theater In Oflag VIIA

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

The Hoover Institution Archives has recently acquired the papers of Jan Jasiewicz, a Polish officer imprisoned in Germany during World War II. Jasiewicz was one of the organizers of the prison camp theater, as well as its archivist and chronicler. The collection includes hand-painted announcements, programs, costume designs, detailed lists of participants, and photographs taken by German guards.

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Silas Palmer fellow Michał Przeperski (2015)
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Silas Palmer Fellow Researches Final Years Of Communist Poland

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Michał Przeperski, a doctoral candidate in the Institute of History of the Polish Academy of Sciences, received a research support grant from the Hoover Institution Library & Archives this year. He is currently working on a political biography of  Mieczysław F. Rakowski, the second-to-last prime minister of communist Poland, whose papers are held at Hoover.

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