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Proofs of advertisements from the Crusade for Freedom Advertising Council's "Truth Dollar" campaign, 1954  (Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Inc. Corporate Records, Box 2236, Folder 1)
Analysis and Commentary

Hoover Archives Adds Significant Updates to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Collection

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

A major update to the Hoover Institution’s Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) corporate and broadcast records is now available for use.

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Hoover Institution Releases Essay Series On Reinventing Nuclear Power

Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Stanford

The Hoover Institution today released an essay series by the Shultz-Stephenson Task Force on Energy Policy that lays out a thought-provoking approach to reinventing nuclear power.

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A cipher message found in the possession of Rudolf Abel (James B. Donovan Collection, Box 7, Folder 53-15)
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New Steven Spielberg Film Starring Tom Hanks Dramatizes A Story Of Espionage From Hoover Archives

Thursday, July 2, 2015

In October 2015, Dreamworks Pictures will release Bridge of Spies, a cinematic thriller based on the life of James Donovan, a lawyer-turned-hostage negotiator whose archive is housed at Hoover Library & Archives. Directed by Steven Spielberg, written by Matt Charman and Joel and Ethan Coen, and starring Tom Hanks, the film tells the story of a Brooklyn-based lawyer who, during the height of the Cold War, undertook the unpopular job of defending suspected Russian spy Rudolf Abel—and then, after Abel was convicted, negotiated the KGB agent’s exchange for an American U2 pilot captured by the USSR.

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Bruce Caldwell delivered the keynote at the second annual Hoover Institution Library & Archives Workshop on Political Economy
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Bruce Caldwell Delivers Keynote Address On Hayek For Library & Archives Workshop On Political Economy

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

On Friday, June 24, the second annual Hoover Institution Library & Archives Workshop on Political Economy hosted a public lecture by renowned scholar Bruce Caldwell, professor of economics at Duke University and director of Duke's Center for the History of Political Economy. Caldwell is the author of Beyond Positivism: Economic Methodology in the 20th Century, and for the past two decades his research has focused on the writings of Austrian Nobel Prize-winning economist and social theorist Friedrich Hayek, whose papers are housed at the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

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United Nations Conference on International Organization Proceedings, Box 2, Folder 5 (Hoover Institution Archives)
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Hoover Archival Photographs Featured At Lecture Delivered By United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon

Monday, June 29, 2015

On Friday, June 26th, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon spoke in Stanford’s Encina Hall in commemoration of the seventieth anniversary of the founding of the U.N. at the 1945 San Francisco Conference. Just next door, in the Herbert Hoover Memorial Building, The Hoover Institution Library & Archives house the United Nations Conference on International Organization Proceedings Collection, which includes sound recordings of conference events recorded by the National Broadcasting Company (NBC), photographs and contact sheets depicting delegates and scenes at the conference, and printed copies of the Charter of the United Nations.

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Paul Henze Papers, Box 68, Folder 9, Hoover Institution Archives
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Declassified Documents From Hoover Collections Now Available

Monday, June 29, 2015

More than fifty-two files of U.S. government records from twenty-five different archival collections at Hoover have been declassified. The collections were created by diplomatic, military, and other government officials.

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John B. Taylor
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John Taylor Receives The 2015 Economics Distinguished Faculty Teaching Award

Monday, June 29, 2015

John B. Taylor, the George P. Shultz Senior Fellow in Economics at the Hoover Institution and the Mary and Robert Raymond Professor of Economics, was awarded the 2015 Economics Distinguished Faculty Teaching Award at the Stanford’s Economics Department graduation ceremony on June 13.

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Photograph of woman in Belgium
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New Descriptions Of World War I Collections Now Available

Monday, June 29, 2015

New finding aids to seventeen World War I collections are now available through the Online Archive of California. Highlights include photographs and scrapbooks from US relief workers in France, a memoir describing Ernest Hemingway's work in the ambulance service, and documents from the Siberia-based "Wolfhounds."

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Stanford Students Discover Rare Material During Summer Positions at Hoover Library & Archives

Friday, June 26, 2015

Throughout the summer of 2015, Stanford undergraduate and graduate students have contributed time, expertise, and enthusiasm toward the cataloging of rare materials at the Hoover Library & Archives. In this article they share their experiences of working with archival material—from researching little-known biographies of professional roller skaters to evaluating future careers processing collections.

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Satirical drawing of the members of the secretariat of the conference; C. Easton Rothwell on the right (Andrew Roy De Metriff Papers, Hoover Institution Archives)
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Hoover Marks 70th Anniversary of UN Charter with New Collection

Friday, June 26, 2015

With the seventieth anniversary of the signing of the United Nations Charter on June 26, the Archives has received a timely donation of papers and photographs from the estate of Andrew De Metriff, a translator at the San Francisco conference that established the charter. De Metriff, a twenty-five year-old soldier stationed at Fort Ord, was ordered to a special assignment in San Francisco in the spring of 1945. Because of his fluency in Russian, this son of Russian emigrants to the California Valley joined a select group of military and civilian translators in Russian, French, Spanish and Chinese working for the United Nations Conference on International Organizations (UNCIO) meeting in the War Memorial Opera House.

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