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The Library & Archives Year In Review 2018

Friday, December 21, 2018
Stanford

In a 1957 article entitled “Words to Live By,” our founder, Herbert Hoover, reflected on the purpose of the Hoover Institution and its world-renowned Library & Archives, writing, “The Hoover Tower is more than a library . . . it is a laboratory for the study of human relationships on a world-wide scale.”

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Herbert Hoover’s Travels To Finland

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

In 1938, Finland had a lot to celebrate. Independence had been declared two decades earlier. It was also the 300th anniversary of the establishment of the first Swedish / Finnish colony in Delaware. These events were excellent reasons to invite former US president Herbert Hoover to visit in March of 1938.

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Hoover Fellow And Former National Security Adviser H. R. McMaster Speaks At Pizza And Policy

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

On November 28, 2018, the Hoover Institution hosted a packed room of Stanford students for a Pizza and Policy event featuring H. R. McMaster, who recently returned to Hoover as the Fouad and Michelle Ajami Senior Fellow after serving in the Trump Administration as national security adviser.

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Silas Palmer Fellow Brooks Marmon Explores African Decolonisation

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

My PhD project investigates how political changes throughout Africa, particularly the rise of liberation movements across the continent, influenced and stimulated domestic political activities across political and racial divides in Southern Rhodesia (colonial Zimbabwe) in the ‘wind of change’ period (1950s – 60s) during which most African colonies became independent nations.

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Congratulations To Undergraduate Researcher Kyle Duchynski!

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Sophomore Kyle Duchynski was recently selected for an Introductory Seminars Excellence Award for his project, “The Forgotten Fight: The Failings of the Allied Intervention in Siberia.”

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Professor Mark Ravina of Emory University
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CEAS And Hoover Celebrate Their Joint Anniversaries In A Two-Day Alumni Event On “Japan In The Pacific World”

Thursday, December 6, 2018

In their first-ever collaboration in fifty years, the Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS) and Hoover Institution Library & Archives jointly held a two-day celebration of a trifecta of anniversaries: the CEAS’s 50th Anniversary, Hoover’s centennial and, the 150th anniversary of the Meiji Restoration in Japan.

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Perspectives on 2018

Friday, December 21, 2018
Stanford

In 2018, the United States faced many issues at home and abroad: immigration, trade, Supreme Court justices, health care reform and Medicare for All (M4A), socialism, entitlement spending, the Middle East, Russia, North Korea, China, and the midterm elections, as well as infrastructure, deficits and debt, and tax reform. Throughout it all, in publications across the country, Hoover fellows offered their solid, creative, thoughtful, and scholarly insight, ideas, and policy recommendations. Here is a selection of their work.

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Hoover Scholar Examines New Title IX Rules For Colleges

Monday, December 3, 2018
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

New guidelines from the US Department of Education on sexual misconduct on university campuses would put due process into effect and create a more just environment, a Hoover scholar says.

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Victor Davis Hanson On Contemporary American Society

Friday, November 30, 2018
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Traditional values, whether manifested in public policy or contemporary culture, are besieged in today’s America but can still be found in the right places, says Victor Davis Hanson.

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Former Hoover Fellow At Helm of USS Stockdale

Thursday, November 29, 2018
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

A former National Security Affairs Fellow from the Hoover Institution is now the commander of the USS Stockdale. Commander Leonard “Leo” Leos assumed command of the USS Stockdale on November 1 while at sea in the Pacific Ocean. At Hoover, Leos represented the US Navy as a Robert and Marion Oster National Security Affairs Fellow from 2016 to 2017.

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