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Hoover’s Uncommon Knowledge Featured Nov. 29 On New Fox Nation

Thursday, November 29, 2018
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The Hoover Institution’s Uncommon Knowledge with Peter Robinson will appear on the new Fox Nation streaming service on Nov. 29 with an exclusive interview of economist and Hoover senior fellow Thomas Sowell.

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Report Cites Concerns About China's Influence On American Institutions

Thursday, November 29, 2018
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Scholars from the Hoover Institution and other organizations today issued a report that examines China’s efforts to influence US institutions and calls for protecting American values, norms, and laws from such interference, while also warning against “demonizing” any group of people.

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Silas Palmer Fellow Kate Tietzen Explores Iraq In The Cold War And Beyond The Fall Of The Soviet Union

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Scholars such as Joseph Sassoon, Aaron Faust, Lisa Blaydes, Samuel Helfont, and Dina Rizk Khoury have all paved the way for doctoral students such as myself with their books and research derived from the Hizb al-Ba’ath al-'Arabī al-Ishtirākī, or the Ba’ath Arab Socialist Party of Iraq, collection housed within the Hoover Archives.

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Silas Palmer Fellow Researches A Forgotten Foreign Correspondent And Journalistic Ethics In The Third Reich

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Journalists write the first draft of history, so the saying goes.  Even beyond their newspaper articles and reports, the shelves of journalism history at modern university libraries are dotted with the grandiosely titled memoirs of journalists of the 20th century. 

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Mark Ravina Keynote Lecture Featured in the Stanford Daily.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

On Thursday, Emory University history professor Mark Ravina ’88 Ph.D. ’91 gave a keynote lecture exploring the development of Japanese nationalism in a global context.

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Silas Palmer Fellow Greg Robinson Explores The Economic And Cultural Connections Between Japan And Louisiana In The 20th Century

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

My project, “Japanese in Louisiana,” focuses on the economic and cultural connections between Japan and Louisiana in the 20th century, most importantly in New Orleans. During these decades, the port of New Orleans became ...

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Silas Palmer Fellow Asks: Why The Interwar Polish Elite Embarked On A Colonial Campaign

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Thanks to support from the Hoover Institution, I came to Stanford in October 2018 to conduct dissertation research in the Reading Room. My doctoral project examines the interwar Polish state’s engagement in colonial ideas and actions.

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Wanted In California: Education Reforms And Better Schools

Monday, November 5, 2018
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What can California schools do to improve their national rankings? Rewarding teachers based on performance and not seniority would be a big first step toward educational progress in California, a Hoover scholar says.

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Freedom’s Virtues and Vulnerabilities: Hoover Fellows Pair Economic Optimism with Sobering National Security Warnings

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
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Can American freedom survive in today’s challenging world? That was a recurring question during two days of presentations at Hoover’s 2018 Fall Retreat, held from October 21–23 in Hoover’s David and Joan Traitel Building. In a comprehensive agenda of briefings developed exclusively for Hoover supporters, numerous fellows cheered America’s economic progress (helped by policies enacted under the advice of Hoover fellows) while also explaining daunting new challenges to America’s security.

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Polish Scholar Visits Hoover Library & Archives To Research Assistance To Anti-Communist Opposition In Poland

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Paweł Sowiński, a fellow at Institute of Political Studies, Polish Academy of Science in Warsaw, has completed his October visit to Hoover.  His research here, sponsored by the Polish National Research Council, centered on  American support for Polish anti-communist opposition during the Cold War.  

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