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Perspectives On Policy: Hoover Institution Launches New Video Series

Monday, September 24, 2018

The Hoover Institution is releasing a new series of videos, Perspectives on Policy, that feature its scholars accompanied by visuals that enliven and emphasize key points of their research and analysis. The metaphors and illustrations create an engaging narrative to bring policy scholarship to life, especially for audiences that are less receptive to charts, graphs, and conventional depictions of data. 

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Eric Edelman And Ray Takeyh: Past US Policy Toward Iran Flawed By Misconceptions

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Scholars Eric Edelman and Ray Takeyh examine American-Iranian relations in Revolution and Aftermath: Forging a New Strategy toward Iran, which was published in July 2018.

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Hoover Scholars Weigh In On The 2018 Political Season

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The Hoover Institution’s media roundtable on Monday featured some of its top political experts just as the 2018 midterm elections heat up. The discussion, “Outside the Beltway,” came fifty days before the November 6 elections that may determine which party controls Congress. Subjects discussed included political polarization, polling, the Democrats’ chances of taking over the House, election analyses, foreign and domestic policy, California politics, and the 2020 campaign.

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Richard F. Staar, Russian And Eastern European Scholar, Dies At 95

Friday, September 14, 2018

Richard F. Staar, a Hoover Institution senior fellow emeritus and pioneering scholar of Russia and Eastern Europe, passed away in March at the age of ninety-five.

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Andrew Nagorski at the Berlin Wall, early 1990, shortly after it fell
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Andrew Nagorski Interviews Available In The Hoover Library & Archives

Thursday, September 13, 2018

The Hoover Institution has acquired an oral history collection of 130 interviews, most of them with major political and cultural figures and dissident activists from Central and Eastern Europe, recorded between 1976 and 2008. Andrew Nagorski, an award-winning journalist and author...

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Silas Palmer Fellow Andrea Wright Examines Development Of The Oil Industry And Labor On The Arabian Peninsula And Iran

Thursday, September 13, 2018

My research examines the development of the oil industry on the Arabian Peninsula and Iran from 1908 to the present. Using archival and ethnographic materials, I ask how labor relations in the oil industry shaped contemporary understandings of rights, citizenship, and state sovereignty.

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Opportunity For Change: California Urged To Adopt Market Reforms

Monday, September 10, 2018
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Once a beacon of opportunity, California’s economy is slowing and the state is mired in socially and politically fashionable public policies, says Lee Ohanian, an economist at the Hoover Institution.

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Kiron Skinner Tapped For Key State Department Post

Monday, September 10, 2018
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Kiron Skinner was recently named US Department of State's new Senior Policy Advisor to the Secretary of State and Director of Policy Planning.

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The Vietnam War Through The Eyes Of The Remarkable Photo Archive Of Overseas Weekly, “The Least Popular Publication At The Pentagon”

Friday, August 31, 2018

Intended as a counterpoint to the US Department of Defense-sanctioned press such as Stars and Stripes, Overseas Weekly (OW) was first published in 1950 by enterprising Stanford University graduates Cecil and Marion von Rospach. We Shot the War: Overseas Weekly in Vietnam, edited by Lisa Nguyen (The Hoover Institution Press; on sale August 1, 2018; 978-0-8179-2164-4; $49.95) unearths the important role of this publication in one of the most controversial periods of American history.

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A medic area designed by Food Machinery Corporation. July 28, 1969

We Shot the War Exhibit Takes Spotlight in NY Times Article

Thursday, August 30, 2018

For more than four decades, Art Greenspon kept his recollections of photographing the Vietnam War for Overseas Weekly tucked away deep in his memory, as inaccessible as the images themselves.

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