Hoover Institution 2008 Report - Photographic Timeline 2006–2007

José María Aznar, president and prime minister of Spain from 1996 to 2004
January 2006, José María Aznar, president and prime minister of Spain from 1996 to 2004, meets with Hoover fellows to discuss the role of NATO in fostering world peace.
Dick Cheney at the February 2006 Board of Overseers meeting hosted at the White House.
Dick Cheney at the February 2006 Board of Overseers meeting hosted at the White House. (Photo credit: Goodman Van Riper)
Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld
February 2006, the Board of Overseers are hosted at the White House. While in Washington, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld meets with the board. (Photo credits: Goodman Van Riper)
Director of the Office of Management and Budget Joshua Bolten meets with the board
February 2006, the Board of Overseers are hosted at the White House. While in Washington, Director of the Office of Management and Budget Joshua Bolten meets with the board. (Photo credits: Goodman Van Riper)
Secretary of Energy Samuel Bodman meets with the board
February 2006, the Board of Overseers are hosted at the White House. While in Washington, Secretary of Energy Samuel Bodman meets with the board. (Photo credits: Goodman Van Riper)
Director of the National Economic Council Allan Hubbard meets with the board
February 2006, the Board of Overseers are hosted at the White House. While in Washington, Director of the National Economic Council Allan Hubbard meets with the board. (Photo credits: Goodman Van Riper)
U. S. secretary of commerce Carlos Gutierrez
U. S. secretary of commerce Carlos Gutierrez, in a talk following the president's State of the Union Address, discusses the president’s competitiveness and innovation agenda in a roundtable discussion at the Hoover Institution, February 2006.
Ma Ying-Jeou (right), chairman of the Kuomintang and mayor of Taipei, Taiwan, shown here with Hoover fellows George Shultz (left) and Ramon Myers (background)
March 2006, Ma Ying-Jeou (right), chairman of the Kuomintang and mayor of Taipei, Taiwan, shown here with Hoover fellows George Shultz (left) and Ramon Myers (background), spends the day at Hoover. In addition to touring the Institution, Ma makes remarks at the ceremony opening the Chiang Kai-shek diaries (covering the period 1917 to 1931) to researchers. The diaries, held in the Hoover Archives, are an integral part of Hoover’s Modern China Research Project, which focuses on collecting materials from China and on conducting research on the political and economic evolution of China in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. In March 2008, Ma was elected president of Taiwan.
Hoover fellow Shelby Steele is awarded the annual Bradley Prize
April 2006, Hoover fellow Shelby Steele is awarded the annual Bradley Prize, given to dedicated individuals who have made contributions in areas strengthening American democratic capitalism and its institutions, principles, and values. Steele, the Robert J. and Marion E. Oster Senior Fellow, received the award for his contribution to the study of race in America and his devotion to equality. Steele and Bolick join their Hoover colleague Thomas Sowell, who was awarded the initial Bradley Prize in 2004. (Photos provided by the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation)
Hoover fellow Clint Bolick is awarded the annual Bradley Prize
April 2006, Hoover fellow Clint Bolick is awarded the annual Bradley Prize, given to dedicated individuals who have made contributions in areas strengthening American democratic capitalism and its institutions, principles, and values. Bolick is acknowledged for his fight for the rights of low-income parents to choose where they send their children to school and his defense of the constitutionality of school choice programs across the United States. Steele and Bolick join their Hoover colleague Thomas Sowell, who was awarded the initial Bradley Prize in 2004. (Photos provided by the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation)
President George W. Bush meets with a small group of Hoover fellows and overseers and senior university administrators in an informal setting for an off-the-record discussion
President George W. Bush meets with a small group of Hoover fellows and overseers and senior university administrators in an informal setting for an off-the-record discussion, April 2006. Included in the meeting are Director John Raisian, Chairman of the Hoover Board of Overseers Peter Bedford, Stanford president John Hennessy, Stanford provost John Etchemendy, and Chairman of the Stanford Board of Trustees Burt McMurtry. (Photos courtesy of the White House)
President George W. Bush meets with a small group of Hoover fellows and overseers and senior university administrators in an informal setting for an off-the-record discussion
President George W. Bush meets with a small group of Hoover fellows and overseers and senior university administrators in an informal setting for an off-the-record discussion, April 2006. Included in the meeting are Director John Raisian, Chairman of the Hoover Board of Overseers Peter Bedford, Stanford president John Hennessy, Stanford provost John Etchemendy, and Chairman of the Stanford Board of Trustees Burt McMurtry. (Photos courtesy of the White House)
Brigadier General Mark T. Kimmitt, deputy director, plans and strategy, U.S. Central Command, is met by Director John Raisian
May 2006, Brigadier General Mark T. Kimmitt, deputy director, plans and strategy, U.S. Central Command, is met by Director John Raisian before meeting with Hoover fellows. Kimmitt served as a leading spokesperson for coalition forces in Iraq.
John Taylor, the Bowen H. and Janice Arthur McCoy Senior Fellow
July 2006, as part of the Fellows Program at the semiannual Board of Overseers meeting, John Taylor, the Bowen H. and Janice Arthur McCoy Senior Fellow made a presentation.
Research Fellow H. R. McMaster
July 2006, as part of the Fellows Program at the semiannual Board of Overseers meeting, Research Fellow H. R. McMaster makes a presentation.
The Stanford Memorial Church provides a spectacular backdrop for the Board of Overseers’ Dinner on the Quad
The Stanford Memorial Church provides a spectacular backdrop for the Board of Overseers’ Dinner on the Quad, July 2006.
Noted historian and Pulitzer Prize–winning author David McCullough
July 2006, in his keynote address at the Dinner on the Quad, noted historian and Pulitzer Prize–winning author David McCullough speaks on his best-selling book 1776.
Hoover launches into Webcasting (in partnership with FORA.tv, which specializes in public affairs programming)
July 2006, Hoover launches into Webcasting (in partnership with FORA.tv, which specializes in public affairs programming) with a roundtable discussion on trade policy and immigration issues among Hoover fellows and U.S. undersecretary of commerce David McCormick. The Hoover channel on FORA.tv brings Hoover fellows and distinguished visitors to the desktop of a wide audience.
Annual fund-raising for expendable gifts reaches a record high of $16.8 million
Annual fund-raising for expendable gifts reaches a record high of $16.8 million. The annual growth rate of giving during the preceding ten years was 11 percent. The record is eclipsed again in fiscal year 2007, when $18.3 million is raised.
The twentieth anniversary of the Reykjavik summit
October 2006, on the twentieth anniversary of the Reykjavik summit between President Reagan and Soviet general secretary Gorbachev, some of those present at that historic meeting convene to discuss its impact and the prospects for nuclear nonproliferation. Among the results of this two-day symposium was a statement by Hoover fellows William Perry and George Shultz and Henry Kissinger and Sam Nunn (published in the Wall Street Journal) that calls for the United States to take the lead in nuclear disarmament. The statement was endorsed by symposium participants, including Hoover fellows Martin Anderson, Michael Armacost, Sidney Drell, James Goodby, Thomas Henriksen, Henry Rowen, and Abraham Sofaer. Pictured at the symposium are (from left) symposium organizers George Shultz and Sidney Drell and Martin Anderson (the Keith and Jan Hurlbut Senior Fellow).
Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney (left) with Director John Raisian
October 2006, Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney (left) with Director John Raisian arriving at the Hoover Institution before a meeting with Hoover fellows and overseers.
October 2006, Facts on Policy™, a semimonthly offering on the Hoover website, is launched.
October 2006, Facts on Policy™, a semimonthly offering on the Hoover website, is launched. The series presents relevant data, succinctly and graphically, on current public policy issues related to economics, demographics, health care, and politics. Providing readers with data—not commentary—Facts on Policy equips readers to engage in informed discussion on policy issues.
California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger meets privately with a small group of Hoover fellows to discuss globalization, trade issues, and sustainability
Following his presentation at the Technet Innovation Summit held at Stanford University, California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger meets privately with a small group of Hoover fellows to discuss globalization, trade issues, and sustainability, November 2006.
Former Peruvian president Alejandro Toledo (speaking at the Fall Retreat) is appointed a distinguished visiting fellow
Former Peruvian president Alejandro Toledo (speaking at the Fall Retreat) is appointed a distinguished visiting fellow, November 2006. President Toledo holds multiple degrees from Stanford and was the first of indigenous descent to be democratically elected president of Peru.
Senior Fellow Seymour Martin Lipset, a Hoover fellow for more than thirty years, dies in December 2006.
Senior Fellow Seymour Martin Lipset, a Hoover fellow for more than thirty years, dies in December 2006. The only person to serve as president of both the American Political Science Association and the American Sociological Association, Lipset was a prolific, award-winning author whose works on democracy, politics, American exceptionalism, Canadian and American politics and society, and trade unions are among the most often cited in both disciplines.
Qubad Talabani, representative to the United States of the Kurdistan regional government in Iraq, discusses Iraq’s future in a meeting with Hoover fellows, January 2007.
Qubad Talabani, representative to the United States of the Kurdistan regional government in Iraq, discusses Iraq’s future in a meeting with Hoover fellows, January 2007.