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    A Conversation with Herbert Hoover

    A Conversation with Herbert Hoover is a 1960 film in which Ray Henle interviews the 31st President of the United States. Among other topics, President Hoover talked about the Hoover…

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    Book Discussion on Fragile by Design

    Charles Calomiris and Stephen Haber talked about their book, Fragile by Design: The Political Origins of Banking Crises and Scarce Credit, in which they analyze the banking systems in the…

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    Book Discussion on Women of the Gulag

    Paul Gregory talked about his book, Women of the Gulag, in which he profiles five women who lived in a Soviet Gulag during the 1930s and 40s. He spoke at the Hoover Institution in Stanford,…

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    Book Discussion on Constitutional Conservatism

    Peter Berkowitz talked about his book, Constitutional Conservatism, in which he outlines the principles of governing that both conservative and libertarians should support. He was…

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    Book Discussion on First Principles

    John Taylor talked about his Hayek Book Prize-winning book, First Principles: Five Keys to Restoring America’s Prosperity. This interview was conducted at the Hoover Institution on…

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    Book Discussion on Why Some Things Should Not Be for Sale

    Debra Satz talked about her book, Why Some Things Should Not Be for Sale: The Moral Limits of Markets, in which she looks at problematic commodity exchanges, such as addictive drugs or…

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    Book Discussion on Failing Liberty 101

    William Damon talked about his book, Failing Liberty 101: How We Are Leaving Young Americans Unprepared for Citizenship in a Free Society, in which he argues that we are not properly…

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    Book Discussion on Governing Security

    Mariano-Florentino Cuellar talked about about his book, Governing Security: The Hidden Origins of American Security Agencies, in which he looks at the origins of the Federal Security Agency…

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    Book Discussion on The Slave Trade and the Origins of International Human Rights Law

    Jenny Martinez talked about her book, The Slave Trade and the Origins of International Human Rights Law, in which she chronicles efforts in the late 18th Century to ban the international…

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    Book Discussion on America and the Rogue States

    Thomas Henriksen talked about his book, America and the Rogue States, in which he looks at the U.S.'s handling of countries like North Korea, Iran, and Iraq.  The interview, part of…

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    Book Discussion on Culture Wars?

    Morris Fiorina, co-author of the book Culture War? The Myth of a Polarized America, argued that Americans are far less polarized than the public is led to believe by the media and…

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    Book Discussion on The Banker's New Clothes

    Anat Admati, co-author of the book, The Bankers' New Clothes: What’s Wrong with Banking and What to Do about It, talked about the banking industry and argued that the system can be…

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    Book Discussion on Intellectuals and Race

    Thomas Sowell talked about his book, Intellectuals and Race, in which he looks at the ways intellectuals have influenced our thinking on race over the past century. The interview, part of…

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    Book Discussion on The Shah

    Abbas Milani, co-director of the Iran Democracy Project at the Hoover Institution, talked about his book, The Shah, a biography of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the last shah of Iran who was…

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    Book Discussion on State of Disrepair

    Kori Schake talked about her book, State of Disrepair: Fixing the Culture and Practices of the State Department, in which she takes a critical look at the performance of the State…

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    Book Discussion on Issues on My Mind

    George Shultz talked about his book, Issues on My Mind: Strategies for the Future, in which he discusses such topics as nuclear weapons, the economy, energy development, and the war on…

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    Book Discussion on Bargaining with Baseball

    William B. Gould IV talked about his book, Bargaining with Baseball: Labor Relations in an Age of Prosperous Turmoil, in which he talks about the history of player-owner relations in…

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    Book Discussion on Taking on Iran

    Abraham Sofaer talked about his book, Taking on Iran, in which he argues that the U.S. should stand up to Iran by directly confronting the country’s Revolutionary Guard Corps and its…

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    Book Discussion on Beauty Bias

    Stanford University professor Deborah Rhode talked about her book, The Beauty Bias: The Injustice of Appearance in Life and Law, in which explores the forces that have contributed to…

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    Book Discussion on In Excellent Health

    Dr. Scott Atlas talked about his book, In Excellent Health: Setting the Record Straight on America’s Health Care, in which he argues that the U.S. healthcare system is much…

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