Herbert Hoover’s Crusade Against Collectivism

By |2020-12-01T14:08:33-06:00January 21st, 2014|Categories: Books, George Nash, History, New Deal|Tags: |

Herbert Hoover perceived in the New Deal of Franklin Roosevelt not a moderate and pragmatic response to economic distress but something more sinister: a revolutionary transformation in America’s political economy and constitutional order. Having espied the unpalatable fu­ture, Hoover could not bring himself to acquiesce. This excerpt is adapted from The Crusade Years, 1933–1955: Herbert [...]

Freedom Betrayed, Again and Again

By |2014-01-09T20:02:08-06:00December 18th, 2011|Categories: Books, George Nash, John Willson, Politics|Tags: |

Most of the readers of this site know by now that one of the truly great historians of my generation (people born 1933-46, the “no-name” generation), George H. Nash, has recently published Freedom Betrayed: Herbert Hoover’s Secret History of the Second World War and Its Aftermath (Stanford: Hoover Institution Press, 2011). Every conservative has [...]

Freedom Betrayed: Herbert Hoover’s Secret History of the Second World War and Its Aftermath

By |2014-02-03T11:46:25-06:00November 20th, 2011|Categories: Books, Foreign Affairs, George Nash|Tags: |

Excerpt from: Freedom Betrayed: Herbert Hoover’s Secret History of the Second World War and Its Aftermath, Edited with an Introduction by George H. Nash (Hoover Institution Press, 2011) The Blunders of Statesmen (From the Editor’s Introduction) In November 1951, a public relations executive named John W. Hill met Herbert Hoover at a dinner in New York City. It [...]

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