Submitted by aridzona@stanfo... on Thu, 08/09/2012 - 15:59.
On August 10, 1945, a day after the bombing of Nagasaki, Japan accepted the Potsdam Conference terms of unconditional surrender, as President Truman ordered a halt to atomic bombing. The Hoover Institution's current exhibit, The Battle for Hearts and Minds: World War II Propaganda, includes many posters from the archives’ rich and extensive collection of more than 100,000 posters. The exhibit is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and is free of charge. Parking on campus is free on Saturdays.
Submitted by jrjacobs@stanfo... on Thu, 02/23/2012 - 10:35.
Question: What are some good resources for researching the pros and cons of a debate topic?
There are several solid resources that can help you find both sides of an issue. The following guides provide background data and references for more information used in debating many topics:
Submitted by firstname.lastname@example.org on Mon, 01/09/2012 - 12:14.
From the Stanford Events site:
The event will take place on Wednesday, January 11, at 7:30 pm in Cubberley Auditorium, School of Education.
Commemorating 70 Years Since Executive Order 9066: 1942-2012: A Discussion on the Japanese American Experience of World WarSubmitted by email@example.com on Mon, 11/14/2011 - 13:41.
2012 marks the 70th anniversary of a momentous event in American history: the signing of Executive Order 9066, which resulted in the forcible removal of more than 110,000 people of Japanese descent to concentration camps. Approximately two-thirds of them were U.S. citizens. By way of commemoration, a distinguished group of panelists will discuss what the Japanese American experience of World War II has meant to them, how it has affected their work as historians and artists, and the strategies they have developed for integrating the Japanese American past with the American present and future as a whole.
Thursday, November 17, 2011, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.*
Registration begins at 6 p.m. The first 50 registrants will receive complimentary copies of Donald Hata's Japanese Americans and World War II, From Our Side of the Fence featuring writings and art by Ruth Okimoto, and either Steven Okazaki's All We Could Carry or gayle yamada's Uncommon Courage.