This documentary covers the history of the Hoover Institution, its relationship with Stanford University, as well as past
and current debates concerning the Institution's role on campus. Produced by documentary filmmaker Ian Slattery.
The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace is a public policy think tank and library founded in 1919 by then future
U.S. president, Herbert Hoover, an early alumnus of Stanford. The Hoover Institution is a unit of Stanford University, and
is located on the campus. The Institution houses a large archive related to President Hoover, World War I, and World War II.
Its mission statement outlines its basic tenets: representative government, private enterprise, peace, personal freedom, and
the safeguards of the American system.