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Aug 17 2017 | Out West student blog
“I've gotten into a habit of stopping at bookstores on my daily walk home,” writes the summer intern Juliana Chang, “and looking around to see what books I can find with the small acorn dotted Heyday logo on the back cover.”

Aug 15 2017 | Out West student blog
Aug 14 2017 | Out West student blog
Aug 11 2017 | Out West student blog

World War II and the West it Wrought

A two-day scholarly conference at Stanford University explored World War II’s transformative impact on the American West.

The conference was held at Stanford on May 4 and 5, with a keynote address by Timothy Egan on the evening of May 3.

Watch the keynote video » 

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