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    Panel Discussion on Presidents Eisenhower and Obama

    Daniel Klaidman, author of Kill or Capture: The War on Terror and the Soul of the Obama Presidency and Evan Thomas, author of Ike’s Bluff: President Eisenhower’s Secret Battle…

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    45th Anniversary of President Eisenhower's Death

    Washington, DC Saturday, March 22, 2014 On Saturday, March 22, C-SPAN Radio notes the 45th anniversary of the death of General and President Dwight Eisenhower on March 28, 1969, with…

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    Book Discussion on The Brothers

    Stephen Kinzer talked about his book The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and Their Secret World War, a dual-biography of brothers John Foster Dulles, former secretary of state,…

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    Eisenhower and Domestic Policy

    Panelists talked about President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s domestic policies and priorities, including civil rights and the National Highway Act. Eisenhower’s grandson David,…

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    First Lady Mamie Eisenhower

    Marilyn Holt and Edith Mayo talked about the life and influence of first lady Mamie Eisenhower and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the…

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    Life Portrait of Dwight D. Eisenhower

    In the thirty-third in a series on American presidents, scholars discussed the life and career of Dwight D. Eisenhower. Among the issues they addressed were his childhood, his military…

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    Book Discussion on Ike's Bluff

    Evan Thomas talked about his book, Ike’s Bluff: President Eisenhower’s Secret Battle to Save the World, in which he examines President Dwight Eisenhower’s White House…

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    Eisenhower and Foreign Policy

    Panelists talked about President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s Middle East policies and the Eisenhower Doctrine.  The panel was part of a conference titled, “Ike Reconsidered:…

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    John Eisenhower Interview

    John Eisenhower, retired U.S. Army Brigadier General and son of President Dwight D. Eisenhower, talked about his father’s role as Supreme Allied Commander Europe. He also spoke…

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    Eisenhower and Civil Rights

    Panelists talked about President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s views and actions in regarding civil rights, including the desegregation of the armed forces, appointments of pro civil rights…

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    Eisenhower's Presidential Leadership

    Panelists talked about former President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s leadership, including his policies, political beliefs, speeches, style, and legacy. This panel was part of a conference…

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    Ray Cline Interview

    Ray Cline, former chief Soviet analyst for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), detailed the growth of the Central Intelligence Agency under President Eisenhower, and described President…

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    Herbert Brownell Interview

    Herbert Brownell, former U.S. attorney general and senior campaign strategist for President Dwight D. Eisenhower, talked about his relationship with President Eisenhower, the 1952…

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    James Reston Interview

    James Reston, the New York Times Washington bureau chief during Dwight D. Eisenhower’s presidency, spoke about President Eisenhower’s foreign policy strategies, the…

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    Andrew Goodpaster Interview

    General Andrew Goodpaster, former staff secretary and defense liaison officer to President Dwight D. Eisenhower, talked about the former president’s views of the military industrial…

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    Book Discussion on Eisenhower's Fine Group of Fellows

    Valerie Adams talked about her book Eisenhower’s Fine Group of Fellows. She writes about President Eisenhower’s use of civilians in helping craft foreign and domestic…

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    Bernard Schriever Interview

    Retired General Bernard Schriever, who directed the U.S. Air Force’s development of the Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM), spoke about technological advances made during the…

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    Book Discussion on Ike and Dick

    Jeffrey Frank talked about his book, Ike and Dick: Portrait of a Strange Political Marriage, in which he recounts the personal and working relationship between President Dwight Eisenhower…

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    John Connally Interview

    John Connally, who served as a long-time adviser to Lyndon B. Johnson, spoke with independent producer George Colburn about the relations between President Eisenhower and Senate Majority…

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    Walter Cronkite Interview

    Walter Cronkite spoke with independent producer George Colburn about President Dwight Eisenhower’s military and political career. Mr. Cronkite knew President Eisenhower in…

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