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    Eisenhower Announces Visit by Khrushchev

    President Dwight D. Eisenhower announced and exchange of visits with Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev in an attempt to improve understanding and relations between the two…

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    Bay of Pigs Invasion Newsreel

    Historic Universal Studios newsreel segments were shown of the aftermath of a failed 1961 invasion of Cuba by exiles who had attempted to overthrow Cuban leader Fidel Castro. The…

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    Eisenhower Farewell Address

    President Eisenhower spoke to the nation in a farewell address. The address, sometimes referred to as the "Military-Industrial Complex Speech", is considered by some to be one of the…

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    Dwight D. Eisenhower Biographical Vignette

    Scenes were shown of the life and accomplishments of Dwight D. Eisenhower.

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    Eisenhower Address at the United Nations

    Geoffrey Perret talked about his book Commander In Chief: How Truman, Johnson, and Bush Turned a Presidential Power Into a Threat to America’s Future, published by Farrar, Straus and…

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    President Eisenhower 1957 Inauguration

    Newsreel coverage of the second inauguration of President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1957 was shown courtesy of the Eisenhower Presidential Library. The video, produced by the Senate Recording…

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    Eisenhower News Conference

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    Eisenhower Press Conference

    President Eisenhower talked to reporters during a news conference on March 30, 1955. He focused on foreign policy, the U.S. Economy, and defense spending. After his prepared remarks he…

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    Eisenhower United Community Campaigns Address

    President Eisenhower urged Americans to support the United Community Campaign to provide assistance for disabled and under privileged Americans

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    Eisenhower's Eleven-Nation Tour

    Scenes were shown of President Eisenhower’s visit to Italy, Turkey, Pakistan, Afghanistan, India, Iran, Greece, Tunisia, France, Germany, and Morocco.

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    White House Turkey Newsreel

    Newsreel was shown of President Eisenhower accepting the annual Thanksgiving turkey at the White House.

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    Eisenhower Address to United Nations

    President Eisenhower spoke about the destructive nature of the atomic bomb and urged for the peaceful use of atomic energy.

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    Eisenhower Vacation Newsreel

    Scenes were shown of President Eisenhower on a fishing trip in Oregon.

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    Korea Newsreel

    Newsreel footage was shown of the signing of the peace agreement which ended the Korean War.

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    Oval Office Historical Perspective

    The Oval Office was discussed from an historical perspective. Several clips were shown to depict the changes that the Oval Office has gone through. The Oval Office was first…

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    President Eisenhower News Conference

    Newsreel footage of President Eisenhower meeting with the press corps.

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    Eisenhower and Nixon 1956 Acceptance Speeches

    President Eisenhower and Vice President Nixon accepted their nominations to be the 1956 Republican candidates for president and vice president. Between the speeches, first lady Mamie…

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    Presidential Campaign Commercials 1952 and 1956

    Three Eisenhower (R) and three Stevenson (D) television commercials are shown from the 1952 and the 1956 presidential campaigns.

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    State Of The Union Address

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    Eisenhower Cabinet Meeting

    The President met with his cabinet in the the first and only broadcast of a cabinet meeting. The topic the cabinet discussed was western Europe.

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