Susan Eisenhower on Portrait of Mamie Eisenhower

Susan Eisenhower, the granddaughter of President Dwight D. Eisenhower, talked about his painting hobby and a portrait he painted of her… read more

Susan Eisenhower, the granddaughter of President Dwight D. Eisenhower, talked about his painting hobby and a portrait he painted of her grandmother, Mamie Eisenhower. General Eisenhower painted the portrait of his wife in 1952, based on a 1941 photograph, in oil on artist’s board. General Eisenhower painted it while he was posted at NATO Headquarters outside Paris and under pressure to run for president. Ms. Eisenhower also responded to questions from members of the audience.

This talk was the second of a series at the National Portrait Gallery, “Face-to-Face Portrait Talks,” in which a speaker talks about one portrait. close

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Susan Eisenhower on Portrait of Mamie Eisenhower

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Program ID:
300878-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 21, 2011
Last Aired:
Sep 17, 2012

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  • Aug 21, 2011 | 8:31am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 21, 2011 | 7:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 21, 2011 | 10:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 27, 2011 | 3:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 28, 2011 | 2:31am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 15, 2012 | 11:28am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 17, 2012 | 7:23am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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