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    President Eisenhower and NASA's Creation

    Jim Remar, of the Cosmosphere Center and Space Museum, recounted NASA’s creation during the 1950s, the Eisenhower administration’s role, and the early days of the space race. The Eisenhower…

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    Dwight Eisenhower's World War II Leadership

    David Eisenhower, grandson of President Eisenhower, talked about his grandfather’s leadership during World War II as a general in the Army. He talked with Brian Hauenstein, grandson of Colonel…

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    FDR and Ike Relationship

    President Franklin Roosevelt elevated Dwight Eisenhower to lead the D-Day invasion, and the victorious World War II general later succeeded him in the Oval Office. The directors of the…

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    Heartland Presidents - Harry Truman and Dwight Eisenhower

    Harry S. Truman and Dwight D. Eisenhower grew up within 180 miles of each other in America’s heartland. But these two-term presidents and one-time allies diverged politically during the…

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    Dwight D. Eisenhower - "Champion of Peace"

    Dwight D. Eisenhower engaged in diplomatic and peacemaking efforts throughout his military career and presidency. This was the focus of a program featuring curatorial team members Troy…

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    Dwight D. Eisenhower and the Holocaust

    General Dwight D. Eisenhower ordered that the horrors of the Holocaust be documented as World War II came to an end, determined that the evidence be preserved for future generations. It was a…

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    From the Heart of America

    Using excerpts from President Richard Nixon’s eulogy, this film documents the funeral services of former President Dwight D. Eisenhower. He died on March 28, 1969. The film includes scenes of the…

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    Mister American

    This biographical film was produced by Dwight D. Eisenhower’s 1952 presidential campaign and features his accomplishments during World War II and his role in the formation of NATO. This…

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    Famous Generals - Eisenhower

    This U.S. Army “Big Picture” episode traces the military career of Gen. Dwight Eisenhower, from West Point to World War I, to his role as Supreme Allied Commander in World War II, and finally his efforts in organizing…

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    The Eisenhower Years

    This National Council for the Social Studies film covers significant events during the eight years of the Dwight D. Eisenhower administration. Designed for use in the classroom, the…

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    Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum

    Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum director Dawn Hammatt gave a virtual tour of the facility in Abilene, Kansas. The museum showcases the legacy of the nation’s 34th…

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    Eisenhower's Treasury and Defense Secretaries

    James Worthen talked about President Eisenhower’s treasury and defense secretaries, and how their personalities and styles influenced administration policies. Both men -- one with no government…

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    Dwight D. Eisenhower 1953 Presidential Inauguration

    Dwight D. Eisenhower, a Republican and the former Supreme Allied Commander in Europe during World War II, was sworn in as the 34th president of the United States on January 20, 1953. This…

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    President Eisenhower 1957 Inauguration

    Newsreel coverage of the second inauguration of President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1957 . The video features highlights of President Eisenhower’s second inauguration.

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    President Dwight Eisenhower Farewell Address

    President Dwight 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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    How Ike Led

    Susan Eisenhower examined her grandfather Dwight Eisenhower’s leadership style and the important decisions he made during his presidency. This was a virtual event hosted by the Commonwealth…

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    Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial

    American History TV toured the new Frank Gehry designed park and memorial to the 34th president, Dwight David Eisenhower, which occupies a four-acre location near the U.S. Capitol and the…

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    Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Dedication

    The Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial was dedicated to the nation’s 34th president, whose World War II leadership and two-term presidency are remembered at a site just off the National Mall and…

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    Dwight Eisenhower 1952 Acceptance Speech

    General Eisenhower accepted the 1952 Republican Presidential Nomination.

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    Dwight D. Eisenhower's Life and Legacy

    University of Virginia Professor William Hitchcock talked about his book, The Age of Eisenhower: America and the World in the 1950s. Later, Mr. Hitchcock spoke with former ABC News White House…

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