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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    President Eisenhower and Infrastructure

    The U.S. Capitol Historical Society hosted a discussion about President Eisenhower’s work to build up the nation’s infrastructure in the post-World War II years with an interstate highway…

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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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    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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    The Life of President Eisenhower

    This short biography concentrates primarily on Dwight Eisenhower’s activities after World War II, and concludes with a portion of his first State of the Union address. The fledgling U.S.…

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    Dwight D. Eisenhower as a Leader

    Louis Galambos, editor of The Papers of Dwight David Eisenhower, talked about the evolution of Ike’s leadership style from a West Point cadet to president of the United States. The Kansas…

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    Senator Pat Roberts on the Opening of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial

    Senator Pat Roberts talked about the opening of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial in Washington, D.C., later that day.

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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 perception of Mamie Eisenhower as an icon of…

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