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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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    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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    Eisenhower 1956 Election Eve Program

    A program produced for the 1956 re-election campaign of President Dwight Eisenhower. Aired on the eve of the general election, it includes Eisenhower rallies from around the country and…

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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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    The President and the Apprentice

    Irwin Gellman talked about his book The President and the Apprentice: Eisenhower and Nixon. 1952-1961, in which he recalls the relationship between President Dwight Eisenhower and his Vice…

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    1952 Presidential Election

    John Robert Greene talked about the 1952 presidential election between Dwight D. Eisenhower and Adlai Stevenson, as well as the introduction and impact of television political ads.

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    Dwight Eisenhower 1952 Acceptance Speech

    General Eisenhower accepted the 1952 Republican Presidential Nomination.

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    Dwight D. Eisenhower and Ronald Reagan

    Gene Kopelson talked about Dwight D. Eisenhower’s behind-the-scenes mentoring of Ronald Reagan, and the pivotal role the former president played in Reagan’s political evolution in the 1960s. Mr.…

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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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    Dwight D. Eisenhower Campaign Announcement

    General Dwight D. Eisenhower (Retired) kicked off his presidential campaign from his hometown of Abilene, Kansas. At the start of 1952, General Eisenhower was still in the military, serving as NATO Supreme Allied…

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    Dwight D. Eisenhower and the Cold War

    Jeremy Black talked about the role of President Dwight D. Eisenhower during the Cold War. He argued that the origins of the Cold War date back to World War I and challenged some general…

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    Eisenhower and the Frontier

    Timothy Rives talked about President Eisenhower’s belief that social welfare programs could fill the void created by the closing of the American frontier, which limited opportunities for…

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    President Eisenhower's Grandchildren

    President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s grandchildren gathered for a family discussion at Gettysburg College about his military and political career as well as his legacy and relevance for 21st century Americans.…

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    Eisenhower and the Space Race

    Professor Yanek Mieczkowski talked about President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s space policies and priorities. He spoke about President Eisenhower’s efforts to establish a link between the…

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    Military Career of Dwight D. Eisenhower

    Dwight Eisenhower served a long military career before being elected the nation’s 34th president in 1952. “The Dwight D. Eisenhower Story” was a 1958 episode of The Big Picture series produced by…

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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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    Eisenhower and Public Relations

    Pam Parry, author of Eisenhower: The Public Relations President, talked about how President Dwight Eisenhower transformed the relationship between the president and public relations. She…

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    Breaking Free

    Ms. Eisenhower discussed her book, Breaking Free: A Memoir of Love and Revolution, published by Farrar, Straus, Giroux. The book is the story of her love affair and eventual marriage to a member…

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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 to Save the World, talked…

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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 complex,…

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