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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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    Book Discussion on 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…

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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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    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…

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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…

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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…

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    45th Anniversary of President Eisenhower's Death

    Washington, DC Saturday, March 22, 2014 On Saturday, March 22, C-SPAN Radio notes the 45th anniversary of the death of General and President Dwight Eisenhower on March 28, 1969, with…

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    Book Discussion on The Brothers

    Stephen Kinzer talked about his book The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and Their Secret World War, a dual-biography of brothers John Foster Dulles, former secretary of state,…

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    Eisenhower and Domestic Policy

    Panelists talked about President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s domestic policies and priorities, including civil rights and the National Highway Act. Eisenhower’s grandson David,…

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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…

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    Life Portrait of Dwight D. Eisenhower

    In the thirty-third in a series on American presidents, scholars discussed the life and career of Dwight D. Eisenhower. Among the issues they addressed were his childhood, his military…

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    Book Discussion on Ike's Bluff

    Evan Thomas talked about his book, Ike’s Bluff: President Eisenhower’s Secret Battle to Save the World, in which he examines President Dwight Eisenhower’s White House…

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    Eisenhower and Foreign Policy

    Panelists talked about President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s Middle East policies and the Eisenhower Doctrine.  The panel was part of a conference titled, “Ike Reconsidered:…

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    John Eisenhower Interview

    John Eisenhower, retired U.S. Army Brigadier General and son of President Dwight D. Eisenhower, talked about his father’s role as Supreme Allied Commander Europe. He also spoke…

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    Gerald R. Ford Interview

    President Gerald Ford talked about President Dwight D. Eisenhower, including the 1952 election and the Republican Party’s domestic agenda, McCarthyism, civil rights, and President…

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    Eisenhower and Civil Rights

    Panelists talked about President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s views and actions in regarding civil rights, including the desegregation of the armed forces, appointments of pro civil rights…

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