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    Dwight Eisenhower 1952 Acceptance Speech

    General Eisenhower accepted the 1952 Republican Presidential Nomination.

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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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    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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    General Eisenhower's D-Day Message

    General Dwight Eisenhower, supreme commander of the Allied Expeditionary Forces, delivered a message of encouragement to the soldiers, sailors, and airmen of the Allied Expeditionary Force…

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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 portions of…

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    President Eisenhower 1953 Inaugural Address

    C-SPAN showed highlights of President Eisenhower’s first inaugural courtesy of the Eisenhower Presidential Library.

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    President Eisenhower 1957 Inauguration

    Newsreel coverage of the second inauguration of President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1957 was shown courtesy of the Eisenhower Presidential Library. The video, produced by the Senate Recording…

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    Eisenhower Campaign Election Eve Program

    On November 3, 1952 the Republican National Committee presented a television broadcast in support of Dwight Eisenhower’s 1952 presidential campaign. The national television broadcast on the…

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    Eisenhower Announces Visit by Khrushchev

    President Dwight D. Eisenhower announced and exchange of visits with Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev in an attempt to improve understanding and relations between the two countries. “New…

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    Bay of Pigs Invasion Newsreel

    Historic Universal Studios newsreel segments were shown of the aftermath of a failed 1961 invasion of Cuba by exiles who had attempted to overthrow Cuban leader Fidel Castro. The incident was…

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    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 Biographical Vignette

    Scenes were shown of the life and accomplishments of Dwight D. Eisenhower.

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    Eisenhower Address at the United Nations

    Geoffrey Perret talked about his book Commander In Chief: How Truman, Johnson, and Bush Turned a Presidential Power Into a Threat to America’s Future, published by Farrar, Straus and…

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    Eisenhower Press Conference

    President Eisenhower talked to reporters during a news conference on March 30, 1955. He focused on foreign policy, the U.S. Economy, and defense spending. After his prepared remarks he…

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    Eisenhower's Eleven-Nation Tour

    Scenes were shown of President Eisenhower’s visit to Italy, Turkey, Pakistan, Afghanistan, India, Iran, Greece, Tunisia, France, Germany, and Morocco.

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    Oval Office Historical Perspective

    The Oval Office was discussed from an historical perspective. Several clips were shown to depict the changes that the Oval Office has gone through. The Oval Office was first designed at the turn…

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    Presidential Campaign Commercials 1952

    Historic commercials were shown from the 1952 Dwight Eisenhower and Adlai Stevenson campaigns.

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    White House Turkey Newsreel

    Newsreel was shown of President Eisenhower accepting the annual Thanksgiving turkey at the White House.

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    1952 Presidential Campaign Newsreel

    Scenes were shown of 1952 Republican presidential candidate General Eisenhower and his running mate Senator Richard Nixon. Portions of a campaign speech by the Democratic presidential…

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