Eisenhower: A Soldier's Life

Mr. D’Este discussed his biography Eisenhower: A Soldier’s Life, published by Henry Holt and Company. The book tells the story of the former U.S.… read more

Mr. D’Este discussed his biography Eisenhower: A Soldier’s Life, published by Henry Holt and Company. The book tells the story of the former U.S. President’s childhood in rural Kansas, his education at West Point, his career in the military through World War II, and his encounters with such figures as F.D.R, George Patton, Douglas MacArthur, George Marshall, Winston Churchill, Charles De Gaulle, and Joseph Stalin. Mr. D’Este talks about Eisenhower’s extraordinary command of history, his days as a prankster at West Point, his love-hate relationship with General MacArthur, and his behavior towards the Germans as they signed their unconditional surrender agreement on May 7th, 1945. He answered questions following his remarks. close

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Program ID:
170564-1
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Format:
Speech
Location:
Mashpee, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Jun 29, 2002 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Apr 10, 2006 | 6:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Jun 29, 2002 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 30, 2002 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 18, 2002 | 3:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 22, 2002 | 7:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 29, 2002 | 4:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 15, 2003 | 6:03pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 29, 2006 | 6:10am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 01, 2006 | 6:10am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 02, 2006 | 6:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 10, 2006 | 6:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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