Tag Archives: Dwight D. Eisenhower

Ike ’52: The Best known Candidate of All

Dwight David Eisenhower was past 60 when he ran for President in 1952. Ike: Boy to Man There is virtually nothing in the early years of Dwight David Eisenhower (1890-1969) that would point to the glories of his maturity. He … Continue reading

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Moving Mamie Eisenhower

   Mamie Doud was only nineteen when she married recent West Point graduate Lt. Dwight Eisenhower. Young Army Bride Mamie’s parents, John and Elivera Doud were not happy about their daughter’s marriage.  They adored Dwight David Eisenhower, and would consider … Continue reading

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The President and the Apprentice: A Book Review

The President and the Apprentice by Irvin F. Gellman is a massive and masterful book. It runs nearly 600 pages, not counting another 200 small print notes and citations. A remarkable effort. One could write pages of comments of course … Continue reading

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Seasons Greetings from the Eisenhowers

No United States President took more personal interest in the annual White House Christmas cards than the Great General Ike himself. Dwight Eisenhower: The President-Artist  Dwight Eisenhower (1890-1969) was a man of many hobbies – poker, bridge, fishing, golf – … Continue reading

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