1,609Sep 28, 2007
Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library
The fourth in a series on presidential libraries focused on Dwight D. Eisenhower’s life and career were discussed through rarely seen film and sound recordings, as well as letters, documents ...
1,503May 8, 2010
Defense Secretary Robert Gates Remarks
Secretary Gates spoke at an event celebrating the 65th anniversary of the allied victory in Europe. In his remarks he called for sustained spending on military programs and talked about the ...
1,227Nov 3, 2011
Book Discussion on Eisenhower: The White House Years
Jim Newton recounts the tenure of President Dwight Eisenhower (1953-1961). The author refutes the commonly held criticism that President Eisenhower was complacent by citing his transformation of an ...
665Dec 13, 2010
General Eisenhower and the Documentation of the Holocaust
Professor Harry Reicher talked about an episode which occurred in the immediate aftermath of the Holocaust. While liberating concentration camps and witnessing sights that “beggar ...
612Nov 11, 2011
General Patton's Photographs
Kevin Hymel showed photographs taken by General George S. Patton, Jr. during World War II which he first presented in this book Patton’s Photographs: The War As He Saw It. ...
426Sep 24, 2011
President Eisenhower - Civil Rights Legacy
Panelists considered the civil rights legacy of President Eisenhower. The first civil rights legislation since Reconstruction was enacted while President Dwight D. Eisenhower was in the White ...
390Nov 1, 1952
Eisenhower Campaign Commercial
The Eisenhower 1952 presidential campaign commercial “I Like Ike” was shown.
386Mar 30, 1955
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 answered ...
368Dec 2, 2010
Book Discussion on Continental Defense in the Eisenhower Era
Christopher Bright talked about his book Continental Defense in the Eisenhower Era: Nuclear Antiaircraft Arms and the Cold War (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010). He researched the book at the ...
285Jun 6, 2009
World War II Remembered Veterans Panel
A panel discussion was held by veterans of World War II. Tim Rives opened the program by reading a letter in honor of the event from General John S.D. Eisenhower, a World War II veteran and son ...
252Dec 23, 1959
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.
143Feb 17, 1995
The Real Mamie Dowd Eisenhower
Participants discussed their impressions of President Eisenhower’s wife, Mamie. They talked about her early life as part of a wealthy family and later as the wife of a career officer in ...
120Oct 12, 2012
Book Discussion on Soldiers First: Duty, Honor, Country, and Football at West Point
Joe Drape talked about his book Soldiers First: Duty, Honor, Country and Football at West Point at the annual Eisenhower Legacy Dinner. He talked about how cadets at the U.S. Military ...
102Apr 1, 1996
Eisenhower, the U.S. and Soviet Summits
Georgeii Arbatov spoke about President Eisenhower’s relationship with Russian President Josef Stalin and his successor Nikita Kruschev. Eisenhower and Kruschev met in two U.S.-Soviet ...
96Feb 16, 1995
General Eisenhower in World War II
As part of a series of forums on the education, military career and presidency of Dwight Eisenhower, Eisenhower Library archivists described various aspects of then-General Eisenhower’s role ...
93Aug 28, 2009
John Burns on War Reporting
John Burns talked about journalists as witnesses to history, General Eisenhower, and the challenges America faces in a time of war and the resolve necessary. He discussed the situation in Iraq ...
88Mar 29, 1995
U.S.-Soviet Relations Under Eisenhower
Professor Khrushchev talked about relations between the U.S. and the Soviet Union during the 1950s. He detailed the history of relations during the Eisenhower presidency and the early years of the ...
62Feb 16, 1995
Eisenhower: The 50s Presidency
In a session entitled, “Who Said Nothing Ever Happened in the 1950s?,” the panelists talked about Senator McCarthy and the anti-communist hearings, the Cold War, the Korean War, ...
61Oct 26, 2000
Book Discussion on Eisenhower Decides to Run
William Pickett talked about the decisions that Dwight Eisenhower made before running for president. Mr. Pickett argues that Dwight Eisenhower was not a reluctant candidate as he has been ...
56Feb 16, 1995
Eisenhower in Review: Early Years
Mack Teasly and Dan Holt participated in the first of a series of forums looking back at President Eisenhower’s educaton, military career and years in the White House. They talked about ...
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