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Dwight David Eisenhower, 1890 - 1969

 

Dwight D. Eisenhower 1890-1969

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Dwight D. Eisenhower, Ike, was the 34th president of the United States, from 1953 until 1961.

 

The Family of Dwight D. Eisenhower

In 1916, Ike married Mamie Geneva Doud.

DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER AND MAMIE GENEVA DOUD - WEDDING PORTRAIT 1916
DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER AND MAMIE GENEVA DOUD
WEDDING PORTRAIT 1916



In 1968, Ike's grandson, Dwight David Eisenhower II, married
Richard M. Nixon's daughter, Julie. Just in case you were wondering.

 

The Life of Dwight D. Eisenhower

During World War II, Dwight Eisenhower served as supreme commander of the Allied forces in Europe. (WHO WERE THE ALLIED FORCES?)

The Soviet Union acknowledged Eisenhower's military leadership by awarding him on February 19, 1944, with the medal of the Order of Suvorov, First Class.

In 1953, Eisenhower appointed Earl Warren Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

 

Dwight D. Eisenhower's Speeches

On April 16, 1953, Eisenhower spoke before the American Society of Newspaper Editors in Washington D.C. and delivered his The Chance for Peace Speech, which was also nationwide broadcast.


On December 8, 1953, Eisenhower gave his
Atoms for Peace speech before the United Nations. This speech addressed the growing fear of the newly developed hydrogen bomb and its possible use.


On January 17, 1961, Eisenhower delivered his
Farewell Address to the Nation. In it, Eisenhower drew attention to the growing "military-industrial complex."

 

World War II: Dwight D. Eisenhower Making a Point
World War II: Dwight D. Eisenhower Making a Point
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