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Eisenhower's administrations, 1953-1961

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  • Kennedy v. Nixonby Edmund F Kallina

    UPF 2006; US$ 69.95

    Based upon research conducted at four presidential libraries--those of Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon--Kallina is able to make observations and share insights unavailable in the immediate aftermath of one of the closest races in American presidential history more...

  • Eisenhowerby Jim Newton

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.95

    ?Newton's contribution is as cogent an inventory of Eisenhower's White House years as I've ever read. He blends masterful writing with historic detail and provides the value-added of Ike as the man and the leader.? ?Chuck Hagel, Distinguished Professor, Georgetown University; U.S. Senator (1997 ? 2009) Newly discovered and declassified documents... more...

  • A New World to be Won: John Kennedy, Richard Nixon, and the Tumultuous Year of 1960by G. Scott Thomas

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 64.00

    In 1960, attitudes were changing; barriers were falling. It was a transitional year, during which the world as we know it today was beginning to take shape. While other books have focused on the presidential contest between Kennedy and Nixon, A New World to Be Won: John Kennedy, Richard Nixon, and the Tumultuous Year of 1960 illuminates the emerging... more...

  • The Sputnik Challengeby Robert A. Divine

    Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 48.99 US$ 42.13

    On October 4, 1957, the Soviet Union launched a 184-pound metal ball called Sputnik into orbit around the Earth, and America plummeted into a panic. Nuclear weapon designer Edward Teller claimed that the United States had lost "a battle more important and greater than Pearl Harbor," and magazine articles appeared with such headlines as "Are We Americans... more...

  • The Gumshoe and the Shrinkby David L Robb

    Santa Monica Press 2012; US$ 19.99

    The Gumshoe and the Shrink is a tale of political intriguea detective story and medical mystery set against the backdrop of the closest and most storied presidential election in American history. It?s the never-before-told account of how the craziest private detective in the country uncovered Richard Nixon?s most closely guarded secretthat he was... more...

  • Eisenhowerby Pam Parry; Mary Jean Eisenhower

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 39.99

    Dwight D. Eisenhower is this nation?s most transformative public relations president, not because he was the best practitioner to occupy the Oval Office but because he embraced public relations as vital to American democracy. Understanding his belief in public relations is crucial to further understanding the man, the general, and the president.... more...

  • Eisenhower and the Art of Warfareby D. J. Haycock

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2004; US$ 39.95

    On August 14, 1942, Chief of Staff George C. Marshall appointed General Dwight D. Eisenhower Commander of the European theater of operations for North Africa. Eisenhower had no prior training or experience in warfare and no experience commanding an army. Frequently, he was subjected to unjustifiable interference from Marshall (who was 3,000 miles away... more...

  • General Ikeby John Eisenhower

    Free Press 2003; US$ 17.00

    John S.D. Eisenhower modestly explains General Ike as ?a son's view of a great military leader?highly intelligent, strong, forceful, kind, yet as human as the rest of us.? It is that, and more: a portrait of the greatest Allied military leader of the Second World War, by the man who knew Ike best. General Ike is a book that John Eisenhower always... more...

  • The Macmillan-Eisenhower Correspondence, 1957-69by Professor E. Bruce Geelhoed; Professor Anthony O. Edmonds

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 180.00

    The Macmillan-Eisenhower Correspondence provides, for the first time, an edition of the messages exchanged between Harold Macmillan and Dwight D. Eisenhower during their tenures as national leaders in the late 1950s. The collection consists of more than 400 letters, cables and transcripts of telephone conversations. This extensive correspondence... more...

  • Waging Peaceby Robert R. Bowie; Richard H. Immerman

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 77.99 US$ 67.07

    Waging Peace offers the first fully comprehensive study of Eisenhower's "New Look" program of national security, which provided the groundwork for the next three decades of America's Cold War strategy. Though the Cold War itself and the idea of containment originated under Truman, it was left to Eisenhower to develop the first coherent and sustainable... more...