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Eisenhower's administrations, 1953-1961

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  • 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$ 37.99

    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...

  • Going Home To Gloryby David Eisenhower; Julie Nixon Eisenhower

    Simon & Schuster 2010; US$ 5.99

    When President Dwight Eisenhower left Washington, D.C., at the end of his second term, he retired to a farm in historic Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, that he had bought a decade earlier. Living on the farm with the former president and his wife, Mamie, were his son, daughter-in-law, and four grandchildren, the oldest of whom, David, was just entering his... more...

  • Don't Ask What I Shotby Catherine M. Lewis

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 29.00

    “Golf . . . is a sport in which the whole American family can participate--fathers and mothers, sons and daughters alike. It offers healthy respite from daily toil, refreshment of body and mind.” --President Dwight D. Eisenhower On January 24, 1953, four days after his inauguration, the New York Times reported that President Dwight D. Eisenhower... more...

  • The Sputnik Challengeby Robert A. Divine

    Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 48.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 174.99

    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...

  • Eisenhower 1956by David A. Nichols

    Simon & Schuster 2011; US$ 18.00

    A gripping tale of international intrigue and betray-al, Eisenhower 1956 is the white-knuckle story of how President Dwight D. Eisenhower guided the United States through the Suez Canal crisis of 1956. The crisis climaxed in a tumultuous nine-day period fraught with peril just prior to the 1956 presidential election, with Great Britain, France, and... more...

  • The Religious Factor in the 1960 Presidential Electionby Albert J. Menendez

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 45.00

    The candidacy of John F. Kennedy provoked widespread discussion of issues relating to church and state and to the role of Catholics in American politics. This text is the inside story of that dramatic campaign and is the first scholarly examination based on actual voting returns. It includes a detailed analysis of the vote in every state, revealing... more...