1953: Dwight Eisenhower is President and he sits for his official portrait
Dwight Eisenhower & Ronald Reagan. The 2 best Republicans to occupy the White House during my lifetime to date.
Dwight D. Eisenhower, official photo portrait, 34th US President January 20, 1953 – January 20, 1961. He was president when I was born in 1958.
"Today in history, December 20, 1944, Dwight D. Eisenhower Received his 5th General Star."
Harry Truman - Working with Dwight Eisenhower
Ike in 56 Elephant Political Pin Button Dwight Eisenhower 1956 Pres. Election
Dwight Eisenhower’s parents on their wedding day in 1888. | It is said that Dwight D. Eisenhower's mother, Ida Elizabeth Stover Eisenhower was a woman of color. Eisenhower's maternal grandfather carried the surname of Link, there being only two Links families in the Virginia town they originated in ~ a black one and a white one. Many years ago, a black researcher discovered that Ida’s mother was from the black Links, a fact washed away in time.
Pat explores the parallels between Dwight Eisenhower and Barack Obama. http://thecoolship.com/?p=4434
Dwight Eisenhower Folk Art, Political Art, Wall Piece, 1970s, one-of-a-kind
On Jan. 17, 1961, President Dwight Eisenhower gave the nation a dire warning about what he described as a threat to democratic government. He called it the military-industrial complex, a formidable union of defense contractors and the armed forces.