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What Eisenhower thinks

Dwight D. Eisenhower

What Eisenhower thinks

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Published by Crowell in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Eisenhower, Dwight D. 1890-1969,
    • Presidents -- United States,
    • Generals -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited and interpreted by Allan Taylor.
      ContributionsTaylor, Allan, 1897-1968.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE836.E3 A44
      The Physical Object
      Pagination186 p. :
      Number of Pages186
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6110740M
      LC Control Number52007032
      OCLC/WorldCa527873


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), What Eisenhower thinks. New York: Crowell, [] (OCoLC) This book, "Crusade in Europe", deals almost exclusively with the European campaign and Eisenhower's own involvement in it.

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President hatched a plan to What Eisenhower thinks book senator down, according to David A. Nichols’ new bookAuthor: Chris Foran. This book was not a biography or memoir, it was the historical events, backgrounds, actions, and consequences; at least to me a lot of inside or otherwise not generally disclosed information.

After reading this book, you'll change your opinion that Eisenhower spent most of his time on the golf course or playing bridge/5(). Judging by his book, he thinks highly of Eisenhower the man and Eisenhower the five-star general, but not so much of Eisenhower the president.

In Wicker’s account, President Eisenhower comes up short in his handling of red-baiting Joe McCarthy, in his failure to use the “bully pulpit” to promote civil rights matters, in American Cited by: 8. Historians rank him seventh on the short list of presidential greatness. Journalist Tom Wicker would not agree, however.

Judging by his book, he thinks highly of Eisenhower the man and Eisenhower the five-star general, but not so much of Eisenhower the president/5(27). EISENHOWER User Review - Kirkus. A straightforward narration of the life of one of the century's most remarkable and indispensable leaders.

Biography is among the most difficult forms of history, for a biographer often thinks a 3/5(1). Drawing on newly available material, including Eisenhower's papers and diaries, author and military historian Geoffrey Perret offers a comprehensive portrait of the life, military exploits, political life, and presidency of Dwight D.

Eisenhower (). He covers several controversies including an alleged dalliance, Eisenhower's break with MacArthur inhis. A t a White House stag dinner in What Eisenhower thinks bookPresident Dwight Eisenhower shocked the new chief justice of the United States.

Earl Warren was Eisenhower’s first Author: Michael O’Donnell. Author of Crusade in Europe, The papers of Dwight David Eisenhower, At ease, The White House years, Peace with justice, Eisenhower at war,State of the Union Addresses of Dwight D.

Eisenhower, Eisenhower speaks. Dwight David Eisenhower (ī´zənhou´ər), –, American general and 34th President of the United States, n, Tex.; his nickname was "Ike." Early Career When he was two years old, his family moved to Abilene, Kans., where he was reared.

"Eisenhower at War " is a long, detailed and thorough study of Dwight Eisenhower's career in the Mediterranean and Europe during World War II. I like books which confront the reader with ways of viewing things not previously thought of. This book meets that test. I had always thought of Eisenhower as a commander directing armies of Cited by: This is an excellent book.

The author doesn't get bogged down with unnecessary details. He reports on General Eisenhower's life and experience in the Army but he doesn't present a history of WWI or WWII or the interim years but he provides enough information to understand how and why General Eisenhower developed and What Eisenhower thinks book.

Eisenhower meeting Nixon and his family for the first time in Eisenhower’s opinion of Nixon at best could be described as ambivalent. Yet, why is this surprising. Ike and Nixon essentially were formed in different professional universes. Eis. First Things First () is a self-help book written by Stephen Covey, A.

Roger Merrill, and Rebecca R. offers a time management approach that, if established as a habit, is intended to help a person achieve "effectiveness" by aligning him- or herself to "First Things".

The approach is a further development of the approach popularized in Covey's The Seven Habits. Eisenhower: The White House Years was published in and is Jim Newtons second biography. His first, covering former Chief Justice Earl Warren, was published in Newton is a journalist who has worked at The New York Times, The Atlanta Constitution and The Los Angeles Times/5.

Wide-ranging and inclusive, the book covers Eisenhower's rejection of advice to use nuclear weapons, his thinking on defense policy and the Cold War, his actions on civil Part Two Of Two Parts In his second installment of the life of Eisenhower, Ambrose paints a man, both decent and complex, whose presidency is increasingly regarded as one of /5.

Stephen E. Ambrose was a renowned historian and acclaimed author of more than thirty books. Among his New York Times bestsellers are Nothing Like It in the World, Citizen Soldiers, Band of Brothers, D-Day - June 6,and Undaunted Ambrose was a retired Boyd Professor of History at the University of New Orleans and a contributing editor for /5(18).

Eisenhower historian Nichols (A Matter of Justice: Eisenhower and the Beginning of the Civil Rights Revolution,etc.) provides a richly contextual reappraisal of a telling year in the year could have been potentially calamitous for President Dwight D.

Eisenhower. Months after a debilitating heart attack, he underwent emergency intestinal. In his Janufarewell speech, Eisenhower coined the term "military-industrial complex." (Associated Press) Dwight Eisenhower is a president whose reputation has improved over time.

* “The Hidden-Hand Presidency: Eisenhower as Leader” by Fred Greenstein – Published inthis book is a well-known study of Eisenhower’s character and leadership style.

To my disappointment it is not a review of Eisenhower’s presidency but it is a sometimes fascinating look at how he approached the task of managing the nation. Judging by his book, he thinks highly of Eisenhower the man and Eisenhower the five-star general, but not so much of Eisenhower the president.

In Wicker’s account, President Eisenhower comes up short in his handling of red-baiting Joe McCarthy, in his failure to use the “bully pulpit” to promote civil rights matters, in American Pages: (Anyone who thinks the s was "Leave it to Beaver" or "Happy Days" is poorly mis-informed and needs to take himself to the public library to look at all the brinksmanship reported in the newspapers and newsmagazines of the time.)In this book, Greenstein offers his argument, and then goes through a series of case-studies to look at how /5(4).

So the Eisenhower Box helped me figure out how to triage the things I wanted to do in a given period of time, with the goal of having family life—not work—be the centerpiece of Author: Khe Hy.

In a similar fashion, Adah and Leah discover that they have, in a sense, also been betrayed by President Eisenhower, who ordered Lumumba's murder.

As president, Eisenhower is a father figure, the leader of their country. Learning that he is capable of murder leads them to question what their country stands for.

Sanders drew a big laugh in Saturday night's debate by putting himself to the right of 34th US President Dwight D. Eisenhower. But there was some truth to Sander's : Mike Tokars. As political history, it's flimsy (Ambrose thinks every president's biggest problem is the military budget); Its thesis that "Eisenhower dominated events," has been more solidly formulated and documented in Robert A.

Divine's Eisenhower and the Cold War, more ingeniously presented (at least) in Fred Greenstein's The Hidden-Hand Presidency. The current Eisenhower revival (even Murray Kempton thinks he was ""underrated"") probably owes much to dismay with the Johnson Administration.

Contemporary discord evokes nostalgia for those quiet Eisenhower years. Larson marshals much evidence, insight, and opinion. In his view, nearly always Ike was right.

A straightforward narration of the life of one of the century’s most remarkable and indispensable leaders. Biography is among the most difficult forms of history, for a biographer often thinks a choice must be made between describing and interpreting a life, when both may be undertaken at once.

Unfortunately, Perret, a military historian (Winged Victory: The Army Air Forces in World Author: Geoffrey Perret. It's hard to imagine that anyone who didn't fit a very narrow prescribed mold would find themself in a position of power.

Yet Robert Cutler, a closeted gay man and the subject of the book "Ike's Mystery Man" by Peter Shinkle, worked for years as Eisenhower's national security adviser and his "right hand man" in foreign policy. Stephen E. Ambrose draws upon extensive sources, an unprecedented degree of scholarship, and numerous interviews with Eisenhower himself to offer the fullest, richest, most objective rendering yet of the soldier who became gives us a masterly account of the European war theater and Eisenhower's magnificent leadership as Allied Supreme Commander.

When one thinks of D-Day, Eisenhower’s depression doesn’t leap to mind. But in “Ike,” Korda constantly keeps his subject’s fluctuating moods in the forefront. Her book was a popular day-to-day account of their time together during WW2, so it alone is deserving of a link from the Eisenhower article, even without the rumors of romance.

The Britannica item helps to establish that the rumored affair is "notable" and "encyclopedic," not that they got naked. Dwight D. Eisenhower, Chronology, Documents, Bibliographical Aids.

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Kethledge and Michael S. Erwin. Of all the decisions Dwight. A moderate Republican, Eisenhower's eight years in the White House were marked by the end of the Korean War, efforts to contain Communism, construction of the instate highway system, nuclear deterrence, founding of NASA, and economic prosperity.

Leaving office inEisenhower retired to his farm in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. It wasand the Supreme Court had just issued the historic Brown v. Board of Education decision banning racial segregation in schools. In his first news conference afterward, President Dwight Author: Tim Hrenchir.

In "Eisenhower" Geoffrey Perret gives an outstanding biography of a very interesting and important historical figure.

Here we meet Ike from birth to reader is treated to an introduction to the Eisenhower family, to the father who could never be close to his sons, the mother who had little influence over them and the brothers with whom Ike grew up 5/5(4). Eisenhower, at War by David Eisenhower.

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