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Eisenhower: The White House Years

Random House Publishers, 2001, 464 pages by John Newton.
Audio version(15 discs): Produced by Books on Tape and read by John Mayer

Who am I to top a one sentence critique written by journalist Bob Woodard?   426 more words

Book Review

Lost and Found - September 24th Edition

What to remember about September 24th…

  • 622   Prophet Muhammad completes his journey of escape from Mecca to Medina ahead of threat; history of Islam begins (traditional)
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September 23, 1952: Checkers Speech

The  “Checkers Speech” given by Richard Nixon which allowed him to stay on the ticket as Vice-President on September 23, 1952.  The speech got its name from Nixon’s use of the pet dog given to his daughters, Checkers, to gain sympathy by stating that the girls had gotten fond of the dog and he would not return it.  489 more words

Eisenhower and MacArthur-The Command Team That Never Was

Two of the five men who have held the rank of General of the Army, Dwight Eisenhower and Douglas MacArthur, could be quite acerbic in their assessments of each other.  234 more words

13th September 2015

Every gun that is made, every warship that is launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed.

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“Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin.”
Dwight D. Eisenhower

Peace Quotes

Lost and Found - September 8th Edition

What to remember about September 8th…

  • 1565  St. Augustine, Florida founded; Spaniards arrive with the 1st African slaves in North America
  • 1900  Devastating hurricane destroys Galveston, Texas; more than 6000 people die…
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