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Truman and Eisenhower

This period saw the Fair Deal and the War in Korea. It also saw the first Republican elected President in twenty years. The United States during this era shoved aside it’s isolationism to participate in world affairs, and it was during this time that the Soviet Union and the United States started the Cold War. 492 more words

U.S. Presidents

The Devil is in the Details

General Dwight D. Eisenhower was unquestionably experienced when it came to military matters, but in 1952 he was a novice concerning politics. In the midst of his first campaign for the presidency, one of the advance men handed him a 35-page detailed plan concerning the campaign stops for the next couple of days. 30 more words



Not so long ago when Trump’s rival Ben Carson had temporarily overtaken him in Iowa Trump asked “how stupid are the people of Iowa?”

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Quote of the Day

I have serious doubts about the value of debates in a presidential election. They tend to be a test of reaction time rather than a genuine exposition of the participants’ philosophies and programs.

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On this day: the inauguration of President Eisenhower

Dwight D. Eisenhower at the U.S. Capitol on the 20th of January, 1953, being inaugurated as President of the United States.