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Day 25: Dwight D Eisenhower

This is going to remain up for debate, but it isn’t too far fetched. Having worked on my family tree, and saw a lot of the women of color in the late 1800s pass for white, I believe this is probably very likely. 268 more words


Quote About Plans in Writing

Dwight D. Eisenhower said, “In preparing for battle, I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.”

I know Eisenhower was referring to preparing for battle, but to me, it works for writing as well. 230 more words

Julaina Kleist-Corwin

Happy Presidents' Day!

If you’re like most in our country, then you’re hunkering down and trying to stay warm during our current deep freeze.

While doing so, take a few minutes to honor the holiday by reading (or listening to) a few presidential speeches. 188 more words


Memorabilia Monday: Ike's "Look Ahead" Train

Oveta Culp Hobby not only helped President Eisenhower get elected as a key player in the “Democrats for Eisenhower” movement, she later became the first Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare in his administration. 86 more words


The 10 best US presidents for black America

The following list has been updated from this story’s original post in February 20, 2012.

America has had 44 presidents, each of whom has had varying degrees of influence, for better or worse, on the lives of black Americans. 1,007 more words


Dad's WWII Battles

Richard Labin, Jr. WWII Battles

Affiliation–Allegiance: United States of America. Branch of Service: Army. Rank: Private First Class (PFC). Unit: 26th Infantry Division – “Yankee.” … 5,874 more words

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