Eisenhower

School - 1955

September 14, 1955 – Proposing A Five-Year High School And Five Year College – Taking The Loyalty Oath Too Far. Prospects For 1956.

NBC Radio – Keys To The Capitol – September 14, 1955 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – If you can, it would be incredible: Become a Patron! In 1955 we were knee-deep in the Red Scare and Communist threat, it influenced just about every aspect of American life – sometimes...

Republican Convention 1956

August 20, 1956 – Republican Convention – Day One – Great American Rituals.

The 1956 Republican National Convention was held by the Republican Party of the United States at the Cow Palace in San Francisco, California, from August 20 to August 23, 1956. U.S. Senator William F. Knowland was temporary chairman and former speaker of the House Joseph W. Martin Jr. served as...

President Eisenhower - 1954

1954 – President Eisenhower Addresses The Al Smith Memorial Dinner On Human Rights And Medical Care – Past Daily: Presidents Being Presidential

President Eisenhower Address at Al Smith Dinner – October 21, 1954 – Waldorf-Astoria Hotel – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Another installment of Past Daily’s occasional series “Presidents Being Presidential”. Here is an address by President Dwight D. Eisenhower, made during the occasion of the 10th annual Memorial Dinner for...

Moscow under Khruschev

June 26, 1955 – Changes At The Kremlin – Nixon And The NAACP – Ike Goes Fishing.

Could you? Become a Patron! June 26, 1955 – A weekend, this June 26th in 1955. Not a busy news day, but one with a finger somewhere on the future. Beginning with reports of a rumored restructuring at The Kremlin. A proposal being put forth to rotate leadership, rather than...

Allied Troops - moving East - 1944

June 25, 1944 – Taking Cherbourg – Taking Vitebsk – Feeding Rome – A Foothold On Saipan.

Can we get a hundred Patrons this month? Become a Patron! June 25, 1944 – busy day on all battlefronts. Starting with rumors that Cherbourg had fallen to the Allies. German radio reported the loss, while General Eisenhower’s staff were keeping mum until it was a 100% done deal. Up...

President Eisenhower - 1954

June 3, 1954 – The Politics Of Civil Rights – Segregation, Capitol Hill And Communists – The Eisenhower Years

Every little bit helps: Become a Patron! June 3, 1954 – A day with a lot of domestic political issues in the air. Starting with news from Capitol Hill and the matter of Civil Rights and segregation in housing. On this day, a bill calling for Liberalization of loan guarantees...

Eisenhower In Buenos Aires - 1960

February 27, 1960 – Ike In Buenos Aires – A Happily Excited Britain – U.S. Takes Second Place In Squaw Valley Winter Olympics

Help us keep preserving and posting: Become a Patron! February 27,1960 – Ike in Buenos Aires. After a day of welcoming President Eisenhower to Argentina, the night turned into something else, with crowds battling police and demonstrators tearing down Welcome Eisenhower posters – a big contrast to only a few...

Eisenhower's Medical Team

February 12, 1956 – America’s Little Cardiac Problem – A President’s Heart Attack.

Just a reminder: Become a Patron! February 1956. Prior to President Eisenhower’s August 1955 heart attack, America was aware of, but not too concerned about what was going on its ribcage. But after that near-fatality and almost sudden loss of a President, attention now became focused on what America was...

Ike and JFK - December 6, 1960

December 6, 1960 – JFK Comes Calling – The President Meets The President-Elect – Denials From The Congo – Jobless Figure Highest In 20 Years.

Become a Patron! December 6, 1960 – Busy day in Washington as President-Elect Kennedy came to the White House for a visit with outgoing President Eisenhower. Cordialities and non-stop photo ops as JFK readied to take the reins of the Presidency. Senator Kennedy had a 9:00 am appointment and was...

President Eisenhower - 1953

November 14, 1953 – President Eisenhower Addresses Canadian Parliament

Become a Patron! In his first visit to Canada since before his election, President Eisenhower went to Ottawa and addressed the joint houses of Parliament. Not only was it a long-standing tradition, it was a critical sign of support and acknowledgement of the sacrifices Canadians have made over the years...