Eisenhower

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...

Eisenhower with Press Sec. Hagarty - 1959

October 1, 1959 – Strikes – The Aftermath Of Gracie – Humiliation For The Dodgers – No Blatz n’ Pabst.

And patrons: Become a Patron! October 1, 1959 was no box of chocolates. Strikes were the big news. First was the ongoing Steel Strike, becoming the longest in history. President Eisenhower ordered everyone back to the bargaining table to keep trying for a resolution. And then, literally overnight, The Longshoremen...

President Eisenhower

President Eisenhower Addresses The American Society Of Newspaper Editors – April 17, 1958 – Past Daily Reference Room

President Eisenhower: Address to American Society Of Newspaper Editors – April 17, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – President Eisenhower took this opportunity, by way of addressing The American Society Of Newspaper Editors, to announce his proposal to reorganize The Pentagon, describing it as a “blueprint for safety and...

President Eisenhower - 1958

November 5, 1958 – The Morning After In America – Eisenhower And The 1958 Midterm Elections

November 5, 1958 – NBC Radio News On The Hour – President Eisenhower’s Press Conference – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 5, 1958 – Sixty years ago this day, it was a Wednesday and it was the morning after. For some, it was a prediction that the Democrats would...

President Eisenhower - News Conference

July 21, 1954 -President Eisenhower’s News Conference – Past Daily Reference Room

President Eisenhower’s News Conference – July 21, 1954 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Maybe not as apparent at the time, but this news conference covers some interesting ground, certainly where the future is concerned. In historic context – the French suffered a shattering defeat at Dien Bien Phu in...

Teenagers at Gas Pumps in San Bernardino

You’re A Teenager – You Live In San Bernardino – It’s 1955 – Your World’s Going To Change, But Not Right Now

KRNO San Bernardino – Morning Show – April 4, 1955 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Don’t know about you, but looking at these photos of teenagers from 1955, my immediate thought is “this is what 16 year olds looked like back then?” In a word; yes. Maybe it was...