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Dwight D. Eisenhower

Dwight D. Eisenhower( )
Author: Wicker, Tom
Editor: Schlesinger, Arthur M.
Series title:The American Presidents Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8050-6907-5
Publication Date:Nov 2002
Publisher:Henry Holt & Company
Imprint:Times Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $35.00
Book Description:

An American icon and hero faces a nation-and a world-in transition

A bona-fide American hero at the close of World War II, General Dwight Eisenhower rode an enormous wave of popularity into the Oval Office seven years later. Though we may view the Eisenhower years through a hazy lens of 1950s nostalgia, historians consider his presidency one of the least successful. At home there was civil rights unrest, McCarthyism, and a deteriorating economy; internationally, the Cold War...
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Book Details
Pages:176
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Presidents & Heads Of State
History / United States / 20Th Century
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.655 x 8.463 x 0.546 Inches
Book Weight:0.609 Pounds
Author Biography
Wicker, Tom (Author)
Tom Wicker was born in Hamlet, North Carolina on June 18, 1926. He served in the Navy during World War II. He received a degree in journalism from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1948. Over the next decade, he was an editor and reporter at several newspapers in North Carolina. He started working for The New York Times in 1960 and became the paper's Washington bureau chief and a political columnist for 25 years. He was riding in the presidential motorcade when President John F. Kennedy was assassinated.

He wrote 20 books, 10 fiction works and 10 non-fiction works. His fiction works include Facing the Lions, Unto This Hour, Donovan's Wife, and Easter Lilly. His non-fiction works include A Time to Die, Kennedy without Tears: The Man Beneath the Myth, JFK and LBJ: The Influence of Personality Upon Politics, One of Us: Richard Nixon and the American Dream, Tragic Failure: Racial Integration in America, On the Record: An Insider's Guide to Journalism, and Shooting Star: The Brief Arc of Joe McCarthy. He died of a heart attack on November 25, 2011 at the age of 85.

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