Eisenhower: The President
Eisenhower: The President

Eisenhower: The President

by Stephen E. Ambrose


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Part One Of Two Parts

In his second installment of the life of Eisenhower, Ambrose paints a man, both decent and complex, whose presidency is increasingly regarded as one of this century's most successful.

Wide-ranging and inclusive, the book covers Eisenhower's rejection of advice to use nuclear weapons, his thinking on defense policy and the Cold War, his actions on civil rights and his views on Communism. We also see Eisenhower in action with Nixon, Truman, Churchill, Khrushchev, de Gaulle and other world leaders.

EISENHOWER: SOLDIER, GENERAL OF THE ARMY, PRESIDENT-ELECT 1890-1952 is the first volume of a two-part biography.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780671605650
Publisher: Touchstone
Publication date: 08/26/1985
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Date of Birth:

January 10, 1936

Date of Death:

October 13, 2002

Place of Birth:

Whitewater, Wisconsin

Place of Death:

Bay St. Louis, Mississippi


B.A., University of Wisconsin; M.A., Louisiana State University, 1958; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1963

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