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Clear -- leadership.
From his granddaughter to members of his staff the people who knew him best talk about the soldier who became president.
My grandfather -- completely destroyed Eisner was very.
Wish he'd been cloned a life and times of Dwight David Eisenhower.
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I'm Oliver North this is war stories where Eisenhower presidential Library and Museum in Abilene Kansas.
Memorial for the life.
Times one of America's most extraordinary and below -- sold.
We don't want to serve -- -- 34 president.
What David Eisenhower it's been described as the born optimist who always expected that way.
Whether playing poker against -- West Point classmates were out maneuvering that was best shot.
Meet the woman behind the me.
Made me doubt I'd.
For divorce I think her perseverance in adversity or -- the respective and that they would.
-- an inside look at one of the greatest heroes.
Of world war do.
It was what's described as looking like -- taught history instead of making it.
I've -- understood.
-- they weren't the same structure.
We did not say how he could be an effective leader of its troops one -- for him and one rule for everybody else.
I don't think guys are -- Newbury was born for a long time family -- best.
-- mennonite parents David and -- hoped -- be born a girl.
But during a violent thunderstorm Dwight David Eisenhower made his entry into the world in Dennison taxes and October 14 1890.
He was always -- referred -- all the time.
David struggle to support a family of five on the ten dollars that we heard is a railroad engine went.
When Dwight was a little over a year -- the -- returned to America's first kowtow.
Can Abilene Kansas.
-- this day is a historian who's -- one of Eisenhower's most acclaimed biographies.
Tell me about his childhood.
I was born in poverty he realized that -- he was going to succeed in this world he was gonna happen not only work hard but probably work harder than the next guy.
His mother with was the backbone of the Eisenhower families a father went a little on the solid side never set much.
This is the house in which David and I don't raise their six it's now part of the Eisenhower presidential library heavily where did -- -- the director.
The six boys you know themselves.
Just remarkable leader very rambunctious they fought they argued Ike had a great camper when there's one story where he got so angry he went out -- fists against the tree until they became bloody he.
As a child had a great deal of difficulty in learning to control his -- In this is like portrait of America.
Susan Eisenhower learned a lot about her grandfather from her -- -- He had a number of strategies for managing this -- one of the things he did was to keep them.
A -- and this -- is used as a way to blow off steam.
Poverty was something that never really got over he knew he was not gonna get an education beyond high school.
Only way that he would get a free education.
Wants to -- -- West Point and the Naval Academy what few people know is that his first appointment was -- the Naval Academy.
But he was to -- In those days you you couldn't be over nineteen.
When when you entered Annapolis is -- look like he had left back position.
What kind of student wasn't like it was him.
Popular but not terribly successful.
Here is Eisenhower doing everything within his power to get himself thrown out for example it in his senior year he racked up over 100 Americans.
He spent a lot of time you know marching punishment towards you know in the quadrant.
-- recently -- -- -- to hear there's company officer.
In great coats which -- the big overcoat that they were -- points of that solar war just to coat nothing under the.
He got the merits -- were dancing to wildly.
Where his partner actually shorter -- of -- One of the things that that.
Eisenhower learned that that wasn't in the curriculum -- with how to play poker.
He's such a good players -- Good to have this and credible ignored X in the habit normally blushes -- easily for people with skin like that he was able.
Play poker without ever showing any expression at all.
Those poker winnings helped support the poor -- -- within months of being commissioned in 1950 years as an army officer.
It was almost as if he had an epiphany.
He suddenly realize now.
-- -- experience.
I did get answers and graduated 61 in his -- -- reported at Fort Sam Houston Texas where in 1916.
And married one of Denver's wealthiest of the -- may be done.
Many choices to say to me it's such -- -- -- -- She said the men achieve might likely -- were really just lounge lizards that patent leather hair that here's.
I -- Eisenhower complete contrast to that.
I think it was a tremendous job.
When she'd actually.
Married -- -- found that little bit about army life.
Many gave him real push back if she didn't like some things said or thought he was talking nonsense she'd just -- right -- and -- Army wives who was known as HT pushing hubby through -- -- it was -- But -- -- that I needed to teach her how to cook.
Marked the birth of their first son doubt.
They nicknamed him -- Guys and our family's joy tempered -- disappointment.
That he wasn't seeing action in the first world war.
This is -- boyhood home from work stories continues.
They would tragedy that part of the Eisenhower.
The rest of their lives.
The thirty year old major -- -- -- vicious 24 year old wife maybe we're enjoying life at camp Meade in Maryland.
Also there when elect's closest friends we called George.
A young colonel George Patton.
And his wife Beatrice gene patents all arsenide discussing -- tactics it used to tanks -- combat.
The Eisenhower are very popular social -- as a matter of fact.
Quarters that they lived in and any number of -- was always known as club Eisenhower my grandmother.
-- play the -- very well.
And to their joy their three year old son -- had been nicknamed mask out of the tank corps but suddenly life took a cool term.
Wonderful little boy age three was taken to hospital scholar -- on Christmas Eve and to make matters worse mainly came down with -- pneumonia.
And was forbidden by doctors to visit her ailing son.
So the child died without her being able to say goodbye.
I think my grandfather who actually was holding the boy when he died.
-- Completely destroyed that he had.
-- -- so much and had seen so little son does Eisenhower blamed himself for the conditions under which they -- losing is the reason why -- -- knows so you know he doesn't really play anything that was probably.
The most traumatic.
I like it hawk -- -- that day he died on Mickey's birthday every September 24.
Granddad would send my grandmother yellow roses.
A year after -- death the -- headed for Panama.
I joined the twentieth infantry brigade -- can't Juilliard defending in policing the Panama Canal zone may -- wasn't happy.
He said to her and very stark terms he said I've made my choice and my country comes first.
And she had to reconcile yourself to that -- new commander was this me.
Highly regarded brigadier general -- -- Carter tutored in the military history.
Books to read they discuss world affairs does leadership because there will -- leadership -- Well like was it.
Acquiring the knowledge and skill that would serving so well in the future maybe was pregnant again.
This time dealing with the challenges of living and our -- -- -- They were given quarters that had not been occupied for ten years and so they had to.
Fumigation against all of the the rodents and the -- insects and burrow into the banning and so they had to have -- -- of their beds.
I'm standing and kerosene.
Adding to their misery to death of -- remained dark cloud that -- over the couple I.
Quite frankly was no help he figured if he used to work twelve hours and -- he would now working eighteen hours a day anything to avoid having to grapple.
-- this awful tragedy.
And it took -- -- and their marriage.
In fact she -- one point went home to mama.
Produced a baby.
My -- -- in Denver.
-- -- she wasn't -- a big rush to come back to the Panama Canal zone and I think that was really.
An important turning point she decided she still really was married to.
The right person as an extraordinary man named by Eisenhower and in her later years should say don't ever go -- to your mother.
Stick it out.
Three months after his birth in August 1922.
-- -- baby John went back to the Panama Canal.
After two tough years the -- return -- -- -- where I was annoyed to learn the army wanted to be coached football.
-- stay was brief.
And over the next few years I was stationed in Kansas Georgia.
And Washington DC and they -- is used to say that -- kept house and everything but in England 35 moves in about the same number of years.
One year -- -- five times it was in Washington that I attended the prestigious army war college.
Then in 1929.
It was -- to France -- -- and -- European battlefields.
Meanwhile in Germany the Nazi party was rising to power.
Month after the stock market crash site was working at the war department claiming the mobilization of America for a future war.
His work but I of this -- The army's chief of staff general Douglas McCarthy.
He basically pulls.
Eisenhower out of the general staff -- basically you're working for me yes it's cheapest.
Was he enamored of Eisenhower's.
Skills absolutely you know Eisenhower was a Jack of all trades you if I -- job he got the job done.
But when it came to working for MacArthur I found that getting the.
I've done wasn't always easy and his ego.
-- off his unwillingness to listen to advice.
His insistence on only being told the good news about the bad news that the bonus march of 1932 probably get more.
Eisenhower and MacArthur.
Anything in there aren't warm relationship.
With a country mired in a crippling depression nearly 20000 World War I veterans marched on the capitol demanding food they've.
A 1000 dollar bonus MacArthur couldn't church groups that -- -- with the -- rough.
Part of that -- Billy Byrd.
The troops around the the people of MacArthur sort of gloated about it and and I thought -- -- -- these were his brother's old and he felt that they deserve that.
Eisenhower wrote the army's official after action we knew that right -- So that he wasn't -- MacArthur made a mistake or the police made a mistake but here's what happened.
But I sour feelings about his boss didn't stop him from traveling with -- to the Philippines in 1935.
President plays I needed help building an army to defend his island nation against an increasingly.
And yet when MacArthur retires.
And goes to the Philippines Eisenhower goes -- -- -- take no for him.
He says I need you I want you to come with me -- with against there was literally.
Nor is it literally create an -- Nobody -- epic org issued equipment.
Eisenhower never failed to speak up when -- physically when.
In fact they actually had screaming man.
Eyes and hearts that looks her.
Feel like what I'm doing -- hello to fire me and yet MacArthur not only took it.
But he would then try to console Eisenhower they want to point combat -- -- that.
-- diaries -- -- blood work -- -- actually he has become only affect.
The last year here -- here constantly trying to help.
The war clouds that already topped the Germans that it stated -- -- September.
He knew what worked it was coming he was hopeful that he -- Roland.
The -- finally returned to the United States at the end of 1939.
After this long long service and -- next lieutenant colonel -- about a fifteen year old.
-- -- -- -- During the summer of 1941 is like proudly watched his son John -- off the West Point is next big break came -- assignment back at Fort Sam Houston Texans.
-- -- Third army chief of staff to lieutenant general Walter Krueger this is the first time that Eisenhower actually started to be noticed.
Outside of the -- yeah.
This is what got Eisenhower noticed the Louisiana maneuvers of 1941.
A massive war in which I directed the tactical operations before supporters and 40000 soldiers.
Eisenhower became pretty much the spokesman.
For third army one of the things that attracted.
They ask -- -- question became an answer.
So I gets promoted to brigadier general this is about the height of what he ever thought.
The surprise attack on Pearl Harbor in America's.
And we will work through changes everything -- now.
When we return of dealing with Winston Churchill after yards talent -- -- his old boss -- car.
-- -- as much of diplomat as a soldier.
War ravages your.
Following the Japanese attacked and little -- and 7 December of America was officially in -- two front war.
The army's chief of staff.
A no nonsense general.
Named George Marshall Roosevelt totally -- that he worked for president Roosevelt -- -- Eisenhower and development strategy toward.
Eisenhower very carefully -- reasons why it was because of those.
Eisenhower basically that's that -- -- -- I figures he's destined to spent the war as a staffer.
And in the war department working for -- mark.
Eisenhower discovered just how wrong he was when Marshall pulled him into his office in June of 42 he says well I decided who's quite a good and it's you.
And that watched -- I reserve role when he goes to me it's good to Americans there.
And also the -- to -- -- -- work formerly with -- Britney.
This was nothing the British -- the war was there.
Is always fighting.
But Marshall a supreme confidence and -- -- -- I could never served in combat and had little experience leading troops he got along well with people.
It was a master strategist the man responsible for coordinating several armies would have to be both -- soldier and a diplomat.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- All -- Charles you've been through this situation.
That's something you don't -- Why.
The acquaintance of of Winston Churchill -- of the prime minister within weeks within weeks.
And they hit it off and -- didn't always hit it off -- -- generals but it Eisenhower.
He saw someone that not -- -- -- with.
But somebody -- trust him he stood up to turn them and Churchill we expected any officer.
One who would stand up to -- and number two -- wouldn't talk.
-- build -- cute -- guys -- want to do is gonna go to me.
-- stroke for stroke.
Winston Churchill and president Franklin Roosevelt decided that the first coordinated offensive by British and American forces would be operation torch.
The plan was invading French North Africa in November 42 and used it as a springboard for a later invasion of Southern Europe.
It was agreed that the commander of the torch forces would be an American and that Americans have to have the -- Well Eisenhower's name was virtually the only -- with submitted -- said that's fine what lessons as Eisenhower.
Eisenhower basically learns what it takes.
To be a supreme -- he's a rookie all of a sudden now he is it not only command of large forces but.
He has generals and admirals working and who out -- -- Not only in rank but inexperience.
So he has to deal with people -- -- period.
He also has to deal with failure.
-- -- not well prepared him but when we regard to the train is -- we shouldn't be that we were up against veteran Italian.
And German troops.
Who had been there done that.
And and and we got our faces rubbed in the month.
It was so public that at one point.
-- Didn't think about it I was prepared to resign he was prepared to send a telegram from Marshall.
And his chief of staff said I can't do that and he suppressed.
It's decision time for operation overlord the Normandy invasion when the weather makes it tough choice even off.
And the way to put off -- from the shoulders of one -- -- -- -- -- That's next.
I was very very mr.
-- that after -- yes we went into North Africa believing that we were gonna win the war when it forward quickly and we got a very.
The desert fox Erwin Rommel and -- panzer divisions inflicted more than 6000 American casualties.
Which shattered he's not used to seeing you there to report.
In terms of yardage lost it was the greatest defeated the American army in world war two and that meant the writing was on the wall for major general Lloyd -- -- George Patton was summoned by Eisenhower take over the American second court.
By this time Eisenhower's -- senior to the guy -- -- so much to.
Very much is.
Is that affecting the relationship not so much to Eisenhower but -- thinks that Eisenhower.
Has become too -- That that he that he too much favors the other side that the Americans are getting a fair shake.
Eisenhower said this is allied war is going to be one -- he saw himself.
As allied commander and that wasn't always a terribly popular position that they.
Back in Washington DC in May be boosted morale among army wives -- -- I was the only person is frankly did not have his wife -- -- my grandmother.
Ran her life -- the -- tower much like he ran his life.
You're the spouses of -- staff actually lived in -- apartment.
It really fell to -- -- to keep people employed -- to keep their optimism.
-- one of -- lives.
Broke down after dinner 1 evening instead -- -- it's all right if you your husband.
-- -- Commanding operations he's not actually.
Out in the field which by the -- wasn't true for all of the war but many said -- War's hard and but we all have to hold on there's not much you can do to help your husband there's a lot you can do to her.
My grandparents had another tactic and that was -- during the war.
They did not go out or socialize and naming his position was that she would not be seen in restaurant.
-- go -- and socialize with friends publicly as long as her husband -- People -- -- Anybody having met him liked him and he told you in office.
-- -- -- -- -- At 45 Minnesota's early heart rate was proud to be in the women's army artillery school.
She met her husband -- Eisenhower's seemed endless debate when she was a driver for a -- in North Africa and I think he was -- from her father and of course.
-- -- he hadn't been here and do.
Hurley and Mickey met most of the allied generals in those tense days leading up to the Normandy invasion -- said.
He could always tell -- general had a very -- things ashtray was full of cigarette butts and some of the generals were nicer than others.
What was passed.
-- very it was a wonderful -- -- -- in the current and he'd -- personally and he get out walk through steps turnaround thing.
For -- Campbell and her.
We didn't forget but for.
It was on the -- that was big hitting.
-- Montgomery -- Eisenhower was not qualified for the job and learn from it very clear that.
He shouldn't have -- -- Whenever couples are separated from -- -- there's always an inevitable amount of gossip.
The November 1942 issue of life magazine featured this story on the commanding general.
And this photograph of his personal staff.
But he called fame driver -- Summers be received a caption that raised eyebrows.
Pretty Irish woman who also serves as.
Driver that caption.
Is a real clue as to how that rumor might well have gotten started -- mr.
Summers -- an unattractive woman.
I don't think there would have been any rumor and all people who are missing -- -- -- supposed to -- is it true.
And his answer was do you want to troops are doing just -- good story.
In the back off because.
Mickey said he put that you know the good evening if he's Mickey didn't go to bed until -- -- And.
The morning the letters my grandfather wrote my grandmother during the war very very affectionate and they really reflect this deep personal relationships they have.
He -- -- -- -- -- -- -- you're thinking didn't.
This is a picture of the four star general meeting with members of the 101 airborne on June 5 1944.
Just hours before the allied invasion began.
On the beaches of Normandy France the deception of using pat.
-- setting up -- headquarters up and down British coast operation fortitude.
Created this this fictitious first army here and Robert tanks and and wouldn't.
Trucks a poker players what I think -- that Germans were convinced that -- but that's allied combat them.
Air go -- will be leaving the allied invasion.
Whoever becomes an enormous factor the last moment between June 4 and June 6 1940.
Had to make it not only the most difficult decision his career.
But a decision of -- -- consequences.
And that was to postpone the poverty line.
The weather was just simply too bad but they couldn't caught off -- A 150000.
Seasick troops were poured some 7000.
Allied vessels waiting negotiable.
Suddenly there was a break in the weather he goes around the -- talks to admirals and generals but in the end.
He is a very lonely man the decision falls on his shoulders.
It's the -- proceed he goes back to his quarters.
And he -- -- out -- note and stuck it in his breast pocket.
And the note read.
Our landings have failed I have withdrawn.
The truth if any blame but scorers -- this is mine and mine.
-- namely Harry -- -- gonna send this Churchill laundry.
And he and he finds this note and thankfully for history that this was preserved or people think that this was going to be over Christmas by the autumn.
The terrible weather sets then I -- it for us it's terrible battles where we take tremendous casualties far worse than on.
And the realization has come home.
To Eisenhower that this war will not end in 1944.
Along comes this great laughs yeah.
I -- -- the battle involves.
It was December 16 1944.
It was also early in -- wedding day.
Battle of bulge and started very early that morning noon night.
He's -- goes the way he knew what was going on that he's getting reports.
Five months after the wedding to juvenile officers marched -- Eisenhower's office.
And surrendered what was left of the Third -- he just -- that tendency can understand.
The terms of what you outside.
You had better understand it because -- Wolfowitz personally.
He signs a simple telegram.
Saying folks the war is.
-- World War -- quietly over the five star general and maybe retreat for private life.
The president Harry Truman has a variety that's just ahead.
On war sports.
Term hold from Europe to a hero's welcome in November 1945.
He's appointed chief staff and postage or something he didn't really likable he's looking demobilization.
Or forces and the general run of the -- things that.
She says they have do it was the run of the mill that finally got -- in 1940 and let's face you can actually he had.
For all those years it's got to -- -- Retiring from the army Eisenhower became the president of New York's Columbia University.
But -- soon discovered that -- days of living under a microscope.
We're far from over.
She got an anonymous letter from one of the wives of the faculty member suggested mrs.
Eisenhower getter banks cut.
And that many thought that was a riot she said well I'm not here to be made over.
I can Mimi also purchased -- first and only home.
-- 200 acre farm in Gettysburg Pennsylvania -- was highly interested -- -- It was.
A wonderful homes.
Those -- former.
Five months after Communist North Korea invaded democratic South Korea the Ivy League college president was back in uniform.
President Truman's -- seem to be the first supreme.
Their borders -- -- and -- their relatives to.
There's some think.
That Truman asked Eisenhower to become supreme.
Allied commander in Europe because.
He was afraid of politically and truth to that president Truman nationalism or -- Pick -- post because.
He was the only -- of the world was put.
A little off.
Andrew good pastor former supreme commander of -- served as staff secretary at the White House and was one of white's closest confidant he really devoted so.
To the -- building go of this -- Collective force book to -- there were people who were partially due to run for approach them.
-- And people have been talking about running -- -- for president so there's at least for.
Probably the last group.
He real shoving match.
With cylinder rubber -- Who was supposed to the the United States wouldn't been so involved in the true.
You also assume.
That it -- that moment.
-- close to you -- of that -- An opening rally against the Eisenhower bandwagon the -- public comment that the that is -- rally.
Jackie Cochran and refused to female Chuck Yeager -- available with -- Eisenhower did you people can.
It loses that support.
I declared himself a Republican and under the 1952.
Presidential election running against Democrat Adlai Stevenson.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- mania at his side to 62 year old war hero with a warm smile campaign tirelessly.
-- an -- also encountered one of the era's most controversial figures senator Joseph McCarthy -- Appointed leader of a Communist manhunt and then at the peak of his power -- -- -- Can keep the secrecy in a hotel room.
In -- Illinois.
Doctor William bragging -- was an Eisenhower speechwriter the author of the book.
Hill Joseph Lockhart Eisenhower had absolutely no use whatsoever.
-- he -- McCarthy lives.
Just the two of them in the room I can also -- to denounce the Wisconsin senator during a speech in Milwaukee.
To take the passage out.
They did not want to see Eisenhower lose the state of Wisconsin -- are hated having to do it.
After a landslide victory America welcome to third and fourth president with the first coast to coast televised inauguration.
I kept his campaign promise to end the war in Korea.
On July 27 1953.
A truce was finally sign.
So called -- fifties before it is very dangerous time.
Here in revolt we Covert actions in Guatemala.
We Covert actions in the Central Africa any of these could -- Any one time Eisenhower was very good at keeping things.
A U2 spy plane shot down the Soviets captured the violent groups -- hours.
And president Eisenhower is caught in -- -- Didn't tarnish his presidency.
You decide -- more stories return.
Freddy -- -- -- let me and Chuck Yeager what mark.
Months after nuclear tests in Nevada.
Dwight Eisenhower introduced atoms for peace this greatest of destructive forces can be developed into a great billion.
For the benefit of all -- As for peace was a shock to some people who either.
Wouldn't do we have a whole new world and -- Very meticulous about having these press conference twosome we're not going into the uncertainty of of their strength.
-- preserve what we're doing a bit of water.
At the White House Andrew good -- saw the president combined work and play -- -- -- play golf take a thorough.
Global blue chip shop who went from us well on occasion he would want to so tall.
In a relaxed session.
She developed something called -- here syndrome.
Which is a terrible affliction it affects the inner ear.
And it disturbs your sense of balance there with some gossip.
About the fact that -- drank too much alcohol than anybody who knew her certainly knew well that this is.
Something she never had a problem with it.
The war years had taken their physical tools -- suffered his first heart attack while on vacation in Colorado.
Jim -- -- -- an archivist at the Eisenhower library.
He suffered a heart attack shortly after midnight.
On September 2450.
But a public first heard -- were shocked he was -- -- -- -- and the prospect.
Before very long.
He was able to pull back some runs recuperated.
Open to the Gettysburg and the operator of -- was -- room.
Over the farm.
And it -- he gradually.
Losing in June picked up his physical activity and if you go to the bullet holes.
Despite rapid recoveries -- 66 year old president's health problems continued.
This left vice president Richard Nixon and his wife pat posting some White House events and here it six.
He had me.
We call Crohn's Disease now he apparently had that for all his adult life was in November 1957.
Has speech heard.
Okay we'll inform the field the -- unable to speak.
Blunt told -- First person to the -- go to Google when it comes to the convention.
Suitability of the decided he had a so called Phillips broke it it's yours here here except for perhaps there today.
Eisenhower was -- it's very special regard been assaulted him.
Used -- only foreigners who was ever played.
Just an emblem -- -- -- and receive from your review.
Of the Russian.
Portions most of the depreciation.
For what it was children who were true.
All that seemed forgotten -- the Cold War heated up with the Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev.
-- -- -- -- Source.
Of information through the -- true.
Which was very very tightly control.
Including who do norms Romo some information as to what the -- groups were doing and we're about to.
-- -- -- Were you aware of that particular -- and -- who knows well what we did.
Two weeks before a crucial summit conference air force pilot Francis Gary Powers went down and as you -- over the Soviet Union.
I got the word which.
We had to -- plan but that was very fit.
That would actually we've been.
Crucial word would -- hopes that -- showed a million which is you can but we also have.
Upright and yet there's some people who say that when president Eisenhower didn't come not immediately say that's our guy that's an airplane.
That is in some way diminished because the record will show.
That would Eisenhower official spoke.
If you -- He -- it's an -- the socially to get that kind of the provision.
To protect against so.
Those -- pros and check.
Open it back.
In the -- -- weapon.
-- the only man after a propaganda trial and eighteen months in the Soviet prison powers was released by his however some of them I insulated.
There's much more accurate -- forcibly put word voters valuable.
-- John F.
Kennedy inaugurated the Eisenhower's look forward to a calmer life from Gettysburg but it didn't start out that way.
They'll film reveal the president was on Cuban soil.
On the offensive Russian nuclear weapon.
I was with -- Eisenhower during the Cuban missile crisis.
We -- working anymore but occasionally some secretary would come through the door with a note added the president.
And it's the White House is calling -- time it came back room.
-- a boy that was that was good news but -- -- -- the good news was huge photograph showed that bush doesn't put missiles to Cuba and was lying about it.
More on the life of Dwight David Eisenhower when war stories.
I think it was hard because over time became really quite clear that he probably was never going to go home.
Susan what's your grandfather spent his last year and edit the Gettysburg farm but it Walter reed army hospital.
-- died in march -- 1960.
And of course seeing.
You know as an -- -- from him.
Maybe would join her beloved husband in 1970.
Together with -- and risk here in this place of meditation at the Eisenhower center in Abilene Kansas.
I never forgot his modest roots here in the heart and the American way his words inscribed here about where you mean we live for us.
From his modest.
Humility must always be the portion of -- mean it was musically and in what of his followers and sacrificed.
Like David Eisenhower's Holdren president served us well America.
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