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CATEGORY: Dwight D. Eisenhower
Eisenhower’s 1955 Mass Deportation Uprooted Over a Million Mexican Immigrants
March 23, 2018

The immigration enforcement sweeps caught up hundreds of thousands of undocumented workers—and some American citizens. Read More

How Dwight Eisenhower Found God in the White House
March 20, 2018

Dwight Eisenhower and Billy Graham shaped a half-century of religion in America. Read More

10 Modern Presidential Speeches Every American Should Know
February 16, 2018

Presidential speeches reveal the United States’ challenges, hopes, dreams and temperature of the nation, as much as they do the wisdom and perspective of the leader speaking them—even in the age of Twitter. Read More

The Things George Washington Worried About are Happening Today
February 16, 2018

The fears he raised about the future of the nation—including excessive debt, hyper-partisanship and foreign interference in elections—were remarkably prescient. Read More

5 Presidents Who Hid Their Health Issues
January 18, 2018

These Presidents didn't want the state of their health to affect the state of the nation. Read More

13 TV Moments That Defined the American Presidency
September 25, 2017

The history of commanders on camera. Read More

Kansas Is Home to America’s Most Inspiring Presidential Library
August 11, 2017

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Dwight Eisenhower’s Shocking—and Prescient—Military Warning
March 22, 2017

What would one of America's war hero presidents have to say about the newly proposed Pentagon budget? Read More

The Epic Road Trip That Inspired the Interstate Highway System
June 29, 2016

Get the story behind Dwight Eisenhower’s grueling, 62-day cross-country road trip that inspired the creation of the Interstate Highway System. Read More

10 Things You May Not Know About Dwight D. Eisenhower
October 9, 2015

Check out 10 surprising facts about the five-star general who also served as America’s 34th president. Read More