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History Bookshelf: Jim Newton

Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Inauguration (1953)

Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Inauguration (1953)

Abilene, Kansas
Saturday, October 12, 2013

Jim Newton, author of, "Eisenhower: The White House Years” recounts the tenure of America's 34th President, Dwight Eisenhower.  The author refutes criticism that President Eisenhower was ineffective by citing his transformation of an $8 billion dollar government deficit to a $500 million surplus, the creation of an interstate highway system, and his refusal to use the atomic bomb when pressured by his generals.  This event was recorded at the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library in Abilene, Kansas.

Updated: Friday, October 4, 2013 at 1:23pm (ET)

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