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Three days in January : Dwight Eisenhower's final mission

by Baier, Bret (Author), Whitney, Catherine (Author)

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Explores the presidency of Dwight D. Eisenhower through the lens of his last three days in office in January 1961, revealing him to be a model of strong yet principled leadership. Full description

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Table of Contents:
  • Part One: The Setting
  • The Measure of Ike
  • Ike in Command
  • A Nonpolitician in the Political Arena
  • Ike's Hidden Card
  • Part Two: The Speech
  • Farewell in Black and White
  • Intimacy and Interdependence
  • The Hostile Landscape
  • Dust to Dust
  • The Military-Industrial Complex
  • Part Three: The Final Mission
  • An Unknowable Successor
  • The Day Before
  • The Passage
  • A Spring Day at Camp David.
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