Nixon , posted landslide victories in both 1952 and 1956. By George S.
Open in the app. On the contrary: Germany declared war by launching an air raid on September 1, 1939, and followed up with a siege that killed tens of... One is an unattributed copy of a triple portrait of King Charles I of England, originally painted by Anthony van Dyck in 1636 to help Bernini create a sculpture of the king.
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Dwight D. Much of the art was preserved, but three paintings by old masters somehow ended up in a poker game won by an American tank commander, Maj.
Cold War Six months after he became president, Eisenhower secured an agreement that ended three years of fighting in Korea.
In the second place, your self-assurance and to me, at least, demonstrated ability, give me a great feeling of confidence about the future … and I have the utmost confidence that through your efforts we will eventually beat the hell out of those bastards — "You name them; I'll shoot them!
The new President, Carlos Castillo Armas, reversed land reform and clamped down on the Communists, and he also restricted voting rights and curtailed civil liberties before an assassin murdered him in 1957. Yet on occasion, a politician will transcend circumstance and bear witness to some lasting truth: In his farewell address to the nation, President Dwight D.
Both sides made concessions on the question of the repatriation of prisoners of war, and the armistice went into effect in July 1953. Army Chief of Staff.
Edsel, chairman of the board of the foundation, which chronicles and promotes the return of art stolen during World War II. He told his fellow citizens to be wary of the "military-industrial complex," which he described as the powerful combination of "an immense military establishment and a large arms industry. This time, however, rather than homes or schools, Ike suggested the thieves might walk off with democracy itself.
United States prestige in the Middle East rose. Eisenhower Essays Life in Brief. Holland, a retired house builder from Montana, who said he found them in the safe deposit box of his aunt, Margaret I.
As commander in chief, Ike exercised only nominal control over this development, which was driven by an unstated alliance of interested parties: Only an alert and knowledgeable citizenry can compel the proper meshing of the huge industrial and military machinery of defense with our peaceful methods and goals, so that security and liberty may prosper together.
General Interest. You are about to embark upon the Great Crusade, toward which we have striven these many months.