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    • Dwight D.Eisenhower1953-1961
    • Eisenhower Bio• Born in Denison, TX• Moved to Abilene, KS at the age of 3.• Enrolled at West Point • Officer Training (1st)• Supreme Commander of D- Day Invasion (1944)• Supreme Commander of NATO (1949)• President of Columbia University (1948-1953)
    • Eisenhower Bio (cont.) • Health Issues? • Used to smoke 4 packs/day • Crohn’s Disease-1956 • Stroke-1957 • Excellent athlete, once tackled Jim Thorpe • Moved 35 times in 35 years! • Spent a lot of time on the golf course! • Almost ran for President in 1948 for the Democrats
    • White House Putting Green
    • The Eisenhower Tree-17 thHole
    • Ike before the Normandy Invasion
    • Election of 1952/1956 • Ran against Adlai Stevenson (D, Illinois) • The General vs. the Egghead • Ran on the campaign, “Korea, Communism, & Corruption” • Promised that if elected he would go to Korea • Nominated Richard Nixon as VP
    • Election of 1952
    • Election of 1956
    • Election of 1956