Book Reviews – Dwight D. Eisenhower

Book Review – Merlo J. Pusey, “Eisenhower The President”

Merlo J. Pusey, “Eisenhower The President” A book written at about the half-way point thru Ike’s Presidency. I have great admiration for Dwight Eisenhower, both as a soldier and as President. It’s safe to say that he is my favorite President. I have most, if not all, of his own writings as well as some […]

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Book Review – A Matter of Justice, David Nichols

Eisenhower and the Beginning of the Civil Rights Revolution Ask most folks about the origin of the civil rights movement and the typical answer will be that it started with the Kennedy’s and came to some form of fruition with the laws passed during the Johnson administration. Those with a bit more knowledge might make […]

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Book Review – Ike’s Final Battle, Kasey S. Pipes

The Road to Little Rock and the Challenge of Equality This is the second of 2 books I read recently related to Eisenhower’s record associated with the early civil rights movement. A very good read. The book starts with a bit of background related to the Second World War, and in particular, the Battle of […]

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Book Review – Eisenhower, Man and Soldier, Ann Woodward Miller

This first biography of General Dwight David Eisenhower was completed in 1944, after the successful invasion of Italy but before the invasion of Europe on 6/6/1944. One can tell right away that it was written in a simpler time….the langauage used and the pure patriotism are most interesting and feel good to read after all […]

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Book Review – Eisenhower and Latin America

Eisenhower and Latin America, Stephen Rabe The Foreign Policy of AntiCommunism Another addition to the library as it relates to my favorite President Forget where I found this. Read most of it on Metro but finished it while in the Air going to see pat and Theresa’s wedding. That was a GREAT time. From the […]

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