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Dwight Eisenhower

Author: Tom BrokawMary Jean EisenhowerRobert J DoleJulie Nixon EisenhowerNorm JohnstonAll authors
Publisher: [New York] : A&E Television Networks, [2006]
Series: Biography (A & E Home Video (Firm))
Edition/Format:   eVideo : EnglishView all editions and formats
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He was a boy from Abilene who grew up to command the largest fighting force ever assembled. He went on to ride his military accomplishments all the way to become the 34th President of the United States. Dwight D. Eisenhower ran for President with one of the most direct and effective messages in the history of politics: "I Like Ike." This simple slogan belies the complexity of the man behind it: people did like Ike,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary
History
Inaugural addresses
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)55985055
Named Person: Dwight D Eisenhower; Dwight D Eisenhower
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Brokaw; Mary Jean Eisenhower; Robert J Dole; Julie Nixon Eisenhower; Norm Johnston; A & E Home Video (Firm); OverDrive, Inc.
OCLC Number: 83805209
Notes: Downloadable video file.
Title from title screen (viewed on Feb. 15, 2007).
Credits: Directors of photography, Norm Johnston, Paul Dougherty ; narrator, Tom Selleck ; editors, Margaret Moore, Marc Lamphear ; music, Pump Audio.
Performer(s): Interviews with: George F. Will, Tom Brokaw, Mary Jane Eisenhower, Bob Dole, Julie Nixon-Eisenhower, Wesley K. Clark, Daun Van Ee, John McCain, William Ewald, Sam Donaldson, Barry McCaffrey, David Eisenhower, Susan Eisenhower, Walter Cronkite.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.; System requirements: OverDrive Media Console (file size: 450418KB).
Series Title: Biography (A & E Home Video (Firm))
Other Titles: Biography (Television program)
Responsibility: produced for Greystone Communications, Inc. for A & E Network.

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He was a boy from Abilene who grew up to command the largest fighting force ever assembled. He went on to ride his military accomplishments all the way to become the 34th President of the United States. Dwight D. Eisenhower ran for President with one of the most direct and effective messages in the history of politics: "I Like Ike." This simple slogan belies the complexity of the man behind it: people did like Ike, but did they really know him? This documentary probes the complexities of Eisenhower's personality, details his military career and reflects on his time as President.

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