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My September Reasons for Reflection

For me, the sum of Dwight Eisenhower’s professional and personal life will always be linked to September. Within the month there lies a symbol of his leadership and accomplishments, as well as a tragic story of his greatest loss.

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In Search of a Moderate Middle

The political leaders of both parties often talk about the importance of national unity, but they rarely show signs that this is their top priority.

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An Old Remedy for a New Era

During World War II, even during the most dangerous and bloody periods of the fighting, people understood the critical importance of relaxation and fun.

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Our Times

Our September 21 blog entitled “My September Reasons for Reflection” features photos of Doud Dwight Eisenhower with his parents Mamie D. Eisenhower and Dwight David Eisenhower.

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How Ike Led

Susan Eisenhower’s new book How Ike Led examines the principles behind Eisenhower’s biggest decisions.

Few people have made decisions as momentous as Eisenhower—from World War II to the early years of the Cold War. He was a man of character, a principled leader who embraced accountability and worked tirelessly to forge unity of purpose.

How Ike Led shows us not just what a great American did, but why—and what we can learn from him today.

“It’s an Inspirational Book”

Susan Eisenhower’s How Ike Led distills from her grandfather’s life the enduring qualities of successful leadership. Those qualities—dedication to duty, sincerity, fairness, optimism, humility, patience and restraint, moderation and accountability—are illuminated through anecdotes both moving and entertaining from Dwight Eisenhower’s decades of unparalleled service to America. ”

Robert M. Gates
U.S. Secretary of Defense 2006–2011

“A Well-Written Reflection”

A well-written reflection on one of the most significant American presidents. The compelling substance of How Ike Led is enhanced by the author’s sensitive style. It brings one of America’s most remarkable public figures into lasting focus.

Henry A. Kissinger
U.S. Secretary of State 1973–1977

“A Must Read”

Susan Eisenhower’s unique insights into the values, vision, and courage of our 34th president and unmatched command of the history of his era deepen and at times transform our understanding of the events that shaped the modern world, from D-Day to Little Rock, from Suez to Sputnik…Ike’s humanity as well as his wisdom shine through as he steered the Nation to peace and prosperity…A must read for anyone who cares about America’s past, or its future.

Daniel B. Poneman
CEO of Centrus Energy Corporation
Former Deputy Secretary of Energy

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