As the presidential election unfolds we make many presumptions about our candidates and their families. On September 28, 2008 my father, John S.D. Eisenhower, wrote a thought provoking piece in the New York Times, titled, “Presidential Children Don’t Belong in Battle.” He adds an historical perspective to a little discussed national security consideration. Let meContinue reading “Presidential Children Don’t Belong in Battle”
INVESCO FIELD AT MILE HIGH, DENVER, COLORADO 9:12 P.M. EDT, THURSDAY, AUGUST 28, 2008 I stand before you tonight not as a Republican or a Democrat, but as an American. The Eisenhowers came to this great country in the 18th century, settling first amid the hills of Pennsylvania and later on the plains of Kansas.Continue reading “Remarks by Susan Eisenhower at the 2008 Democratic National Convention”
I have decided I can no longer be a registered Republican. For the first time in my life I announced my support for a Democratic candidate for the presidency, in February of this year. This was not an endorsement of the Democratic platform, nor was it a slap in the face to the Republican Party.Continue reading “Reflections on Leaving the Party”
Forty-seven years ago, my grandfather Dwight D. Eisenhower bid farewell to a nation he had served for more than five decades.