American Presidents

More about Dwight D. Eisenhower

  • To enforce integration, he ordered the National Guard to escort students into the Little Rock High School in Little Rock, Arkansas.
  • Mamie Geneva Doud Eisenhower followed her husband around the world throughout his military career and once declared that in 37 years she had unpacked her household at least 27 times.
  • He lived in 27 different homes during his 38 years with the Army.
  • "The United States never lost a soldier or a foot of ground in my administration. We kept the peace. People ask how it happened - by God, it didn't just happen, I'll tell you that."

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