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Author Archives: Susan Eisenhower
Uncle Sam Needs You
It seems like a perfect storm has overcome our country, but we should not despair. From history we can find inspiration in cases where our leaders addressed times of crisis in ways that inspired confidence.
Discussing leadership and national unity with Martha MacCallum on ‘The Story’
Yesterday, I appeared as a guest panelist on Fox’s “The Story with Martha MacCallum” to discuss the deep political divisions in our country.
Eisenhower and the Meaning of Victory
A month after the German surrender, Dwight Eisenhower visited London to express his thanks to the victorious armies, and his appreciation for the sacrifices made during the war. He brought with him a message of lasting unity.
A Fateful Decision; an Historic Outcome
World-changing events hung in the balance on this day in 1944, hours before the Normandy invasion known as D-Day. A pivotal decision, countless sacrifices, and the heroism of Allied troops, resulted in the liberation of Europe.
A poignant story on Memorial Day
This Memorial Day, join me in paying tribute to those who gave their lives for our country and for causes greater than themselves. I will remember one such person, who has brought considerable meaning to my own life: Pvt. Frank E. Mackey.
Victory in Europe: 75 years ago
Today we remember “Victory in Europe” 75 years ago. Like me you may be filled with both sorrow, for allies who perished as they defeated Nazi Germany’s murderous rule, and joy that their sacrifice ushered in the possibility of a “second chance.”
‘How Ike Led’ coming soon
My new book, ‘How Ike Led,’ a retrospective of Eisenhower’s wartime and presidential leadership, will be published on June 2nd by Thomas Dunne Books.
A Note to the Reader
Over the years, I have found it enormously satisfying to write this blog and to offer comments on our current political scene.
Without Words: A Year of Sadness and Joy
It has been heartening to hear from so many readers of this blog. Many have asked when I will be writing more commentary.