Eisenhower: A Life by Paul Johnson

By Paul Johnson

Within the rousing sort he’s well-known for, celebrated biographer Paul Johnson bargains a desirable portrait of Dwight D. Eisenhower, focusing fairly on his years as a five-star basic and his time because the thirty-fourth President of the United States.

Johnson chronicles President Eisenhower's modest youth in Kansas, his university years at West element, and his quick ascent in the course of the army ranks, culminating in his appointment as ultimate Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe in the course of international warfare II. starting while Eisenhower assumed the presidency from Harry Truman in 1952, Johnson paints a wealthy portrait of his consecutive phrases, exploring his risky courting with then-Vice President Richard Nixon, his abhorrence of isolationism, and his place at the chilly conflict, McCarthyism, and the Civil Rights circulation. Johnson notes that after Eisenhower left the White condominium at age 70, reluctantly passing the torch to President-elect John F. Kennedy, he feared for the country’s destiny and prophetically warned of the looming military-industrial complex.

Many components of Eisenhower’s presidency communicate to American politics this day, together with his skill to stability the price range and ability in coping with an oppositional Congress. This short but accomplished examine will attract biography fanatics in addition to to fanatics of presidential heritage and army historical past alike.

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