American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Eisenhower, Dwight David Known as "Ike.” 1890-1969. American general and the 34th President of the United States (1953-1961). As supreme commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force (1943-1945) he launched the invasion of Normandy (June 6, 1944) and oversaw the final defeat of Germany (1945). His presidency was marked by an end to the Korean War (1953), domestic racial problems, cold war with the Soviet Union, and a break in diplomatic relations with Cuba (1961).
- Eisenhower, Mamie Geneva Doud 1896-1979. First Lady of the United States (1953-1961) as the wife of President Dwight Eisenhower.
- n. United States general who supervised the invasion of Normandy and the defeat of Nazi Germany; 34th President of the United States (1890-1961)
“But in the weeks to come, the word Eisenhower kept getting back from Goodpaster and Wheeler was that it was “inaccurate” to believe the United States was in a “stalemate” in Vietnam.”
“Eisenhower is spinning in his grave to see his once Grand Old Party now become a bunch of spineless traitors.”
“It didn't exist and, in Eisenhower-era America, couldn't.”
“Twenty of these beasts were made, one appearing in Eisenhower's inaugural parade.”
“He told the 4,400 assembled cadets in Eisenhower Hall that he will send 30,000 more U.S. servicemembers to Afghanistan.”
“Of course, this quote from Dwight D. Eisenhower is still there: "Pessimism never won any battle.”
“Eisenhower is an interesting case: someone with a mastery of language (he wrote speeches for MacArthur, for gosh sakes) who nonetheless primarily used that mastery to avoid obvious rhetorical effects rather than indulge in them.”
“NACA and several other agencies were folded into NASA back in Eisenhower's day.”
“(And Brennan was appointed by Eisenhower, FWIW, but then again Eisenhower was secretly a commie).”
“Perseus says: zuch: (And Brennan was appointed by Eisenhower, FWIW, but then again Eisenhower was secretly a commie)”
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