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Reminiscences of John S. D. Eisenhower, 1972

Creator: Eisenhower, John S. D., 1922-2013
Project: Eisenhower administration project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 147 pages
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Army officer, diplomat

Scope and Contents

Aide to President Eisenhower, 1956; Pentagon, 1957: Army Staff on Strategic Capabilities Plan and Joint Strategic Objectives Plan; decisions on weapons systems; opinions of President Eisenhower on: unification and centralization of armed services, size of ground forces, Navy's influence on White House, Pershing missile, first United States satellite, Berlin crises, U-2 affair; Presidential meetings with Lyndon Johnson, John Foster Dulles, Arthur Radford, Nikita Khrushchev, Charles DeGaulle, Konrad Adenauer and others, 1958-60; childhood reminiscences of grandparents' home

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Access Conditions

Interview is in the public domain, 1973

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