1953: Dwight Eisenhower is President and he sits for his official portrait

1953: Dwight Eisenhower is President and he sits for his official portrait

Dwight Eisenhower & Ronald Reagan.  The 2 best Republicans to occupy the White House during my lifetime to date.

Dwight Eisenhower & Ronald Reagan. The 2 best Republicans to occupy the White House during my lifetime to date.

Dwight D. Eisenhower, official photo portrait,   34th US President  January 20, 1953 – January 20, 1961

Dwight D. Eisenhower, official photo portrait, 34th US President January 20, 1953 – January 20, 1961

"Today in history, December 20, 1944, Dwight D. Eisenhower Received his 5th General Star."

"Today in history, December 20, 1944, Dwight D. Eisenhower Received his 5th General Star."

Harry Truman - Working with Dwight Eisenhower

Harry Truman - Working with Dwight Eisenhower

Dwight Eisenhower’s parents on their wedding day in 1888. |  It is said that Dwight D. Eisenhower's mother, Ida Elizabeth Stover Eisenhower was a woman of color.  Eisenhower's maternal grandfather carried the surname of Link, there being only two Links families in the Virginia town they originated in ~ a black one and a white one.  Many years ago, a black researcher discovered that Ida’s mother was from the black Links, a fact washed away in time.

Dwight Eisenhower’s parents on their wedding day in 1888. | It is said that Dwight D. Eisenhower's mother, Ida Elizabeth Stover Eisenhower was a woman of color. Eisenhower's maternal grandfather carried the surname of Link, there being only two Links families in the Virginia town they originated in ~ a black one and a white one. Many years ago, a black researcher discovered that Ida’s mother was from the black Links, a fact washed away in time.

Pat explores the parallels between Dwight Eisenhower and Barack Obama.   http://thecoolship.com/?p=4434

Pat explores the parallels between Dwight Eisenhower and Barack Obama. http://thecoolship.com/?p=4434

Ike in 56 Elephant Political Pin Button Dwight Eisenhower 1956 Pres. Election

Ike in 56 Elephant Political Pin Button Dwight Eisenhower 1956 Pres. Election

Dwight Eisenhower Folk Art, Political Art, Wall Piece, 1970s, one-of-a-kind

Dwight Eisenhower Folk Art, Political Art, Wall Piece, 1970s, one-of-a-kind

Gravesites of President and Mrs Eisenhower in a chapel on the grounds of the Presidential Library in Abilene, Kansas

Gravesites of President and Mrs Eisenhower in a chapel on the grounds of the Presidential Library in Abilene, Kansas

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