Mrs. Ike: Portrait of a Marriage

Mrs. Ike: Portrait of a Marriage

by Susan Eisenhower

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781931868044
Publisher: Capital Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/01/2002
Series: Capital Classics Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Susan Eisenhower is president of the Eisenhower Institute. Formerly Chairman and co-founder of the Center for Political and Strategic Studies (CPSS), she joined the Institute as president when the two organizations combined programs in the fall of 2000. Ms. Eisenhower has authored three books: two of which "Breaking Free" and "Mrs. Ike" have appeared on bestseller lists. She has also edited three collected volumes, "NATO at Fifty" and two on Central Asia, including the most recent, "Islam and Central Asia: An Enduring Legacy or an Evolving Threat?" She has also penned hundreds of op-eds and articles for publications, such as The Washington Post, The LA Times, USA Today, The Naval Institute’s Proceedings, The London Spectator. Frequently, she has provided analysis for NPR and network television programs, including: CNN, CNN International, MSNBC, Nightline, This Week, The CBS News with Dan Rather, ABC Evening News with Peter Jennings, The News Hour with Jim Lehrer, Fox News with Brit Hume, and Hardball with Chris Matthews

Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsxiii
Forewordxvii
Introductionxxi
1.Belonging on American Soil3
2.The Wellspring of His Idealism22
3.An Attraction of Opposites33
4."My Duty Will Always Come First"44
5.A Grief That Would Break the Hardest Heart58
6.Tropical Challenges73
7.The Last Rays of a Brilliant Sun86
8.War Department, Washington109
9.A Circle of Friends126
10."I've Left Nothing but Good Friends"140
11.Stateside Once More160
12.The Commander's Wife184
13."A Woman of Steel and Immense Resiliency"200
14.Until God Is Through with Him216
15.Quarters #1234
16.On the Road Again250
17.A Call to Duty262
18.A Neighbor in the White House273
19."For Never Failing Help"288
20.Home at Last304
21.The Years Alone317
Epilogue335
Notes341
Questions to Ponder381
Index385

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