Not Knowing What They Were Talking About

When an American U-2 spy plane was shot down over Russia in May 1960, American Congressmen leaped to the defense of the President and cursed Nikita Khrushchev.  These well-intended men were talking about something they did not know about. Before the U-2 incident, William Knowland, Republican leader of the Senate, had made President Eisenhower’s life … Continue reading Not Knowing What They Were Talking About

Dwight Eisenhower, The President Who Needed Assurance

General Dwight D. Eisenhower, Supreme Allied Commander in World War II,  one-time president of Columbia University, two-term president of the United States, had the same needs and insecurities as the lowliest street boy in Bogotá has.  Here’s the story.   In 1951 Mr. Billy Graham wrote General Eisenhower a letter which the General regarded as … Continue reading Dwight Eisenhower, The President Who Needed Assurance