Chronicling the career of Dwight David Eisenhower (1890-1969), the Nation's 34th President. Included: his military service; the Republican Party's movement to persuade Ike to run for President; his economic and foreign policies; and his passive reaction to McCarthyism.
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- Premiered: October 4, 1988
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: This much-honored PBS documentary series explores American history, one topic or person at a time. Its Peabody Award winners include profiles of FDR and Malcolm X, and such diverse topics as Nixon's 1972 trip to China, the controversy surrounding `Citizen… (more)