A five-part series traces 20 years of the life of Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969), beginning with his rise to power as a military commander in WWII and continuing with his transition to politics at the onset of the Cold War with the Soviet Union.
Part 4 of five. A profile of Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969) includes an examination of the national conflict over race and civil rights; the space race with the Soviet Union; and Ike's fight for an arms agreement that would lower the defense bill and make a balanced budget possible. Host: Colin Powell.
Part 1 of five. Colin Powell hosts a 20-year retrospective of the life and times of Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969), beginning with an examination of Ike's rise to the top of the military during WWII.