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Cal Thomas: D-Day is dumb day for too many

...survey, which finds only slightly more than half (54 percent) of those who took a multiple choice quiz knew that Dwight D. Eisenhower was the supreme commander of Allied forces on D-Day. Fewer than half knew Franklin Roosevelt was president and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-06-07/cal-thomas-d-day-is-dumb-day-for-
Opinion

...monuments in the nation's capital voted Thursday to reject the current design for a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower, sending the concept back to its architects for revisions.The National Capital Planning Commission voted 7-3...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-04-03
Outdoors
The last of the 'Greatest Generation' pass into memory with the 59th observance of Veterans Day

...Day and the end of World War I, the celebration known today was signed into reality on Oct. 8 1954 by President Dwight D. Eisenhower. "In order to insure proper and widespread observance of this anniversary, all veterans, all veterans' organizations...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-11-09/into-history
News
Former territorial governor dies at age 94

...according to Gore.A well-known, July 1, 1958, photograph by the AP shows Stepovich standing between President Dwight D. Eisenhower and Interior Secretary Frederick Seaton. Stepovich is flashing a broad smile and holding a newspaper with a banner...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-15/former-territorial-governor-dies-at-
News
A veteran reflects on the American military

...draft board and volunteered for the U.S. Army. I was inducted in February, 1953, under the Presidency of Dwight D. Eisenhower, whom I also respected. After 4 months of basic Infantry training, 2 months of leadership training and I was...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-08-29/letters-to-the-editor
Letters
Alaska statehood bell-ringer, beloved Juneau resident dies

...Commerce. The 1958 Alaska Statehood Act was making its way through Congress and awaiting approval by President Dwight D. Eisenhower, and as president of the Jaycees, Derr was asked to plan a ceremony downtown to coincide with the signing of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-01-30/alaska-statehood-bell-ringer-beloved
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Funds holding up teen's trip down under

...Bearheart's mother Amy Christopher, "and we've put in too much for it not to happen." Founded by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1956, the People To People Ambassador Program aims, according to its Web site, to promote peace through face-to-face...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/041610/new_610937650.shtml
News
Lee Daniels' The Butler

Now Playing Synopsis: Director Lee Daniels (Precious) teams up with Emmy Award-winning screenwriter Danny Strong to tell the remarkable story of White House butler Eugene Allen (played by Oscar-winner Forest Whitaker), who served eight U.S. presidents over the course of 30 years, and witnessed sweeping social change during his three decades of service at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. Inspired by Wil Haygood's Washington Post article, the film features Robin Williams as Dwight D. Eisenhower, James Marsden as John F. Kennedy, Liev Schreiber as Lyndon B. Johnson, John Cusack as Richard M. Nixon, and Alan Rickman as Ronald Reagan. Oprah Winfrey, Cuba Gooding Jr., Terrence Howard, Jane Fonda, David Oyelowo, Lenny Kravitz, Melissa Leo, and Vanessa Redgrave co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Terrence Howard, Alan Rickman, Jane Fonda Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

John Francis Kralick

...until signing with the Washington Senators in 1959. He caught the opening pitch ball thrown by then President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1960.In 1961 Jack and a relief pitcher hit solo home runs. It was only the sixth time that two pitchers have...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000160131721
The Butler

Opens Friday, Aug 16, 2013 Synopsis: Director Lee Daniels (Precious) teams up with Emmy Award-winning screenwriter Danny Strong to tell the remarkable story of White House butler Eugene Allen (played by Oscar-winner Forest Whitaker), who served eight U.S. presidents over the course of 30 years, and witnessed sweeping social change during his three decades of service at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. Inspired by Wil Haygood's Washington Post article, The Butler features Robin Williams as Dwight D. Eisenhower, James Marsden as John F. Kennedy, Liev Schreiber as Lyndon B. Johnson, John Cusack as Richard M. Nixon, and Alan Rickman as Ronald Reagan. Oprah Winfrey, Cuba Gooding Jr., Terrence Howard, Jane Fonda, David Oyelowo, Lenny Kravitz, Melissa Leo, and Vanessa Redgrave co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Terrence Howard, Alan Rickman, Jane Fonda Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

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