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This book is written by Dwight Eisenhower s grandson, David, and his wife, Julie Nixon Eisenhower Richard Nixon s daughter I bought this book at Borders Going Out Of Business sale for 1.00 What a great buy it was Many fascinating things I learned After JFK was elected President Eisenhower and Kennedy communicated often Eisenhower wanted to be called General instead of President in his private life and JFK agreed to give him the fifth star to make him a five star general After JFK s assa This book is written by Dwight Eisenhower s grandson, David, and his wife, Julie Nixon Eisenhower Richard Nixon s daughter I bought this book at Borders Going Out Of Business sale for 1.00 What a great buy it was Many fascinating things I learned After JFK was elected President Eisenhower and Kennedy communicated often Eisenhower wanted to be called (((Read Pdf))) ⇨ Going Home To Glory ↠ When President Dwight Eisenhower Left Washington, D.C., At The End Of His Second Term, He Retired To A Farm In Historic Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, That He Had Bought A Decade Earlier Living On The Farm With The Former President And His Wife, Mamie, Were His Son, Daughter In Law, And Four Grandchildren, The Oldest Of Whom, David, Was Just Entering His Teens In This Engaging And Fascinating Memoir, David Eisenhower Whose Previous Book About His Grandfather, Eisenhower At War, 1943 1945, Was A Finalist For The Pulitzer Prize Provides A Uniquely Intimate Account Of The Final Years Of The Former President And General, One Of The Giants Of The Twentieth Century In Going Home To Glory, Dwight Eisenhower Emerges As Both A Beloved And Forbidding Figure He Was Eager To Advise, Instruct, And Assist His Young Grandson, But As A General Of The Army And President, He Held To The Highest Imaginable Standards At The Same Time, Eisenhower Was Trying To Define A New Political Role For Himself Ostensibly The Leader Of The Republican Party, He Was Prepared To Counsel His Successor, John F Kennedy, Who Sought Instead To Break With Eisenhower S Policies In Contrast, Kennedy S Successor, Lyndon Johnson, Would Eagerly Seek Eisenhower S Advice As The Tumultuous 1960s Dawned, With Assassinations, Riots, And The Deeply Divisive War In Vietnam, Plus A Republican Nominee For President In 1964 Whom Eisenhower Considered Unqualified, The Former President Tried To Chart The Correct Course For Himself, His Party, And The Country Meanwhile, The Past Continued To Pull On Him As He Wrote His Memoirs, And Publishers And Broadcasters Asked Him To Reminisce About His Wartime Experiences When His Grandfather Took Him On A Post Presidential Tour Of Europe, David Saw Firsthand The Esteem With Which Monarchs, Prime Ministers, And The People Of Europe Held The Wartime Hero Then As Later, David Was Under The Watchful Eye Of A Grandfather Who Had Little Understanding Of Or Patience With The Emerging Rock N Roll Generation But Even As David Went Off To Boarding School And College, Grandfather And Grandson Remained Close, Visiting And Corresponding Frequently David And Julie Nixon S Romance Brought The Two Families Together, And Eisenhower Strongly Endorsed His Former Vice President S Successful Run For The Presidency In 1968 With A Grandson S Love And Devotion But With A Historian S Candor And Insight, David Eisenhower Has Written A Remarkable Book About The Final Years Of A Great American Whose Stature Continues To Grow. This could be the story of just about any young man reminiscing about his grandfather, except that when his grandfather comes to visit him at boarding school, the grandfather arrives by helicopter and goes first to the headmaster s residence before visiting the dorm That s because his grandfather just happened to be a former President and the army general who led the Normandy invasion of Europe during WWII.The story begins January 20, 1961, just as former President Dwight D Eisenhower leaves o This could be the story of just about any young man reminiscing about his grandfather, except that when his grandfather comes to visit him at boarding school, the grandfather arrives by helicopter and goes first to the headmaster s residence before visiting the dorm That s because his grandfather just happened to be a former President and the army general who led the Normandy invasion of Europe during WWII.The story begins January 20, 1961, just as former President Dwight D Eisenhower leaves office, turns the reins of power over to John F Kennedy, and heads into retirement on a farm near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.Young David Eisenhower spends a lot of time at the farm, both working and getting better acquainted with his famous, and sometimes intimidating, grandfather.The behind the scenes tidbits are fascinating Like the descriptions of the Kennedys redecorating the White House for the change of power the locations and p I read this book no less than three times after reading it once Not immediately but I found myself going back to it in between my other books The post President life of Ike and David and Julie s recollection is nothing less than personable and endearing Ike was a great President, worked from the middle and achieved alot for the economy and landscape of the American s This was a timely book to read and what life is like after you leave the White House The much beloved only grandson of Dwight Eisenhower, David tells this wonderful personal tale of how hard it is for someone else to make all those tough decisions and live again outside the spotlight As I was quite young when he was president, I do not remember much about General Eisenhower as he preferred to be called instead of Mr President Fun little quirks about the man never brought to us back then in t This was a timely book to read and what life is like after you leave the White House The much beloved only grandson of Dwight Eisenhower, David tells this wonderful personal tale of how hard it is for someone else to make all those tough decisions and live ag I have read many books about the Presidents as anyone who looks at my bookshelf can see and I am always looking for books that don t point me in a specific direction as most of them tend to do Either the president was an ego maniac, vastly intelligent, paranoid, flawless, etc This book doesn t really get into personalities which was one of Eisenhower s signature traits even though it is written by his grandson and grand daughter in law who certainly had quite a history to draw from when wr I have read many books about the Presidents as anyone who looks at my bookshelf can see and I am always looking for books that don t point me in a specific direction as most of them tend to do Either the president was an ego maniac, vastly intelligent, paranoid, flawless, etc This book doesn t really get into personalities which was one of Eisenhower s signature traits even though it is written by his grandson and grand daughter in law who certainly had quite a history to draw from when writing this book.This book tells of the time of Eisenhower s post pre I think Julie Nixon Eisenhower is underrated as an author editor I had a little interest in this book that her husband, David, wrote until I noticed her name on the spine as well While Going Home to Glory is mostly David Eisenhower s work, I felt I could really tell where Julie s input was used and her diary excerpts were some of the most interesting sections along with General Eisenhower s To tout another of her books, her biography of her mother was really wonderful.When it comes I think Julie Nixon Eisenhower is underrated as an author editor I had a little interest in this book that her husband, David, wrote until I noticed her name on the spine as well While Going Home to Glory is mostly David Eisenhower s work, I felt I could really tell where Julie s input was used and her diary excerpts were some of the most interesting sections along with General Eisenhower s To tout another of her books, her biography of her mother was really wonderful.Wh An affectionate look at President Dwight Eisenhower after he left the White House in January 1961 and went into retirement at his farm in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania As David Eisenhower notes, former presidents have to carve out their own roles in retirement The Kennedy administration increasingly tried to distance itself from the Eisenhower administration, while, ironically, President Lyndon Johnson often turned to Eisenhower for advice and counsel after becoming president in late 1963 In 1964, An affectionate look at President Dwight Eisenhower after he left the White House in January 1961 and went into retirement at his farm in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania As David Eisenhower notes, former presidents have to carve out their own roles in retirement The Kennedy administration increasingly tried to distance itself from the Eisenhower administration, while, ironically, President Lyndon Johnson often turned to Eisenhower for advice and counsel after becoming president in late 1963 In 1964, Eisenhower felt that Barry Goldwater was unqualified to be the Republican candidate for President and was only a lukewarm campaigner The Eisenhowe Poignant book about the final years of Eisenhower as told by his grandson, David Eisenhower You remember David Eisenhower, he married Nixon s daughter, Julie, and the presidential retreat in the Maryland mountains is named for him Eisenhower is sometimes the forgotten president He followed the unpredictable Harry Truman and he was followed by the charismatic JFK Eisenhower is dismissed by many historians as a do nothing president, but anyone interested in his An excellent memoir by the grandson of General Dwight D Eisenhower about the last years of President Eisenhower s life and his relationship with his grandson I found it interesting that Lyndon Johnson relied for Eisenhower for support and council and that he spent considerable time visiting Eisenhower in the hospital in 1968 and 1969 The books is based on David s memories and the interviews with many people who knew his grandfather This is the first book that I have read about the life of Dw An excellent memoir by the grandson of General Dwight D Eisenhower about the last years of President Eisenhower s life and his relationship with his grandson I found it interesting that Lyndon Johnson relied for Eisenhower for support and council and that he spent conside