Continuing the We Didn't Start the Fire roll call . . .
Harry Truman, Doris Day, Red China, Johnnie Ray
South Pacific, Walter Winchell, Joe DiMaggio
Joe McCarthy, Richard Nixon, Studebaker, Television,
North Korea, South Korea, Marilyn Monroe
Rosenbergs, H-Bomb, Sugar Ray, Panmunjom
Brando, The King And I, and The Catcher In The Rye
Eisenhower, Vaccine, England's got a new queen
Marciano, Liberace, Santayana goodbye
(1890-1969), 34th President of the US for the years 1953-1961, elected 1952 under the slogan “I Like Ike”. Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in WW2. In 1951 became first Supreme Commander of NATO.
- Dwight D. (Ike) Eisenhower was a U.S. general and statesman; and the 34th president of the United States (1953-61). During World War II he commanded U.S. troops in Britain and Allied troops in North Africa and Italy (1942-43) before becoming supreme Allied commander in charge of the Normandy landings (1943-44). In 1951 he assumed supreme command of NATO. As president, he tried to stabilize the Middle East against Communist influence by offering economic and military aid — the Eisenhower Doctrine (1957).