Dwight Eisenhower

About Dwight Eisenhower

Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969) was the 34th President of the United States (1953 to 1961). He was a five-star general in the United States Army during WWII and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe.

The Treasures That Free Men Possess

By |2020-01-23T15:43:21-06:00January 22nd, 2020|Categories: Primary Documents, World War II|

Kinship among nations is not determined in such measurements as proximity, size, and age. Rather, we should turn to those inner things, those intangibles that are the real treasures free men possess. To preserve his freedom of worship, his equality before the law, his liberty to speak and act as he sees fit, subject only [...]

Guarding Against the Military-Industrial Complex

By |2019-12-07T12:40:24-06:00August 14th, 2015|Categories: Dwight Eisenhower, Military, Presidency, World War II|

President Dwight D. Eisenhower delivered his farewell speech to the nation in a television broadcast on January 17, 1961. The full text is below. —The Editor My fellow Americans: Three days from now, after half a century in the service of our country, I shall lay down the responsibilities of office as, in traditional [...]

Dwight D. Eisenhower on Freedom

By |2019-12-07T13:12:14-06:00August 29th, 2011|Categories: Dwight Eisenhower, Quotation|

“History does not entrust the care of freedom to the weak or timid.” We hope you will join us in The Imaginative Conservative community. The Imaginative Conservative is an on-line journal for those who seek the True, the Good and the Beautiful. We address culture, liberal learning, politics, political economy, literature, the arts and the [...]