Presentation on President Dwight D. Eisenhower
- When: Tuesday, May 24, 2011, 7 p.m.
- Where: Tonganoxie Historical Site, Tonganoxie
- Cost: Not available
- Age limit: Not available
- Categories: Community, Historical Society
The former director of the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum will give a presentation about President Dwight D. Eisenhower at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 24 at the Tonganoxie Community Historic Site, 201 W. Washington St.
Daniel D. Holt, who was director at the presidential library and museum from 1990-2008, will focus his presentation on Eisenhower from a young man to an international statesman. He’ll delve into Eisenhower’s time in Kansas, West Point, the Phillipines and Europe and why he was effective throughout his life.
Holt is a speaker, writer and author who currently is managing editor and project director of the “George C. Marshall Papers” editing project. He also is co-editor of “Eisenhower: The Pre-War Diaries and Selected Papers, 1905-1941.”
The presentation is part of the Tonganoxie Community Historical Society’s monthly meeting. Admission is free. For more information, call (913) 845-2582.a
The presentation is made possible through the Kansas Humanities Council.