Presentation on President Dwight D. Eisenhower

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.


William Peak 9 years, 8 months ago

There is no age limit and volunteers provide goodies in the basement after the program. The Historical Society and site are a jewel for this community.


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