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Baldev Duggal, Immigrant to Icon: An American Dream

Chaker Khazaal | Posted 03.03.2015 | Impact
Chaker Khazaal

Many immigrants don't just bring their luggage with them when they come to America's shores. They also bring their determination -- and, yes, their dreams. It is the power of these dreams that will help America grow and prosper in the face of the endless challenges and opportunities our future holds.

A Monthlong Celebration of Our Yearlong Devotion

Nancy Brown | Posted 02.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

Throughout February, in communities across the country, millions of supporters have been coming together, wearing red, and reinforcing the critical message that we can overcome heart disease and stroke.

First Nighter: Ronald Keaton Makes an Imposing 'Churchill'

David Finkle | Posted 02.15.2015 | Arts
David Finkle

When I was at college, a favorite pastime of mine was sitting around with a bunch of other procrastinators keen on determining the most important person of the 20th century. I maintained it was Winston Churchill.

The Man Off-Screen

Camila Mendoza | Posted 01.08.2015 | Teen
Camila Mendoza

Robin taught me that life was meant to be lived with passion. He taught me that even though we all go through harrowing times in our lives, we always have humor and love to distract us.

The Joy of Losing: What Red-State Democrats Still Don't Get

Mark Olmsted | Posted 01.06.2015 | Politics
Mark Olmsted

Memo to Grimes and Nunn and the rest of the sad parade of upsets-that-never-were: Most of you knew damn well you were almost certain to lose the second you decided to run. But rather than accept it, you saw that utter likelihood as a reason to double down.

The Presidents of Mount Rushmore: Could Any of Them Win the Election Today?

Gerry Myers | Posted 12.21.2014 | Politics
Gerry Myers

Who do you think Doane Robinson would have chosen for "Mount Rushmore" if it were being sculpted today? Do you think there are other presidents who are Mount Rushmore worthy?

House Report Blasts Eisenhower Memorial As 'Five-Star Folly'

Reuters | Posted 09.24.2014 | Politics

By Ian Simpson WASHINGTON, July 25 (Reuters) - The troubled Eisenhower Memorial designed by celebrity architect Frank Gehry is a "fiv...

President Dwight D. Eisenhower's Son Dies At 91

AP | DOUGLASS K. DANIEL | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — John S.D. Eisenhower, the son of a five-star general turned president who forged his own career in the U.S. Army and then chronicl...

Bill Clinton For Mayor

Francis Levy | Posted 09.25.2013 | Comedy
Francis Levy

If the qualifications for high position in New York municipal government are a history of sexual peccadillos then why not elect someone with some rea...

The Problem With the Frank Gehry Memorial

Traci L. Slatton | Posted 06.20.2013 | Politics
Traci L. Slatton

Wednesday it was announced that a federal commission charged with building a national monument honoring President Eisenhower voted unanimously to appr...

Juicy Marilyn Monroe, John Lennon Letters To Be Auctioned

AP | ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 05.29.2013 | Books

NEW YORK — Marilyn Monroe's letter of despair to mentor Lee Strasberg and Dwight D. Eisenhower's heartfelt missives to his wife during World War...

Former CIA Director Apologizes For Affair

AP | JOHN ROGERS and SHAYA TAYEFE MOHAJER | Posted 05.26.2013 | Politics

LOS ANGELES -- In his first public speech since resigning as head of the CIA, David Petraeus apologized for the extramarital affair that "caused such ...

None of My Business -- Or Is It?

Norman Lear | Posted 05.20.2013 | DC
Norman Lear

We veterans of WWII and everyone who remembers Eisenhower, this gentle man with the giant fist, the president who kept us out of conflict after conflict, often against the advice of those around him, have an investment in how he is remembered.

Jewish Values and the Judeo-Christian Tradition Do Not Belong to the Fundamentalist Right

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 04.27.2013 | Politics
Menachem Rosensaft

President Obama's religious philosophy is broadminded rather than regressive, openhearted and ecumenical rather than narrowly focused on the beliefs and dogmas of the most inflexible absolutists on the theological spectrum. His worldview does not reject out of hand the tenets of other faith communities.

6 'Black Presidents' Before Barack Obama

Posted 02.24.2014 | Black Voices

Barack Obama is widely known as the United States' first black president. But is he really the country's first African-American commander-in-chief? ...

President's Tailor Is A Man With A Past

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.08.2012 | Small Business

Martin Greenfield survived by his wits at Auschwitz and Buchenwald. Now the renowned tailor lives on his reputation as the suitmaker for several presi...

LOOK: Eisenhower Family Still Objects To Memorial Design

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 07.30.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- President Dwight D. Eisenhower's family welcomed design changes by architect Frank Gehry for a memorial honoring the World War II genera...

The Quality of Mercy

John P. Howe, III, M.D. | Posted 07.24.2012 | Impact
John P. Howe, III, M.D.

As Americans remember the sacrifices of our military on Memorial Day, I also recall the thousands of Project HOPE volunteers dispatched across the globe over the years to bring health and healing to foreign shores.

Elevating Ike: An Audiobook Review

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.29.2012 | Books
Tom Alderman

If you're a hardcore Democrat, this audiobook could turn you around about the man.

House Lawmakers Hold Hearing On Ike Memorial Design

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 05.20.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — Architect Frank Gehry said he is open to changes to a planned Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial in Washington to address objections fro...

Let's Not Politicize The Eisenhower Memorial

Justin Shubow | Posted 05.01.2012 | Arts
Justin Shubow

Is it "nostalgia" to ask that the Eisenhower Memorial "shall blend with the essential lines of the old"? Would critics like to see Paris "improved" by some more oppressive skyscraper? Should Venice, Rome, and Florence get with the times and jazz up their hopelessly backwards cities?

Why I Still Like Ike

William Astore | Posted 04.12.2012 | Politics
William Astore

As important as Ike's deeds were to our country, in some way his words were (and are) even more important, especially in this time of constant war and bloated budgets for "defense" and our burgeoning trade in deadly weaponry.

Designing an Eisenhower Memorial on the Mall in D.C.

Paul Gunther | Posted 04.08.2012 | DC
Paul Gunther

Sadly, the pending scheme by Frank Gehry for the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial proposed on a colossal four-acre site in the District of Columbia's civic epicenter is theme-park architecture.

Walt Disney Kidnapped Richard Nixon

Mental Floss | Posted 01.19.2012 | Weird News

Everyone knows that Elvis Presley once met Richard Nixon, but Walt Disney went one better. When Nixon was Dwight D. Eisenhower's Vice President, he...

Eisenhower Family: Frank Gehry Must Be Stopped

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 03.11.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- President Dwight D. Eisenhower's family wants a memorial in the nation's capital redesigned, saying the current plans overemphasize his ...