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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 ...

Eisenhower Family Still Doesn't Like Gehry's Memorial Design

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.16.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Has the Dwight D. Eisenhower national memorial project hit a snag? The Washington Post reported Friday that members of the Eisenhowe...

A German Town Mourns Its Holocaust Past: The DP Camp Story, Part 2

Bernard Starr | Posted 02.14.2012 | Home
Bernard Starr

A commissioned stained-glass window dedicated to the Holocaust portrays a gas chamber scene and bears a Star of David. To all who enter the church, it's a stark reminder of past atrocities

Tax the Rich! In Fact, Let's Double Their Taxes

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 01.22.2012 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Double the top tax rate! It's time for those who have benefited from our system to pull their own weight again. Or as politicians used to say but don't seem to anymore, "From whom much is given, much is expected."

Gehry Answers His Critics On Eisenhower Memorial Plan

AP | By BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 12.19.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Renowned architect Frank Gehry explained his ambitious design for a future Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial to architecture colleagues Tues...

Now Is the Time for All Good Millennials to Come to the Aid of Their Country

Michael Hais and Morley Winograd | Posted 11.06.2011 | Politics
Michael Hais and Morley Winograd

The nation's future is likely to be determined by the strength and effectiveness of the Millennial Generation's participation in next year's election.

WATCH: A Rare Look At Soviet-Era Political Cartoons

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

Using rarely seen footage from the Russian State Film Archives, documentarian Kevin McNeer has produced a fascinating documentary about the late Soviet political cartoonist and propaganda artist Boris Efimov.

Papers Shed New Light On Eisenhower's Famous 'Military-Industrial Complex' Farewell Speech

AP | JOHN MILBURN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ABILENE, Kan. — For nearly two years, President Dwight D. Eisenhower and his aides searched for the right words to describe at the end of his pr...