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Eisenhower, Dwight David (1890-1969) to Evan Aurand re: "tempest in a teapot" created by his riding in helicopter

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02793.096 Author/Creator: Eisenhower, Dwight David (1890-1969) Place Written: Washington Type: Typed letter signed Date: 1957/11/08 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Memorandum for Captain Aurand

People: Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969.

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Keywords/Subjects: President Aviation, Transportation

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