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Eisenhower, Dwight David (1890-1969) to Victor Emanuel

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08345 Author/Creator: Eisenhower, Dwight David (1890-1969) Place Written: s.l. Type: Typed letter signed Date: 29 March 1952 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: As NATO Supreme Commander, affirms idea of a spiritual awakening in the US: "One part of your letter that impresses me very much is your realization that there must be a definite appeal to the spiritual if we in the United States and what is left of the free world are really interested in getting back on a sane,sound, and enduring basis.

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

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Keywords/Subjects: President, Treaty, Global History and Civics, Foreign Affairs, Religion, Communism

Sub Era: Postwar Politics and the Origins of the Cold War The Fifties