Harry and Ike

Harry and Ike

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Between 1945 and 1952, Harry S. Truman and Dwight D. Eisenhower worked more closely than any other two American presidents of the twentieth century; they were partners in changing America's role in the world and in responding to the challenge of a Soviet Europe. And yet, these men of character, intelligence, and principle will likely be remembered for the decade-long epic feud that nearly ended their friendship. In the first biography to examine in depth their political collaboration, bitter rupture, and eventual reconciliation, Steve Neal, political columnist for the qChicago Sun-Times, q provides a fresh perspective on these two remarkable leaders, and on the American presidency itself.the dinner, MacArthur took Eisenhower into his study where they talked into the wee hours. Even though Truman had ... Can you think of anyone in this state or nation who you think might make a good president?aquot; MacArthur told Eisenhower anbsp;...

Title:Harry and Ike
Author:Steve Neal
Publisher:Simon and Schuster - 2002-08-27


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