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Eisenhower S Sputnik Moment

Pub Date : 2013-02-15 | Author : Yanek Mieczkowski | Publisher : Cornell University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780801467929
ISBN 13 : 0801467926

In a critical Cold War moment, Dwight D. Eisenhower's presidency suddenly changed when the Soviet Union launched Sputnik, the world's first satellite. What Ike called "a small ball..


Eisenhower S Sputnik Moment

Pub Date : 2013 | Author : Yanek Mieczkowski | Publisher : Cornell University Press

ISBN 10 : 0801451507
ISBN 13 : 9780801451508

In a critical Cold War moment, Dwight D. Eisenhower's presidency suddenly changed when the Soviet Union launched Sputnik, the world's first satellite. What Ike called "a small ball..


Eyeing The Red Storm

Pub Date : 2016-04 | Author : Robert M. Dienesch | Publisher : U of Nebraska Press

ISBN 10 : 9780803286771
ISBN 13 : 0803286775

In 1954 the U.S. Air Force launched an ambitious program known as WS-117L to develop the world’s first reconnaissance satellite. The goal was to take photographic images from spa..


Gps Declassified

Pub Date : 2013-10-01 | Author : Richard D. Easton | Publisher : Potomac Books, Inc.

ISBN 10 : 9781612344089
ISBN 13 : 1612344089

GPS Declassified examines the development of GPS from its secret, Cold War military roots to its emergence as a worldwide consumer industry. Drawing on previously unexplored docume..


Ike S Bluff

Pub Date : 2012-09-25 | Author : Evan Thomas | Publisher : Little, Brown

ISBN 10 : 9780316217279
ISBN 13 : 0316217271

Evan Thomas's startling account of how the underrated Dwight Eisenhower saved the world from nuclear holocaust. Upon assuming the presidency in 1953, Dwight Eisenhower set about to..


Unwarranted Influence

Pub Date : 2011 | Author : James Ledbetter | Publisher : Yale University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780300168822
ISBN 13 : 0300168829

In Dwight D. Eisenhower's last speech as president, on January 17, 1961, he warned America about the "military-industrial complex," a mutual dependency between the nation's industr..


Gerald Ford And The Challenges Of The 1970s

Pub Date : 2005-04-22 | Author : Yanek Mieczkowski | Publisher : University Press of Kentucky

ISBN 10 : 0813123496
ISBN 13 : 9780813123493

"In the author's reassessment of this underrated president, Ford emerges as a skilled executive, an effective diplomat, and a leader with a clear vision for America's future. Worki..