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Tom Wicker

For over thirty years, Tom Wicker covered American politics at The New York Times, where he began writing the Times's "In the Nation" column. He was the author of several books, including One of Us: Richard Nixon and the American Dream and JFK & LBJ, as well as two novels.

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Dwight D. Eisenhower by Tom Wicker--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Tom Wicker's biography Dwight D. Eisenhower, part of The American Presidents Series. A bona-fide American hero at the close of World War II, General Dwight Eisenhower rode an enormous wave of popularity into the Oval Office seven years later. Though we may view the Eisenhower years through a hazy lens of 1950s nostalgia, historians consider his presidency one of the least successful.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

The American Presidents

Tom Wicker; Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., General Editor
Henry Holt and Co.
Times Books

An American icon and hero faces a nation-and a world-in transition

A bona-fide American hero at the close of World War II, General Dwight Eisenhower rode an enormous wave of popularity into...

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