David and Julie Eisenhower were at the National Archives in Washington D.C. last week for a forum moderated by historian Michael Beschloss. In attendance were their good friends Lynda Bird Johnson Robb, the daughter of President Lyndon B. Johnson, and Chuck Robb son-in-law and former U.S. Senator from Virginia. The Eisenhowers discussed their new book about the last years of the 34th President Dwight D. Eisenhower, Going Home to Glory, the World War II General’s role as a private citizen and his impact on politics during the 1960’s.
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If there’s anyone who’s ever smiled more on the stage at National Archives than David Eisenhower, who is it?
Last week in a conversation with his wife, Julie Nixon Eisenhower, the daughter of President Richard M. Nixon, and Michael Beschloss who served as moderator, Eisenhower grinned constantly while chatting about their new book, Going Home to Glory.
It’s about Eisenhower’s grandfather, President Dwight Eisenhower, and on a cold and blustery night, listeners came to take up every one of the 290 seats in the William G. McGowan Theater.