Taking the Oath: America's History from the Oval Office

Dwight D. Eisenhower: 1953 - 1961

  • Season 1
  • , Episode 13  | 
  • Aired: 4/12/2011
    • Length: 10:39
    • Plays: ???
Synopsis >

Dwight D. Eisenhower became the first U.S. Army General to take the office since Ulysses S. Grant in 1869. Eisenhower’s diplomacy helped bring an end to war in Korea and reduced tensions between the U.S. and the Soviet Union during the Cold War.

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