PRESIDENT DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 07/18/1963 - HFSID 84670
DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER Former President sends his thanks and that he is looking forward to having lunch with Lewis Strauss and some other men. Typed Letter Signed: "Ike", 1p, 7x10¼. On his Gettysburg stationery, 1963 July 18. To his former Secretary of Commerce, Lewis Strauss, Washington, D. C.
Sale Price $427.50
DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER
Former President sends his thanks and that he is looking forward to having lunch with Lewis Strauss and some other men.
Typed Letter Signed: "Ike", 1p, 7x10¼. On his Gettysburg stationery, 1963 July 18. To his former Secretary of Commerce, Lewis Strauss, Washington, D. C. In full: "Many thanks for the affidavit concerning the Black Watch Farms -- your intuition was correct! I am delighted that you, Heb Brownell, Roy Wilkinson and Milton will be having lunch with me next Thursday. I am looking forward to our visit with a great deal of pleasure. With warm personal regard, As ever," WWII hero and former Allied Supreme Commander DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (1890-1969) was as successful in politics as he was in war. Eisenhower, who was elected the nation's 34th President (1953-1961) in 1952, was determined to bring order and efficiency to the Administration in a new era of "dynamic conservatism". His domestic program, termed "Modern Republicanism", called for greater state government power, reduced federal intervention in the economy, revamped tax laws, increased Social Security benefits and improved interstate highways. Fulfilling a campaign pledge, Eisenhower went to South Korea following his election and subsequently oversaw the truce that ended the Korean War (1950-1953). He delivered his "Atoms for Peace" proposal to the United Nations in December 1953 and led the formation of the Southeast Asia Treaty Organization the following year. Despite having suffered a serious heart attack in September 1955, Eisenhower won re-election by a landslide in 1956. Ink and pencil note (unknown hand) at upper left corner. Fold creases not at signature. Lightly soiled at lower left. Fine condition.
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