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  1. "Eisenhower: Becoming the Leader of the Free World" with Louis Galambos, at Central Kansas City Public Library

    April 24, 2019, 6:30 PM @ Central Kansas City Public Library

    As the editor of Dwight D. Eisenhower’s papers – all 21 volumes – Louis Galambos might know more about the military hero turned commander-in-chief than anyone alive. In a discussion of his new book "Eisenhower: Becoming the Leader of the Free World," Galambos explores the shifts in Ike’s identity and reputation over his lifetime and how he developed his distinctive leadership skills. With the help of Brig. Gen. and mentor Fox Conner, Eisenhower learned as a career military officer to profit from his mistakes and pivot quickly. In the White House, he embraced compromise and coalition building. Galambos is a professor of history at Johns Hopkins University. This presentation continues a series coinciding with the exhibit "Eisenhower’s Middle Road" at Central Kansas City Public Library. All are made possible by a grant to the Eisenhower Foundation from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation of Kansas City, Missouri. See "More Details" to RSVP.

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  2. Lunch & Learn: "Eisenhower: Becoming the Leader of the Free World" with Louis Galambos, at Abilene, Kansas

    April 25, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Visitors Center Auditorium

    As the editor of Dwight D. Eisenhower’s papers – all 21 volumes – Louis Galambos might know more about the military hero turned commander in chief than anyone alive. In a discussion of his new book "Eisenhower: Becoming the Leader of the Free World," Galambos explores the shifts in Ike’s identity and reputation over his lifetime and how he developed his distinctive leadership skills. With the help of Brig. Gen. and mentor Fox Conner, Eisenhower learned as a career military officer to profit from his mistakes and pivot quickly. In the White House, he embraced compromise and coalition building. Galambos is a professor of history at Johns Hopkins University. This continues a series coinciding with the exhibit "Eisenhower’s Middle Road" at the Central Kansas City Public Library. The Lunch & Learn series is made possible by the Eisenhower Foundation and generous support from the Jeffcoat Memorial Foundation. Free, with a light lunch provided on a first come, first served basis.

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