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  1. Eisenhower Exhibits Now Located in Presidential Library

    May 14, 2018 - June 30, 2019 @ Library 2nd Floor Gallery

    While the Eisenhower Presidential Museum undergoes a comprehensive redesign, the exhibits are located in the Presidential Library building. Visitors will see "The Eisenhower Story," with highlights of the life and times of Dwight D. Eisenhower from his boyhood in Abilene, Kansas, to his leadership development through both World Wars, and his two terms in the White House as the 34th President of the United States.

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  1. Evenings at Ease series: Kansas Candidate Forum

    October 9, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Visitors Center Auditorium

    The Chamber of Commerce in Abilene, Kansas, is hosting this voter information event featuring Kansas candidates vying for local, state and national political offices. Plan to attend this moderated forum and learn candidates' views on the issues. For more information, email the Abilene Chamber of Commerce at, or call 785-263-1770. Please register to vote and cast your ballot on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Dwight D. Eisenhower felt very strongly about civic responsibility. While President of Columbia University, in a speech to New York Herald Tribune Forum in New York City on October 25, 1949, Eisenhower appealed to citizens, "Stop shrugging off politics as only the politicians' business; stop banking on American luck to get us good government and good policy -- some time it will run out. Stop using the alibi, 'one vote doesn't count.' It won't, only if not used! And our neighbor's won't, unless we make him use it."

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