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The Ike Age: Eisenhower, America & the World of the 1950s

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SPEAKER: Will Hitchcock
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71 minutes

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Historian Will Hitchcock explores America's place in the world and President Eisenhower's leadership during the tumultuous 1950s.

Will Hitchcock was the 2012 Henry A. Kissinger Chair in Foreign Policy and International Relations at the John W. Kluge Center in the Library of Congress. A professor of history at the University of Virginia and a senior scholar at the Miller Center for Public Policy, Hitchcock has written widely on Cold War trans-Atlantic relations and European international affairs in the post-World War II era. He spent six months at the Library of Congress researching his book, "The Age of Eisenhower: America and the World in the 1950s."

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