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Eisenhower's Secret War


From Warrior to President

The first hour chronicles Eisenhower's exploits in World War II, his decision to enter presidential politics, and his fulfillment of an election promise to seek a solution to ending the Korean War, after more than 33,000 military deaths. It also follows the grassroots movement to draft Eisenhower as the Republican candidate for president; Eisenhower's reluctant decision to leave his powerful position at NATO; his fight for the Republican Party's nomination against 'neo isolationist' Sen. Robert Taft, the leader of the GOP; his campaign against Democrat Adlai Stevenson; and finally, his election as the 34th president.

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