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My Turn: A dissenting view of Veterans Day memorialized in the Presidential Proclamation that changed the holiday from Armistice Day to Veterans Day. Dwight D. Eisenhower asked Americans to "solemnly remember the sacrifices of all those who fought so valiantly ... to preserve our...
Trump touts program with dark history

...this week's Republican debate, saying "you don't get nicer, you don't get friendlier" than President Dwight D. Eisenhower. "They moved 1.5 million out," the billionaire real estate mogul said. "We have no choice. We have no...
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Overcoming hostilities, US and Cuba to open embassies

...overthrow the Cuban government or isolate the island, including toughening the embargo first imposed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower.But after months of secret talks aided by the Vatican, the U.S. and Cuba announced in December that they...
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Letter to the Editor: David vs. Goliath - the ordinary citizens. At critical times in our nation's history, leaders such as Teddy Roosevelt and Dwight D. Eisenhower warned us that it was dangerous to let giant corporations have too much power. More recently, Jay Hammond, Wally...
Former Alaska territorial governor dies at 94

...according to Gore.A well-known, July 1, 1958, photograph by the AP shows Stepovich standing between President Dwight D. Eisenhower and Interior Secretary Frederick Seaton. Stepovich is flashing a broad smile and holding a newspaper with a banner...
Today in History for Friday, Dec. 19, 2014

...broke out in Indochina as troops under Ho Chi Minh launched widespread attacks against the French.In 1950, Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower was named commander of the military forces of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.In 1961, former U.S...
Today in History

...accused of committing treason against Queen Elizabeth I. (Mary was beheaded in February 1587.)In 1890, Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th president of the United States, was born in Denison, Texas.In 1908, the E.M. Forster novel "A Room...
Today in History for Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

...Today's Highlights in History:On Dec. 15, 1944, the U.S. Senate approved the promotions of Henry H. Arnold, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Douglas MacArthur and George C. Marshall to the five-star rank of General of the Army and the nominations...
This day in History: Aug. 21

...Leon Trotsky died in a Mexican hospital from wounds inflicted by an assassin the day before.In 1959, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed an executive order making Hawaii the 50th state.In 1961, country singer Patsy Cline recorded the Willie...
Higher taxes may not hammer dividend stocks

...from higher taxes by rewarding them with higher dividends, according to a Goldman Sachs report.In 1960, when Dwight D. Eisenhower was president, rich Americans paid a tax on dividends as high as 91 percent because that was the top marginal...
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