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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 of William...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-15/today-history-monday-dec-15-2014
Local
Today's politicians could learn from Eisenhower

When Dwight D. Eisenhower was elected president in 1952, he...that party to its left. It was, Eisenhower liked to say, his "Middle Way...temperate negotiation. Few lessons of Eisenhower's era have been more lost on the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-08-08/today%E2%80%99s-politicians-could-lea
Opinion
Obama withdraws Bristol Bay from offshore drilling

...According to the White House, Republican President Dwight Eisenhower was the first to use presidential authority to withdraw acreage from offshore drilling consideration. Eisenhower in 1960 withdrew an area now included in the Florida Keys National...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-17/obama-withdraws-bristol-bay-offshore-dr
State
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. Ambassador...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-19/today-history
Local
Letter to the Editor: David vs. Goliath

...us - 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 Hickel...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-08-07/letter-editor-david-vs-goliath
Letters
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 With a...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-14/today-history
Local
Today in history

...Atlantic Treaty.In 1959, the NS Savannah, the first nuclear-powered merchant ship, was christened by first lady Mamie Eisenhower at Camden, New Jersey.In 1961, Capt. Virgil "Gus" Grissom became the second American to rocket into a sub-orbital...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-21
Local
Photo: One more reason to like Ike

...Buckley and her mother, Linda, in the atrium of the State Office Building on Monday. On Jan. 3, 1959, President Dwight Eisenhower signed a proclamation admitting Alaska to the U.S. and William Egan was sworn in as the first governor of the state.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-01-04/one-more-reason-ike
Local
Finding roads to prosperity

...The story of President Dwight D. Eisenhower's decision in 1956 to create the interstate...United States would do well to heed. Eisenhower was the first Republican to occupy the...market crash of 1929 and its aftermath. Eisenhower had an almost pathological, but healthy...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/123008/opi_372411540.shtml
Body of former governor returned to Fairbanks

...Wednesday afternoon.The 94-year-old former governor died last Friday at a San Diego hospital. He was appointed by President Eisenhower as governor in 1957, a position he held for a year before resigning.A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Feb. 28 at...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-21/body-former-governor-returned-fairbanks
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