Won 1 Primetime Emmy.
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"At Ease: Stories I Tell to Friends", 1967
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Dwight David Eisenhower | Gen. Dwight Eisenhower | General Dwight D. Eisenhower | General Eisenhower | Pres. Dwight D. Eisenhower | President Dwight D. Eisenhower | President Eisenhower
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[from a letter to Edgar Newton Eisenhower, dated Monday, November 8th, 1954] Now it is true that I believe this country is following a dangerous trend when it permits too great a degree of centralization of governmental functions. I oppose this--in some instances the fight is a rather desperate one. But to attain any success it is quite clear that the Federal government cannot avoid or escape ...
6/6/44: He had strategic command of Operation Overlord, the D-Day landings on the coast of Normandy. Although the landings turned out to be a resounding success (and were key to the eventual Allied victory in WW2), Eisenhower wasn't entirely certain they would succeed, and kept in his pocket a communique announcing the failure of the landings and accepting full responsibility.
Being a higher ranked General, he commanded 'Joseph S. Patton' to apologize to two privates, that Patton had slapped in the face, calling them cowards and profane names.