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The Triumphant Return of President Eisenhower After His Heart Attack
In September 1955, President Eisenhower suffered a heart attack while visiting Denver. Early the following year, he and the First Lady returned to Washington, greeted by Vice President Nixon, former President Hoover, and a cheering crowd of supporters. By the end of the year, he was reelected to a second term.
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The Royal Visit to the White House in 1960: When Mary Jean Eisenhower Detoured Traffic
In September 1960, the U.S. and Japan celebrated 100 years of diplomatic relations with a state visit. An amusing article was published in the Washington Post detailing the state dinner at the White House, including when Mary Jean Eisenhower detoured traffic. Read the full story here!
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