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President Eisenhower's Heart Attack and Return to Washington in 1956
In September 1955, President Eisenhower suffered a heart attack while visiting Denver and spent seven weeks recovering. In February 1956, he and the First Lady returned to Washington, greeted by Vice President Nixon, President Hoover, and a cheering crowd. Later in 1956, Eisenhower was reelected to a second term.
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The Amusing Story of the U.S. and Japan's 1960 State Dinner at the White House
In September 1960, the U.S. and Japan celebrated 100 years of diplomatic relations with a state dinner at the White House. Read the amusing story of the night, including 4-year-old Mary Jean's detour and the priceless antique chair.
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