Books/Video

The Eisenhower Society has published the following books and distributes them to sales outlets:

  • Eisenhower National Historic Site Museum Collections, National Park Service, U. S. Department of the Interior. This is a companion book to the on-line virtual museum exhibit found at www.nps.gov/museum
  • Mamie Eisenhower–Wife, Mother, First Lady: Her Impact and Influence on Her Time. This book is a compilation of the proceedings for the seminar held in 1996 marking the centennial of Mamie Eisenhower’s birth.
  • Eisenhower and Korea: The Forgotten War.   This book is a collection of the proceedings for the seminar held in 1998, the 45th anniversary of the Korean War armistice.

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The Society has also supported the efforts of authors to publish books about Eisenhower:

  • Eisenhower’s Gettysburg Farm, Images of America Series, Arcadia Publishing. Authors Carol Hegeman and Michael Birkner recount Eisenhower’s life focusing mostly on his time in Gettysburg.  190 photographs, many never published before.
  • Encounters with Eisenhower commemorates 125th anniversary of Eisenhower’s birth using letters and reminiscences of individuals who recorded their meetings with Eisenhower.
  •  Common Cause: An Oral History of the World War II Home Front uses interview excerpts to tell the story of life during the war.

Film productions supported by the Eisenhower Society include:

  • Eisenhower’s Secret War produced by filmmaker, Dr. George Colburn includes two 60-minute public TV specials on Ike’s Cold War leadership, 1950-1960. For more information or to order a DVD go to the website www.eisenhowerssecretwar.com/
  • Ike: The Making of an American Hero 1941-1945 premieres in conjunction with the Eisenhower Memorial dedication in 2020 during the 75th anniversary of World War II. For more information visit www.ikeww2.com  
  • Music in the Life of Eisenhower is a 45-minute television program featuring the Virginia Chamber Orchestra, the Airmen of Note and select Pro Coro singers playing some of Eisenhower’s favorite music. The program is narrated by Robert Aubry Davis, with in-studio discussion of Eisenhower’s accomplishments featuring Dr. Michael Birkner, Gettysburg College and Timothy Rives, Eisenhower Presidential Library. The program streams at vco.events/community/videos/ and has a supporting study guide.