Lecture, WWII Event, Audio Recording     

David Eisenhower Lecture

A special lecture on World War II with David Eisenhower, the grandson of Dwight D. Eisenhower. A noted historian, Eisenhower is the author of Eisenhower: At War and Coming Home to Glory, and was a featured lecturer in OHS's 2013 Mark O. Hatfield Distinguished Historians Forum.

Recorded on Thursday, June 25, 2015 at the First Congregational Church, Portland, Oregon.

About David Eisenhower

David Eisenhower, grandson of General and President Dwight D. Eisenhower, is a historian and Director of the Institute for Public Service at the Annenberg Public Policy Center. He serves as a senior research fellow at the University of Pennsylvania's Annenberg School of Communication and is a fellow in the International Relations Department at the university.

In February 2002, Eisenhower was named editor-in-chief of the Foreign Policy Research Institute's ORBIS journal. He has lectured widely to audiences across the United States on the Presidency, foreign relations, and World War II.

Eisenhower is the author of Eisenhower: At War, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in History in 1986. TIMEmagazine named it one of the five best nonfiction books of 1986. Eisenhower is also the author of numerous magazine articles and book reviews on the subjects of politics and history. His most recent book, co-authored with wife Julie Nixon Eisenhower, is Going Home to Glory, which chronicles the post-Presidency years of his grandfather.

Eisenhower is the recipient of seven honorary doctorates. He is on the board of advisers of the Nixon Center and a member of the board of directors of the Eisenhower Foundation at the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library.