Dwight D. Eisenhower


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Interviewees discuss the presidency of Dwight D. Eisenhower (1953-1961).

Highlights
Julian Goodman on the first Presidential News Conference in 1955
05:04
Walter Cronkite on covering the 1952 Presidential election of Dwight D. Eisenhower
02:40
William Clotworthy on the 1952 political campaign and BBDO representing the Republican party - Eisenhower; on how they got Ike to wear makeup
06:44
NBC Unit Manager Bob Costello on televising President Eisenhower's speeches
04:55
Garry Simpson on covering President Eisenhower
00:51
Perry Wolff on covering the 1952 political convention for CBS and meeting President Dwight D. Eisenhower 
06:21
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William Clotworthy

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William Clotworthy on the 1952 political campaign and BBDO representing the Republican party - Eisenhower; on how they got Ike to wear makeup
06:44

John Conte

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John Conte on his local station, KMIR, becoming an NBC affiliate, and arranging a meeting between Tom and David Sarnoff with President Dwight David Eisenhower
03:59

Bob Costello

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NBC Unit Manager Bob Costello on televising President Eisenhower's speeches
04:55

Walter Cronkite

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Walter Cronkite on covering the 1952 Presidential election of Dwight D. Eisenhower
02:40
Walter Cronkite on an awkward moment during the first Telestar sattelite transmission while interviewing Dwight Eisenhower and Marshall Montgomery
03:01

Julian Goodman

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Julian Goodman on Walter Cronkite dominating coverage of the 1952 Presidential Convention; on the primitive state of TV at the time
04:44
Julian Goodman on the first Presidential News Conference in 1955 and NBC News covering Eisenhower
05:04

Sig Mickelson

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Sig Mickelson on CBS News covering the 1952 Presidential Election
07:48
Sig Mickelson on CBS News' coverage of the 1952 political conventions
04:20
Sig Mickelson on Walter Cronkite anchoring CBS News' coverage of the conventions and on inventing the term "anchorman"
02:25
Sig Mickelson on the innovations and impact of CBS News' coverage of the 1952 political conventions
07:18
Sig Mickelson on the concept of "gavel-to-gavel coverage" first introduced by CBS News for the 1952 political conventions
01:56
Sig Mickelson on Don Hewitt's role during CBS News' coverage of the 1952 political conventions
02:30
Sig Mickelson on Bill Leonard's contribution to CBS News' coverage of the 1952 political conventions and on covering the speeches
04:04
Sig Mickelson on candid moments from the 1952 political conventions and on how CBS' coverage differed from NBC or ABC
03:19
Sig Mickelson on CBS News Radio's coverage of the 1952 political conventions
02:35
Sig Mickelson on CBS News' coverage of election night in 1952 and on the use of the Univac computer
07:11
Sig Mickelson on CBS News' relationship with Dwight D. Eisenhower and press secretary James Hagerty
03:01
Sig Mickelson on a dust up between CBS News and the Eisenhower White House over a scheduled interview with then-Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev
09:58

Thomas W. Moore

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Thomas W. Moore on ABC covering the 1952 conventions, and on how presidents starting with Dwight D. Eisenhower took to television
07:55

Robert Mott

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Robert Mott on working on I Like Ike, a tribute to President Dwight D. Eisenhower
04:14

Garry Simpson

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Garry Simpson on covering President Eisenhower
00:51

Perry Wolff

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Perry Wolff on covering the 1952 political convention for CBS and meeting President Dwight D. Eisenhower 
06:21

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