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U.S. for Ike

U.S. for Ike Political Button Museum
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U.S. FOR IKE
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Photograph of Dwight D. Eisenhower superimposed over an illustration of a shield decorated with red and white vertical stripes and a blue upper portion with white text.  Red text on a white background.

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(union bug) PHILA. BADGE CO. INC, PHILA. PA, MADE IN U.S.A.

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Dwight D. Eisenhower was the 34th president, serving from 1953-1961. Before his election he was a soldier in WWI and a General, leading forces in WWII. He used his reputation of military strength during his presidency to secure a truce between the US and Korea, ending the Korean War in 1953. Eisenhower also eased tensions in the Cold War between the US and the Soviet Union. He was first elected in 1952 and won reelection in 1956, both victories were against Democratic candidate Adlai Stevenson II.

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Dwight D. Eisenhower. (n.d.). Retrieved March 28, 2019, from https://www.whitehouse.gov/about-the-white-house/presidents/dwight-d-eis...

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PO0751
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