I Like Ike: The Man, the Myth and the Legend
Explore the life of a brilliant general and strong president, a native Kansan who made a lasting mark on the America we know today. Dwight D. Eisenhower’s accomplishments ranged from creating the major war plan to defeat Japan and Germany in WWII, to launching the Interstate Highway System, to being a strong voice for desegregation. This lecture is a perfect way to prepare for a trip to Abilene a week later.
July 11 • 6:30–8:30 p.m.
Hesston Wellness Center
701 S. Main
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Roy Bird, a historian and writer on Kansas topics, has researched and presented extensively on Dwight D. Eisenhower. He recently published a children’s book, Little Ike.
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