Book Parties and Festivals

2012 National Book Festival: Jean Edward Smith, "Eisenhower in War and Peace" & David Eisenhower & Julie Nixon Eisenhower, "Going Home to Glory: A Memoir of Life with Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1961-1969"

David Eisenhower; Julie Nixon Eisenhower; Jean Edward Smith

About the Program

From the 12th annual National Book Festival on the National Mall in Washington, DC, a discussion about Dwight Eisenhower with biographer Jean Edward Smith author of Eisenhower in War and Peace and David Eisenhower and Julie Nixon Eisenhower authors of Going Home to Glory: A Memoir of Life with Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1961-1969.

About the Authors

Jean Edward Smith

Jean Edward Smith is the author of numerous books, including John Marshall: Definer of a Nation and Grant, which was a finalist for the 2002 Pulitzer Prize.  He is a political science professor at Marshall University.


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David Eisenhower

David Eisenhower is the grandson of former President Dwight D. Eisenhower.  He is the author of Eisenhower: At War, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in history.  Mr. Eisenhower is the director of the Institute for Public Service at the Annenberg School for Communications, University of Pennsylvania. For more information, visit davidandjulieeisenhower.com.


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Julie Nixon Eisenhower

Julie Nixon Eisenhower is the youngest daughter of former President Richard Nixon and the author of Pat Nixon: The Untold Story.  She is a former writer and assistant managing editor of The Saturday Evening Post.  For more information, visit davidandjulieeisenhower.com.


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Program Information

2012 National Book Festival: Jean Edward Smith, "Eisenhower in War and Peace" & David Eisenhower & Julie Nixon Eisenhower, "Going Home to Glory: A Memoir of Life with Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1961-1969"

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