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Dwight D. Eisenhower Speech

A description of the item at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: LMD
Date: 24 Mar 2010

Biographical History

Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969) was a general in the United States Army and the President of the United States from 1953 until 1961.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Dwight D. Eisenhower Speech is a typescript carbon copy of a speech Eisenhower delivered at Syracuse, New York on 29 Oct 1962. The speech discusses the Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis, which had ended the previous day when the Soviet Union agreed to remove its nuclear missiles from Cuba. Eisenhower criticizes the Kennedy administration in the speech and makes a case for supporting the Republic Party.

Arrangement of the Collection

Single item.


Access Restrictions:

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Use Restrictions:

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

Subject Headings


Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 -- Oratory.


Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962.


Syracuse (N.Y.) -- History.

Genres and Forms

Speeches (documents)



Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Dwight D. Eisenhower Speech,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

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