How Ike Led
A review of

How Ike Led

The Principles Behind Eisenhower’s Biggest Decisions


Dwight D. Eisenhower, by His Granddaughter

by David Meyer

Dwight D. Eisenhower’s granddaughter Susan Eisenhower offers a politically and emotionally astute accounting of Ike’s life and career.

Ike’s Granddaughter

One of President Dwight D. “Ike” Eisenhower’s four grandchildren, Washington, DC policy strategist Susan Eisenhower, worked extensively on national security issues. Naturally, she’s not here to list all her grandfather’s faults, but her work stops short of hagiography.

Ike – who led the Normandy invasion as Allied commander and led the United States as a two-term president – was a complex man with an almost impenetrable surface. Ms. Eisenhower tunnels beneath that surface to reveal Ike’s complexity and the complexity of his time. Her personal memories add to her portrayal of this pivotal figure.


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    S. L. 10 months ago
    Seems the book is more a biography, rather than about „ The Principles Behind Eisenhower’s Biggest Decisions“

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