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Video: Atoms for Peace

A short video about the peaceful uses of atomic energy as proposed by President Dwight Eisenhower. See the video at YouTube.

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Video: Food for Peace Agreement between U.S. and India in 1960

Photo and audio clip of President Eisenhower at the signing of the 1960 Food for Peace agreement between the United States and India. The agreement not only sent rice and wheat but helped to establish food reserves in India in the event of future emergency shortages. See the video on YouTube.

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Video: President Eisenhower’s Speech at the United Nations- 1960

President Dwight Eisenhower’s speech on September 22nd, 1960 at the United Nations General Assembly. Eisenhower talks about the peaceful use of outer space, nuclear weapons and the Cold War. See the video on YouTube.

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Video: Eisenhower discusses a limited ban on nuclear weapons testing

Short video of President Eisenhower talking about a letter he wrote to Nikita Khrushchev in which he proposed a limited nuclear test ban. See the video on YouTube.

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Video: President Eisenhower’s Statement on Suspending Nuclear Weapons Testing

President Dwight Eisenhower makes a statement about nuclear weapons testing on August 22nd, 1958. This sets in motion negotiations which would lead to a Limited Test Ban Treaty in 1963 during President Kennedy’s administration. See the video on YouTube.

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Video: Eisenhower’s Open Skies for Peace

Video footage about Dwight Eisenhower’s open skies aerial inspection proposal during the Cold War. Includes President Eisenhower at a press conference discussing open skies and disarmament. A sample open skies flight is also shown. See the video on Youtube.

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Video: Dwight Eisenhower on Ending Child Hunger

Excerpt of General Dwight Eisenhower’s July 8, 1948 speech for a United Nations Crusade for Children. Eisenhower talks about the importance of ending child hunger in the quest for peace, a theme still very much relevant today. View the video on Youtube.

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New Senate must finish what Ike, JFK started

We’ll have a new Senate soon. We don’t know exactly who yet, but one mission regardless should be the same: The Senate must finish what Ike and JFK started: ending nuclear weapons testing.

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Today in history: Eisenhower proposes UN food program

It was on September 22nd, 1960 when President Dwight Eisenhower addressed the United Nations General Assembly. In his speech he talked about world hunger.

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Remembering Eisenhower’s speech on child hunger

It was on July 8, 1948 when Dwight Eisenhower made a speech at the United Nations on ending child hunger. Ike warned that hungry children could not be expected to become apostles of peace.

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