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News from the
Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum, and Boyhood Home
 
  • 2012 Press Releases
  • Presidents of the Heartland  (10/17/2012)
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower and Harry S. Truman grew up within 150 miles of one another in eastern Kansas and western Missouri. They took quite different paths in life, but they eventually served successively as U.S. presidents in the years following World War II.
  • Whistlestop Campaign Rally - Oct. 11  (10/5/2012)
  • Republican Party presidential candidate Dwight D. Eisenhower and his wife Mamie will arrive at the Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad depot at noon on Thursday, Oct. 11. The candidate will make his case in a speech to voters that he is the best candidate for the presidency in 1952. Abilene Vice Mayor John Ray will introduce candidate Eisenhower, as well as a special presidential guest, whose identity will not be revealed until he steps out of the train.
  • Eisenhower Birthday Activities 2012  (10/2/2012)
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower's 122nd birthday will be marked this year with a number of activities at the Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home in Abilene.
  • Garden Exhibit to Open  (9/25/2012)
  • Coinciding with National 4-H week, the Living History 4-H Project members are hosting a reception for the opening of the new "Eisenhower Garden" exhibit in the Eisenhower Presidential Library on Monday, Oct. 1 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. This program is free and open to the public.
  • Reserve now! Eisenhower Legacy Dinner 2012  (9/21/2012)
  • Tickets are $60 per person or $75 if you would also like a signed copy of Soldiers First. All proceeds from the 2012 Eisenhower Legacy Dinner will go toward research travel grants for study at the Library. Thanks to a special gift, all donations will be matched dollar for dollar up to $10,000.
  • New Exhibits Open at the Eisenhower Museum   (9/18/2012)
  • Things are constantly changing and on the move at the Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home...and that includes exhibits! A new exhibit about Eisenhower's early life and career along with a new supplement to the Library 50th Anniversary exhibit on the Civil War are now open.
  • Kansas Town Hall Death Penalty Forum  (9/14/2012)
  • Capital punishment has been a tool of the justice system in America since colonial times when North America was first settled by Europeans. Since those early days nearly 13,000 have been legally put to death.
  • Constitution Day 2012  (9/11/2012)
  • The Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum invites you to join us as we celebrate U.S. Constitution Day 2012, the 225th anniversary of our nation's founding document. All activities are free and open to the public. The activities include a program for school children and an exhibit on immigration and citizenship.
  • 40K Research Visit  (9/8/2012)
  • After a record-setting year last year with 800 researchers in one year, the Eisenhower Presidential Library hits another milestone in the research room. Anticipating the 40,000th research visitor today, Director Karl Weissenbach was prepared to present this lucky person with a complimentary copy of "At Ease: Stories I Tell To Friends" written by Dwight Eisenhower. Turns out there was a tie!
  • Abigail Adams Program  (9/7/2012)
  • Come hear John Adams reminisce about his wife: the original, dynamic, and totally American woman, Abigail Adams. The program is free and open to the public in the Visitors Center Auditorium of the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum on Thursday, Sept. 13 at 7 p.m.
  • Your Ancestors in the Civil War PR  (8/17/2012)
  • "A House Divided: Your Ancestors in the Civil War" genealogy workshop will be presented August 25 at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. The program scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon in the Visitors Center Auditorium is free and open to the public.
  • Brown Bag Discussion with Hoover Presidential Library Director   (8/15/2012)
  • Dr. Thomas Schwartz, director of the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum in West Branch, Iowa, will be the guest speaker at the Eisenhower Presidential Library at noon on August 22 in the Visitors Center auditorium.
  • War and Peace - The Art of Shin-hee Chin Exhibit  (8/7/2012)
  • "War and Peace: The Art of Shin-hee Chin" is on exhibit at the Eisenhower Presidential Museum through Jan. 6, 2013. A reception and gallery talk is scheduled for Friday, August 24.
  • Base Ball Annual Game -2012  (8/3/2012)
  • The fourth annual vintage base ball game will be played on the grounds of the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. The "Abilene Iron Cutters" will once again face the Wichita "Bull Stockings" of the Cowtown Vintage Base Ball Club donning uniforms from the 1860s. The game is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 11 at 1 p.m.
  • Kansas Town Hall - National Debt Forum - August 9  (8/1/2012)
  • Our nation's debt is the topic of discussion at a Kansas Town Hall forum at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. The public program will be held in the Visitors Center Auditorium on Thursday, August 9 at 7 p.m.
  • Eisenhower Goes to the Fair!  (7/31/2012)
  • Central Kansas Free Fair (CKFF) attendees will have several opportunities to experience this year's fair theme, "We Still Like Ike." The CKFF Parade kicks off the fair on August 2 at 4 p.m. The Eisenhower Living History Garden Kids will serve as the parade Grand Marshals on their float titled "Going to the Fair." Attendees should also be on the lookout for a special appearance by the "President and First Lady" accompanied by their "Secret Service."
  • Kansas Town Hall Candidate Forum - July 25  (7/18/2012)
  • A Primary Candidate Forum sponsored by Eagle Communications is set for July 25 at 7 p.m. in the Visitors Center Auditorium of the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. The public is encouraged to attend and submit questions and topics for discussion.
  • Late Night at the Museum with Elvis  (6/15/2012)
  • "Late Night at the Museum with Elvis" will be held June 26 at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum just days before the "Elvis at 21" exhibit leaves the building. The event includes a showing of the film "Elvis '56: In the Beginning" at 7 p.m. in the Visitors Center Auditorium.
  • 35th Infantry Division Band Concert  (6/12/2012)
  • The 35th Infantry Division Band Kansas Army National Guard will perform a concert on Monday, June 18 at 7 p.m. on the grounds of the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. The concert is free and open to the public.
  • Robert Ulin: Reflections of a Cold War Soldier  (6/6/2012)
  • Robert Ulin, U.S. Army, Ret., CEO of the Command and General Staff College Foundation, will present "Witness to History: Reflections of a Cold War Soldier," at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. The free public program is scheduled for 7 p.m., June 14 in the Visitors Center auditorium.
  • Boyhood Garden Comes to Life  (5/25/2012)
  • Local 4-H members are very involved in this year's Living History Garden, located next to the Eisenhower Boyhood Home. The youth portray what it would have been like in the early 1900s when Ike was about 10 years old.
  • Symphony at Sunset at the Eisenhower Library  (5/15/2012)
  • The highly acclaimed Salina Symphony will perform an outdoor D-Day commemorative concert at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum on Saturday, June 2 at 8 p.m. Visitors are invited to bring their lawn chairs and enjoy the "Symphony at Sunset." There is no admission fee; however, donations are welcome.
  • Love Me Tender is next in Elvis Fim Series  (5/4/2012)
  • "Love Me Tender" is the next movie in a series of films complementing the Elvis at 21 exhibit. The movie will be shown in the Visitors Center Auditorium at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 10. The film is free, open to the public and includes free soda and popcorn.
  • Eisenhower Library 50th Anniversary Celebration  (4/20/2012)
  • The Eisenhower Presidential Library is hosting a special evening to celebrate 50 years on May 1 in the Library Courtyard. The Library opened its doors on May 1, 1962. That date was specifically chosen by President Eisenhower because it would have been his mother's 100th birthday.
  • BSA Ike Hike & Camporee  (4/19/2012)
  • The "Ike Hike & Camporee" will be held the weekend of April 21 in Abilene. The event will focus on Eisenhower's boyhood years in Abilene. About 200 Boy Scouts from the Triconda District, encompassing five Kansas counties, are expected to participate.
  • Elvis Movies Complement Elvis at 21 Exhbit  (4/18/2012)
  • "GI Blues" is the first in a series of films complementing the Elvis at 21 exhibit. The movie will be shown in the Visitors Center Auditorium at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24. The film is free, open to the public and includes free soda and popcorn.
  • Derek Schmidt Kansas Town Hall  (4/11/2012)
  • Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt will be at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum on Tuesday, April 17, for a Kansas Town Hall meeting. The public is invited to attend the program scheduled for 7 p.m. in the Visitors Center Auditorium.
  • Ike and Harry 2012  (3/29/2012)
  • Take a ride on the campaign trail with Ike and Harry 2012! Thanks to a partnership between the Eisenhower and Truman Presidential Libraries, we can catch a glimpse of what might have been if an Eisenhower/Truman ticket would have come to fruition.
  • "Elvis at 21" Exhibit and Programs!  (3/27/2012)
  • Slick your hair back and dust off those poodle skirts! Elvis is in the building at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. The Smithsonian traveling exhibit "Elvis at 21, Photographs by Alfred Wertheimer" is on display April 7 through July 1, 2012.
  • 2012 Kansas Geographic Bee  (3/23/2012)
  • The top geography students from across the state will gather at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum in Abilene on March 30. They will be vying for first-place honors at the Kansas Geographic Bee.
  • Leavenworth Army Staff College to be Discussed at Eisenhower Presidential Library   (3/21/2012)
  • A special public program about the U.S. Army's graduate school for officers will be presented Tuesday, March 27 at 7 p.m. in the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum Visitors Center.
  • Primarily Teaching Workshop 2012  (3/13/2012)
  • The Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum will hold one of seven workshops for educators in the summer of 2012, presented across the nation by staff of the National Archives and Records Administration. Primarily Teaching: Original Documents and Classroom Strategies will be held in Abilene, Kan., from July 16 -20.
  • Girl Scout 100th Anniversary Exhibit  (3/2/2012)
  • The Girl Scouts of the USA are celebrating their 100th Anniversary at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. An exhibit, "Something for the Girls! Celebrating 100 Years," kicks off March 10 in the Visitors Center Auditorium with a 10 a.m. program and exhibit opening. The exhibit is scheduled to run through Sept. 3 closing after Labor Day weekend.
  • Royer Film Festival 2012  (2/23/2012)
  • The 2012 Paul H. Royer Film Series begins March 1 and continues on March 8 and 15 at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum Visitors Center Auditorium. Each film starts at 7 p.m. and includes free soda and popcorn. All films are free and open to the public.
  • Founding Fathers Exhibit Opens on Presidents Day  (2/16/2012)
  • A special Founding Fathers exhibit opens Presidents Day, Feb. 20, in the Eisenhower Presidential Library's museum. The temporary display supplements the Library 50th Anniversary exhibit, which is located in the library building. The display features original documents and rare artifacts from Presidents George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson and James Madison.
  • Recently Declassified Records Now Open for Research   (1/26/2012)
  • More than 89,000 pages of new records are now open to researchers at the Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum, and Boyhood Home. The records include 78 documents totaling 449 pages of previously classified records.
  • 50th Anniversary Exhibit  (1/20/2012)
  • A special exhibit celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the dedication of the Eisenhower Presidential Library is on display in the Library gallery through March 31, 2013.
  • 2011 Press Releases
  • Archivist's Award Ceremony  (12/8/2011)
  • Linda Kuntz, Clerk at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum is receiving the Archivist's Award for Outstanding Achievement. The award will be presented by David Ferriero, Archivist of the United States, during a ceremony on Dec. 8 at the National Archives and Records Administration in Washington, D.C.
  • Atoms for Peace - 50 Year Retrospective by David Haight  (12/2/2011)
  • A special Eisenhower Administration 50 year retrospective program on President Eisenhower's "Atoms for Peace" speech will be held Thursday, December 8 at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. The event is scheduled for 7 p.m. in the Visitors Center Auditorium.
  • Pearl Harbor 70th Anniversary Exhibit  (12/1/2011)
  • The Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum has created an original exhibit featuring documents and artifacts from its holdings commemorating the Pearl Harbor 70th anniversary. This special exhibit will be on display through December in the Library and Museum building lobbies. Some artifacts in the exhibit include Pearl Harbor posters, buttons, sheet music and commemorative stamps, as well as Japanese military items.
  • Holiday Festivites - Dec. 4  (11/29/2011)
  • The annual holiday reception and band concert will be held at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum on Sunday, Dec.4. The event is scheduled for 2 p.m. in the Visitors Center Auditorium and includes a performance by the Abilene Municipal Band. Refreshments will be served following the band's performance. The program is free and open to the public.
  • Barry Grissom Town Hall Program: Nov. 17  (11/10/2011)
  • U.S. Attorney for Kansas, Barry Grissom, will be at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum on Thursday, Nov. 17, for a Kansas Town Hall meeting. The public is invited to attend the program scheduled for 7 p.m. in the Visitors Center Auditorium.
  • Quilts of Valor Program - November 12, 2011  (11/8/2011)
  • Sue Reich, World War II quilt expert, will present "Quiltmaking 1941 to 1945: The War Years," at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. The program begins at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12 in the Visitors Center auditorium. Admission is $7 for the general public and $5 for quilt guild members with membership cards.
  • General Patton's Photographs - November 11  (11/4/2011)
  • A program featuring photographs taken by General George S. Patton, Jr. during World War II will be held Friday afternoon, Nov. 11 at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. The event is scheduled for 2 p.m. in the Visitors Center Auditorium.
  • Agent of Change Film Series - Quiz Show  (11/2/2011)
  • "Quiz Show," the fourth and final film in the "Eisenhower: Agent of Change" film series, is scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8. It will be shown in the Visitors Center Auditorium at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. All films in the series are free, open to the public and include free soda and popcorn.
  • Eisenhower: The White House Years - November 3  (10/27/2011)
  • The author of a recently published book will present a special Eisenhower Administration 50 year retrospective program on Thursday, Nov. 3 at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. The event is scheduled for 7 p.m. in the Visitors Center Auditorium.
  • Library Celebrates Record Setting Year  (10/21/2011)
  • The Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home, has broken its record for the number of researchers in a year. Breaking the old record by more than 80 researchers, 800 scholars conducted research in fiscal year 2011.
  • Kansas Town Hall - A Nation in Debt - October 25  (10/19/2011)
  • Our nation's debt is the topic of discussion at a Kansas Town Hall forum at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. The public program will be held in the Visitors Center Auditorium on Tuesday, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. A similar program will be held for Abilene High School students earlier in the day.
  • Spy Technology : The History Major's Perspective - October 18  (10/13/2011)
  • A special Eisenhower Administration 50 year retrospective program on the history of spy technology will be held Tuesday, Oct. 18 at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. The event is scheduled for 7 p.m. in the Visitors Center Auditorium.
  • Voices of Eisenhower - Oct. 14  (10/11/2011)
  • The combined choirs of the new Eisenhower High School of Goddard, Kan., will sing for President Eisenhower's birthday in a celebration scheduled at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum in Abilene, Kan. The celebration will include birthday cake at the Visitors Center Auditorium on Oct. 14 at 10:30 a.m. The program is free and open to the public.
  • WWII Quilt Program - November 12, 2011  (10/7/2011)
  • A renowned World War II quilt expert will present "Quiltmaking 1941 to 1945: The War Years," at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. The program begins at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12 in the Visitors Center auditorium. Admission is $7 for the general public and $5 for quilt guild members with membership cards.
  • Eisenhower Birthday Activities 2011  (10/5/2011)
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower's 121st birthday will be marked this year with a number of activities at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum in Abilene.
  • Agent of Change Film Series - October Sky  (9/28/2011)
  • "October Sky," the third film in the "Eisenhower: Agent of Change" Film Series, is scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday, October 4. It will be shown in the Visitors Center Auditorium at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. All films in the series are free, open to the public and include free soda and popcorn.
  • Curve of Change Series - The Future of the Universe  (9/23/2011)
  • The third and final program in the Curve of Change series will be presented at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 29, in the Visitors Center auditorium of the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. "The Future of the Universe" will be presented by Christopher Orwoll, President and CEO of the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center, Hutchinson, Kan.
  • Reserve now! Eisenhower Legacy Dinner 2011  (9/21/2011)
  • Reserve your seat now for the annual Eisenhower Legacy Dinner. Cost is $60 per person and proceeds go to benefit the Eisenhower Scholarship Fund. The Honorable Sam Brownback, Governor of Kansas, will be the keynote speaker.
  • Eisenhower's Civil Rights Legacy - 9/24/2011  (9/16/2011)
  • When civil rights issues are mentioned, most people automatically think of the 1960s. "Eisenhower's Civil Rights Legacy," set for Saturday, Sept. 24 at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum, will be a reminder that the Eisenhower Administration laid the ground work for much of the 1960s movement. The event is scheduled for 2 p.m. in the Visitors Center Auditorium.
  • Save the Date - Eisenhower Legacy Dinner 2011  (9/13/2011)
  • Saturday, October 15, 2011 - Mark your calendars now for the annual Eisenhower Legacy Dinner featuring keynote speaker Governor Sam Brownback.
  • Constitution Day Celebrates our History and Freedoms  (9/9/2011)
  • The Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum will celebrate the 224th birthday of the U.S. Constitution with a series of events. The official Constitution Day falls on Saturday, Sept. 17. All activities are free and open to the public.
  • Curve of Change Series - The Future of Agriculture  (9/8/2011)
  • The second of three programs in the Curve of Change series, will be presented at Kansas Wesleyan University's Student Activities Center in Salina, Kan., on Thursday, Sept. 15, at 7 p.m. Co-sponsored by Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum and Kansas Wesleyan University, this program marks the beginning of a new partnership.
  • NASA at Ike - Sept. 14, 2011  (9/7/2011)
  • Visitors will have the rare opportunity to touch a nearly 4-billion-year-old piece of moon rock at the Eisenhower Presidential Museum in Abilene, Kan., on Wednesday, Sept. 14. The touchstone will be on display all day in the "Eisenhower: Agent of Change" temporary exhibit.
  • Remembering 9/11 - Rose Garden Dedication  (9/2/2011)
  • The 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks will be observed with a rose garden dedication, non-denominational prayer and special music performance at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. The program scheduled at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 11, is free and open to the public. Following the dedication of the September 11 Rose Garden, the Abilene City Band will perform patriotic music from the steps of the Library Building.
  • 8 Wonders of Kansas exhibit - final weekend!  (8/29/2011)
  • The popular 8 Wonders of Kansas exhibit featured at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum will wrap up as Labor Day weekend comes to a close. This exhibit was designed in partnership with the Kansas Sampler Foundation to help celebrate Kansas' sesquicentennial in 2011. The exhibit is located on two floors in the Eisenhower Library building.
  • Curve of Change Series - The Future of Civilization  (8/25/2011)
  • The first of three programs in the Curve of Change series, will be presented in the Visitors Center Auditorium of the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum on Thursday, September 1, at 7 p.m.
  • KTH Keystone Pipeline Issue - 8/22/2011  (8/17/2011)
  • Thea Nietfeld with K-State's Institute for Civic Discourse and Democracy will lead a panel discussion featuring Jim Prescott (TransCanada) and David Daniel (Texas landowner). Visitors Center Auditorium, 7 p.m.
  • 2011 Vintage Base Ball Annual Game  (8/5/2011)
  • The third annual vintage base ball game will be played on the grounds of the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. The "Abilene IronCutters" will once again face the Wichita "Cowtown 9," donning uniforms from the 1860s. The game is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 13 at 1 p.m.
  • "The Right Stuff" - Agent of Change Film Series  (7/13/2011)
  • The first film in the "Eisenhower: Agent of Change" Film Series will be shown in the Visitors Center Auditorium at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. "The Right Stuff" is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 19.
  • Presidential Libraries: National Treasures or Modern Pyramids?  (6/24/2011)
  • A special program about Presidential Libraries will be held Thursday, June 30, at 7 p.m. in the Visitors Center of the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum.
  • Eisenhower: Agent of Change Exhibit   (6/20/2011)
  • A new temporary exhibit titled "Eisenhower: Agent of Change" opens June 25 at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum.
  • Presidential Libraries: From the Ground Up - June 16  (6/10/2011)
  • Alan Lowe, Director of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, will share his perspective of the Presidential Library system. This program will be held in the Visitors Center Auditorium of the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum on June 16 at 7 p.m.
  • Public Programs at Eisenhower Family Reunion  (6/6/2011)
  • A family reunion of the descendants of David and Ida Eisenhower will be held June 25 and 26 at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum.
  • D-Day+35: The 4th Armored Division, from Utah Beach to Buchenwald  (5/31/2011)
  • A World War II veteran Eric Peterson will speak at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum for a D-Day program on June 6. The presentation will be at 6:30 p.m. in the Visitors Center Auditorium.
  • Senator Moran Town Hall Program: June 4  (5/27/2011)
  • Senator Jerry Moran will be at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum on Saturday, June 4, for a Dickinson County Town Hall as part of his statewide listening tour. The program will take place from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Visitors Center Auditorium.
  • Cold War Program: Interrupted Lives  (5/12/2011)
  • A "Cold War" program, Interrupted Lives: Catholic Sisters Under European Communism, will be held in the Visitors Center Auditorium May 19 at 7 p.m.
  • Churchill and America May 10 Program  (5/4/2011)
  • A program that includes Winston Churchill's relationship with Dwight Eisenhower will be held in the Visitors Center Auditorium at 7 p.m. on May 10. "Winston Churchill and America: Personal Contacts in War and Peace," will be presented by Dr. Roland Quinault. This program is free and open to the public.
  • Bissell Collection Open for Research  (5/3/2011)
  • The Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum announces the opening of the Richard M. Bissell Papers.
  • Declaration of Independence Event Details  (4/20/2011)
  • Hear ye, hear ye! A re-enactment of the Declaration of Independence being delivered to the colonies will take place at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum at 6:45 a.m. on Tuesday, April 26. The Abilene High School band will welcome the colonial-appareled horseback rider with patriotic music. A brief reading of the document will be performed on the steps of the Museum.
  • Rep. Tim Huelskamp Town Hall Program  (4/15/2011)
  • Congressman Tim Huelskamp will be at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum on Thursday, April 21, for a Dickinson County Town Hall meeting. The program will take place from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Visitors Center Auditorium.
  • Panel Examines Ike's Landmark Speech 50 Years Later  (4/13/2011)
  • The Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum presents a panel discussing two landmark speeches given by President Eisenhower. This event is open to the public and will be held in the Visitors Center Auditorium on Tuesday, April 19 at 7 p.m.
  • 8 Wonders Reception - April 16  (4/8/2011)
  • A project of the Kansas Sampler Foundation, the 8 Wonders of Kansas Guidebook, will debut April 16 at the reception for the 8 Wonders of Kansas exhibit at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum in Abilene. The public is welcome to attend the reception from 2 to 4 p.m.
  • Primarily Teaching Workshop Scheduled for Abilene  (4/1/2011)
  • The Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum will hold one of five workshops for educators offered across the nation by the National Archives and Records Administration in the summer of 2011. Primarily Teaching: Original Documents and Classroom Strategies will take place in Abilene, Kan., from July 18 -22.
  • Declaration of Independence Dunlap Broadside Exhibit  (3/29/2011)
  • The Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum announces an original copy of the Declaration of Independence will be on display April 26 and 27. To maximize the short window of opportunity, museum hours will be extended in an effort to allow as many visitors as possible to take advantage of this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to view our Nation's birth certificate.
  • 2011 Kansas Geographic Bee  (3/25/2011)
  • The top geography students from across the state will gather at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum, on April 1 in Abilene, to vie for first-place honors at the Kansas Geographic Bee.
  • "Eisenhower 1956" Book Talk with Author David Nichols  (3/22/2011)
  • Author David Nichols will discuss his newest book titled "Eisenhower 1956" at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. The book talk, signing and reception will be held in the Visitors Center Auditorium at 7 p.m. on March 29.
  • KTH Hospital Expansion Funding  (3/2/2011)
  • Funding for Memorial Hospital's expansion is the topic of discussion at a Kansas Town Hall forum at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. The forum is open to the public and will be held in the Visitors Center Auditorium on Tuesday, March 8 at 7 p.m.
  • 2011 Royer Film Festival  (2/25/2011)
  • The 2011 Paul H. Royer Film Series begins March 3 at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum Visitor Center Auditorium. Each film starts at 7 p.m. and includes free soda and popcorn. All films are free and open to the public.
  • U.S. Senator Pat Roberts: A Perspective on Current Events  (2/17/2011)
  • Sen. Pat Roberts will present a "Washington Update" that includes information on the Eisenhower Memorial followed by a speech focusing on foreign affairs at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum on Thursday, Feb. 24. The program includes a brief question and answer session and begins at 2 p.m. in the Visitors Center Auditorium.
  • Changes Underway at the Museum  (2/11/2011)
  • The Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum invites the public to an open house on Friday, Feb. 18 from 5 to 7 p.m. The evening offers a first glimpse of the newly installed temporary exhibit "The White House Garden" and enhancements made to the Museum's permanent galleries.
  • Recently Declassified Documents Available for Researchers  (2/8/2011)
  • The Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum, one of 13 presidential libraries operated by the National Archives, has opened approximately 3,500 pages of formerly security classified pages. Many of these documents are available online in the Research area of our web site at www.eisenhower.archives.gov.
  • Farewell Address: 50 Years Later  (1/12/2011)
  • President Eisenhower's farewell address with its warning of the "military-industrial complex" may have been delivered half a century ago, but it still resonates today. The speech will be the topic of dicussion among some of the nation's top journalists on Jan. 18 at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. "The Farewell Address: 50 Years Later" program will be simulcast in the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum library building auditorium at 6:30 p.m. CST.
  • 2010 Press Releases
  • Moos Collection  (12/10/2010)
  • Recently discovered memos, letters, and drafts documenting the intellectual evolution and writing of the most famous farewell address in modern American history are now open to researchers at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum.
  • Harry Reicher Program - December 14, 2010  (12/9/2010)
  • Professor Harry Reicher, a leading authority on Holocaust law, will present the final program in the "Eisenhower and the Righteous Cause: The Liberation of Europe" program series. It will be held at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum on Tuesday, Dec. 14 at 7 p.m. in the Visitors Center Auditorium.
  • Holiday Festivities - Dec. 5  (11/29/2010)
  • The annual holiday reception and band concert will be held at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum on Sunday, Dec. 5. The event is scheduled for 2 p.m. in the Visitors Center Auditorium and includes a performance by the Abilene Municipal Band.
  • Continental Defense in the Eisenhower Era - Dec. 2  (11/26/2010)
  • Author Christopher Bright will discuss his new book "Continental Defense in the Eisenhower Era: Nuclear Antiaircraft Arms and the Cold War" on Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. in the Visitors Center of the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum.
  • Farewell Address Commemoration - Save the Date  (11/17/2010)
  • Mark your calendars now for the 50th anniversary commemorating the historic farewell address given by Dwight D. Eisenhower to be held at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. at 6:30 p.m.
  • "My Opposition" Kellner Diaries documentary - Nov. 16  (11/10/2010)
  • The Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum is pleased to share the story of Friedrich Kellner on Tuesday, Nov. 16. This free program is scheduled for 7 p.m. in the Visitors Center Auditorium.
  • Diary of a Combat Infantryman - Nov. 11, 2010  (11/5/2010)
  • Veteran and author Jim Sharp will speak at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. The program is scheduled for 2 p.m. in the Visitors Center Auditorium and is free and open to the public. Following the program, Sharp will be available to sign copies of his book.
  • The Grey Zone Righteous Cause Program  (11/3/2010)
  • The Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum will show "The Grey Zone," Tuesday, Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. in the Visitors Center Auditorium. The film showing is free and open to the public.
 
 
 
 

Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum, and Boyhood Home
P.O. Box 339   |   200 SE 4th Street   |   Abilene, Kansas 67410   |   877-RING IKE

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