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Hotline: Eisenhower's Abilene Childhood

How do childhood experiences shape a future leader? Dawn Hammatt of the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum talks about Dwight D. Eisenhower's formative years in Abilene, Kansas, and how his childhood impacted his mililary and political careers. 

Listen to "Eisenhower's Abilene Childhood"

 

This recording is part of the Humanities Kansas Hotline, a series of bite-sized micropresentations about Kansas stories – both serious and light-hearted – that are researched and presented by experts across the state. 

 

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