Dwight D. Eisenhower

Pictured is President Dwight D. Eisenhower.

Tuesday marked the 62nd anniversary of President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s farewell address, which warned of influences that would create imminent threats that would undermine U.S. principles.

Eisenhower, a veteran of both world wars — becoming a five-star general in 1944 — gained notoriety as commanding general of Allied forces in Europe during World War II.

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