Ike and Dick The war in Europe ended on May 7, , when the chief of staff of the German army came to a small red schoolhouse in Reims, France, headquarters of the Supreme Allied Commander, General Dwight David Eisenhower, and signed Germany’s unconditional surrender. Six weeks later, Eisenhower was in Washington for a parade in his honor. Ike and Dick. March 15, By Paul H. Lewis. This review appears in the Winter issue of Modern Age. To subscribe now, go here. The President and the Apprentice: Eisenhower and Nixon, – By Irwin F. Gellman (New Haven, .
One of the most acclaimed political biographies of our time, Jeffrey Frank’s Ike and Dick takes you inside the strained and complex relationship of two fascinating American leaders—hailed as “top-drawer as political history" (Russell Baker, The New York Review of Books) and “one of the best books ever written about Richard Nixon” (Thomas Mallon, The New Yorker). "Ike and Dick is an elegant example of how pleasurable political history can be when written by a skilled teller of fictional tales who has a careful reporter’s respect for facts. It is top-drawer as political history, unusually well written, and stuffed with forty pages of notes providing sources for an extraordinary variety of information.
“Ike & Dick: Portrait of a Strange Political Marriage” by Jeffrey Frank was published in Frank is an author and journalist; he was formerly senior editor at The New Yorker and deputy editor of the “Outlook” section of The Washington Post. Ike and Dick is a fascinating study of the relationship of two important twentieth century political figures from the perspective of history.
Ike and Dick. Link/Page Citation The President and the Apprentice: Eisenhower and Nixon, by Irwin F. Gellman (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, ) Professor Gellman's jumbo tome ( pages, including notes, bibliography, and index) is intended as the definitive revisionist history of the Eisenhower administration, with special. In his book Ike and Dick, Jeffrey Frank paints a revealing picture of the strange and unlikely political marriage of Dwight Eisenhower and Richard Nixon. It was a relationship that lasted nearly twenty years, surviving "tense misunderstandings, hurtful slights, and the distance between them in age and temperament.".