WITNESSES TO HISTORY: AMERICAN POSITIONS HELD DURING EISENHOWER’S PRESIDENTIAL YEARS
John G. Adams Attorney for U.S. Army during McCarthy hearings
Ralph E. Becker Eisenhower Appointee to Board of the National Center for the Performing Arts (Kennedy Center), long-time Center Legal Counsel
Stephen Benedict Campaign Staff, White House Aide
Robert Bowie State Dept. Official, Key Policy Advisor to Secretary of State Dulles
Herbert Brownell 1952 Campaign Manager, Attorney-General
Warren E Burger Attorney-General’s Office
George H.W. Bush GOP Congressman from Texas
Dr. Joseph V. Charyk Assistant Secretary of the Air Force, Missile
Development
Bob Clark White House Reporter for International News Service (INS)
Ray Cline CIA Analyst
William Colby CIA Operative in Post-War Europe
John Connally Close Texas Political Ally of Sen. Lyndon Johnson
Charles Corddry Pentagon Reporter, Baltimore Sun
Walter Cronkite CBS TV Reporter
C. Douglas Dillon Ambassador to France, Undersecretary of State
Robert Donovan White House Reporter, New York Herald Tribune
Father Avery Dulles, S.J. Son of Secretary of State Dulles
Dr. Eleanor Lansing Dulles German Desk, U.S. State Dept.
David Eisenhower Grandson of President Eisenhower
Susan Eisenhower Granddaughter of President Eisenhower
Gen. John S.D. Eisenhower Son of President, White House Assistant to Gen. Goodpaster
Dr. William Ewald White House Aide
Rep. Gerald Ford GOP Congressman from Michigan, early Eisenhower Supporter
Gen. Andrew Goodpaster Staff Secretary, White House Liaison with Pentagon
Arthur Grey “Citizens for Eisenhower” Campaign Official
Barbara Gunderson “Citizens for Eisenhower” volunteer in South Dakota, GOP National Committeewoman and Civil Service Commissioner
Najeeb Halaby Aviation Pioneer, Defense Dept. Official
John Hanes Aide to Secretary of State Dulles
George Herman CBS TV News reporter
Patricia Herman White House Secretary
Lady Bird Johnson (audio only) Wife of Sen. Lyndon Johnson (D-TX)
Herb Klein Nixon Campaign Media Advisor
Rep Melvin Laird GOP Congressman from Wisconsin, Eisenhower Supporter
Arthur Larson Labor Dept. Undersecretary, Aide and Speechwriter for Eisenhower
Edward A. McCabe White House Aide, Legal Counsel
John (“Tex”) McCrary TV pioneer, Eisenhower Campaign Public Relation Advisor
E. Frederic Morrow White House Aide
Richard Nixon Vice-President
Bradley Patterson Assistant Secretary to Eisenhower Cabinet
Charles Percy Prominent Businessman, Eisenhower Supporter
Adam Clayton Powell IV Son of Civil Rights Leader and Democratic Congressman, Rev. Adam Clayton
Powell, Jr. of Harlem, New York City
Maxwell Raab White House Aide
Ronald Reagan Democratic Union Official, Ike supporter in 1952
George Reedy United Press reporter, LBJ Aide
James Reston New York Times Reporter and Washington Bureau Chief
Elliot Richardson Legislative Aide, U.S. Attorney
Chalmers Roberts Chief Diplomat Reporter, Washington Post
Sen. Pat Roberts (R-NE) Son of key Ike Supporter in 1952 Campaign
William Rogers Attorney-General’s Office
Kermit (“Kim”) Roosevelt CIA Middle East Operations, Organizer of 1953 coup in Iran that restored the Shah to Power
Eugene Rossides Treasury Dept. Aide
Stanley Rumbough “Citizens for Eisenhower” Co-Founder and White House Aide
Dr. Raymond Saulnier Economic Advisor to the President
Ray Scherer NBC TV Reporter
Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr Pulitzer Prize winning historian and influential advisor to liberal Democrats including presidential candidates Stevenson and Kennedy
Gen. Bernard Schriever Commander, USAF’s ICBM Development Program
Dr. Glenn Seaborg Nobel Prize Winner in Chemistry, Science Advisor to the President
Eileen Shanahan Economics Reporter, New York Times
Rocco C. Siciliano Assistant Secretary, Dept. of Labor; Special Assistant to the President
Hugh Sidey Life Magazine’s White
House Reporter
Mansfield Sprague Dept. of Defense Official
Ted Sorensen Aide to JFK
Maurice Stans Treasury Dept. Official
Harold Stassen Special Assistant to President, Disarmament Specialist
John Steele Time magazine reporter
Hans (“Tom”) Tuch U.S. Embassy Staff, Moscow
Charls Walker Treasury Dept. Official
Prof. W. Allen Wallis Economist, Advisor to President Eisenhower
Gen. Vernon Walters White House Aide, President’s Translator
Abbott Washburn Eisenhower campaign official, Deputy Director, US Information Agency
Langhorne Washburn “Eisenhower Bandwagon” Director, “Citizens for Eisenhower,” 1952
Campaigns vs. Sen. Taft and Gov. Stevenson
Mr. & Mrs. John Minor Wisdom Key Eisenhower Campaign Supporters from Louisiana
John Minor Wisdom Eisenhower Appointee to the 5th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, including all states in the so-called “Deep South”
Rep. James Wright Democratic Congressman from Texas
Dr. Herbert York Chief Scientist, Pentagon’s Advanced Research Project Agency, Nuclear Arms Advisor to the President Eisenhower and Author of Building Bombs, Talking Peace
 
WITNESSES TO HISTORY: BRITISH  
Field Marshall Lord Carver Britain’s NATO Representative
Sir David Hunt Aide to Prime Minister Churchill, British Diplomatic Corps
Sir Frank Roberts British Diplomatic Corps, NATO Representative
Edward Heath Conservative M.P., Parliamentary Leader in Anthony Eden government
 
WITNESSES TO HISTORY: FRENCH  
Maurice Delarue Prominent French Journalist, Foreign Affairs Expert
Pierre Pflimlin French Overseas Minister
Christian Pineau French Foreign Minister
 
WITNESSES TO HISTORY: WEST GERMAN  
Gunter Diehl West German Foreign Ministry Official
Professor Wilhelm Grewe West German Foreign Ministry Official, Advisor to the Chancellor
Dr. Erich Mende A Founder of West Germany’s Free Democratic Party (FDP), Deputy Chancellor in Adenauer’s Government
Dr. Horst Osterheld Close Associate of West German Chancellor Adenauer
Karl-Gunther von Hase Foreign Ministry Official, West Germany
Heinz Weber Translator for West German Chancellor
 
WITNESSES TO HISTORY: SOVIET UNION  
Alexei Adzhubei Editor of Pravda, son-in-law of Nikita Khrushchev
Georgi Arbatov Founder of USSR’s Institute of Canadian and American Studies, expert on Russian U.S.- Relations, advisor to Kremlin leadership
Georgy Grechko Soviet Cosmonaut
Dr. Edward Ivanian A Director of Institute of Canadian and American Studies, Member of Russian Academy of Sciences
Sergei Khrushchev Rocket Engineer, Son of Nikita Khrushchev
Georgii Kornienko USSR Foreign Ministry
Gen. Georgy Mikhailov USSR Air Defense Command
COMMENTATORS ON THE EISENHOWER PRESIDENCY:
Prof. Craig Allen Professor of Journalism, Arizona State University and Author of Eisenhower and the Mass Media
Prof. Michael Birkner Eisenhower Scholar, Professor of History, Gettysburg College
Prof. H. W. Brands Professor of History, University of Texas, Author of Cold Warriors: Eisenhower’s Generation and American Foreign Policy and American Dreams: The United States Since 1945
Prof. Jeffrey Broadwater Professor of History, Barton College and Author of Adlai Stevenson and American Politics
Prof. Robert Dallek Historian of the American Presidency and Author of The Lost Peace, 1945 – 1953
Dr. Raymond Garthoff Cold War Scholar and Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution
Dr. Irwin F. Gellman Author of The Contender: Richard Nixon,The Congress Years, 1946 – 1952, Visiting Scholar, Dept. of History, Franklin & Marshall College
Prof. Fred Greenstein Professor of Politics Emeritus, Princeton University and Author of The Hidden-Hand Presidency: Eisenhower as Leader
R. Cargill Hall Historian Emeritus, National Reconnaissance Office (NRO)
Prof. Richard Immerman Professor of Diplomatic History, Director of Center for the Study of Force and Diplomacy, Temple University, Co-Author of Waging Peace: How Eisenhower Shaped an Enduring Cold War Policy
Prof. Daniel Kevles The Stanley Woodward Professor of the History of Science and Technology,
Yale University, and Author of The Physicists
Prof. Michael Mayer Eisenhower Scholar, Professor of History, University of Montana
Victor McElheny Science and Technology Writer, MIT, and Biographer of Edwin Land, key Science
Advisor to President Eisenhower
Hendrik (“Hank”) Meijer Biographer of U.S. Senator Arthur Vandenberg, the powerful conservative Republican who helped mold America’s internationalist – and bipartisan – foreign policy in the 1940s
Prof. Allan Millett Korean War Scholar, Professor of Military History, University of New Orleans, and Director of the Eisenhower Center for American Studies
Dr. David Nichols Eisenhower Scholar, Author of Eisenhower 1956: Suez and the Brink of War
Prof. James T. Patterson Ford Foundation Professor of History Emeritus, Brown University, Author of Grand Expectations, 1945 – 1974,winner of the Bancroft Prize
Prof. William Pickett Professor of History, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and Author of Eisenhower Decides to Run
Martin Plissner Retired Political Director, CBS News, and Author of The Control Room: How Television Calls the Shots in Presidential Elections
Dr. Roald Sagdeev Distinguished Professor of Physics, University of Maryland, former Director of USSR’s Space Research Institute
Philip Taubman Author of Secret Empire: Eisenhower, the CIA and the Hidden History of America’s Space Espionage, Guest Professor at Stanford University’s Center for International Security and Cooperation, former Intelligence Reporter, New York Times
Prof. William Taubman Professor of Political Science, Amherst College, Biographer of Nikita
Khrushchev
, Winner of Pulitzer Prize
Dr. Daun van Ee Editor of the Papers of Dwight D. Eisenhower