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Did Liberace Do DC?

Here's some untapped material from inside the Beltway overlooked by the filmmakers of HBO's Behind the Candelabra.

Sometimes I really wonder how I will make it

One night in April 1944, just weeks before D-Day, like all lonely servicemen, Supreme Allied Commander Dwight D. Eisenhower was writing a letter home. "How I...

D-Day: IKE'S INVASION

IKE'S INVASION "Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen of the Allied Expeditionary Force! You are about to embark upon the Great Crusade, toward which we have striven...

The Doomsday Blueprints

The project was known simply as the Outpost Mission -- one of the cold war's most closely guarded secrets. Beginning in the mid-1950s, an elite unit of...

Nation: President Ike Liked a Mike

But only now and then In the transcript of a conversation in the Oval Office, Richard Nixon comes off as alternately aggressive and defensive, attacking...

Education: American Assembly

Before he ever became a college president, Dwight D. Eisenhower made up his mind about one thing the U.S. needed: a system for getting the best of the nation's...

POLITICAL NOTES: Busy Beavers

Early in 1952 a small group of distinguished Americans met from time to time to discuss ways and means of persuading General Dwight D. Eisenhower to run for...

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