Kansas City Star Reporter Brian Burnes Discusses the Life of Dwight D. Eisenhower
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October 17, 2008
Personal and Professional Life of Dwight D. Eisenhower
Kansas City Star reporter Brian Burnes discusses his new book The Ike Files: Mementos of the Man and His Era from Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 30, at the Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.
The event is co-sponsored by The Kansas City Star and the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum in Abilene, Kansas.
Published by StarBooks, The Ike Files is a full-color compilation of images, documents, and artifacts housed at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. Known for leading America to victory in World War II and his years as president, Eisenhower also was a husband and father of two boys. The Ike Files delves into both his professional and personal life.
Copies of The Ike Files will be available for sale, and the author will sign copies purchased during the event.
A 6 p.m. reception precedes the event. Admission is free, but reservations are recommended. Call 816.701.3407 to indicate your interest in attending or RSVP online. Free parking is available in the Library Parking Garage at 10th and Baltimore.