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Dwight Eisenhower

Existential Threats, Digital Shadows

I’ve mentioned on the blog in an earlier post that in one of his radio addresses for the American Legion’s “Back to God” campaign, President Eisenhower told Americans that they needed to find God in their struggle against Communism.  “There are no atheists in foxholes,” the president intoned, “in a time of test and trial, we instinctively turn to God for a new courage and peace of mind.”  Of course it was unclear precisely what God would help Americans understand about the Cold War; though that was obviously not the point of Ike’s plea.  In almost any time of war, Read more