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Host
Stewart McLaurin
Guest
Dr. William Hitchcock, author and professor of history at the University of Virginia
Date
2/21/19
Duration
37 minutes

President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s White House helped set the tone for an era of peace, economic prosperity, and technological advancement in America. For this year’s Presidents Day, White House Historical Association President Stewart McLaurin interviews Dr. William Hitchcock, professor of history at the University of Virginia, about his book, “The Age of Eisenhower: America and the World in the 1950s.”

Learn more about the Official 2019 White House Christmas Ornament, honoring Dwight D. Eisenhower, here.

Stewart McLaurinhost

Stewart McLaurin, host

President of the White House Historical Association

As President of the White House Historical Association Stewart McLaurin leads the nonpartisan, nonprofit in its mission to preserve, protect, and provide access to White House history. As a lifelong student of history, Stewart is an avid reader and storyteller. His first book, White House Miscellany was published this past year and he authors a quarterly column in the White House History Journal. Drawing on his own experiences, relationships, and knowledge he provides listeners with a front row seat to history at the White House.