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This oil on canvas portrait of President Dwight D. Eisenhower was painted by James Anthony Wills. He served as president from January 20, 1953 until January 20, 1961.

White House Collection/White House Historical Association
White House History with Ann Compton: The Age of Eisenhower Lecture with William Hitchcock
White House Historical Association 1610 H Street NW Washington DC 20006 U.S.A.

The White House Historical Association invites you to attend the 2019 Lecture Series,White House History with Ann Compton. Compton, an award-winning former ABC News White House correspondent, will lead engaging and informative conversations on the history of the Executive Mansion. Topics will include: President Dwight D. Eisenhower, the Suffrage Movement, and First Lady Patricia Nixon. All lectures will be hosted at the White House Historical Association's Carriage House in Washington, D.C., and followed by a reception with light refreshments. These events are free and open to the public. Space is limited – RSVP required.

William Hitchcock, author of The Age of Eisenhower: America and the World in the 1950 and professor of history at the University of Virginia will cover the life and legacy of President Dwight D. Eisenhower, highlighting his eight years in the Executive Mansion as an engaged and thoughtful leader who used his power to advance the welfare of all Americans. At the event, the newly released 2019 Official White House Christmas Ornament honoring the administration of President Eisenhower will be available for purchase.

Please join us on Tuesday, February 19 at 6:00 pm for a lecture and book signing with refreshments. Hitchcock’s book will be available for purchase. This event is currently at capacity, but we encourage you to join the waitlist. Please click on the "Join Waitlist" button to sign up. Individuals on the waitlist will be notified by Eventbrite when a ticket becomes available. Thank you for your patience and understanding.