Signed Copy: Three Days in January
Signed Copy: Three Days in January
Signed Copy: Three Days in January
Signed Copy: Three Days in January
Signed Copy: Three Days in January
Signed Copy: Three Days in January
Signed Copy: Three Days in January

Signed Copy: Three Days in January

  • By Bret Baier
  • Hardcover: 368 pages
  • On January 17, 1961, President Eisenhower gave one of the most remarkable presidential farewell addresses in U.S. history. Looking to the future, the thirty-fourth president warned Americans against the dangers of elevating partisanship above national interest, excessive government budgets (particularly deficit spending), the expansion of the military-industrial complex, and the creeping political power of special interests. Seeking to ready a new generation for power, Eisenhower, then the oldest president in history, thoroughly advised forty-three-year-old president-elect John F. Kennedy, the youngest in history, before the inauguration.

    Author Bret Baier illuminates the extraordinary presidency of Dwight Eisenhower by taking readers into Ike's last days in power. Baier reveals how Eisenhower's two terms changed America forever for the better and set the nation, in his words, "on our charted course toward permanent peace and human betterment.” Three Days in January makes clear that Eisenhower, an often forgotten giant of U.S. history, still offers vital lessons for our own time and stands as a lasting example of political leadership at its most effective and honorable.

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