Dwight D. Eisenhower:
The Necessary Man:Eisenhower andthe American Century
Thursday, November 1, 201211 a.m. to 1 p.m.Pitt-Johnstown Living-Learning Center
Did you know that although Dwight D. Eisenhower was born during the horse-and-buggy age, he was highly influential in catapulting the United States into the space age? Join us and determine if his lifelong competitiveness, self-reliance, and robust work ethic were instilled by being raised in a Pennsylvanian Dutch family of five sons. Click here for brochure.
Since 1998, the annual Great Americans Day Citizenship Forum has celebrated the lives of a wide range of citizens, from Presidents and First Ladies to authors and professional athletes. Pieces of their lives provide models of civic virtue—the sacrifice of self-interest for the public good—that the founders intended to be the glue of our Republic.
This program is presented by:
Funding for this event is provided by the Howard M. and Adelle C. Picking Great Americans Day Forum fund.
Additional funding is provided by the Pitt-Johnstown History Club.