|Eisenhower in the Oval Office|
This stirring address ends with a prayer, not only for Americans, but for "peoples of all faiths, all races, all nations..." This emphasis upon faith in God had been an overriding theme throughout much of Eisenhower's
With the words of Eisenhower’s prayerful speech still ringing across the land, the mantle was passed on to America’s first Catholic president. John, Martin, and countless others were then left to carry on the noble ideals that unprecedented numbers of Ike’s generation had fought and died for.
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