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The Truths We Hold,
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Smart on Crime,
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Guide to Political Revolution,
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Where We Go From Here,
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Conscience of a Conservative,
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Two Paths,
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Every Other Monday,
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Courage is Contagious,
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Shortest Way Home,
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The Book of Joe ,
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Becoming,
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Our Revolution,
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This Fight Is Our Fight,
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Higher Loyalty,
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The Making of Donald Trump,
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What Happened ,
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Higher Loyalty ,
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Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
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Hard Choices,
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Becoming ,
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Outsider in the White House,
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Pres. Eisenhower's State of the Union messages to Congress, 1953-1960


Click here for 31 full quotes from Dwight Eisenhower in the book Pres. Eisenhower's State of the Union speeches.
OR click on an issue category below for a subset.
    Excerpts from State of the Union speeches by President Dwight Eisenhower:

  • February 2, 1953
  • January 7, 1954
  • January 6, 1955
  • January 10, 1957
  • January 9, 1958
  • January 9, 1959
  • January 7, 1960

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy
    Eliminate the deficit and check the menace of inflation.
    Danger of inflation if government is profligate.
Civil Rights
    Segregation in federal activities is on the way out.
    Segregation in federal activities is on the way out.
    Create civil rights division in the Department of Justice.
Corporations
    Replace wage and price controls with free-market prices.
Education
    Establish recognizable standards for teachers and teaching.
    Antarctica Treaty: free and cooperative scientific research.
Environment
    Protect and improve our national forests, parks, & fisheries.
Foreign Policy
    Mutual security means mutual cooperation against Communism.
    The world has shrunk; interests now interdependent worldwide.
Free Trade
    Foreign policy should recognize importance of world trade.
    As greatest trading nation, extend Trade Agreements Act.
Government Reform
    Lower the voting age to 18.
Health Care
    Private plans instead of socialization of medicine.
    Science for Peace: eradicate malaria by world cooperation.
Homeland Security
    Supply states for civil defense preparedness.
    Ferret out and to destroy Communist subversion at home.
    Safety through strength, but lay foundations of real peace.
Immigration
    Change immigration quotas to be less discriminatory.
Jobs
    Increase minimum wage to 90 cents per hour; and expand it.
Principles & Values
    To grow and flourish people must be free.
    America is best described by one word: freedom.
    US became great by principles in our religious philosophy.
Social Security
    Extend benefits to millions of citizens left out of system.
Tax Reform
    Reduce taxes because we reduced spending.
Technology
    National Highway Program to meet economic & security needs.
    Overcame 1958 recession without hasty public works projects.
    Space exploration need not integrate with defense research.
War & Peace
    War in Korea part of worldwide Communist aggression.
    Soviets are waging total Cold War; build even more missiles.


The above quotations are from Pres. Eisenhower's State of the Union messages to Congress, 1953-1960.

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