Eisenhower and the American Crusades

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PREFACEix
Part One"A NEW KIND OF CANDIDATE"
CHAPTER 1 Abilene, June 4, 19523
CHAPTER 2 The General's Constituency7
CHAPTER 3 From Europe to Columbia12
CHAPTER 4 Why They Liked Ike16
CHAPTER 5 The Despair of the GOP20
CHAPTER 6 The Centrist from Mid-America22
CHAPTER 7 Ike26
CHAPTER 8 Truman's Troubles30
CHAPTER 9 The Forces for Ike33
CHAPTER 10 The Decision to Return45
CHAPTER 11 Abilene, June 5, 195257
Part Two LAUNCHING THE CRUSADE
CHAPTER 12 The Road to Chicago63
CHAPTER 13 Deception at Houston73
CHAPTER 14 Chicago, July 195283
CHAPTER 15 Party Realities102
CHAPTER 16 The Ordeal of Politics118
CHAPTER 17 Holding the Center134
CHAPTER 18 Time for a Change145
CHAPTER 19 Redeeming the Pledge150
CHAPTER 20 The Restoration161
CHAPTER 21"Walking into Bright Sunshine"167
CHAPTER 22 The Team174
CHAPTER 23 Floating Upstream193
CHAPTER 24 The Politics of Jobs, Taxes and Oil208
CHAPTER 25 The Holy Crusade226
CHAPTER 26 The Senator and the President247
CHAPTER 27 Redeeming Containment268
CHAPTER 28 Ike and the Nationalists294

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