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Thaw in the Cold War: Eisenhower and Khrushchev at Gettysburg

describes how President Eisenhower's personal diplomacy at his Gettysburg farm helped ease the tensions of the Cold War. The site offers photos and maps of the home as well as readings and suggestions for student assignments. (National Park Service, Teaching with Historic Places)

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President Eisenhower and Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev pose in front of Aspen Lodge at Camp David, Maryland, September 25, 1959.

Eisenhower and Khrushchev

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