Dwight D. Eisenhower is recalled today as a man of war--the consummate military politician, the commander of D-Day, the liberator of Nazi Europe. But in recent years a new burst of scholarship has emerged, challenging the conventional notion of Ike’s presidency. Evan Thomas’s ``Ike’s Bluff’’ is the latest brick on the load, arguing that the old warrior became the most thoughtful, most committed peacekeeper of his time.
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