The First Division Museum at Cantigny Park resumes its acclaimed Date with History series on Thursday, September 14, at 7 pm CT. Susan Eisenhower will discuss her book, “How Ike Led: The Principles Behind Eisenhower’s Biggest Decisions.”

All are welcome to the free program inside the Cantigny Visitors Center, which will also stream online. Registration for both in-person and Zoom viewers is required at FDMuseum.org. For those attending in person, parking is complimentary.

Eisenhower’s acclaimed book, published in 2020, is a retrospective of Dwight D. Eisenhower’s wartime and presidential leadership. “How Ike Led” is part


leadership book, part history and part memoir with new insights on the man that only a family member could offer.

Copies of “How Ike Led” will be available for purchase and signing by the author.

Susan Eisenhower, granddaughter of the 34th U.S. president, is a policy analyst, business consultant, speaker, and writer with over 30 years of experience in national security, leadership, and related strategic issues. She has provided analysis for major media on such topics as arms control, nuclear energy, and the future of space science. Eisenhower is chairperson emeritus of the Eisenhower Institute and founder of The Eisenhower Group, Inc, a Washington, D.C.-based consulting company.

The First Division Museum is open daily, except Mondays, from 10 am to 5 pm. Admission is free with Cantigny Park’s regular entrance fee. Visit FDMuseum.org for more details.


About the First Division Museum at Cantigny
The First Division Museum, part of the Chicago-based Robert R. McCormick Foundation and located at Cantigny Park in Wheaton, Illinois, promotes public learning about America’s military heritage and affairs through the history of the “Big Red One”—the famed 1st Infantry Division of the U.S. Army. The museum’s main exhibit hall, First in War, transports visitors to the trenches of World War I, the beaches of World War II, and the jungles of Vietnam. A second exhibit hall, Duty First, explores the 1ID’s history in more recent times. The Robert R. McCormick Research Center, open to the public, houses the museum’s library, archival and photo collections. Tanks from every era are outside the museum, along with artillery pieces and a personnel carrier. Memorial markers and commemorative statuary pay further tribute to those who served and sacrificed. For more information, visit FDMuseum.org.

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