THE PRESIDENCY: Romantic Evening

Down among the sheltering palms, O honey, wait for me . . .

Meet me down by the old Golden Gate,

Out where the sun goes down about eight . . .

Lieut. Dwight Eisenhower, 19th Infantry, U.S.A., and Miss Mamie Doud were married in Denver on a July afternoon in 1916. It was the time of the hobble skirt, the Pianola and the maxixe, the year that Woodrow Wilson won his second term as President by the margin of 3,806 California votes. It was a time of gathering tension, and because of trouble on the Mexican border, the Eisenhower-Doud wedding...

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