David Eisenhower will present the topic "Going Home to Glory: A Memoir of Life with Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1961-1969".
David Eisenhower is Director of the Institute for Public Service of the Annenberg School. He received his B.A. in history from Amherst College in 1970. After college, he served for three years as an officer in the United States Naval Reserve before earning his J.D. from The George Washington University Law School in 1976. At Penn, he received the Provost's Award for Distinguished Teaching in 2003. Eisenhower was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in history in 1987 for his work "Eisenhower at War 1943-1945" about the Allied leadership during World War II."
Eisenhower's recent book, "Going Home to Glory: A Memoir of Life with Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1961-1969", Simon & Schuster (2010), has received high praise from both readers and critics such as The Washington Post.
The luncheon is at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, April 27, 2011, in the Hourglass Room of the University Club.