Dwight: Makin’ It Rain

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We found this on the Library’s website, and it was too good not to share. Dwight Eisenhower wasn’t around all that much during his five-year presidency of the university, but he seems pretty chuffed to be at Columbia here, circa 1953.

What joie de vivre!

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  1. Oh My  

    Alma was such a dirty girl then.

  2. Nothing has changed  

    In fifty years a picture like this of PrezBo will surface with the same comment, "wasn’t around all that much"

    • Claire  (Bwog Staff)  

      Except that Eisenhower's excuse of being Supreme Commander of NATO etc. is kinda legit

      • ...  

        are you trying to say that bollinger's vital impartment of free press wisdom upon the new york federal reserve isn't equally as important?

        i mean, come on, if we didn't have lawyers making monetary policy, imagine the state the economy would be in!

  3. Damn  

    As awesome as this is, I'm still disappointed that this isn't a Dwight Schrute-related post.

  4. Alum

    I once saw this photo with a caption that said it was taken right after Ike announced he was running for president.

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