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Ike catches up on the news, 1962
By STARS AND STRIPES Published: May 16, 2019
Red Grandy ©Stars and Stripes
West Germany, August, 1962: Vacationing former President Dwight D. Eisenhower catches up on the news during a train ride through the Ruhr Valley to Cologne. "Ike" and his wife, Mamie, were greeted by throngs of cheering people in the country whose World War II defeat had been engineered in great part by then-General Eisenhower. When they arrived in Cologne, they were greeted by West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer.