Eisenhower: Soldier and President - Chapter 19-21 Summary & Analysis

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In chapter nineteen, during the winter of 1957-58, Eisenhower is recovering from a minor stroke he suffered in November 1957. The only lasting effects from the stroke are only noticeable to Eisenhower, such as the occasional reversal of syllables in long words.

Throughout 1958, Eisenhower is dealing with the Russians and the arms race. The Soviets have finally agreed to talks on supervision of nuclear weapons testing. At this point, the U.S. does not trust the Soviets motives. Khrushchev has just been named Russian dictator. Eisenhower already knew this was the case. By the time Eisenhower was ready to agree to the test ban, the American scientists have discovered that America needs more inspection sites. The Russians refuse to discuss this and the talks stop.

During this same time, Eisenhower is dealing with the budget. The military still wants more money to make more...

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