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December 20, 2014

Bob Davis: Head to the border, Mr. President

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Posted: Sunday, July 13, 2014 3:15 am

As a presidential candidate, Dwight Eisenhower promised he would go to Korea, the site of a conflict that ultimately killed 50,000 U.S. soldiers. And so, in 1952, President-elect Eisenhower went to Korea.

At a tense moment of the Cold War in 1963, President John F. Kennedy went to West Berlin and aligned himself with those on the free side of the Iron Curtain. “Ich bin ein Berliner,” Kennedy told a crowd of 450,000.

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