It was an odd couple who won the 1952 presidential race: Likable Dwight "Ike" Eisenhower and tricky Richard "Dick" Nixon.
In the second part of Thursday's Up to Date, we’ll take a look at the complicated relationship between the two men with Jeffrey Frank, author of Ike and Dick: Portrait of a Strange Political Marriage.
We’ve had 45 of them on the job, but only 16 were able to come back. It’s something Thomas Jefferson once deemed a “splendid misery” … the U.S. Presidency.
What are the factors that play into the reputation as a strong or weak leader? How does a president hold onto the public’s imagination?