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60 Government Sites in 60 Minutes Program Handout at #SLA2014

Posted: 06 Jul 2014 11:38 AM PDT

#SLA2014 George Franchois at SLA DGI 2014 Business Meeting

SLA DGI Chair, George Franchois, introduces the 60 Government Sites in 60 Minutes Program

This year, Chris Vestal, LexisNexis Government Consultant, and I (Marie Kaddell, LexisNexis Senior Information Professional Consultant) presented a 60 Government Sites in 60 Minutes session at the Division of Government Information (DGI) Business Meeting/60 Government Sites in 60 Minutes session at the 2014 SLA Conference #sla2014 in Vancouver, B.C.

Here is the handout with a list of our 60 sites: Download SLA 2014 – 60 Government Sites in 60 Minutes PDF.

On Twitter, find Chris at @Guybrarian1 and me at @libraryfocus.

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"Ike and Dutch: Mentor, Protégé, and Common Sense by Dr. Gene Kopelson" presentation at the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center

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Published on Feb 24, 2017

As Ronald Reagan traveled across the United States campaigning for the highest office in the land, the Governor of California possessed an ace in his hand unmatched by his opponents: the ear and advice of former president Dwight D. Eisenhower. Reagan was in constant contact with Ike, following his advice at every turn and going so far as to base his entire 1966 campaign on his mentor’s own successful run years before. Eisenhower’s astute view of internal Washington politics, foreign affairs, military matters, and the swirling pool of primary rivals, provided his protégé the fuel he needed to learn, and eventually win, the war of words. In his latest book, Reagan’s 1968 Dress Rehearsal: Ike, RFK, and Reagan’s Emergence as a World Statesman, Dr. Gene Kopelson outlines the story of Reagan’s first presidential bid with an in-depth look behind the scenes. On Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, Dr. Kopelson gave a lecture titled, “Ike and Dutch: Mentor, Protégé, and Common Sense,” to delve deeper into the relationship between Reagan and his mentor and how it not only shaped Reagan’s future campaigns, but his presidency, as well.

In his lecture at the USAHEC, Dr. Kopelson uses never-before-tapped audio clips, interviews with the original 1968 campaign staff, Eisenhower’s personal diary, and material straight from personal correspondence to show how Eisenhower influenced Reagan’s politics and eventually, his far-reaching presidential policies. From Reagan’s hawkish views on Vietnam to his perspective on the Arab-Israeli situation, his groundbreaking steps with Gorbachev and the Soviets to nuclear defense, Eisenhower and Reagan had a close and personal relationship which changed America’s future.

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