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Key arts panel approves Eisenhower Memorial design

A powerful commission overseeing civic art and architecture in the nation's capital voted Thursday to approve the general concept and layout of elements in Frank Gehry's design for a national memorial honoring Dwight D. Eisenhower. Full story

A look into the relationship between Nixon and Eisenhower

   Author Jeffrey Frank shares details from his book, “Ike and Dick: Portrait of a Strange Political Marriage.”

‘Ike and Dick’ book examines a tenuous political marriage

   Author Jeffrey Frank talks to MSNBC’s Craig Melvin about Frank’s new book “Ike and Dick: Portrait of a Strange Political Marriage" about the relationship between President Dwight D. Eisenhower and his Vice President Richard Nixon.

Lessons learned from American presidents

   Sam Tanenhaus, editor of the New York Times Book Review, shares details from this weekend’s issues which focuses on books breaking ground on the way we think about American presidents. The National Memo’s Joe Conason also joins the discussion to talk about the tense relationship between Dwight Eisen

Inside Eisenhower and Nixon’s relationship

   Author Jeffrey Frank takes an in depth look into the strained relationship between Dwight Eisenhower and Richard Nixon, which spanned two decades.

1953 stunt a reminder of security's new primacy

   Rachel Maddow shares archival footage of a cowboy in the 1953 inauguration parade for Dwight Eisenhower tossing a lasso around the new president.

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  Great presidents of the 1900s

A Morning Joe panel, which includes presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, Jon Meacham and Prof. Evan Thomas, talks about some of the most influential presidential of the 1900s. Among those chosen are Dwight Eisenhower, Lyndon Johnson and Harry Truman. The panel also discusses the toll of hold

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