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WLBZ Radio

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An audio recording of the events of United States President Dwight D. Eisenhower's visit to Skowhegan, Maine in the summer of 1955. Includes the remarks of Senator Margaret Chase Smith, Governor Edmund Muskie, President Eisenhower, and several members of the community. Eisenhower emphasizes that to be able to protect the right of individuals and allow for society to prosper, it is important to maintain peace. Senator Smith refers to the President as "the greatest man of peace in the world."

Publication Date

6-27-1955

Keywords

United States Presidents, visits, Skowhegan, Somerset County, politics, political parties, Republicans, Democrats, Maine

Disciplines

History | Radio

Collection Number

MS 608

Recording Number

Tape 15

Length of Audio Recording

36:14

President Eisenhower’s Address at Skowhegan, Maine

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