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."
United States Presidents, visits, Skowhegan, Somerset County, politics, political parties, Republicans, Democrats, Maine
History | Radio
Length of Audio Recording
WLBZ Radio, (June 27 1955) "President Eisenhower’s Address at Skowhegan, Maine". WLBZ Radio Station Records. MS 608. Tape 15. Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University of Maine.