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1952 Headline Newspaper Republcans Nominate Dwight D Eisenhower For President For Sale
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SEE PHOTO-----COMPLETE, Star (MN) dated July 11, 1952.
This newspaper contains a bold banner headline announcing that the Republican party has nominated DWIGHT D EISENHOWER as their candidate for President of the US in 1952.
The United States presidential election of 1952 was the 42nd quadrennial presidential election. It was held on Tuesday, November 4, 1952. During this time, Cold War tension between the United States and the Soviet Union was escalating rapidly. In the United States Senate, Republican Senator Joseph McCarthy of Wisconsin had become a national figure after chairing congressional investigations into the issue of Communist spies within the U.S. government. McCarthy's so-called "witch hunt", combined with national tension and weariness after two years of bloody stalemate in the Korean War, the Communist Revolution in China, the 1949 Soviet acquisition of nuclear weapons, and the early-1950s recession, set the stage for a hotly fought presidential contest.
Unpopular incumbent President Harry S. Truman decided not to run, so the Democratic Party instead nominated Governor Adlai Stevenson II of Illinois; Stevenson had gained a reputation in Illinois as an intellectual and eloquent orator. The Republican Party countered with popular war hero General Dwight D. Eisenhower and won in a landslide, ending 20 consecutive years of Democratic control of the White House.
Eisenhower, at 62, was the oldest man to become President since James Buchanan in 1856. Truman was 60 when he became President in April 1945, upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt, and 64 when elected President in 1948.
This election was the first since 1928 in which the Republican presidential nominee was elected. It was also the last election until 2008 in which neither the incumbent president nor the incumbent vice president was his party's general election candidate.
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