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6 'Black Presidents' Before Barack Obama

1953: Dwight Eisenhower is President and he sits for his official portrait

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General Dwight Eisenhower, and Prime Minister Winston Churchill inspect a U.S. glider and paratroop invasion demonstration prior to the D-Day invasion of Normandy in 1944.

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"Today in history, December 20, 1944, Dwight D. Eisenhower Received his 5th General Star."

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Dwight D. Eisenhower, official photo portrait, 34th US President January 20, 1953 – January 20, 1961

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100+ Portraits of Iconic People of All Time

General Dwight D. Eisenhower Eisenhower was the chief general in charge of the US forces during World War II, and later went on to be President. This photo was taken a year after victory over Axis forces in WWII. Karsh would go on to photograph Eisenhower as President and in his retirement, where he delighted in showing Karsh the oil painting that he was working on of Churchill for which he used Karsh’s portrait as a source. Date: 1946. Photographer: Yousuf Karsh.

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Dwight Eisenhower & Ronald Reagan. The 2 best Republicans to occupy the White House during my lifetime to date.

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Ike’s Bluff: President Eisenhower’s Secret Battle to Save The World

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General Dwight D. Eisenhower in World War II.

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Dwight D. Eisenhower and Winston Churchill, 1946.

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Dwight Eisenhower’s parents on their wedding day in 1888. | It is said that Dwight D. Eisenhower's mother, Ida Elizabeth Stover Eisenhower was a woman of color. Eisenhower's maternal grandfather carried the surname of Link, there being only two Links families in the Virginia town they originated in ~ a black one and a white one. Many years ago, a black researcher discovered that Ida’s mother was from the black Links, a fact washed away in time.

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