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  • “I Like Ike!”

    “I Like Ike!”

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    Dwight Eisenhower never served in combat, but he achieved total victory in World War II. He had no experience running an institution of higher learning, yet he became President of Columbia University. And he never held public office until he was elected President of the United States.

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Hy Mariampolski
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The Mambo Craze blazed through New York City nightclubs from the 1940s through the early 1960s. The influence of Puerto Rican and Cuban immigrants, the extraordinary visible success of Desi Arnaz (“I Love Lucy”) and Xavier Cugat, and the comedian Cantinflas, was so great that even the staid Waldorf-Astoria Hotel featured mambo dancing.

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