David A. Nichols

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David A. Nichols, a leading expert on the Eisenhower presidency, holds a PhD in history from the College of William and Mary. A former professor and academic dean at Southwestern College, he is the author of A Matter of Justice: Eisenhower and the Beginning of the Civil Rights Revolution, Eisenhower 1956: The President’s Year of Crisis, and other books. He lives in Winfield, Kansas.

Photograph by Gary E. Hanna

Books by this Author

Ike and McCarthy
Eisenhower 1956
A Matter of Justice


Eisenhower 1956--David Nichols analyzes the president's year of crisis

David Nichols tells of Ike's finest hours, the 1956 Suez crisis and the legislation that is still the US policy today.