Dwight D. Eisenhower

The U-2 in Cortez (credit: armyairforces.com)

Top Secret U-2 Plane Landed In Cortez 54 Years Ago

Many people know the Cuban missile crisis and the Berlin Wall were milestones of the Cold War. But a lesser-known drama in the decades-long tensions between the United States and its communist foes played out in Cortez.


Dwight David Eisenhower (credit: AFP/GettyImages)

Dwight Eisenhower Recording Unearthed In Boulder

On Sept. 14, 1954, President Dwight D. Eisenhower became the first sitting president to visit Boulder when he toured the sparkling new lab facilities that had just been constructed for the bureau now known as the National Institute of Standards and Technology.



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