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Political leaders traditionally exchange gifts when visiting foreign countries. These gifts often have cultural significance and range widely in their level of extravagance or simplicity. Eisenhower traveled extensively during his administration and met with world leaders that he and Mamie considered friends. Ike and Mamie received Head of State gifts from around the globe. The Global Gifts exhibit showcases a wide range of artifacts that are part of the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum collection.