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"I believe that the United States as a government, if it is going to be true to its own founding documents, does have the job of working toward that time when there is no discrimination made on such inconsequential reason as race, color, or religion." ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower, May 13, 1959

Abilene, Kan. - The next virtual book club will meet May 11 at 7 p.m. central time. The program is free and open to the public -- join us online or by phone.

Join this program as if you were meeting your friends in a cozy café or living room with a glass of wine -- even if you have not read the book. The May book selection is Not Without Laughter by Langston Hughes. This novel is essentially a "coming of age" story of a young African American boy growing up in a small Kansas town during the years preceding World War I.

The informal discussion will be led by Sandra Wiechert in partnership with Humanities Kansas. The entire reading list schedule is available on the Eisenhower Presidential Library's website.

Google Meet online:
Telephone: 617-675-4444‬ (PIN: ‪459 566 312 0745#)
[Please join 10 minutes early so the program may begin on time.]

The 2021 Ike Book Talk series is made possible courtesy of the Eisenhower Foundation, Jeffcoat Foundation, Humanities Kansas, and the Abilene Public Library. 

About the Eisenhower Presidential Library

The Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum is one of 15 Presidential Libraries operated by the National Archives and Records Administration. Presidential Libraries promote understanding of the presidency and the American experience. They preserve and provide access to historical materials, support research, and create interactive programs and exhibits that educate and inspire. Public programs and exhibits at the Eisenhower Presidential Library are made possible in part through the generous support of the Eisenhower Foundation. To learn more, visit