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President Eisenhower After His Heart Attack

October 25, 1955
Source: Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library

Accompanied by his medical team, President Dwight Eisenhower, seated, made his first public appearance following a heart attack on October 25, 1955, outside Fitzsimmons Army Hospital in Denver, Colorado. President Eisenhower showed good humor by wearing pajamas monogrammed “Much Better Thanks” and his five stars, plus a sixth given to him by his doctor for good behavior while in the hospital. 

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