Daily Archives: August 11, 2017

Of ‘Ike girls’ and blackballed quarterbacks

1955. Seeking a second term, Republican incumbent Dwight D. Eisenhower and his “I Like Ike” campaign were headed to Lexington. Several high-school girls were asked to be “Ike Girls” and parade from Main Street to Memorial Coliseum, wearing red, white … Continue reading

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