George A. Colburn

Historian + Filmmaker

During the 75th anniversary of World War II until V-J Day in 2020, historian and filmmaker George A. Colburn is available for video-based presentations about Dwight D. Eisenhower and the war the Europe and about the Navajo Code Talkers and the war in the Pacific.

These topics include:

Regarding the political career of Dwight D. Eisenhower, here are some of Dr. Colburn's topics:

  • From Warrior to the Presidency: Why Ike ran, and how he won, 1952.
  • "Waging Peace" in an era of "mutually assured destruction," 1953 – 1961.
  • The Rationale and Meaning of Ike's "Farewell Address," 1961

Colburn's work on the military and political careers of Ike has won critical acclaim from many scholars working in the fields of American military, political and diplomatic history at mid-20th century – a period that continues to influence greatly our nation's foreign and domestic policies.

Other topics presented by Dr. Colburn include: