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Dwight Eisenhower featured in 'I Am Angus' videos

Published on 06 December 2010

120610_pcvidIn the November "I Am Angus" segment, Carol Hegeman, historian for the National Park Service, discusses President Dwight Eisenhower's passion for agriculture and Angus cattle. The hour-long show is the second program in the American Angus Association’s four-part fall and winter television series. This particular episode — titled “Winds of Change” — celebrates the history of the cattle industry and the heritage of the Angus breed. These programs air on RFD-TV.

(Scroll down or click here to view the video. Be sure to also view the feature on Harold Henry, who talks about the history and heritage of J.C. Penney's Homeplace Farms of Hamilton, Missouri.)

“These are great stories of our Angus ranching heritage that share the positive story of American agriculture,” says Bryce Schumann, Association CEO. “The American Angus Association is proud to communicate the value of Angus cattle and to share the stories of farmers and ranchers through these impactful new segments. There’s something for everyone in the November program, whether you’re involved in raising Angus or not.”

The program features segments on the following people:
• Blanford and Joan Pierce, Woodlawn Farms, Creston, Illinois.
• Chris and Cas Derks, Rolling Hills Angus, King City, Missouri.
• Boots O’Neal, 6666 Ranch, Guthrie, Texas
• Harold Henry, Homeplace Farm, Hamilton, Missouri.
• Keith Evans, retired director of public relations, American Angus Association, St. Joseph, Missouri.
• Carol Hegeman, Historian, National Park Service, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
• John Doherty, Executive Chef, New York City
• Morris and Joseph, McKellar, McKellar Angus, Mount Pleasant, Texas
• Bud McBride, Riverbend Angus, Benalto, Alberta
• Ray Sims, famed auctioneer and 2010 inductee into the Saddle & Sirloin Portrait Club, Raymore, Missouri.
• Dr. Bonnie Thwait, Dusty A Ranch, Benson, Arizona.

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—Excerpts from American Angus Association news release



Harold Henry