- The Washington Times - Saturday, November 24, 2001

Archives acquire Eisenhower diaries

Wartime diaries of President Dwight D. Eisenhower, who commanded allied troops in Europe during World War II, have been acquired by his presidential library and the National Archives, library officials announced yesterday.

The diaries had been in the possession of Barbara Wyden, author and ghostwriter of numerous books including a memoir by Mr. Eisenhower's wartime secretary, Kay Summersby.

The diaries cover a two-year period between 1944 and 1945, when U.S. and British forces fought German Nazi troops.

Indian enters race for Oklahoma governor

OKLAHOMA CITY State Sen. Enoch Kelly Haney, an American Indian sculptor whose warrior statue will crown the state Capitol, yesterday announced he is running for governor.

Mr. Haney, a Seminole and Muscogee Indian whose family followed the Trail of Tears forced migration to Oklahoma seven generations ago, is the first full-blood Indian to run for governor, campaign officials said.

Mr. Haney is the third Democrat to enter the race to replace Gov. Frank Keating next year.

Method changed for tallying WTC dead

NEW YORK The method for tallying the dead and missing at the World Trade Center has been changed to improve accuracy, city officials said yesterday.

The official count stood at 3,646 yesterday, nearly 3,000 less than its high in the immediate aftemath of the September 11 attacks.

The city's new reporting method relies strictly on death certificates and a list of missing persons, and does not include remains found with clothing or an identification card.

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