Description Source: Kennedy, David., et al. The American Pageant. Thirteenth edition. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2006
As per his campaign pledge, Dwight D. Eisenhower personally took a plane to Korea to discuss a cease fire to end the bloody, unpopular conflict. While the armistice was signed soon after Eisenhower threatened to use atomic weapons, this was not the reason the Chinese agreed to the peace.