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Trads must step up game

While channel hopping a couple weeks ago, just before Christmas, I landed on C-Span and discovered to my horror I was watching a live broadcast of the groundbreaking for Frank Gehry’s memorial to Frank Gehry – oops, I mean Dwight Eisenhower. 722 more words


Weekly History News Roundup

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Eisenhower Memorial Given Final Approval

After a 17 year struggle, the National Capital Planning Commission granted unanimous approval of the Eisenhower Memorial design. The tribute to America’s former duffer-in-chief will be constructed… 84 more words

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Work begins on massive Eisenhower memorial

WASHINGTON (AP) — After years of public controversy and debate, work is finally beginning Thursday on a massive memorial to President Dwight Eisenhower.

A groundbreaking ceremony will mark the start of the project, which has been plagued for years by a bitter running fight over the memorial’s design and aesthetics. 328 more words