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Lincoln’s legacy under attack at Wisconsin-Madison… Student group protests statue to the Great Emancipator- millennial iconoclasm knows no bounds.

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History

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

Washington DC

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

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Memorial news & views

George Weigel, the religious philosopher, replays the sad saga of the proposed memorial for Dwight Eisenhower in his essay “Ike Memorial No-Brainer,” from the National Review. 390 more words

Architecture

Walking the Walk

Eisenhower lacked the rhetorical flourishes of Jack Kennedy… but when it came to defending Civil Rights in America, Ike accomplished far more than his successor.  Popular history has embraced Kennedy as a Civil Rights champion and largely ignored the record of Eisenhower.  256 more words

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Would He Belong?

Would Dwight D. Eisenhower be welcomed in today’s Republican party?… Today’s GOP- dominated by fiscal Conservatives like the so-called “freedom caucus;”  scrawny descendants of  Do-Nothings of the 80th Congress  150 more words

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