SOURCE: New York Times
Eisenhower Memorial, Delayed by Design Disputes, Opens This Week
The opening of the Eisenhower monument in 2020 may make many mindful of the contrast between Ike and the current head of the Republican Party, although the memorial's design has already sparked a bitter battle that fits the temper of our times.
Is It Possible That the Eisenhower Memorial Will Finally Get Built?
After more than a decade and a half of planning and controversy, work began on the long-stalled, $150 million memorial to Dwight D. Eisenhower with a groundbreaking at the four-acre site in Washington DC.
SOURCE: Roll Call
Massive Eisenhower Memorial Could Break Ground as Early as September
Congressional support among the last barriers after 20-year dispute.
SOURCE: Arch Daily
Gehry’s Eisenhower Memorial Clears Final Design Hurdle
Assuming that Congress does approve funding for the memorial, the Eisenhower Memorial Commission is planning to break ground in 2015.
Congressional Report Faults Eisenhower Memorial Delays
Memorial Plan Called a ‘Five-Star Folly’
SOURCE: The Kansas City Star
Debate over Eisenhower memorial may come to a head at June meeting
Stakeholders and lawmakers agree the 2-mile stretch from the Lincoln Memorial to the Capitol is maxed out.
Eisenhower Memorial critic is placed on overseeing panel
Bruce Cole, who has published at least two critical articles of the Frank Gehry design, will head up the commission.
Galambos, Striner, and van Ee recommend Ike quotes for memorial
WASHINGTON — Three historians are recommending the use of passages from key speeches by President Dwight D. Eisenhower — including his message to troops during the D-Day invasion — to help represent the 34th president in a planned memorial in the nation’s capital.On Wednesday night, the Eisenhower Memorial Commission hosted a public forum on which of Ike’s words should be included in the memorial planned for a site near the National Mall. The design of the planned memorial has been hotly debated.Professor Louis Galambos of Johns Hopkins University, Professor Richard Striner of Washington College in Maryland and former Library of Congress historian Daun van Ee studied Eisenhower’s speeches to recommend six for consideration. Two are from Eisenhower’s tenure as World War II general and four come from his presidency....
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