Eisenhower Family Opposes Grand Memorial Design for a 'Modest' Man

Wiseman, Paul
July 2012
World War II;Jul/Aug2012, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p10
The article reports on the Eisenhower family's opposition to a 120 million U.S. dollar memorial designed by architect Frank Gehry, to be built at the National Mall near the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. Susan Eisenhower, the daughter of former U.S. president Dwight Eisenhower, criticized the memorial for being too grandiose. The Eisenhower family asserts that the plan failed to focus on the former president's adult achievements.


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