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By Bob Dole
The industrious island has proved itself worthy of U.S. inclusion
Topic - Alex Krieger
The commission charged with overseeing the planning and design of monuments in the District approved the general concept of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial on Thursday, but not before offering some suggestions for designers to consider as they work toward final approval.
"I love the long tapestry as a background for the entire composition of the park," he added, but the tapestries "are just flapping in the breeze as far as I'm concerned."
"Your first sense of it would be gigantic columns," commission member Alex Krieger said. "They might be giant chimneys that might be disguising an underground power plant."