Topic - Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Commission

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  • Daniel J. Feil, executive architect of the Eisenhower Memorial Commission, and Susan Banes Harris, who heads the commission's architecture committee, view architect Frank Gehry's model of the controversial Eisenhower Memorial. (Associated Press)

    Eisenhower memorial do-over possible

    The congressional committee tasked with overseeing the proposed Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial on Wednesday will consider legislation that addresses financial and design issues that have plagued the process and would oversee a potential overhaul of the commission running the project and its plans.

  • This image provided by Gehry Partners shows the Eisenhower Memorial Pedestrian Experience. Planners of a memorial honoring Dwight D. Eisenhower respond to criticism that the Frank Gehry design puts too much emphasis on Eisenhower's rural Kansas roots and not enough on his achievements as a military hero and president. (Associated Press)

    Dispute over Eisenhower memorial

    A dispute over a memorial design featuring a statue of President Eisenhower as a barefoot boy is threatening to delay construction of a national memorial to the 34th president and leader of the Allied forces in World War II.

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