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National Edition News cover for November 29, 2014 - $65M sunk into stalled memorial: A portion of a model of a memorial honoring Dwight D. Eisenhower is seen during a public meeting of the Eisenhower Memorial Commission on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 19, 2013, to discuss the continued controversy over Frank Gehry's design. Gehry is changing some elements of his design for a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Washington as memorial planners move toward seeking approvals to build the project. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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This undated handout image provided by Gehry Partners, LLP shows a view of the horizontal framing of the Eisenhower Memorial looking toward the Capitol.Image. Architect Frank Gehry is revising the design for a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower near the National Mall after objections have delayed the project. On Thursday, Gehry's team will propose eliminating metal tapestries on the sides of the memorial square, along with some columns. The designers are trying to win approval from the National Capital Planning Commission. The federal panel voted to reject a previous design in April. (AP Photo/ Architect Frank Gehry is revising the design for a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower near the National Mall after objections have delayed the project. (AP Photo/Gehry Partners, LLP)

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Rhonda Lyon of Choctaw, Okla., right, wipes tears from her eyes as she listens to Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower's granddaughter Susan Eisenhower speak during a 70th anniversary commemoration ceremony of D-Day at the National World War II Memorial on the National Mall, Washington, D.C., Friday, June 6, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower's granddaughter Susan Eisenhower speaks during a 70th anniversary commemoration ceremony of D-Day at the National World War II Memorial on the National Mall, Washington, D.C., Friday, June 6, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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120710-N-RY232-518 MEDITERRANEAN SEA (July 10, 2012) Aircraft from Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 7 fly over the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Dwight D. Eisenhower is on a scheduled deployment supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Julia A. Casper/Released)

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This May 9, 2014 photo shows the inside of theDwight D. Eisenhower quarters that was repainted at the National Railroad Museum in Ashwaubenon, Wis., on May 9, 2014. The old Dwight D. Eisenhower locomotive is returning this summer after a two-year loan and restoration at a museum in England. (AP Photo/Green Bay Press-Gazette, Evan Siegle)

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Dwight D. Eisenhower played by Tom Selleck in "Ike:Countdown to D-Day" (2014).

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USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Julia A. Casper/Released)

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President Eisenhower delivered a State of the Union speech that was written on a 12th-grade level. (Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum)

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Figures of Dwight D. Eisenhower are displayed at a public meeting of the Eisenhower Memorial Commission on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, June 19, 2013. The Commission met to discuss the continuing controversy over Frank Gehry's design for a memorial honoring Dwight D. Eisenhower. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Vice President Joe Biden (second from right) speaks Jan. 10, 2013, during a meeting with Sportsmen and Women and Wildlife Interest Groups and member of his cabinet in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington. (Associated Press)

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Vice President Joe Biden (second from right) speaks Jan. 10, 2013, during a meeting with Sportsmen and Women and Wildlife Interest Groups and member of his cabinet in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington. (Associated Press)

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Family and friends of the crew of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower await pierside at Naval Station Norfolk on Dec. 12, 2012, as the ship approaches after a six-month deployment. (U.S. Navy/Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Julie Matyascik)

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Family and friends of the crew of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower await pierside at Naval Station Norfolk as the ship approaches after a six-month deployment. (U.S. Navy/Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Julie Matyascik)

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Family and friends of the crew of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower await pierside at Naval Station Norfolk on Dec. 12, 2012, as the ship approaches after a six-month deployment. (U.S. Navy/Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Julie Matyascik)

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President Joe Biden, second from right, gestures as he speaks during a meeting with Sportsmen and Women and Wildlife Interest Groups and member of his cabinet, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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President Joe Biden, second from right, gestures as he speaks during a meeting with Sportsmen and Women and Wildlife Interest Groups and member of his cabinet, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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Vice President Joe Biden, center, with Attorney General Eric Holder at left, speaks during a meeting with victims' groups and gun safety organizations in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013. Biden is holding a series of meetings this week as part of the effort he is leading to develop policy proposals in response to the Newtown, Conn., school shooting (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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Vice President Joe Biden, center, with Attorney General Eric Holder at left, speaks during a meeting with victims' groups and gun safety organizations in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013. Biden is holding a series of meetings this week as part of the effort he is leading to develop policy proposals in response to the Newtown, Conn., school shooting (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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Vice President Joe Biden, with Attorney General Eric Holder at left, speaks during a meeting with victim's groups and gun safety organizations in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)