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  • 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)

    Eisenhower commission backs memorial design

    The commission behind the proposed Dwight D. Eisenhower memorial issued a statement Tuesday saying that its members all fully support the memorial's controversial design and its architect, Frank Gehry.



  • An artist's rendering of part of the planned memorial for Dwight D. Eisenhower on the Mall shows him addressing his troops on the eve of D-Day. Family members say the memorial overemphasizes his Kansas roots at the expense of his accomplishments. (Gehry Partners via Associated Press)

    New images fail to win over critics of Eisenhower memorial

    As critics of a planned monument to Dwight D. Eisenhower object to everything from its giant scale to its depiction of the Cold War president and famed World War II general as a "barefoot boy from Kansas," new images and documents reveal other key elements overshadowed by the furor and show how the controversial project developed.


  • New images show Ike's DC memorial amid criticism

    As critics of a planned monument honoring Dwight D. Eisenhower object to everything from its giant scale to its depiction of the Cold War president and famed World War II general as a "barefoot boy from Kansas," new images and documents released to The Associated Press reveal other key elements overshadowed by the furor and show how the controversial project developed.


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