Dwight D. Eisenhower

Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1951. (Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Eisenhower Memorial Unchanged, Despite Objections

Architect Frank Gehry is maintaining key elements of his design for a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower near the National Mall in a revised concept presented Thursday, despite criticism from a federal arts panel and outside groups.

02/20/2014

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John Eisenhower, Historian and Ike’s Son, Dies in Md.

John S.D. Eisenhower, the son of a five-star general turned president who forged his own career in the U.S. Army and then chronicled the history of the American military in numerous books, died Saturday. He was 91.

12/22/2013

Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1951. (Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Key Arts Panel Approves Eisenhower Memorial Design

A powerful commission overseeing civic art and architecture in the nation’s capital voted Thursday to approve the general concept and layout of elements in Frank Gehry’s design for a national memorial honoring Dwight D. Eisenhower.

07/18/2013

Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1951. (Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Design Approved for Eisenhower Memorial in D.C.

A federal commission charged with building a national memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower voted unanimously Wednesday to approve architect Frank Gehry’s design for a park near the National Mall.

06/19/2013

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Rare D-Day Footage Used in New Eisenhower Short Film Online

Officials working to build a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Washington are launching a new short film online to mark the 69th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Europe during World War II.

06/06/2013

Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1951. (Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Scholars Recommend Quotes for D.C.’s Eisenhower Memorial

Three historians are recommending using quotes from key speeches by President Dwight D. Eisenhower to help represent the 34th president at a planned memorial in Washington.

06/05/2013

Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1951. (Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

New Bill Would Block Eisenhower Memorial Funding

A Utah congressman has introduced legislation to scrap the design for a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Washington, citing objections from Ike’s family and the project’s cost.

03/13/2013

Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1951. (Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Family At Impasse On Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Design

resident Dwight D. Eisenhower’s family welcomed design changes by architect Frank Gehry for a memorial honoring the World War II general but said Wednesday that any monument should be “simple, sustainable and affordable” to honor his values.

05/30/2012

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Eisenhower’s Granddaughter To Argue Design Of Planned Memorial

Susan Eisenhower, the 34th president’s granddaughter, is expected to testify before a House subcommittee on national parks to object the planned design for a Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial in Washington.

03/20/2012

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