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Another Battle for Eisenhower? - Walt's Daughter - 11-05-2014

Dwight David Eisenhower, the 34th president and military legend who organized the Normandy invasion, might have been bemused in his grinning Kansas way at the bureaucratic retreats and aesthetic flak it has taken to win approval of an official Eisenhower memorial on a 4-acre site overlooking the Capitol. A crucial vote of approval Oct. 16 from the United States Commission of Fine Arts signaled a go-ahead for an overdue tribute first approved by Congress 15 years ago.


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