Bob Dole To Lead Fundraising To Build Eisenhower MemorialBob Dole, the longtime Kansas senator, is planning a fundraising effort to build the long-debated Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial in Washington, and he will have help from Tom Hanks and others.
Capital Panel Gives Final Approval To Eisenhower MemorialA long-delayed effort to build a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower is gaining design approvals to potentially move forward.
Arts Panel Approves Design For Eisenhower MemorialA key arts panel has approved a revised design for a memorial to honor President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Washington, which could clear the way for groundbreaking.
Eisenhower Memorial Wins Key Design Approval In D.C.The long-delayed effort to build a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower near the National Mall has won a key approval, despite ongoing objections to architect Frank Gehry's design.
Eisenhower Memorial Panel Considers Gehry's DesignA federal commission working to build a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower near the National Mall is considering Wednesday whether to move forward with architect Frank Gehry's design after years of controversy over the project.
Veterans Observe D-Day At World War II MemorialThe granddaughter of General Dwight D. Eisenhower thanked those who carried out the D-Day invasion, telling them during a 70th anniversary commemoration Friday at the nation's World War II Memorial that "the world would have been a very different place" had their campaign failed.
Eisenhower Memorial Unchanged, Despite ObjectionsArchitect 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 recent criticism from a federal arts panel and outside groups.
Congress Says 'No' To Eisenhower Memorial FundingFunding requested to begin building the planned Dwight D. Eisenhower memorial near the National Mall has been eliminated in a spending deal passed by Congress, while lawmakers restored funding for other national arts and cultural programs.
Scholars Back Quotes At Future Eisenhower Memorial Three historians are recommending the use of passages from key speeches by President Dwight D. Eisenhower -- including his message to troops during the D-Day invasion -- to help represent the 34th president in a planned memorial in the nation's capital.
New Bill Would Block Eisenhower Memorial FundingA 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.
Best Ways To Learn About Presidential And American History In The Baltimore AreaGeorge Washington slept here and there and many places in Maryland, Virginia and Pennsylvania, both while serving as General of the Continental Army and later as the first president of the United States. All of the presidents have left their marks on the mid-Atlantic countryside, from Abraham Lincoln at Gettysburg, to Franklin D. Roosevelts founding of Shangri-La, now known as Camp David, located near Thurmont, Md. Within a two-hour drive of Maryland, there are many presidential designations and attractions to visit.
Gehry Offers Changes In Eisenhower Memorial DesignArchitect Frank Gehry and his design team proposed changes Tuesday to the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial planned for a site near the National Mall after hearing complaints from Ike's family for months.
Ceremony Marks Closing Of Walter Reed HospitalWalter Reed Army Medical Center, the Army's flagship hospital where privates to presidents have gone for care, is closing its doors after more than a century.