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Eisenhower Memorial Design Controversy

Ongoing Chicanery With the Gehry Memorial

Traci L. Slatton | Posted 12.12.2014 | Politics
Traci L. Slatton

If there is never going to be an open competition for the Eisenhower Memorial, and if, in fact, Gehry's self-aggrandizing design is going to be inflicted as a fait accompli on this nation, then at least show us where the money has all gone.

The Problem With the Frank Gehry Memorial

Traci L. Slatton | Posted 06.20.2013 | Politics
Traci L. Slatton

Wednesday it was announced that a federal commission charged with building a national monument honoring President Eisenhower voted unanimously to appr...

Congress Looks To Block Funds For Eisenhower Memorial

| Posted 06.20.2012 | DC

By Emma Dumain Roll Call Staff The Eisenhower Memorial Commission would not receive any new funds in fiscal 2013 under a draft bill unveiled T...

Ken Salazar To Broker Eisenhower Memorial Deal

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 06.08.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A member of President Barack Obama's cabinet is taking a direct interest in helping to resolve a dispute over the design of a national m...

Issa Wants To Delay Eisenhower Mem'l Action

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 06.03.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The chairman of the House Oversight Committee is asking for further delay in approving the planned Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial near th...

LOOK: Big Change For Eisenhower Memorial Design

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 07.15.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Architect Frank Gehry and his design team proposed changes Tuesday to the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial planned for a site near the Nati...

House Lawmakers Hold Hearing On Ike Memorial Design

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 05.20.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — Architect Frank Gehry said he is open to changes to a planned Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial in Washington to address objections fro...

Ike's 'Heoric' Stones Overshadowed By Gehry Tapestries

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 04.29.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — As critics of a planned monument honoring Dwight D. Eisenhower object to everything from its giant scale to its depiction of the Co...