Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

WASHINGTON -- The Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Commission in June ...

Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

WASHINGTON -- The Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Commission in June ...

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WASHINGTON -- The Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Commission in June released a video introducing the design for the national memorial that will honor the native Kansan who became the 34th president of the United States.

The video, "Honoring Ike," features interviews with the National Eisenhower Memorial's designer, architect Frank Gehry; U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., chairman of the commission; former President Bill Clinton, who signed into law legislation authorizing the memorial; Gen. Colin Powell; and David Eisenhower, grandson of Dwight D. Eisenhower. It is narrated by former NBC anchor Tom Brokaw, who serves on the memorial's advisory committee.

"Honoring Ike," which may be viewed at https://youtu.be/ xONytKxcgbc, introduces the memorial's design while showcasing it in its future setting in Eisenhower Square, adjacent to the National Mall and Capitol Hill in Washington, D. …

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