WASHINGTON, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Architect Frank Gehry's controversial design for the National Eisenhower Memorial has been the target of criticism and has been attacked by classical design proponents. Yet late last year, the design received preliminary approvals from both of the federal agencies charged with reviewing and approving the design.
What is the true story behind building Ike's memorial?
At this National Press Club Newsmakers news conference, learn how a national memorial honoring one of America's greatest military and political leaders -- and designed by one of the preeminent architects of the 21st Century -- has remained on track and is moving toward completion.
A panel of experts from the Eisenhower Memorial Commission will discuss how the design has evolved, what its status is now and what's next for the National Eisenhower Memorial. They are:
- Brigadier General Carl Reddel, USAF (Ret.), Executive Director, Eisenhower Memorial Commission
- Victoria Tigwell, Deputy Executive Director, Eisenhower Memorial Commission
- Daniel J. Feil, Executive, Eisenhower Memorial Commission
This NPC Newsmakers news conference is scheduled for Thursday, April 23, at 10 a.m. in the club's Zenger Room, on the 13th Floor of the National Press Building, 529 14th St. NW, Washington DC 20045.
Like all Newsmaker events, this news conference is open to credentialed press and NPC club members, free of charge. No advance registration is required.
Tony Gallo NPC Newsmakers Event Host, 202 -544-6973, [email protected]
Herb Perone, NPC Newsmakers Chairman, 301-512-7636, [email protected]
SOURCE National Press Club