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Maya Lin's Winning Design Concept for the Vietnam Memorial
In 1981, Maya Lin won the contest to design the Vietnam Memorial at the age of just 21. Learn how her abstract design concept was sketched by Paul Stevenson Oles and became a powerful memorial in Washington, DC.
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On Shaky Grounds: Controversy and New Memorials in Washington DC
This is a guest post by Rick. He also wrote a good one on the White House Easter Egg Roll. The Ghosts of DC sometimes take shape in the midst of controversy, although most seem to recede from memory but their remains continue as companions. The brouhaha surrounding the design of the Eisenhower memorial may be viewed by some as a matter of a difference of aesthetic opinions or one side’s concern...
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