Creation of the Eisenhower National Memorial

Archivist of the United States David Ferriero moderated a discussion with architect Frank Gehry and his collaborator, theater artist Robert… read more

Archivist of the United States David Ferriero moderated a discussion with architect Frank Gehry and his collaborator, theater artist Robert Wilson, on the design of the national memorial to President Eisenhower and their creative process. The Eisenhower National Memorial, planned for a four-acre site at the base of Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., is scheduled to open in 2015. The backdrop and centerpiece of the design is a woven-metal tapestry of a Kansas landscape unique in architectural history. They showed photographs during their presentation and responded to questions from members of the audience. Landscape architect Joe Brown also responded to a question. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Brown, Joseph E. Chief Innovation Officer AECOM Technology Corporation
  • Ferriero, David Archivist of the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
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Creation of the Eisenhower National Memorial

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Program ID:
302068-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 20, 2011
Last Aired:
Apr 2, 2012

Airing Details

  • Nov 20, 2011 | 8:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 20, 2011 | 7:31pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 20, 2011 | 10:30pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 26, 2011 | 3:29pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 27, 2011 | 2:29am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 25, 2012 | 9:57am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 25, 2012 | 8:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 25, 2012 | 11:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 31, 2012 | 4:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 01, 2012 | 3:56am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 02, 2012 | 8:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 02, 2012 | 11:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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