National World War I Memorial

Edwin Fountain talked about legislation to authorize the redevelopment of Pershing Park in Washington, D.C., as a national World War I… read more

Edwin Fountain talked about legislation to authorize the redevelopment of Pershing Park in Washington, D.C., as a national World War I memorial after efforts to place a memorial on the National Mall failed due to opposition from Washington, D.C. local government officials. He said there was no significant opposition to the legislation and that he expected fundraising to begin after approval by Congress. He described the proposed location on Pennsylvania Avenue where there was a small memorial to General John Pershing who commanded the American Expeditionary Forces during World War One. close

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National World War I Memorial

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Program ID:
320958-1
Category:
National Press Club
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 12, 2014
Last Aired:
Sep 7, 2014

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  • Aug 12, 2014 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Aug 12, 2014 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 12, 2014 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Aug 16, 2014 | 3:20pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 30, 2014 | 9:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 31, 2014 | 1:15am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 07, 2014 | 1:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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