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Many countries and investors dream of hiring architect of the moment, Frank Gehry.

Euronews spoke to the Canadian-American in Oviedo, Spain, where he has received yet another award in a career already brimming with international accolades.

 

While no members of Congress attended the downtown Washington meeting, Capitol Hill’s influence was apparent.

The 10-to-1 vote by the National Capital Planning Commission represented a significant milestone for the tribute to the World War II general and 34th president, which has been stalled since 2011.

 

Thursday's meeting allowed the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts to get a close-up look at changes to the design, which the commission last voted on in 2011.

Commissioners:

Thank you for inviting me to be here today.

President Eisenhower said, “I come from the very heart of America”, and it is a sentiment he expressed often. 

He did not come from great beginnings, yet he became a great general and a great President.

He was born in a modest frame house, yet he became one of the most revered occupants of the White House