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December 8, 1996 | THAO HUA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Former secretary of defense Caspar W. Weinberger hailed President Clinton's choices for key Cabinet posts Saturday during a stop at the Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace, but warned that unless the new military leaders advocate for a larger defense budget, the nation's security will be at risk. "They're very good people," Weinberger said of Madeleine Albright, nominated as the new secretary of state, and William S. Cohen, nominated as secretary of defense.
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July 19, 2013 | By Alexei Koseff
WASHINGTON--The controversial design for a planned memorial to Dwight D. Eisenhower is moving ahead, despite continuing opposition from the Eisenhower family and threats from Congress to pull funding. On Thursday, the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts, which advises the government on architectural development in the capital, approved key elements of the $142-million project designed by Frank Gehry. The current plan imagines a four-acre urban park near the National Mall, situated across from the National Air and Space Museum in full view of the Capitol.
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December 1, 1996 | SYLVIA JUKES MORRIS, Sylvia Jukes Morris is the author of "Edith Kermit Roosevelt: Portrait of a First Lady" (1980) and a forthcoming biography of Clare Boothe Luce
From childhood, Mamie Doud was treated like a princess. On her birthdays she would float downstairs in a party frock to the strains of "Here Comes the Bride." Having seated her at the festive table, her father would bow. No wonder that four decades later Mamie Eisenhower seemed entirely at ease descending the White House staircase on the arm of the 34th president while a band played "Hail to the Chief."
ENTERTAINMENT
March 20, 2013 | By David Ng
The Eisenhower family told a congressional panel Tuesday that it supports a bill that would do away with architect Frank Gehry's design for the planned Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial in Washington and halt any additional federal funding for the design. Susan Eisenhower, the granddaughter of the former president, spoke to the House Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation. The chairman of the group is Rep. Rob Bishop (R-Utah), who introduced the legislation last week.
NEWS
January 5, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Susan Eisenhower, granddaughter of the late President Dwight Eisenhower, will marry the prominent Soviet space scientist Roald Sagdeev in February, it was announced today. The Eisenhower World Affairs Institute, which made the announcement, said Sagdeev, 57, "has long been regarded as one of the Soviet Union's leading reformers and advocates of better bilateral relations." A member of the Congress of People's Deputies, Sagdeev is a former adviser to Soviet President Mikhail S.
NEWS
June 22, 1995 | FRANCES HALPERN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The unlikely scenario: Beautiful granddaughter of American president, reared in Cold War era when the Soviet Union was a constant threat, falls in love with and marries Russian space scientist, who is also a top arms-control adviser. An imaginary tale of love, international intrigue and adventure? No, this isn't fiction. Susan Eisenhower, granddaughter of the late President and author of "Breaking Free: A Memoir of Love & Revolution," is the real-life protagonist.
BOOKS
June 18, 1995 | Carolyn See, Carolyn See's most recent book is "Dreaming" (Random House)
Historical writing is often hypnotically boring. This may be because the historian starts out like most smart people: "I think, therefore I am," but then he gets sidetracked: "I am, I am, I am !" By writing about the lives of great men, the historian becomes "greater" than they are--at least in his own eyes.
NEWS
January 7, 1990 | Reuters
Susan Eisenhower, granddaughter of former President Dwight D. Eisenhower, will marry the prominent Soviet space scientist Roald Sagdeev in February, it was announced Friday. A member of the Congress of People's Deputies, Sagdeev is a former adviser to Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev and was a close friend of the late Andrei Sakharov. He heads the theory division of the Space Research Institute.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 20, 2013 | By David Ng
The Eisenhower family told a congressional panel Tuesday that it supports a bill that would do away with architect Frank Gehry's design for the planned Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial in Washington and halt any additional federal funding for the design. Susan Eisenhower, the granddaughter of the former president, spoke to the House Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation. The chairman of the group is Rep. Rob Bishop (R-Utah), who introduced the legislation last week.
NATIONAL
March 28, 2012 | By Richard Simon
The Eisenhower Memorial Commission is sticking with Frank Gehry's design, despite the Eisenhower family's objections. Commission members are "unanimous in their total and unqualified support" for the Los Angeles architect's vision for the Washington memorial to former President Dwight D. Eisenhower, the commission said in a statement Tuesday. The commission also expressed "regret and sadness at the tone and nature of the selected comments that have been made on Mr. Gehry's design for the memorial.
NATIONAL
May 15, 2012 | By Richard Simon
WASHINGTON -- After architect Frank Gehry redesigned a memorial to Dwight D. Eisenhower in the nation's capital, will Ike's family like it now? Susan Eisenhower complained earlier that a statue of her grandfather as "a dreamy boy"' looking out at stone bas reliefs of his future roles of supreme Allied commander in World War II and president put more emphasis on his Kansas roots than his military and White House accomplishments. Gehry's design changes, unveiled at an Eisenhower Memorial Commission meeting Tuesday, now call for limestone sculptures, instead of bas reliefs, of Eisenhower as general and president.
NATIONAL
March 28, 2012 | By Richard Simon
The Eisenhower Memorial Commission is sticking with Frank Gehry's design, despite the Eisenhower family's objections. Commission members are "unanimous in their total and unqualified support" for the Los Angeles architect's vision for the Washington memorial to former President Dwight D. Eisenhower, the commission said in a statement Tuesday. The commission also expressed "regret and sadness at the tone and nature of the selected comments that have been made on Mr. Gehry's design for the memorial.
NATIONAL
March 20, 2012 | By Richard Simon
While they certainly like Ike, the Eisenhower family members do not like the design of the planned memorial to former President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Washington.  Susan Eisenhower called Tuesday for a redesign of the memorial at a Capitol Hill hearing, saying she doubts her grandfather would have approved of the design by Los Angeles architect Frank Gehry. "It's time to go back to the drawing board,"  she said. The $112-million memorial , planned for an area just off the National Mall near the National Air and Space Museum, would feature a statue of a young Eisenhower looking at stone bas reliefs of the future Supreme Allied Commander of World War II and president.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 8, 1996 | THAO HUA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Former secretary of defense Caspar W. Weinberger hailed President Clinton's choices for key Cabinet posts Saturday during a stop at the Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace, but warned that unless the new military leaders advocate for a larger defense budget, the nation's security will be at risk. "They're very good people," Weinberger said of Madeleine Albright, nominated as the new secretary of state, and William S. Cohen, nominated as secretary of defense.
BOOKS
December 1, 1996 | SYLVIA JUKES MORRIS, Sylvia Jukes Morris is the author of "Edith Kermit Roosevelt: Portrait of a First Lady" (1980) and a forthcoming biography of Clare Boothe Luce
From childhood, Mamie Doud was treated like a princess. On her birthdays she would float downstairs in a party frock to the strains of "Here Comes the Bride." Having seated her at the festive table, her father would bow. No wonder that four decades later Mamie Eisenhower seemed entirely at ease descending the White House staircase on the arm of the 34th president while a band played "Hail to the Chief."
NEWS
June 22, 1995 | FRANCES HALPERN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The unlikely scenario: Beautiful granddaughter of American president, reared in Cold War era when the Soviet Union was a constant threat, falls in love with and marries Russian space scientist, who is also a top arms-control adviser. An imaginary tale of love, international intrigue and adventure? No, this isn't fiction. Susan Eisenhower, granddaughter of the late President and author of "Breaking Free: A Memoir of Love & Revolution," is the real-life protagonist.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 5, 1993
The world would be a far safer place if American foreign policy were being designed by Alexander Cockburn and Susan Eisenhower. His column and her essay on the same day (March 23) on your Commentary page point out Bill Clinton's blunder in expressing support for Boris Yeltsin as he wrestles for power with Russia's democratically elected Parliament. While Eisenhower and Cockburn both reason, accurately, that Yeltsin's opponents are at least as democratic as he and now represent a far larger constituency, Cockburn takes it a step further to nail down the principle that it's the people we should be supporting, not an individual leader, no matter how supportive he seems of our agenda.
NATIONAL
March 20, 2012 | By Richard Simon
While they certainly like Ike, the Eisenhower family members do not like the design of the planned memorial to former President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Washington.  Susan Eisenhower called Tuesday for a redesign of the memorial at a Capitol Hill hearing, saying she doubts her grandfather would have approved of the design by Los Angeles architect Frank Gehry. "It's time to go back to the drawing board,"  she said. The $112-million memorial , planned for an area just off the National Mall near the National Air and Space Museum, would feature a statue of a young Eisenhower looking at stone bas reliefs of the future Supreme Allied Commander of World War II and president.
BOOKS
June 18, 1995 | Carolyn See, Carolyn See's most recent book is "Dreaming" (Random House)
Historical writing is often hypnotically boring. This may be because the historian starts out like most smart people: "I think, therefore I am," but then he gets sidetracked: "I am, I am, I am !" By writing about the lives of great men, the historian becomes "greater" than they are--at least in his own eyes.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 5, 1993
The world would be a far safer place if American foreign policy were being designed by Alexander Cockburn and Susan Eisenhower. His column and her essay on the same day (March 23) on your Commentary page point out Bill Clinton's blunder in expressing support for Boris Yeltsin as he wrestles for power with Russia's democratically elected Parliament. While Eisenhower and Cockburn both reason, accurately, that Yeltsin's opponents are at least as democratic as he and now represent a far larger constituency, Cockburn takes it a step further to nail down the principle that it's the people we should be supporting, not an individual leader, no matter how supportive he seems of our agenda.
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