Is D.C. Too Square for Frank Gehry?

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Back in 2009, Frank Gehry won a competition to design an Eisenhower Memorial to be built near the Mall in Washington, D.C. Initially people liked his central idea: large steel tapestries telling stories about the life of the soldier-president. But then intense backlash followed. Now the architects has cut key elements of the design. But will that be enough to placate his critics?

Credits

Guests:
Philip Kennicott - Washington Post - @PhilipKennicott, Frank Gehry - Gehry Partners

Host:
Frances Anderton

Producers:
Frances Anderton, Caroline Chamberlain