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C-SPAN | American History TV - Architect Joe Weishaar and Sculptor Sabin Howard


Recorded on February 24, 2016

Produced by C-Span | American History TV, this interview features the World War I Memorial Winning Design. The design team of the national World War I Memorial in Washington, D.C. talked about the ideas and symbolism behind the winning entry. The memorial commemorates the centennial of World War I and the nearly five million Americans who served. Joe Weishaar, a 25-year-old architect-in-training, was named a finalist in an international competition to design the memorial. To fully realize his vision, he invited veteran classical sculptor Sabin Howard to join him. Their partnership produced the winning entry, called “The Weight of Sacrifice.”

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