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National Press Club Newsmakers Program - National WWI Memorial


Date: August 12, 2014

This is a pre-program launch presentation about the Commission’s plans to re-develop Pershing Park and the legislation recently introduced to Congress

Presenter: Edwin L. Fountain Vice Chairman, United States World War I Centennial Commission

"Pershing" Donors

$5 Million +


Founding Sponsor
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The Lilly Endowment