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Dear SCI Members and Friends,

We are excited to announce the dedication of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial, honoring the 34th President of the United States and Founder of Sister Cities International!

The Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial was designed by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry in a four-acre urban park at the base of Capitol Hill. This memorial has several statues and sculptures commemorating President Eisenhower and showing the trajectory of his life.

There are several online events open to the public to celebrate the opening of the memorial which can be found on the Eisenhower Memorial website. Following are some events that will be broadcast live:

  • Memorial Dedication Ceremony 
    Thursday, September 17, 2020
    7:00 PM EST | Via 
    Facebook Live (Facebook account not required)
    Live stream open to the public | Registration not required
  • The Eisenhower Legacy in Space 
    Wednesday, September 16, 2020
    Presented by Aerospace Security
    11:00 AM | Via Webinar
    Open to the Public | Registration Required
  • America’s Re-Appreciation of Dwight D. Eisenhower
    Tuesday, September 15, 2020
    Presented by the Eisenhower Memorial Commission
    7:00 PM | 
    Via Webinar
    Open to the Public | Registration not required
    Panel Evan Thomas, Louis Galambos, William Hitchcock, Yanek Mieczkowki

There are several more events listed on the website that are free and will be broadcast online for viewing.
 Links will be posted on our social media for your convenience. We hope you will be able to tune in!

As we celebrate the new Eisenhower Memorial, we thought you might also enjoy viewing our most recent Sister Cities International video which includes remarks by President Eisenhower on the importance of citizen diplomacy. 

Thank you to SCI Vice Chair and Board Member, Peter Svarzbein, for producing this video.