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Congressmen Who Opposed the Vietnam Veterans Memorial's Design

Henry J. Hyde and Ronald Reagan Presidential Library1980-12-30

U.S. National Archives

U.S. National Archives
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Hyde wrote, "We feel this design makes a political statement of shame and dishonor, rather than an expression of our national pride at the courage, patriotism and nobility of all who served. A new jury ought to be appointed, less intent on perpetuating national humiliation no matter how artistically expressed."

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  • Title: Congressmen Who Opposed the Vietnam Veterans Memorial's Design
  • Creator: Henry J. Hyde, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library
  • Date Created: 1980-12-30

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