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Biden Uproots Trump's Plans for a National Garden of American Heroes

By Curt Anderson
May 14, 2021 10:03 pm
Category: Government
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The National Garden of American Heroes was a proposed sculpture garden honoring "great figures of America's history", first proposed on July 3, 2020 by then-President Donald Trump at the Independence Day celebration at Mount Rushmore in Keystone, South Dakota. As of 2021, the garden had not been built nor had Congress appropriated funding for it.

Today, on May 14, 2021, with his own executive order, President Joe Biden rescinded Trump's executive order proposing the garden.

Trump's proposal included 192 men and 52 women who would have been immortalized in statue form. Among the names of "American Heroes" on the list were Lauren Bacall, Whittaker Chambers, Julia Child, Calvin Coolidge, Barry Goldwater, Whitney Houston, William McKinley, Shirley Temple, Alex Trebek and Cy Young. See the complete list of names at the Wikipedia link below.





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