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Former Presidents Bush join effort to raise millions to build Eisenhower Memorial in DC


WASHINGTON — Former Presidents George H. W. Bush and are joining a fundraising effort to build the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial in Washington.

Sen. and former Sen. , both Kansas Republicans, announced the additions to the memorial's advisory committee Wednesday. The Bushes are being joined by former Secretary of State , former Secretary of State and former Senate majority leaders , , George Mitchell and .

Last week, Dole announced an effort to raise $150 million to build the memorial with help from , and others.

The project won final approvals for architect 's revised design and now must raise funds. It would be situated among federal agencies from Eisenhower's era near the National Mall.

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