Commemorations : background, legislative processes and issues for Congress /
New York :
|Series:||American political, economic, and security issues series.
Table of Contents:
- Intro; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1; Monuments and Memorials Authorized and Completed under the Commemorative Works Act in the District of Columbia*; Summary; Introduction; Commemorative Works Areas of the District of Columbia; Reserve; Area I; Area II; Authorized Commemorative Works; Completed Commemorative Works; Women in Military Service for America; Francis Scott Key; Korean War Veterans; American Armored Force; Vietnam Women; George Mason; African-American Civil War-Union Soldier/Sailors; Japanese American Patriotism in World War II; World War II; Victims of Communism; Mahatma Gandhi.
- Lincoln Memorial "I Have a Dream" SpeechTomas G. Masaryk; Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.; American Veterans Disabled For Life Memorial; Victims of the Ukrainian Manmade Famine of 1932-1933; Other Memorials; United States Air Force; Veterans Who Died as a Result of Service in the Vietnam War; Senator Robert J. Dole Plaque; Appendix. Location of Commemorative Works in the District of Columbia; Chapter 2; Monuments and Memorials Authorized under the Commemorative Works Act in the District of Columbia: Current Development of in-Progress and Lapsed Works*; Summary; Introduction.
- Commemorative Works Areas of the District of ColumbiaReserve; Area I; Area II; Factors Potentially Influencing Commemorative Works' Completion; Site Location; Design Approval; Fundraising; Authorized Commemorative Works; In-Progress Commemorative Works; Memorials under Construction; Dwight D. Eisenhower; Memorials Being Designed; Vietnam Veterans Memorial Visitors Center; World War II D-Day Prayer; Slaves and Free Black Persons Who Served in the Revolutionary War; World War I Memorial; Korean War Memorial Wall of Remembrance; Desert Storm and Desert Shield; Site Locations to Be Determined.
- John Adams and His Family's LegacyBrigadier General Francis Marion; Gold Star Mothers; Peace Corps; Global War on Terrorism Memorial; Commemorative Works with Lapsed Authorizations; National Peace Garden; Thomas Paine; Benjamin Banneker; Frederick Douglass; Chapter 3; Commemorative Coins: Background, Legislative Process, and Issues for Congress*; Summary; Introduction; Historical Commemorative Coins; Modern Commemorative Coins; Commemorative Coins, 1982-1997; Commemorative Coins, 1998-Present; Authorizing Commemorative Coins; Findings; Coin Specification; Design of Coins; Issuance of Coins.
- Sale of CoinsSurcharges; Consideration of Legislation in Congress; Design of Coins; Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee; U.S. Commission of Fine Arts; U.S. Mint; Commemorative Coin Timeline; Disbursement of Surcharges; Issues for Congress; Individual Considerations Groups and Events Honored; Disbursement of Surcharges; Specification of Design Elements; Institutional Considerations; Requirements for Legislative Consideration; Number of Coins Minted Per Year; Concluding Observations; Appendix A. Historical Commemorative Coins; Appendix B. Modern Commemorative Coins, 1982-1997; Chapter 4.