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Why the First Engineer of the Nation's Capital was Fired

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Why the First Engineer of the Nation's Capital was Fired

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Washington, DC, is a city that belongs to all Americans. The monuments and memorials found throughout the nation's capital reflect our collective history.

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They are studied in school and visited by millions. They are world-renowned symbols of our nation. But they are also shrouded in misinformation, mystery, and mythology. How much do we really know about America's greatest monuments? From war memorials, to monuments honoring America's founding fathers, to Arlington's eternal flame, these soaring tributes in stone, steel, soil, and sky have amazing stories to tell. They are a permanent record of our nation's history and our evolution into the world's greatest democracy-a country of the people.

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