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Vietnam veterans' plan to build museum by the Wall hits a wall

Sep 22, 2018 - Chicago Tribune

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund announced Friday that it is ending its troubled project to build a $130 million underground Vietnam Education Center on the National Mall.

The proposed center, which would have been adjacent to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and near the Lincoln Memorial, had been plagued by funding problems almost since the project was launched in 2001.

The fund's president, Jim Knotts, said Friday that the fund had raised only $45 million and that prospects for rai...