Aug 28, 2011

Q.332

'Hurricane Irene' struck the East Coast of the USA and the West Indies in August this year causing widespread damage. One more casualty was the postponement of a ceromony to mark the opening of a new American memorial.

This memorial has been built in the West Potomac Park in Washington, D.C, and is in honour of someone. The centrepiece is a 30-foot tall statue of that person and is named the "Stone of Hope". To get to it, you have to walk past the "Mountain of Despair" (two pieces of granite).

A ceremony to mark the opening of the monument was to be held on 28th Aug (on the 48th anniversary of a famous event involving the person at a nearby site). This has now been postponed.

Which person?

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