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Who or what caused conflicts or barriers to the development and completion of the Vietnam War Memorial?

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The main conflicts that arose over the Vietnam War Memorial, and the main barriers to its creation, came about because of its design and, perhaps, the identity of its designers.  Many on the conservative side of American society (though not all) opposed the design for the memorial because they felt that it was excessively negative.

The Vietnam War is a controversial war in our history.  It is a war that we lost.  It is also a war that divided us.  Many Americans believed, and many still believe, that the US should never...

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