Study questions for McLeod, "The Battle for the Monument" and for the film we will see in class on July 19, Maya Lin: A Strong, Clear Vision

1.  Should the Vietnam Veterans Memorial be considered a piece of sculpture or architecture?  Explain.

2.  How does the Vietnam Veterans Memorial challenge traditional ideas of memorials?

3.  Why was the initial reaction to the memorial so strong, and why has it become so well-loved today?