Art: Big Chipper

If Gutzon Borglum could carve up a mountain, why couldn't he? For years he had been itching to, so Boston-born Sculptor Korczak Ziolkowski, 39, bought a mountain — a small one — in the Black Hills of South Dakota and laid his plans. He was going to chip it down to a 300-ft.-high monument : Sioux Chief Crazy Horse, who wiped out Custer's cavalry at Little Big Horn.

Crazy Horse, mounted on a wild stallion, would loom even larger than the heads of Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln and Teddy Roosevelt on nearby Mount Rushmore, which Ziolkowski helped Gutzon Borglum blast. With no Government...

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