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2015_DC_Newseum_ADA12DC -- Newseum -- ADA steps
Honoring leaders of the Disability Rights Movement on steps across Washington DC.
On March 12, 1990, activists with disabilities abandoned their crutches and wheelchairs to pull themselves up the 83 stone steps at the Capitol Building and demanded passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act. On July...
2015_DC_Newseum_FreedomWk_15092258DC -- Newseum -- Freedom Week banners go up
2011_DC_NewseumVD_11111216DC -- Newseum -- Veteran's Day Weekend
2017_DC_Bible_Tour_17103032DC -- Newseum Friends tour of Museum of the Bible
On the Scene: Museum of the Bible
This 430,000-square-foot building is the newest addition to D.C.'s robust museum roster. As a Friends Society member, you can get a closer look at religious freedom, one of the five freedoms of the First Amendment, with this exclusive preview of the Museum of the Bible...
2013_DC_Politico_13121847DC -- POLITICO Playbook @ Newseum (w/Peter Baker, Mark Leibovich, Kelly O'Donnell, and Jake Tapper)
Join POLITICO’s Mike Allen as he takes POLITICO Playbook live for a Special Media Roundtable about policy, politics and the news of the day.

Featuring:
* Peter Baker, White House Correspondent, The New York Times, and author, "Days of Fire"
* Mark Leibovich, Chief National Correspondent, The New...
2018_DC_2Crises_18101821DC -- POLITICO @ Newseum -- Tale of Two Crises (1) Scott Gottlieb
Diabetes and opioid abuse are two complex and significant health crises plaguing the U.S. More than a third of Americans have diabetes or pre-diabetes. And an estimated 115 people die each day as a result of opioid abuse. In order to effectively respond to these crises, the public and private sectors...
2018_DC_2Crises2_18101827DC -- POLITICO @ Newseum -- Tale of Two Crises (2) Opiod Abuse
Diabetes and opioid abuse are two complex and significant health crises plaguing the U.S. More than a third of Americans have diabetes or pre-diabetes. And an estimated 115 people die each day as a result of opioid abuse. In order to effectively respond to these crises, the public and private sectors...
2018_DC_2Crises3_18101826DC -- POLITICO @ Newseum -- Tale of Two Crises (3) Diabetes
Diabetes and opioid abuse are two complex and significant health crises plaguing the U.S. More than a third of Americans have diabetes or pre-diabetes. And an estimated 115 people die each day as a result of opioid abuse. In order to effectively respond to these crises, the public and private sectors...
2015_DC_Je_Suis_Charlie_15010797Je Suis Charlie vigil @ Newseum
In light of the horrendous attack that killed 12 people in Paris today, let's get together to stand peacefully in support of Charlie Hebdo and for freedom of the press. Bring your pencils and pens. #jesuischarlie
Suite a l'attaque qui a tuee 12 personnes a Paris aujourd'hui, regroupons nous ce soir...
2008_DC_NABBox_08013152Natl Archives & Newseum -- Panel -- Back Rooms to Ballot Boxes
Back Rooms to Ballot Boxes: Primary Reform, the People, and the Press: Major primary reform in the 1970s ushered out an era of political power brokers deciding the fate of candidates. What happened 30 years ago that fundamentally changed the nature of Presidential elections? How have big money,...
2006_DC_NAFree_06091445Natl Archives & Newseum -- Students' Right to Free Speech (w/Mary Beth Tinker)
In partnership with the Newseum and the US Navy Memorial, the National Archives presents a panel discussion on the legacy and future of students' rights in the United States. The panel will feature Mary Beth Tinker (former student activist who, as a 13 year old, became associated with a landmark 1969...
2015_DC_CRA50_150503168Newseum -- 50th Anniversary Celebration of the Voting Rights Act (w/Barney Frank, Eleanor Holmes Norton, and Steven Roberts)
50th Anniversary Celebration of the Voting Rights Act

Join Moment Magazine and the Religious Freedom Center of the Newseum Institute for a celebration of the golden anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Moderated by journalist Steven V. Roberts, the event will feature Former Congressman...
2012_DC_Woodward_12061357Newseum -- A Conversation with Bob Woodward on the 40th Anniversary of Watergate
Newseum Special Program: A Conversation with Bob Woodward on the 40th Anniversary of Watergate:
To mark the 40th anniversary of the Watergate break-in, the Newseum will present a special evening program with legendary journalist Bob Woodward, who will talk about his role in reporting the scandal for...
2016_DC_Rubenstein_16070762Newseum -- A Conversation with David M. Rubenstein
To celebrate the opening of the Newseum's newest exhibit, you're invited to an evening of conversation about American freedom.
1776 — Breaking News! Independence
As the United States celebrates the 240th anniversary of its independence from Great Britain, the Newseum's newest exhibit showcases an...
2018_DC_Klepper_180323100Newseum -- A Conversation with Jordan Klepper
Comedy Central and the Newseum invite you to "A Conversation with Jordan Klepper"
Join us as Jordan Klepper, host of Comedy Central's "The Opposition w/ Jordan Klepper" discusses his daily late-night series.
The program, which debuted in September 2017, satirizes the hyperbolic, conspiracy-laden noise...
2013_DC_Stone_13110153Newseum -- A Conversation With Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick
Special Program: A Conversation With Oliver Stone
Guests: Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick
Academy Award-winning director Oliver Stone talks about his career and his provocative 1991 movie "JFK."
Stone's film, which will be newly released on Blu-ray Nov. 12, received eight Oscar nominations, including...
2012_DC_Turner_12081549Newseum -- An Evening with Actress Kathleen Turner
An Evening with Actress Kathleen Turner:
Join us for a special program at the Newseum with Academy Award and Tony Award nominee Kathleen Turner.
Academy Award and Tony Award nominee Kathleen Turner appears in a special evening program at the Newseum to talk about her role as legendary newspaper...
2016_DC_Women_Frontlines_160427110Newseum -- Attacks on the Press: Women on the Frontlines (w/Lara Logan, Michelle Ferrier, Molly McCluskey, Arzu Geybullayeva, and Martha Raddatz)
Attacks on the Press: Women on the Frontlines:
How do gender-related threats to journalists affect freedom of the press around the world? Journalists who are also women can be vulnerable to online harassment, physical attacks, and institutional discrimination. At the same time, those who suffer such...
2016_DC_Genocide_16042179Newseum -- Bearing Witness to Genocide: The Plight of Religious Minorities in Iraq (w/panel)
Human rights law scholars and practitioners and social justice NGO leaders will gather to discuss the Holocaust Museum's 2015
Bearing Witness to Genocide: The Plight of Religious Minorities in Iraq
To many Americans, ISIS is a terrorist organization responsible for deadly plots in Paris and Brussels,...
2012_DC_Wins_12100165Newseum -- Beyond Wins and Losses (w/panel)
Beyond Wins and Losses - A Citizen's Guide to the 2012 Presidential Debates:
This interactive discussion will be between journalists and scholars of political communication, public deliberation and debate what goes on beyond the wins and losses, beyond the snap judgments and easy answers, and offers a...
2017_DC_Buzzfeed_17012571Newseum -- Buzzfeed Brews @ the Newseum (w/Joaquin Castro)
Buzzfeed Brews @ the Newseum
We are excited to announce Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX) will be joining Wednesday’s panel, co-sponsored by BuzzFeed, to discuss the post-inaugural forecast.
Guests will enjoy an open bar and passed bites during this casual program series.
The event was intrtoduced by...
2012_DC_Campaign_12102366Newseum -- Campaign 2012 Coverage (w/Judy Woodruff, Gwen Ifill, and Candy Crowley)
"Campaign 2012 Coverage: Breaking New Ground" Evening Program:
The Newseum and the Bipartisan Policy Center invite you and a guest to a special program with three groundbreaking journalists: PBS's Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill and CNN's Candy Crowley.
Woodruff and Ifill are the first all-female team to...
2019_06_24E1_Suffrage156Newseum -- Celebrating The 100th Anniversary Of Women’s Suffrage
Celebrating The 100th Anniversary Of Women’s Suffrage
The Newseum marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, which guaranteed all American women the right to vote, with a conversation featuring today’s top political journalists.
The program will also celebrate the work of Miriam... (Partially reviewed)
2017_DC_JFK100_17050898Newseum -- Celebrating the Centennial of John F. Kennedy (w/Robert Dallek, Fredrik Logevall, Stephen Kennedy Smith, and Edward Widmer)
Celebrating the Centennial of John F. Kennedy
To commemorate the centennial of President John F. Kennedy’s birth, some of the nation’s leading historians discuss the life and legacy of the nation’s 35th president.
The program will also focus on the book, “JFK: A Vision for America,” a compendium of...
2016_DC_Berman_160621149Newseum -- Chris Berman (Winning Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in the Media)
AL NEUHARTH AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN THE MEDIA
Veteran ESPN sports broadcaster Chris Berman is the 2016 recipient of the Newseum Institute’s Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in the Media. The annual award will be presented June 21 at the Newseum during the weeklong Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism...
2013_DC_Lewis_13091851Newseum -- Civil Rights Superhero (w/John Lewis and Andrew Aydin)
Members Only: ‘Civil Rights Superhero’ with John Lewis
Civil rights legend Rep. John Lewis discusses his new comic book-style memoir “March,” the first in a trilogy of graphic novels the congressman is writing about his remarkable personal history. Rooted in Lewis’s personal story, “March” provides a...
2015_DC_Lewis_15022554Newseum -- Civil Rights Superhero: An Evening with John Lewis and Andrew Aydin
Civil Rights Superhero: An Evening with John Lewis and Andrew Aydin
As the 50th anniversary of the historic civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery approaches, Rep. Lewis will recount his involvement and also talk about his new graphic novel “March: Book Two.” Joining Lewis is the book’s co-author...
2016_DC_Lewis_16121486Newseum -- Civil Rights Superhero: An Evening with John Lewis and Andrew Aydin
Civil Rights Superhero: An Evening with John Lewis and Andrew Aydin
U.S. Rep. John Lewis and co-author Andrew Aydin talk about their graphic novel “March: Book Three,” the stunning conclusion to the award-winning and best-selling trilogy chronicling the civil rights movement.
“March: Book Three”...
2016_DC_CNN_Politics2016_160418101Newseum -- CNN Politics Campaign 2016: Like, Share, Elect (w/Jeff Zucker, Jake Tapper, Nia-Malika Henderson, Chris Moody, and Ashley Codianni)
“CNN Politics Campaign 2016: Like, Share, Elect” Special Program
Jeff Zucker, president of CNN Worldwide, will moderate a discussion about the 2016 “social election” with CNN’s top political team. The panel features Chief Washington Correspondent Jake Tapper, Senior Political Reporter Nia-Malika...
2016_DC_Considering_16111573Newseum -- Considering the Future of Journalism (w/Richard Gingras, Michael Oreskes, and Jeffrey Herbst)
CONSIDERING THE FUTURE OF JOURNALISM
The digital era has disrupted the news industry, making us reexamine what we consider journalism — and whom we consider journalists. From mainstream media outlets to emerging global information sources, including social media platforms and search engines, our...
2013_DC_King_13082296Newseum -- Covering Civil Rights (w/Bernice King and Simeon Booker)
Special Program: Honoring Rev. Bernice King
Guests: Elder Bernice King and Simeon Booker
On the eve of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, the Newseum, in partnership with the National Council of Negro Women, will host the free evening program "Covering Civil Rights: On the Front...
2014_DC_Dissent_14120162Newseum -- Dissent or Treason: Whistleblowers, Leaks and the Media (w/panel)
Dissent or Treason: Whistleblowers, Leaks and the Media
National security, government secrecy and a free press don’t easily mix – but the Constitution says they must. Join contributors to a new book, “Whistleblowers, Leaks and the Media,” for a discussion sponsored by the American Bar Association’s...
2017_DC_Epstein_17020218Newseum -- Edward Jay Epstein ("How America Losts Its Secrets")
How America Lost Its Secrets: Edward Snowden, The Man And The Theft
Explore the controversial and the ongoing enigma that is the Edward Snowden affair with Edward Jay Epstein, author of the new book, How America Lost Its Secrets: Edward Snowden, The Man and the Theft.
Epstein’s book is the first...
2014_DC_Brokaw_14103061Newseum -- Eyewitness to History: A Conversation With Tom Brokaw (w/Luke Russert)
Eyewitness to History: A Conversation With Tom Brokaw
For nearly 50 years, NBC’s Tom Brokaw has reported on the world’s most important and historic events, including Watergate, the fall of the Berlin Wall and 9/11.
In a special members-only event at the Newseum, Brokaw recounts some of the biggest...
2013_DC_Eyewitness_13112087Newseum -- Eyewitness to History: The JFK Assassination 50 Years Later (w/Clint Hill, Bob Schieffer, and Jake Tapper)
Eyewitness to History: The JFK Assassination 50 Years Later:
Guests: Clint Hill and Bob Schieffer
Two days before the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, former Secret Service agent Clint Hill and Bob Schieffer of CBS News share their memories of that day.
Hill was in...
2017_DC_Forbidden_17103153Newseum -- Forbidden Stories launch
You are invited to the launch of Forbidden Stories
“The voices of journalists killed, threatened, and imprisoned will never be silent again”
Reporters Without Borders and Freedom Voices Network invite you to the launch of Forbidden Stories:
The goal of Forbidden Stories is to secure and continue...
2014_DC_CartoonsP_14111324Newseum -- Free Speech, Cartoons and the Prophet (w/Flemming Rose)
Free Speech, Cartoons and the Prophet
In 2005, a series of cartoons satirizing the prophet Mohammed were published in a Danish newspaper, sparking worldwide protest from Muslims and igniting a global discussion on free speech, free press, religious freedom and blasphemy – along with riots and threats...
2017_DC_Stone_17040518Newseum -- Geoffrey R. Stone ("Sex and the Constitution")
Sex and the Constitution
Author Geoffrey R. Stone talks about his new book, “Sex and the Constitution,” which chronicles the epic story of how sex came to be legislated in America.
The book explores how two centuries of American law have imposed regulations over contraception, abortion, obscenity and...
2018_DC_Hefner_Awards_180604196Newseum -- Hugh M. Hefner First Amendment Awards (2018)
Christie Hefner cordially invites you to attend the Hugh M. Hefner First Amendment Awards on June 4, 2018 at the Newseum.
This year's panel of judges consisted of Michael Bamberger, Senior Counsel at Denton's and General Counsel at Media Coalition, Shelby Coffey III, Vice Chair of Newseum and Senior...
2015_DC_Katrina10_15081957Newseum -- Hurricane Katrina: 10 Years Later (w/Douglas Brinkley, Mark Morial, and Shepard Smith)
Hurricane Katrina: 10 Years Later
Hurricane Katrina was the most destructive hurricane in American history. It made landfall on Aug. 29, 2005, packing 127-mph winds, shredding the Mississippi coast and putting 80 percent of New Orleans under water.
On the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the...
2017_DC_Ind_Journalism_17011838Newseum -- Independent Journalism In The Trump Presidency: Taking The $$$ Out Of Political Coverage
Independent Journalism In The Trump Presidency: Taking The $$$ Out Of Political Coverage
Over the past several decades, broadcast media has increasingly depended on advertisers, ratings and clicks in order to produce journalism. Yet as we enter a new presidential administration and simultaneously face...
2017_DC_Press_FreedomIM_17042847Newseum -- Inside Media w/panel (State of World Press Freedom)
The State of World Press Freedom
After the 10:30 a.m. map unveiling, the Newseum and Freedom House will host two special programs in the Knight TV Studio assessing the state of press freedom throughout the world as well as here in the United States.
The first panel (left to right)
* Vanessa Tucker,...
2016_DC_Dark_Web_16012160Newseum -- Inside Today’s FBI: Tales from the Dark Web (w/Shawn Henry, Steve Chabinsky, and Deborah Feyerick) incl reception
Inside Today’s FBI: Tales from the Dark Web
In a special members-only event at the Newseum, former top FBI cybercrime officials Shawn Henry and Steve Chabinsky share their stories about how the FBI deploys special agents across the world to counter cyberattacks.
Henry is a former executive assistant...
2013_DC_JFK_50th_13112237Newseum -- JFK Assassination 50th Anniversary -- Miscellaneous (incl Black Watch)
The Newseum had a JFK Remembrance Day on November 22. In addition to the regular exhibits in the museum, they showed a number of documentaries, had book talks, and special events.
This page includes pictures from the Black Watch. The Black Watch, 3rd Battalion, or 3 SCOTS, is an infantry battalio...
2013_DC_Brokaw_13050151Newseum -- JFK Remembered (w/Tom Brokaw and Nick Clooney)
Special Program: "JFK Remembered": A Conversation with Tom Brokaw and Nick Clooney
"JFK Remembered," a special program with Tom Brokaw of NBC News and legendary journalist Nick Clooney, will mark the opening of the Newseum's newest exhibit "JFK" and commemorate the 50th anniversary of President John F....
2015_DC_Gannon_15060819Newseum -- Journalism/Works -- Kathy Gannon
Journalism/Works: A Conversation with Kathy Gannon:
A conversation with Kathy Gannon, veteran Associated Press correspondent who was shot and seriously wounded in Afghanistan in 2014 in an attack by an Afghan policeman in which her AP colleague, photographer Anja Niedringhaus, was killed. Gannon will...
2019_DC_Hostage_190124100Newseum -- Journalists Held Hostage (w/Joel Simon, David Rohde, and Judy Woodruff)
Journalists Held Hostage: Should Governments Pay Ransom To Terrorists?
Joel Simon, executive director of the Committee to Protect Journalists, talks about his new book, “We Want to Negotiate: The Secret World of Kidnapping, Hostages and Ransom.”
Simon will be joined by David Rohde who was kidnapped by...
2018_DC_Rosenstein_18050158Newseum -- Law Day Conversation With Rod Rosenstein (w/Ron Collins)
A Law Day Conversation With Rod Rosenstein, Deputy Attorney General of the United States
To commemorate Law Day, the Newseum Institute presents a special program featuring Rod Rosenstein, deputy attorney general of the United States, in a wide-ranging discussion on the rule of law, the First Amendment...
2013_DC_Evers_13060586Newseum -- Legacy of Civil Rights Leader Medgar Evers (w/Julian Bond, Myrlie Evers, Gwen Ifill, and Jerry Mitchell)
Special Program: "The Legacy of Civil Rights Leader Medgar Evers"
The Newseum marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of civil rights leader Medgar Evers with a special program looking back at his life and legacy.
Myrlie Evers, Medgar's widow and chair of the Medgar & Myrlie Evers Institute,...
2009_DC_Berlin_09092169Newseum -- Live from the Berlin Wall (w/panel)
Live from the Berlin Wall:
The Berlin Wall became a mighty symbol of oppression. Although it separated East and West Berliners, it could not stop the flow of information or the desire for freedom. How did the news media cover the wall and the circumstances surrounding it for nearly three decades?
In...
2013_DC_MacNeil_Lehrer_13052164Newseum -- MacNeil/Lehrer on the JFK Assassination (w/Judy Woodruff)
"MacNeil/Lehrer on the JFK Assassination":
Guests: Robert MacNeil, Jim Lehrer and Judy Woodruff
Legendary broadcast journalists Robert MacNeil and Jim Lehrer share their memories of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in a special "Members Only" event at the Newseum.
As NBC's White House...
2012_DC_FOI_120316186Newseum -- National Freedom of Information Day 2012 (w/panels)
8:30 a.m. Welcome:
* Gene Policinski, senior vice president/executive director, First Amendment Center
* James Duff, president and chief executive officer, Freedom Forum

8:45 a.m.
* Introduction: Ron Collins, Harold S. Shefelman Scholar at the University of Washington School of Law
*...
2013_DC_FOI_130315156Newseum -- National Freedom of Information Day 2013 (w/panels)
The 2013 National Freedom of Information Day
Friday, March 15, 2013

8:30 a.m. Welcome to 15th annual conference
-- Ken Paulson, President and CEO, First Amendment Center
-- Patrice McDermott, OpenTheGovernment.org
-- Gene Policinski, Newseum/First Amendment Center

8:35 a.m. American Library...
2015_DC_Comey_15120946Newseum -- National Security and the First Amendment (w/James B. Comey) incl reception
National Security and the First Amendment
7 p.m. Program in the Annenberg Theater
8 p.m. Reception in the ABC News Changing Exhibits Gallery
Join us for a rare public appearance by FBI Director James B. Comey. He will participate in a discussion with Newseum CEO Jeffrey Herbst on "National Security...
2015_DC_News_Lose_150204128Newseum -- News We Could Lose: New Threats to Journalism and Press Freedom (w/panel)
The News We Could Lose: New Threats to Journalism and Press Freedom
In conflict and crisis, journalists put themselves in peril to bring news to the world. With journalists being killed and imprisoned in record numbers, the Newseum presents a special program examining these threats and the rise of new...
2008_DC_Newsmania_0811097Newseum -- Newsmania Game
Sonya Gavankar leading a Newsmania game.
2014_DC_Resignation_14080788Newseum -- Nixon Resignation 40 Years Later (w/Carl Bernstein, Douglas Brinkley, Luke Nichter, and Marvin Kalb)
The Nixon Resignation 40 Years Later
Forty years ago, Richard M. Nixon became the first U.S. president to resign from office. He stepped down on Aug. 9, 1974, following the exposure of White House involvement in the cover-up of the Watergate scandal.
To mark the 40th anniversary of the resignation,...
2008_DC_TOTN_0809037Newseum -- NPR's Talk of the Nation (w/Neal Conan)
NPR's "Talk of the Nation":
Every Wednesday that it broadcasts from the Newseum, 10 seats are available for Press Pass members to watch each hour of the live broadcast of NPR's "Talk of the Nation." Guests vary depending on topic. Recent guests include Robert Redford, Scott McClellan and Ron...
2016_DC_One_Year_16010662Newseum -- One Year After Charlie Hebdo (w/panel)
One Year After Charlie Hebdo

Join the Newseum Institute, Reporters Without Borders and the Washington Foreign Law Society for a discussion of the worldwide impact on a free press and free expression after the terrorist attacks on the Charlie Hebdo magazine staff on Jan. 7, 2015, and on the public at...
2018_DC_Opioid_Diaries_18030669Newseum -- Opioid Diaries - Photographs by James Nachtwey
The Opioid Diaries - Photographs by James Nachtwey
TIME photographer James Nachtwey has spent decades documenting war, famine and terrorism around the world. In a special new TIME project, Nachtwey turns his lens on the crippling epidemic at home.
The Newseum and TIME present a program featuring...
2011_DC_911_Ten_11090785Newseum -- Panel -- 9/11: 10 Years Later (w/Charles Gibson, Victoria Clarke, Ari Fleischer, and Jim Miklaszewski)
"9/11: 10 Years Later"
As the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001 approaches, the Newseum presents a special evening program looking back at the events from that day and examining the impact of the terrorist attacks on life in America today.
Former ABC "World News" anchor Charles Gibson will moderate...
2017_DC_China_17020783Newseum -- Panel -- How Should The U.S. Approach China?
How Should The U.S. Approach China? Policy Recommendations For A New Administration
Members of a high-level task force on U.S. policy toward China will disclose their expert recommendations for the new Trump administration on maintaining the nation’s crucial bilateral relationship with China. The...
2017_DC_Rebuilding_Trust_17111763Newseum -- Panel -- Rebuilding Trust in Journalism
Rebuilding Trust in Journalism
Join The Trust Project and the Newseum Institute for a discussion on efforts to rebuild the public's trust in journalism. Get insights from news industry leaders like Google's VP of News Richard Gingras and Mic Publisher Cory Haik, and hear about on-the-ground...
2018_DC_Marines_Tet_180125120Newseum -- Panel -- The Marines and Tet: The Battle That Changed the Vietnam War
The Marines and Tet: The Battle That Changed the Vietnam War
To mark the opening of the Newseum’s newest exhibit, “The Marines and Tet: The Battle That Changed the Vietnam War,” the Newseum looks back at the 1968 Battle of Huê´, the bloodiest single battle of the Tet Offensive and a turning point that...
2014_DC_Poverty_14010966Newseum -- Poverty in America: Reporting the Story (w/Brian Williams, Paul Ryan, Krissy Clark, John Sharify, David Stoeffler, and Brian Charles)
Members Only: "Poverty in America: Reporting the Story"
Guests: Brian Williams and Rep. Paul Ryan
NBC News and the Newseum will host a program to discuss news coverage of poverty in America. "NBC Nightly News" anchor and managing editor Brian Williams will interview Rep. Paul Ryan in a rare one-on-one...
2017_DC_Inside_FBI_NY2_17041249Newseum -- Premier screening of "Inside the FBI: New York" (w/James Comey and Marc Levin) -- Presentation
Dick Wolf, in association with Brick City TV, and the Newseum invite you to a premiere screening of the new documentary series: Inside the FBI: New York
FBI Director James Comey and executive producer Marc Levin will take part in a panel discussion following the screening.
Moderating the panel was...
2017_DC_Inside_FBI_NY_17041276Newseum -- Premier screening of "Inside the FBI: New York" (w/James Comey and Marc Levin) -- Step and Repeat
Dick Wolf, in association with Brick City TV, and the Newseum invite you to a premiere screening of the new documentary series: Inside the FBI: New York
FBI Director James Comey and executive producer Marc Levin will take part in a panel discussion following the screening.
Moderating the panel was...
2016_DC_Behrakis_16101745Newseum -- Pulitzer Prizes at 100: Yannis Behrakis
PULITZER PRIZES AT 100: THE PHOTOGRAPHERS: 2016 PULITZER PRIZE WINNER YANNIS BEHRAKIS
Yannis Behrakis, winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for breaking news photography, talks about his award-winning work.
Behrakis, a photographer for Reuters, was part of the team awarded the prize for the coverage of...
2018_DC_Rise_Up_18120697Newseum -- Rise Up: A Conversation with Judy and Dennis Shepard (w/Jonathan Capehart)
Rise Up: A Conversation With Judy And Dennis Shepard
Join us, in honor of the 20th anniversary of the launch of the Matthew Shepard Foundation, for a conversation with Judy and Dennis Shepard who will talk about their work honoring their son Matthew, whose tragic murder in 1998 brought national...
2019_03_18A1_Cumming156Newseum -- Rise Up: An Evening With Alan Cumming
Rise Up: An Evening With Alan Cumming
To mark the opening of its new exhibit, “Rise Up: Stonewall and the Gay Rights Movement,” the Newseum presents an evening featuring Alan Cumming, an award-winning actor, singer producer, director and activist.
Cumming will discuss the impact of Stonewall 50 years... (Partially reviewed)
2018_DC_Rise_Up_18060589Newseum -- Rise Up: Politics and the Gay Rights Movement (w/Tammy Baldwin, Barney Frank, and Joshua Johnson)
Rise Up: Politics and the Gay Rights Movement
Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisc.) and former Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) appear together for a conversation on legislative and societal challenges and victories that helped shape the long struggle for LGBTQ rights.
Baldwin was elected to the Senate in 2012 and...
2017_DC_Newseum_SBee_1704284Newseum -- Samantha Bee bus (Not the White House Correspondents Dinner)
2018_DC_Stars_Stripes_181001148Newseum -- Screening of "The World's Most Dangerous Paper Route" (w/David Patraeus, Steve Kroft, Lindsay Graham, Tom Philpott)
Celebrating an Icon of American Journalism: Stars and Stripes
The Newseum and Stars and Stripes present the world premiere screening of the new documentary film, “The World’s Most Dangerous Paper Route.”
The film heralds the history, heritage, and achievements of Stars and Stripes, the “hometown news”...
2015_DC_40Chances_151005111Newseum -- Special -- 40 Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World (w/Howard Buffett, Tony Blair, Emmanuel de Merode, and Judy Woodruff)
To mark the opening of the new exhibit “40 Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World — The Photography of Howard G. Buffett,” the Newseum presents a special evening program featuring Buffett, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and conservationist Emmanuel de Merode.
The exhibit features 40 of...
2011_DC_Madrigal_1112107Newseum -- Special -- Barrington High School Madrigal Singers
2009_DC_Aldrin_0904043Newseum -- Special -- Buzz Aldrin being interviewed
2013_DC_CBS_Coverage_13112259Newseum -- Special -- CBS's Breaking News Coverage from Nov. 22, 1963 (incl Taps)
Special Event: CBS's Breaking News Coverage from Nov. 22, 1963
On the 50th anniversary of the death of President John F. Kennedy, the Newseum presents a real-time rebroadcast of CBS News coverage of the Nov. 22, 1963, shooting in Dallas.
Beginning with the first bulletin that shots were fired at the...
2009_DC_Up_09052927Newseum -- Special -- Disney/Pixar -- UP-lifting Experience
Newseum and Disney/Pixar Offer 'UP'-lifting Experience

WASHINGTON — To celebrate the May 29, 2009, opening of Disney/Pixar’s new PG-rated animated movie "UP," several lucky Newseum visitors can win the chance to soar up to 50 feet in the air aboard a balloon-powered easy chair.

The UP-lifting...
2016_DC_Newseum_VRM_16112879Newseum -- Special -- NEWSEUM VR Meets: News and Storytelling reception
Jeffrey Herbst, Newseum president and chief executive officer, invite you and a guest to
NEWSEUM VR Meets: News and Storytelling
To mark the official opening of the Newseum Virtual Reality Lab, a panel of VR journalists talks about how the new technology is changing news, journalism and...
2008_DC_Newseum_Open_08041162Newseum -- Special -- Opening day event
The official opening day! There was no way I was going to be up in time for the real opening but I did what I could. While I was in the building, I met Brian Mulroney, the former prime minister of Canada, and saw others including the actors who perform in the 4-D movie at the Newseum. I also saw Brian...
2011_DC_POYI_Ceremony_11042986Newseum -- Special -- Pictures of the Year 68th Reception and Ceremony
You and a guest are invited to join the Newseum and Pictures of the Year International in celebrating the opening of the Pictures of the Year exhibition.
Guests are invited to tour the new exhibit and visit with winning photographers.
2014_DC_POYI_Ceremony_140425270Newseum -- Special -- Pictures of the Year 71st Reception and Ceremony
Winners of the Seventy-First Annual Pictures of the Year International Competition
Judged February 5 through February 25, 2014
Pictures of the Year International is a program of the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism.

PREMIER AWARDS

PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE...
2018_DC_POYI_Ceremony_180405166Newseum -- Special -- Pictures of the Year 75th Reception and Ceremony
The Newseum invites you to the Pictures of the Year Opening Reception.
Join us for a special preview and reception of "Pictures of the Year: 75 Years of the World's Best Photography."
The groundbreaking photography show features seven decades of award-winning images from the archives of Pictures of...
2008_DC_Newseum_PreO_08032941Newseum -- Special -- Pre-Opening Event
The Newseum doesn't officially open until April 11 but 7,000 of their closest friends were invited to come to a free pre-opening day on March 29. Having already purchased an annual pass to the Newseum, I was one of the ones invited. It turns out they were also handing out free passes on the street but I...
2015_DC_Charlie_March_150111124Newseum -- Special -- Silent March in Memory of the Victims of the Attacks in France
Silent March to Start at Newseum in Memory of the Victims of the Attacks in France (Je Suis Charlie)
The Embassy of France is organizing a silent march on Sunday, January 11, following the terrorist attacks in Paris.
The march will take place starting at 2 pm between the Newseum (starting point) and...
2010_DC_MCC_100427165Newseum -- Special -- Spirit of Americana -- Mary Chapin Carpenter (incl Judy Collins, Eric Brace, Rodney Crowell)
People speaking/performing on this page:
* Mary Chapin Carpenter in conversation with Ken Paulson
* Gene Policinski (executive director of the First Amendment Center)
* Jed Hilly (Executive Director, Americana Music Association)
* Eric Brace (performer)
* Kevin Cordt (trumpeter accompanying...
2011_DC_Wolfe_11101965Newseum -- Special -- "Wolfe!" reading (w/Tom Wolfe, Rene and Judith Auberjonois)
Special Program: WOLFE! The Electric Kool-Aid Ice-Cream-Suited Right Stuff Man-in Full-On-the-Beat
Guests: Tom Wolfe, Rene Auberjonois and Judith Auberjonois
Join author Tom Wolfe, actor Rene Auberjonois and playwright Judith Auberjonois for a reception, conversation and a premiering excerpt from the...
2015_DC_Without_News_15060824Newseum -- Special -- #WithoutNews
#WithoutNews -- Each day, our "Today's Front Page" exhibit displays 1,200 front pages from around the world, containing the work of thousands of dedicated men and women whose job is to bring you the news.
Today, this exhibit goes dark to pay tribute to journalists who gave their lives in the pursuit of...
2016_DC_Press_FreedomA_16042732Newseum -- State of World Press Freedom announcement
Global press freedom declined to its lowest point in 12 years in 2015, as political, criminal, and terrorist forces sought to co-opt or silence the media in their broader struggle for power.
Freedom House, an independent organization that promotes freedom around the world, will announce changes in the...
2017_DC_Press_FreedomA_17042860Newseum -- State of World Press Freedom announcement
The State of World Press Freedom
The percentage of the world’s population that has access to a free press remained at its lowest point in 13 years in 2016, says Freedom House, an independent organization that promotes press freedom around the world.
Freedom House cites unprecedented threats to...
2015_DC_Newseum_Troopers_15042410Newseum -- Stormtroopers Come for Private Event
2017_DC_Capturing_17092880Newseum -- The President's Photographer: Capturing History w/Kenneth T. Walsh, Eric Draper, and Callie Shell
The President's Photographer: Capturing History
To mark the opening of "Creating Camelot: The Kennedy Photography of Jacques Lowe," Eric Draper, President George W. Bush's chief photographer, and Callie Shell, President Barack Obama's photographer from 2004 through his historic campaign and...
2014_DC_Newseum_Trabant_1411095Newseum -- Trabant Visit
2014_DC_Food_Scene_14051984Newseum -- Washington Food Scene With Food Critic Tom Sietsema and Chef José Andrés
Special Event: The Washington Food Scene With Food Critic Tom Sietsema and Chef José Andrés
Internationally renowned chef José Andrés joins Washington Post food critic Tom Sietsema to discuss the blossoming Washington food scene.
Andrés also will share his experiences as one of the country's foremost...
2017_DC_Wawa_1706136Newseum -- Wawa publicity pending news announcement
Wawa was having a press event that evening to announce that were opening five to ten Wawas in DC with plans to double that in five years. This was their publicity tent for the event.
2018_12_15B1_Special_Counsel145Newseum -- What's Special About a Special Counsel? (w/Stuart E. Eizenstat, Kenneth Starr, Jonathan Turley, Greta Van Susteren)
What's special about a Special Counsel?
As Robert Mueller seems near to ending the controversial investigation into Russian interference in 2016’s presidential election and possible collusion by the Trump presidential campaign, the Freedom Forum Institute will convene an expert panel to examine the... (Partially reviewed)
2017_DC_Lublin_17051039Newseum -- Women in the News Media: Lessons from the Trailblazers (w/Joann Lublin)
Women in the News Media: Lessons from the Trailblazers:
Joann Lublin of the Wall Street Journal and author of “Earning It: Hard-Won Lessons from Trailblazing Women at the Top of the Business World,” talks about her own experiences in journalism and what she learned from the women news media leaders she...
2008_DC_Rather_08050655Newseum -- "Dan Rather Reports" live (w/Dan Rather, Donnie Fowler, Peter Hart, Tony Coelho, Lauren Wolfe, and Tom Rosenstiel)
“Dan Rather Reports” live from the Newseum: Global Correspondent Dan Rather will host a live show from the Knight Studio at the Newseum this Tuesday, May 6, 2008, featuring an in-depth conversation with well-respected individuals who have worked in and around politics. Anticipated topics will include...
2016_DC_Pear_16061558Newseum -- "Pear v. the United States" mock trial
The issues involved in the Apple cell phone controversy will be argued in front of a mock U.S. Supreme Court held at the Newseum as “Pear v. the United States.”

Experts in First Amendment law, cyber security, civil liberties and national security issues will make up the eight-member High Court, and...
2016_DC_Refugee_161117110Newseum -- "Refugee" Opening Program w/Tom Stoddart, Mariela Shaker, and Kimberly Dozier
‘REFUGEE’ OPENING PROGRAM
To commemorate the Newseum’s opening of “REFUGEE,” a groundbreaking exhibit by the Annenberg Space for Photography, internationally acclaimed photographer Tom Stoddart will talk about his work featured in the exhibit that depicts refugees throughout the world.
In addition,...
2010_DC_This_Week_10013124Newseum -- "This Week" filming (Barbara Walters, Arianna Huffington, George Will, Roger Ailes, Paul Krugman)
George Stephanopoulos left "This Week" and ABC has been rotating internal candidates like Jake Tapper and Terry Moran. However, this week, Barbara Walters was guest anchor. Her panel guests were Arianna Huffington, Paul Krugman, George Will and Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes.
2018_DC_Equality_18042577Newseum Institute’s Power Shift Project & Press Forward -- Equality in Newsrooms: Panel 1: Equality in Newsrooms
Press Forward and the Newseum Institute’s Power Shift Project invite you to a Conversation:
Equality in Newsrooms: Ending Sexual Harassment & Redefining Respect

Welcoming Remarks:
* Jan Neuharth, chair and CEO, The Newseum Forum
* Dianna Pierce Burgess, co-founder Press Forward, former ABC...
2018_DC_Equality3_18042554Newseum Institute’s Power Shift Project & Press Forward -- Equality in Newsrooms: Panel 2: Newsroom Leadership
Press Forward and the Newseum Institute’s Power Shift Project invite you to a Conversation:
Equality in Newsrooms: Ending Sexual Harassment & Redefining Respect

Transition Remarks:
* Dianna Pierce Burgess, co-founder Press Forward, former ABC News producer

Panel II: Newsroom Leadership:...
2015_DC_Cameras_15091636Newseum Institute -- Panel -- Cameras, Cops and Accountability
Cameras, Cops and Accountability:
Cities and states across the country are experimenting with the use of police body cameras as a way of holding law enforcement officers accountable and building public trust in government. But proposed and existing body camera policies vary greatly, especially with...
2015_DC_Public_Eye_15061762Newseum Institute -- Panel -- In the Public Eye: Police, Cameras and the Constitution
In the Public Eye: Police, Cameras and the Constitution:
When body cams, dash cams and other citizen cams combine with news media cameras to record public situations, questions arise about the balance between accountability, police procedures, public access to government records and privacy concerns....
2015_DC_10Movies_15062269Newseum & AARP -- 10 Movies That Shaped the Boomers (w/Arch Campbell, Ann Hornaday and Bill Newcott)
10 Movies That Shaped the Boomers
Baby boomers have always had an intimate relationship with the movies. Born in the age of Saturday matinees, boomers came of age just as the movies began to awaken to the radical changes taking place in American culture.
In a special Newseum program co-sponsored by...
2015_DC_Seventies_15062534Newseum & CNN -- The Seventies (w/Wolf Blitzer, Adam Kinzinger and Tulsi Gabbard)
CNN will be hosting a special screening of “The Seventies” at 7pm on Thursday, June 25th here at the Newseum. Following the screening will be a special discussion featuring Wolf Blitzer, Representative Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) and Representative Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI).
2011_DC_FarewellP_11011882Newseum & Eisenhower Institute -- Eisenhower's Farewell Address -- Presentation (w/James Fallows, Dana Priest, Evan Thomas, and David Gergen)
Eisenhower's Farewell Address: 50th Anniversary Program and Reception
Join us for a program hosted by the Eisenhower Institute of Gettysburg College, the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum and the Newseum.
David Gergen of Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government will lead the...
2011_DC_Farewell_11011888Newseum & Eisenhower Institute -- Eisenhower's Farewell Address -- Receptions
Eisenhower's Farewell Address: 50th Anniversary Program and Reception
Join us for a program hosted by the Eisenhower Institute of Gettysburg College, the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum and the Newseum.
David Gergen of Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government will lead the...
2009_DC_Serving_09042048Newseum & Ford Foundation -- Panel -- Serving the Public Good
Serving the Public Good: A Recipe for Responsible Media in a Digital Age:
On April 20, the Ford Foundation will host an in-depth conversation about the future of public-interest media, which in the past decade has undergone a dramatic shift because of rapidly changing technology, a rising number of new...
2008_DC_FotoNw22Newseum & FotoWeek DC -- Images on Newseum
2013_DC_FIA_131205134Newseum & Future of Information Alliance -- Panel -- The Future of the Digital Present: Archiving the Ephemera of the Information Age
Special Program: The Future of the Digital Present: Archiving the Ephemera of the Information Age
Future of Information Alliance
Guests: Paul Sparrow, Daniel Russell, Howard Besser, Miles Ludwig and Anne Wootton. NOTE: Miles Ludwig did not attend.
The Newseum will host a program exploring the...
2009_DC_LCROSS_09100967Newseum & NASA -- NASA Kicks Up Moon Dust (LCROSS)
NASA Kicks Up Moon Dust at the Newseum
Guests: Lori B. Garver, Jim Garvin and Benjamin Neumann
Water on the moon? NASA recently found evidence of it. But is there more, and how much? That's what NASA hopes to find out on Oct. 9, 2009, when the space agency crashes a spacecraft into the lunar surface...
2011_DC_Petraeus_11031842Newseum & National Journal -- A Conversation with General David Petraeus
The National Journal and the Newseum invite you and a guest to
A Conversation with General David Petraeus
Journalist and author Michael O'Hanlon, recently returned from Afghanistan, will interview General Petraeus.
Welcoming remarks were provided by Major Garrett, Congressional Correspondent,...
2012_DC_Eyes_120927122Newseum & Nikon -- Eyes of History 2012 reception
On behalf of Newseum CEO Jim Duff and Nikon, the exclusive sponsor of "The Eyes of History 2012," you and a guest are invited to join the Newseum and the White House News Photographers Association in celebrating this new exhibit.
Guests are invited to tour the exhibit, visit with winning photographers...
2012_DC_Nikon_12111741Newseum & Nikon -- Nikon Photo Day at the Newseum
Special Event: Nikon Photo Day at the Newseum
WASHINGTON — Get a behind-the-lens look at the events, issues and people who shaped our world in 2011 from the photojournalists who captured these unforgettable moments.
Among the activities photographed here:
Curator's Corner: Get a close-up look at...
2011_DC_LeiferR_11120995Newseum & Nikon -- Photo Finish reception w/Neil Leifer
On behalf of Nikon, the exclusive sponsor of "Photo Finish: The Sports Photography of Neil Leifer," you and a guest are invited to join the Newseum in celebrating this new exhibit.
Guests are invited to tour the exhibit, visit with legendary sports photographer Neil Leifer and enjoy hors d'oeuvres and...
2018_12_01D1_Sports_Writers186Newseum & Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism -- Sports Writers: Are We Also the Enemy?
Sports Writers: Are We Also the Enemy?
The Freedom Forum Institute and the Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism at the Phillip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland are pleased to host a special program, “Sports Writers: Are We Also the Enemy?”
This program is the latest... (Partially reviewed)
2016_DC_Breyer_16022544Newseum & Supreme Court Fellows Alumni Association -- Court and the World w/Stephen Breyer and Pete Williams
The Court and the World: American Law and the New Global Realities:
The Honorable Stephen G. Breyer, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, will discuss his latest book, “The Court and the World: American Law and the New Global Realities,” with NBC Supreme Court correspondent Pete...
2017_DC_Great_War_17040385PBS American Experience's "The Great War" Preview and Discussion @ Newseum
Join us for a special preview of AMERICAN EXPERIENCE's upcoming miniseries, The Great War. A panel discussion with special guests from the film will follow the screening, including:
* Stephen Ives, The Great War series producer
* A. Scott Berg, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and author of Wilson
*...
2017_DC_Vietnam_War_17061383WETA and PBS @ Newseum -- Sneak preview of "The Vietnam War" w/Ken Burns, Lynn Novick, and Bill Plante
“The Vietnam War”
A Conversation with Ken Burns and Lynn Novick
The Newseum, in partnership with WETA and PBS, presents a special sneak preview of “The Vietnam War,” the newest film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. The screening will focus on the media and the Vietnam War.
Following the screening,...
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