The Star-Spangled Banner

Francis Scott Key

This weekend marks the 200th anniversary of the country’s national anthem — “The Star-Spangled Banner,” written by Francis Scott Key.
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Meet the Boomer List: Tim O’Brien

The Boomer List

Drafted at age 22, Tim O’Brien served in the infantry in Vietnam until a grenade wound sent him home with a Purple Heart.
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Sept. 11

9/11 Gallery Sponsored by Comcast

Newseum recently presented a screening of the documentary “Rebirth,” a film about the transformation of five people whose lives were forever altered on Sept. 11, 2001.
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Celebrate America at the Newseum on Constitution Day

United States Constitution

Join us September 17, 2014, as we celebrate the birthday of the United States of America’s governing document.
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TMZ is Becoming a Big Source for News


TMZ’s release of a sickening video showing former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice viciously punching his then-fiancée unconscious has the sports world scrambling — yet again — for major reforms involving owners and players.
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Newseum Podcast: Newseum Institute

Newseum Podcast

Hosts Frank and Sonya chat with Newseum Institute chief operating officer Gene Policinski in the latest Newseum Podcast.
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Vote Newseum


The Newseum is a finalist in the Washington Post Express Best of 2014 reader poll, and we need your support!
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Meet the Boomer List: Amy Tan

Amy Tan on the set of "The Boomer List." (Timothy Greenfield-Sanders)

Amy Tan’s best-selling novel and movie “The Joy Luck Club” brought the Chinese American experience to millions.
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Newsjam at the Newseum


If you could change the world through a game, what would it be? Sept. 26 through Sept. 28, Newsjam offers the chance to make it happen.
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Second Journalist Executed by ISIS

Steven J. Sotloff (via Facebook)

Steven Sotloff was a 31-year-old freelance journalist who had reported for Time magazine, Christian Science Monitor, and other publications. He was kidnapped in August 2013 near Aleppo, Syria.
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