Events & Programs

Inside Media: Investigating the Unabomber With Former FBI Agent James Fitzgerald

Former FBI Agent James Fitzgerald
When: August 5, 2017 @ 2:30 pm
Where: Knight TV Studio, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

James Fitzgerald, a former FBI criminal profiler, talks about his role in the identification, arrest and prosecution of Theodore Kaczynski, the serial bomber known as the Unabomber. For 17 years, Kaczynski
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Inside Media: “How to Watch Movies” With Washington Post Film Critic Ann Hornaday

Ann Hornaday
When: August 19, 2017 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Where: Knight TV Studio, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

Washington Post film critic Ann Hornaday talks about her new book, “Talking Pictures: How to Watch Movies.” The book provides a guide for those looking to understand and interpret the
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The President and the Press: Attacks on Press Freedom in the United States

When: July 15, 2017 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Where: Knight TV Studio, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

The Guardian political reporter Ben Jacobs and Congressional Quarterly and Roll Call senior writer John Donnelly talk about recent incidents in which they were physically attacked while reporting the news.
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Fall Teacher Open House

Fall Teacher Open House
When: October 7, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Various Galleries and Spaces, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

Join the Newseum Education team for our eighth annual fall Teacher Open House. Admission is free that day for educators! During the daylong event (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.), sample NewseumED classes,
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Newseum VR Meets: VR Film’s Real World Impact

Newseum VR
When: June 17, 2017 @ 4:30 pm
Where: Knight TV Studio, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

With lightening speed, VR has emerged as a viable storytelling platform and become a major force in documentary film. Driving VR’s rise is its promise for building stronger empathy in
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Newseum Nights: Rock On

Newseum Nights: Rock On
When: July 27, 2017 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

Early bird general admission tickets for 20% off are on sale NOW while supplies last! Our last Newseum Nights sold out, so grab your tickets now! Purchase Tickets Celebrate summer
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Inside Media: Human Rights Activist Jack Healey on Rock, Power & Politics

Jack Healey
When: July 22, 2017 @ 2:30 pm
Where: Knight TV Studio, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

On the last week of the Newseum’s “Louder Than Words; Rock, Power and Politics” exhibit, human rights activist Jack Healey talks about working with U2, Bruce Springsteen, Sting, Peter Gabriel
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Commemorating the 500-year Anniversary of the 16th Century Protestant Reformation

16th Century Protestant Reformation
When: June 1, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Knight Conference Center, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

Conversations on Freedom of Conscience, Christian Identities, and American History On October 31, 1517, a Catholic monk posted 95 theses at the door of the Wittenberg Castle Church in Germany
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The First Amendment on Campus: Freedom of Speech and the Press in Higher Education

Threats to Campus Free Speech
When: June 14, 2017 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Knight TV Studio, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

The Newseum Institute and the American Association of University Professors will co-host a symposium on current challenges to free speech on college campuses, the First Amendment’s role and the future
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The President and the Press: Brooke Gladstone of “On the Media”

Brooke Gladstone
When: June 3, 2017 @ 2:30 pm
Where: Knight TV Studio, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

Brooke Gladstone, co-host of WNYC’s “On the Media,” talks about her new book, “The Trouble With Reality: A Rumination On Moral Panic In Our Time.” The books assesses how an
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