Events & Programs

Celebrate Women’s Equality Day with AAUW and the Newseum

Women’s Equality Day
When: August 26, 2017 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
Where: Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

Saturday, Aug. 26 is Women’s Equality Day. The date commemorates the passage of the 19th Amendment, which secured women’s right to vote, on Aug. 26, 1920. It is also a
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Effectively Countering Extremism: A Comprehensive Grassroots Approach

The TAM Group
When: August 7, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Knight Conference Center, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

To successfully combat extremism, we must be able to identify and effectively challenge precursors to radicalization. Violent extremism often proliferates at the grassroots level, where susceptible individuals are able to isolate
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Press Freedom: Lessons Learned From Around the World

Digital Content Next
When: September 13, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Where: Knight TV Studio, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

Please join us for an interactive discussion on the importance of a free and independent press. The panel will include journalists who have faced persecution and intimidation in various parts
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John C. Quinn Appreciation

John C. Quinn
When: August 9, 2017 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Knight TV Studio, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

The Newseum Institute, Newseum and Freedom Forum will host a special program celebrating the life of John C. Quinn, co-founder of the Chips Quinn Scholars program and longtime advocate for
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Inside Media: JFK, MLK and the Civil Rights Movement

Steven Levingston
When: October 1, 2017 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Where: Knight TV Studio, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

The Washington Post’s Steven Levingston talks about his new book, “Kennedy and King: The President, the Pastor, and the Battle Over Civil Rights,” which tells the story of the contentious
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Inside Media: How the Founding Generation Created Freedom of Speech

Stephen D. Solomon
When: July 13, 2017 @ 3:30 pm
Where: Documentary Theater, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

First Amendment law expert Stephen D. Solomon talks about his new book, “Revolutionary Dissent: How the Founding Generation Created the Freedom of Speech.” In the book, Solomon shares the stories
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Inside Media: Investigating the Unabomber With FBI Supervisory Special Agent (Ret.) James R. 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 R. Fitzgerald, a former FBI criminal profiler and forensic linguist, talks about his role in the identification, arrest and prosecution of Theodore Kaczynski, the serial bomber known as the Unabomber.
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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

Ben Jacobs
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 talks about a recent incident in which he was physically attacked while reporting the news. On May 24, Jacobs was assaulted by then Montana
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Fall Teacher Open House

Fall Teacher Open House
When: October 7, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 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 daylong event, sample NewseumED classes, tour the galleries and broadcast
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