Events & Programs

Remembering Stonewall

Mark Segal
When: March 23, 2019 @ 2:30 pm
Where: Knight TV Studio, 555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20001

To mark the opening of the Newseum’s newest exhibit “Rise Up: Stonewall and the LGBTQ Rights Movement,” LGBTQ pioneer Mark Segal shares his memories of the Stonewall uprising and reflects
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Remembering the 1960s

Frye Gaillard
When: March 16, 2019 @ 2:30 pm
Where: Knight TV Studio, 555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20001

Author Frye Gaillard talks about his latest book, “A Hard Rain: America in the 1960s, Our Decade of Hope, Possibility, and Innocence Lost.” The book explores the competing story arcs
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Chinese New Year 2019

Chinese New Year 2019
When: February 5, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: The Source by Wolfgang Puck, 575 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

Celebratory Bites and Cocktails Join us for a night of chef action stations and specialty cocktails to ring in the year of the pig. Purchase Tickets Highlights Duck and Pig
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Rise Up: An Evening with Alan Cumming

When: March 18, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Where: Walter and Leonore Annenberg Theater, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, DC 20001

To mark the opening of its new exhibit, “Rise Up: Stonewall and the LGBTQ Rights Movement,” the Newseum presents an evening featuring Alan Cumming, an award-winning actor, singer, producer, director
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#FreePress: Journalists Are Not the Enemy

Journalists Are Not the Enemy
When: February 7, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Where: Walter and Leonore Annenberg Theater, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

From President Trump’s sustained assault on the American media as “fake news” and “the enemy of the American people” to the savage murder of Jamal Khashoggi at the hands of
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Madeleine Albright on the Threat of Fascism (Rescheduled)

Madeleine Albright
When: February 2, 2019 @ 1:30 pm
Where: Walter and Leonore Annenberg Theater, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

Due to inclement weather forecast, this event was rescheduled from Jan. 29. Current registrations will be honored. Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright talks about her new book, “Fascism: A
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Ira Shapiro in Conversation with David Rubenstein on the Future of the U.S. Senate

Ira Shapiro and David Rubenstein
When: February 23, 2019 @ 2:30 pm
Where: Knight TV Studio, 555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20001

Former U.S. trade negotiator and senior U.S. Senate staffer Ira Shapiro talks about his recent book, “Broken: Can the Senate Save Itself and the Country?” in a conversation moderated by
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Oscar Preview with Washington Post Film Critic Ann Hornaday (Sold Out)

Ann Hornaday
When: February 24, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
Where: Walter and Leonore Annenberg Theater, 555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20001

Sold Out Washington Post film critic Ann Hornaday previews the 91st annual Academy Awards and discusses some of the biggest hits of the year. The program will feature clips from Oscar-nominated
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The Future of News: Jill Abramson in Conversation with Brian Stelter

Jill Abramson and Brian Stelter
When: February 13, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Where: Walter and Leonore Annenberg Theater, 555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington D.C. 20001

Jill Abramson, former executive editor of The New York Times, talks about her new book, “Merchants of Truth: The Business of News and the Fight for Facts,” in a conversation
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Inside the NFL with The New York Times’s Mark Leibovich

Mark Leibovich (Photo credit: Ralph Answang)
When: January 26, 2019 @ 2:30 pm
Where: Knight TV Studio, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

The New York Times Magazine’s chief national correspondent Mark Leibovich talks about his new book, “Big Game: The NFL in Dangerous Times.” The book takes readers deep inside the NFL,
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