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“1967: Civil Rights at 50”

“1967: Civil Rights at 50”

“1967: Civil Rights at 50” tells the dramatic story of the growing militancy of the struggle for racial justice in 1967.

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The 2017 Pulitzer Prize–Winning Editorial Cartoons of Jim Morin

The 2017 Pulitzer Prize–Winning Editorial Cartoons of Jim Morin

Miami Herald editorial cartoonist Jim Morin has satirized presidents from Richard M. Nixon to Donald J. Trump. In 2017, Morin won his second Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning.

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9/11 Gallery Sponsored by Comcast

9/11 Gallery Sponsored by Comcast

This gallery explores the horrendous events of Sept. 11, 2001, and the extraordinary challenges that faced the journalists trying to report the news to a shaken nation and world.

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ABC News Changing Exhibits: “Inside Today’s FBI”

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This update to the Newseum’s popular FBI exhibit explores how the FBI fights crime in the age of global terrorism and cybercrime, with news stories ripped from today’s headlines and dozens of new artifacts.

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The Bancroft Family Ethics Center

The Bancroft Family Ethics Center

In the Ethics Center, interactive kiosks allow you to tackle real-life reporting dilemmas and see how journalists and other visitors responded. Or, you can challenge your friends to a fast-paced game on media ethics.

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Berlin Wall Gallery

Berlin Wall Gallery

The Berlin Wall was strong enough to stop a tank, but it couldn’t stop news from getting into East Germany by word of mouth, smuggled messages or radio and television.

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Bloomberg Internet, TV and Radio Gallery

Bloomberg Internet, TV and Radio Gallery

As technologies improved, the speed of news increased. First there was radio, carrying the sound of news simultaneously to thousands of listeners over long distances. Television and the Internet added impact.

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CONUS 1 Satellite Truck

CONUS 1 Satellite Truck

This CONUS 1 truck was the world’s first satellite newsgathering vehicle, a technological breakthrough that changed the way local television stations covered news.

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Cox First Amendment Gallery

Cox Enterprises First Amendment Gallery

On Dec. 15, 1791, the first 45 words of the Bill of Rights established the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. For the first time in history, a constitution guaranteed its people five fundamental freedoms.

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“Creating Camelot”

Creating Camelot: The Kennedy Photography of Jacques Lowe

To mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of President John F. Kennedy, the Newseum is bringing back for a limited time one of its most popular exhibits — “Creating Camelot: The Kennedy Photography of Jacques Lowe.”

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“First Dogs”

First Dogs: American Presidents and Their Pets

“First Dogs: American Presidents and Their Pets” showcases images and stories about some of the top dogs who have resided at the nation’s most prestigious address, including the newest addition: Sunny, President Barack Obama’s energetic new running mate for Bo.

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Greenspun Family Terrace

Hank Greenspun Terrace on Pennsylvania Avenue

This terrace offers a panoramic view of one of the most famous streets in the United States. The exhibit rail tells the rich history of the events that played a role in shaping Pennsylvania Avenue, the site of presidential parades and funeral processions, joyful celebrations and raucous demonstrations.

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Journalists Memorial

Journalists Memorial

Journalists throughout the world face peril every day. Hundreds have died covering wars or other dangerous assignments, and many others have been targeted for murder in retaliation for their reporting.

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“Make Some Noise”

Make Some Noise: Students and the Civil Rights Movement

“Make Some Noise” explores the new generation of student leaders of the civil rights movement who exercised their First Amendment rights and fought segregation in the early 1960s.

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NBC News Interactive Newsroom

NBC News Interactive Newsroom

News breaks, and a deadline is looming. Can you prepare a complete, timely and accurate report? The Interactive Newsroom gives visitors a chance to play the role of a reporter or photographer.

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News Corporation News History

News Corporation News History Gallery

This gallery tells the timeless story of news, of many voices struggling to be heard, and of the people and machines that spread that news.

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The New York Times Great Hall

The New York Times–Ochs-Sulzberger Family Great Hall of News

Around, above and below, visitors to the Great Hall are surrounded by a continuous flow of news and free speech. Instant, breaking, historic news that is uncensored, diverse and free.

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Pulitzer Prize Photographs Gallery

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This gallery features the most comprehensive collection of Pulitzer Prize-winning photographs ever assembled, as well as interviews with many of the photographers.

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Pulliam Family History of Liberty Gallery

1776 — Breaking News: Independence

On display in “1776 — Breaking News: Independence” is one of only 19 known copies of the first newspaper to publish the Declaration of Independence. This rare printing shows the declaration as Americans first saw it — as front-page news.

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Smith Big Screen Theater

Robert H. and Clarice Smith Big Screen Theater

Sit back and watch breaking news and original Newseum productions on our 100-foot-wide video wall. At the top of each hour, see live feeds of multiple news outlets reporting up-to-the-minute news.

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Time Warner World News

Time Warner World News Gallery

Every day, journalists around the world face intimidation, censorship and perilous conditions. Journalists have been harassed, attacked and imprisoned simply for asking a question or reporting facts.

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Today’s Front Pages Gallery

Today’s Front Pages Gallery

Nearly 1,000 newspapers transmit their front pages electronically to the Newseum every day. Up to 80 are enlarged and printed for display in this gallery — among them one from every state and the District of Columbia — as well as a sampling of international newspapers.

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