The Young Turks at the Newseum

The Young Turks

The Young Turks, billed as the largest online news and politics show in the world, took their show on the road April 24 and taped it live at the Newseum’s Knight TV Studio before a studio audience.
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Hubble at 25

Celestial Fireworks

When the Hubble Space Telescope was launched on April 24, 1990, NASA Administrator Charles F. Bolden Jr. said he thought the telescope, which he called “the people’s telescope,” would last “maybe 15 years.”
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Contribute to Our Blog


Did you use any Newseum Education resources in your classroom this school year? If so, we’d love to share your story!
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Mich. Teacher Wins Open House Sweepstakes

We Have a Winner

Congratulations to Bridget Allen, a teacher in Michigan and the winner of an expenses paid trip to the Newseum’s 6th annual Teacher Open House in early October.
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‘Last Days in Vietnam’

Last Days of Vietnam

At a sold-out program April 20 that marked the 40th anniversary of the final days of U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War, Newseum members and supporters got a preview of the Oscar-nominated, American Experience documentary “Last Days of Vietnam.”
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Case Study: Rebel Prom Dress


As prom season is upon us, we share with you a case study of a high school senior who wanted to wear a gown patterned after the Confederate flag. See how First Amendments rights come into the play.
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2015 Pulitzer Prizes Awarded

Joseph Pulitzer

The best in journalism was honored April 20, 2015, with the awarding of the Pulitzer Prize, journalism’s highest honor.
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“First Dogs” exhibit gets new photo of the first family

First Dogs: American Presidents and Their Pets

“First Dogs: American Presidents and Their Pets” was updated today with a new photo of President Barack Obama and the first family with White House pets Sunny and Bo.
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Impact of the Oklahoma City Bombing 20 Years Later

Oklahoma City bombing

On a Wednesday morning 20 years ago on April 19, 1995, the hatred of a domestic extremist shocked the nation and changed the way many of us lived our lives.
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Newseum 2015 Summer Teacher Institutes


In partnership with Annenberg Learner, the Newseum is excited to offer two FREE three-day institutes for teachers.
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