225 Years of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving proclamation

In his first year as the first president of the United States, George Washington designated Nov. 25, 1789, “a Day of public Thanksgiving and Prayer.”
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Holiday Shopping Deals in the Newseum Store

Holiday Shopping Deals

Double discount for members and free shipping offers are on for a limited time!
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Meet the Boomer List: Ronnie Lott

The Boomer List

Feared on the football field, Lott showed his softer side working with the sick and homeless.
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60 Years of ‘Face the Nation’

Bob Schieffer

A bipartisan list of politicians, media stars and special guests gathered at the Newseum Nov. 17 to celebrate the 60th anniversary of CBS News’s long-running Sunday news program, “Face the Nation.”
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Make Some Noise: Marion Barry

Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry

Though many today remember him for his work in local politics, Barry was an activist and an involved citizen long before his first stint as mayor of the nation’s capital.
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Meet the Boomer List: Virginia “Ginni” Rometty

The Boomer List

Ginni Rometty worked her way to the top at IBM during a 30-year career that she began as a systems engineer.
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Free Speech can be shield or sword, as Cosby furor shows

Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby’s career has been deeply rooted in the possibilities and protections provided by freedom of speech.
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Free event with award-winning photojournalist

We Are Kuchus

Daniella Zalcman’s project “We Are Kuchus” documents Uganda’s defiant community of LGBT activists.
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The Birth of Press Freedom

One Nation With News for All

On Nov. 17, 1734, before there was a First Amendment, newspaper publisher John Peter Zenger became a free-press hero when he was jailed for printing truthful articles in his New-York Weekly Journal accusing British Colonial governor William Cosby of being corrupt.
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Newseum Education Hosts #sschat


Find out what the Newseum and other museum educators shared during our “A Night at the Museum” #sschat on Twitter.
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