Ben Bradlee’s Press Pass

Ben Bradlee’s press pass

Presses passes — held in a hand or slung around the neck — give journalists front-row seats at the events that shape our times. The events end, but the press passes remain, like Washington Post executive editor Ben Bradlee’s press pass from 1972.
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Remembering Ben Bradlee

Ben Bradlee

Benjamin Bradlee, the Boston-bred, Harvard-educated reporter who spent 26 years managing The Washington Post, making the newspaper a household name, died Oct. 21, 2014. He was 93.
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News in the Time of Ebola

Michel duCille

Three-time Pulitzer Prize winner and Washington Post photojournalist Michel duCille spent September in Monrovia, Liberia, chronicling the effects of the Ebola virus on the country and its people.
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Deaf Film Camp Performance a Huge Hit at Newseum

Deaf Film Camp

Campers and staff recreated their viral hit video, an ASL version of “Happy,” for an enthusiastic crowd of Newseum visitors.
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Contest Seeks to Preserve Scenes of Washington, D.C.’s Historic Buildings

Carnegie Library

Seventy-five top artworks will be chosen for display at the Carnegie Library in Spring 2015.
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Free Admission for Service Members on Veterans Day

Veterans Day

Active and retired members of the United States military can explore the Newseum for free on Nov. 11.
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International Days of Protest

draft card

The First Amendment took center stage in anti-war demonstrations 49 years ago this week, as the first draft card was burned in public amid nationwide protests decrying U.S. involvement in the escalating Vietnam conflict.
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Meet the Boomer List: John Leguizamo

The Boomer List

As a teenager, comedian John Leguizamo was labeled a troublemaker for acting out.
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Star-studded premiere of “Fury” at the Newseum

Shia LaBeouf

Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, and a collection of D.C. celebrities attended the screening of the upcoming World War II film.
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WTOP Hosts Special Town Hall on Ebola Live from the Newseum

Ebola virus virion

The all-news radio station will examine media coverage of the crisis as well as medical and government response to the threat.
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