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

#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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Video: Jon Stewart and Maziar Bahari discuss new film ‘Rosewater’

Jon Stewart

On Nov. 9, following a private screening at the Newseum, “The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart sat down with “PBS NewsHour” co-anchor Gwen Ifill to discuss the new film “Rosewater,”
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Meet the Boomer List: David LaChapelle

David LaChapelle

David LaChapelle’s portraits of everyone from Eminem to Hillary Clinton made him one of his generation’s most provocative photographers.
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Around the World With Nellie Bly

Nellie Bly

On Nov. 14, 1889, Nellie Bly, one of the world’s first female reporters and the New York World’s intrepid “stunt girl,” embarked on an ambitious mission to circle the globe in less time than Phileas Fogg, the hero of Jules Verne’s novel “Around the World in Eighty Days.” It was her latest attempt to dazzle readers and keep Joseph Pulitzer’s No. 1 daily on top of the newspaper world.
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“Rosewater” Screenings at Newseum and in U.S. cinemas

Jon Stewart

Live preview event with Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert will screen in select movie theaters on Nov. 13.
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Give the gift of Newseum membership

Gift Membership

Looking for something unique for that hard-to-shop-for person on your holiday list? Now is a great time to share the many benefits of Newseum membership!
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