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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Peter Prichard receives Al Neuharth Award

Al Neuharth Excellence in the Media Award

The former editor-in-chief of USA Today was recognized for lifetime achievement in media and journalism.
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Newseum receives historic editions of pioneering LGBT newspaper

Washington Blade

The eight historic editions include the paper’s inaugural issue and an edition containing the first mention of the HIV epidemic.
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Meet the Boomer List: Ellen Ochoa

The Boomer List

Born at the dawn of the space age, Ellen Ochoa became the first female Hispanic astronaut.
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Teacher Open House a Success

Teacher Open House Curatorial Session

Hundreds of educators turned out for our Teacher Open House, an annual event to show our appreciation for teachers and showcase the Newseum’s educational resources.
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New Media, the Newseum, and Authentic School Partnerships

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

With the assistance of the Newseum Education Department, students at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology created year-long research projects about an event in U.S. 20th century history in which the press had a pivotal role.
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Newseum NOW!: What’s in a (team) name?

Newseum NOW!

Watch the premiere episode of Newseum NOW!, the Newseum Institute’s new series of “on-the-news” programs, featuring a timely discussion about Washington’s NFL team nickname.
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