December 16, 2009

The Year in Pictures at the Newseum

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The Jonas Brothers were among hundreds of entertainers and guests who attended a Huffington Post pre-Inauguration Day party at the Newseum. (Maria Bryk/Newseum)
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The Jonas Brothers were among hundreds of entertainers and guests who attended a Huffington Post pre-Inauguration Day party at the Newseum. (Maria Bryk/Newseum)

Crowds gather at the Newseum on Inauguration Day to see the historic inaugural parade for President Barack Obama on Pennsylvania Avenue. (Maria Bryk/Newseum)
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Crowds gather at the Newseum on Inauguration Day to see the historic inaugural parade for President Barack Obama on Pennsylvania Avenue. (Maria Bryk/Newseum)
The presidential motorcade passes the Newseum on Inauguration Day. (Sam Kittner/Newseum)
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The presidential motorcade passes the Newseum on Inauguration Day. (Sam Kittner/Newseum)

Actor and director George Clooney participates in a panel discussion about the movie "Good Night, and Good Luck," hosted by his father, veteran journalist Nick Clooney. (Maria Bryk/Newseum)
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Actor and director George Clooney participates in a panel discussion about the movie "Good Night, and Good Luck," hosted by his father, veteran journalist Nick Clooney. (Maria Bryk/Newseum)

Veteran journalist Nick Clooney hosts a panel discussion of the movie "Good Night, and Good Luck," with his son, George Clooney, and former CBS News senior vice president Bill Small. (Maria Bryk/Newseum)
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Veteran journalist Nick Clooney hosts a panel discussion of the movie "Good Night, and Good Luck," with his son, George Clooney, and former CBS News senior vice president Bill Small. (Maria Bryk/Newseum)

Actors Jake Gyllenhaal and Paul Rudd during a summertime tour of the Newseum. (Maria Bryk/Newseum)
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Actors Jake Gyllenhaal and Paul Rudd during a summertime tour of the Newseum. (Maria Bryk/Newseum)

Actor Jake Gyllenhaal visits the "G-Men and Journalists" FBI exhibit. (Maria Bryk/Newseum)
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Actor Jake Gyllenhaal visits the "G-Men and Journalists" FBI exhibit. (Maria Bryk/Newseum)

Actor Alan Thicke, his son and wife at the Berlin Wall Gallery. (Maria Bryk/Newseum)
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Actor Alan Thicke, his son and wife at the Berlin Wall Gallery. (Maria Bryk/Newseum)

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger appears on "This Week with George Stephanopoulos, which is taped at the Newseum. (Tim Lawrence/Newseum)
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California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger appears on "This Week with George Stephanopoulos, which is taped at the Newseum. (Tim Lawrence/Newseum)

Former President Bill Clinton before a taping of CNBC’s "Squawk Box." (Maria Bryk/Newseum)
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Former President Bill Clinton before a taping of CNBC’s "Squawk Box." (Maria Bryk/Newseum)

NASA and Google hold a joint press conference to announce the launch of Google Moon. (Maria Bryk/Newseum)
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NASA and Google hold a joint press conference to announce the launch of Google Moon. (Maria Bryk/Newseum)

A Washington, D.C., movie critic reviews the Disney/Pixar animated movie "UP" from a balloon-powered easy chair 50-feet high in the Newseum’s atrium. (Maria Bryk/Newseum)
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A Washington, D.C., movie critic reviews the Disney/Pixar animated movie "UP" from a balloon-powered easy chair 50-feet high in the Newseum’s atrium. (Maria Bryk/Newseum)

The "Woodstock at 40" exhibit opened in August. (Maria Bryk/Newseum)
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The "Woodstock at 40" exhibit opened in August. (Maria Bryk/Newseum)

Actress Mariska Hargitay during a summertime tour of the Newseum. (Maria Bryk/Newseum)
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Actress Mariska Hargitay during a summertime tour of the Newseum. (Maria Bryk/Newseum)

"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek films a segment at the “G-Men and Journalists” FBI exhibit. (Maria Bryk/Newseum)
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"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek films a segment at the “G-Men and Journalists” FBI exhibit. (Maria Bryk/Newseum)

Gospel rock singer Ashley Cleveland performs live for a one-night-only "Freedom Sings" concert in October. (Maria Bryk/Newseum)
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Gospel rock singer Ashley Cleveland performs live for a one-night-only "Freedom Sings" concert in October. (Maria Bryk/Newseum)

Photographer Walter Iooss stands in front of the "Athlete" exhibit, a collection of his Sports Illustrated photographs. (Maria Bryk/Newseum)
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Photographer Walter Iooss stands in front of the "Athlete" exhibit, a collection of his Sports Illustrated photographs. (Maria Bryk/Newseum)

Newseum vice president Susan Bennett moderates a discussion on the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall with news veterans Robert MacNeil and Tom Brokaw. (Maria Bryk/Newseum)
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Newseum vice president Susan Bennett moderates a discussion on the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall with news veterans Robert MacNeil and Tom Brokaw. (Maria Bryk/Newseum)

Chef Robert Irvine (far right) and his team plan their "Dinner: Impossible" menu for guests at the Newseum. (Maria Bryk/Newseum)
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Chef Robert Irvine (far right) and his team plan their "Dinner: Impossible" menu for guests at the Newseum. (Maria Bryk/Newseum)

A view of the new exhibit "Inside Tim Russert’s Office," which opened in November. (Maria Bryk/Newseum)
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A view of the new exhibit "Inside Tim Russert’s Office," which opened in November. (Maria Bryk/Newseum)

Here is a look back at some of the people and events that made the Newseum a popular destination in 2009 and the winner of Nickelodeon’s 2009 Parents’ Pick Award for best museum in Washington, D.C.
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