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Abraham Lincoln and the Press

Abraham Lincoln

In his lifetime, Abraham Lincoln had such a strong appreciation for the power of the press that he was both a newspaper owner and a cooperative newsmaker.
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How does legendary broadcaster Larry King tweet and text?

Larry King

At a members-only program March 18 at the Newseum, King talked with Washington, D.C., news anchor Leon Harris about his life, career and today’s technology.
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Ferguson Protest Artifacts

Sharon Shahid

The Newseum’s Sharon Shahid went to Ferguson, Mo., to collect artifacts for the Newseum collection and the stories behind the items.
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Young Activists and Civil Rights

1965: Civil Rights at 50

The differences between the civil rights movement 50 years ago and today’s protests against racial profiling and police tactics are notable in style, leadership and available technology.
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Media Mistakes Are Made

Brian Williams

Since 2004, NBC News anchor Brian Williams has been at the helm of the nation’s most-watched evening news program. As managing editor of “Nightly News,” his affable personality and authoritative
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Civil Rights and Southern Democrats

1965: Civil Rights at 50

How did the Voting Rights Act of 1965 change the political landscape in the South?
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Was LBJ a Civil Rights Villain?

1965: Civil Rights at 50

The movie “Selma” has sparked debate among historians and civil rights leaders about the relationship between President Lyndon B. Johnson and Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and their roles in the passage of the Voting Rights Act.
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Civil Rights on TV

1965: Civil Rights at 50

Fifty years ago, the civil rights movement in all its glory and brutality was brought to American living rooms through television.
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Happy Religious Freedom Day!

Two hundred and twenty-eight years ago, Virginia successfully enacted legal protections for religious minorities, establishing the precursor to the religion clauses of the First Amendment.
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Stop the Press!

Supreme Court

This is a case for the Supreme Court.
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