Special Screening: “Race for the White House”

March 6, 2016 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Documentary Theater
555 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
Free with Newseum admission. Seating is on a space-available basis.
Special Screening: “Race for the White House” @ Documentary Theater | Washington | District of Columbia | United States

The Newseum presents a special sneak preview of the premiere episode of “Race for the White House,” a new six-part CNN Original Series narrated by Academy Award winner Kevin Spacey.

Using rare archival footage, interviews and stylized dramatizations, each hour-long episode tells the story of one iconic campaign for the presidency of the United States.

The premiere episode chronicles the 1960 campaign between Vice President Richard Nixon, the Republican nominee, and Sen. John F. Kennedy, the Democratic nominee from Massachusetts.

Former Maryland lieutenant governor Kathleen Kennedy Townsend and presidential historian Timothy Naftali, who appear in the episode, will discuss the campaign following the screening.

“Race for the White House” premieres Sunday, March 6, at 10 p.m. ET/PT as a complement to CNN’s election coverage.

If you are a Press Pass member and would like to RSVP for this program, please email membership@newseum.org. Become a Press Pass member and receive free admission and priority seating at this program and others.

Priority seating is subject to availability.

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