News from the Newseum

This remnant of the antenna from the top of one of the towers is a grim reminder of 9 /11 at the Newseum Exhibit

This remnant of the antenna from the top of one of the towers is a grim reminder of 9 /11 at the Newseum Exhibit

As the Veritas and Journalism students know, advisor and teacher, Mrs. Lannin-Cotton traveled to the Inauguration in Washington this past weekend. In addition to the Inauguration, she also took in the Newseum which was a lively place to be on Monday since the Inaugural Parade passes right by. Even more interesting is the Newseum itself and the pictures below give just a tiny view of what is inside this News and Journalism mecca.

Every Four Years is an interesting exhibit on Presidential Campaigns and news coverage throughout the years.

Every Four Years is an interesting exhibit on Presidential Campaigns and news coverage throughout the years.

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The only newsman/photographer to die at the scene of the terrorist attacks was Bill Biggart who ran to the scene after seeing a cloud of smoke coming from the World Trade Center.  His gear was found near the remains of the second tower'.

The only newsman/photographer to die at the scene of the terrorist attacks was Bill Biggart who ran to the scene after seeing a cloud of smoke coming from the World Trade Center. His gear was found near the remains of the second tower’.

Newseum patrons view the Inaugural parade going on outside on Monday

Newseum patrons view the Inaugural parade going on outside on Monday

Inside you could watch the parade close-up as this Newseum guide stopped to do

Inside you could watch the parade close-up as is this Newseum guide

On the terrace of the Newseum, several news organizations set up to broadcast the parade live including MSNBC, ABC, CNN and local stations.

On the terrace of the Newseum, several news organizations set up to broadcast the parade live including MSNBC, ABC, CNN and local stations.

Exhibit of Pulitzer Prize winning photos includes Jack Ruby's shooting of Lee Harvey Oswald.

Exhibit of Pulitzer Prize winning photos includes Jack Ruby’s shooting of Lee Harvey Oswald.

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Posted on January 22, 2013, in News. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. The photo of the man attacking another with the US flag/flagpole is from Boston. It was during the Boston schools busing crisis in the 70s.

  2. A stark testament to the hatred and turbulence of those times.

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