Newseum Reopens in D.C.

April 11, 2008: Newseum Reopens in D.C.

Date: April 11, 2008

The Newseum reopens on Pennsylvania Avenue, in Washington, D.C., with 15 galleries and 15 theaters. It becomes a destination for tourists and schoolchildren as well as conferences and galas. Visitors experience the story of news, the role of a free press in major events in history, and how the freedoms of the First Amendment — religion, speech, press, assembly and petition — apply to their lives.