Hosts Frank Bond and Sonya Gavankar take listeners behind the scenes of some of the Newseum's most popular artifacts and exhibits and share details about the production of many of the museum's award-winning films.
Inside Today’s FBI: Centennial Olympic Park Bombing
Host Sonya Gavankar and exhibits writer Ellie Stanton explore the stories and the artifacts in the Newseum’s FBI exhibit. Today’s episode: How, after evading 200 federal agents over a five-year, $24 million manhunt, Eric Robert Rudolph was arrested for setting off a bomb that killed one person and injured 112 at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta.
Inside Today’s FBI: Improvised Explosive Devices
Host Sonya Gavankar and exhibits writer Ellie Stanton explorethe stories and the artifacts in the Newseum’s FBI exhibit. Today’sepisode: How FBI investigators at the Terrorist Explosive DeviceAnalytical Center (TEDAC) examine improvised explosive devices(IEDs) — the weapons of choice for terrorists — to identifybomb-makers by the “signatures” they leave behind. TEDAC’s “bomblibrary” holds more than 100,000 IEDs found in war zones and crimescenes and has identified more than 1,000 people with potentialterrorist ties.
Inside Today’s FBI: Shutting Down Silk Road
Host Sonya Gavankar and exhibits writer Ellie Stanton explore
the stories and the artifacts in the Newseum’s FBI exhibit. Today’s
episode: How the FBI infiltrated and shut down Ross (“Dread Pirate
Roberts”) Ulbricht’s Silk Road website, a $1.2 billion market that
sold illegal drugs and guns in the Internet’s hidden “darknet.”
Pulitzer Prize Photography: Suicide Bombing
Afghan photographer Massoud Hossaini was on the scene when a suicide bombing in Kabul killed more than 70 people in 2011. Hossaini’s Pulitzer Prize-winning photo of the attack’s aftermath showed a 12-year-old girl, bloodied and screaming, among the survivors and the dead.
Pulitzer Prize Photography: River Rescue in Downtown Des Moines
Photographer Mary Chind discusses the harrowing moments when she captured scenes of a daring rescue from a rushing river for the Des Moines Register in 2009. Chind won the Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography the following year.
Inside Today’s FBI: Boston Marathon Bombing
Host Sonya Gavankar and exhibits writer Ellie Stanton explore the stories and the artifacts in the Newseum’s FBI exhibit. Today’s episode: How Boston Globe reporter Michael Rezendes went from marathon runner to breaking news reporter in the blink of an eye, and how the FBI tracked the perpetrators of the 2013 bombing.
A glimpse at the 'story behind the story' of famous news photos and events. This is basically history from a journalists' perspective. Great stuff.
Easy to listen to very educational
I feel this is a great place to see,hear,witness, play TV Reporter that can enhance your knowledge in a fun way. RIP Al Neuharth ( I meet and sang my Newseum song to) for your dream coming true and so proud to be a part of!!!!!!