Inside Media gives Newseum visitors the story behind the story through interviews with journalists and newsmakers. The program format offers the audience an opportunity to ask questions or make comments.
The Photography of Ted Polumbaum
Judy Polumbaum, daughter of photojournalist Ted Polumbaum, talks about her new book, “Juxtapositions: Images From the Newseum Ted Polumbaum Photo Collection,” the first major volume of selections from the 200,000-image Polumbaum collection, the largest individual photo collection held by the Newseum.
The Soundtrack of the Vietnam War
Doug Bradley and Craig Werner talk about their new book “We Gotta Get Out of This Place,” which explores how and why U.S. troops turned to music as a way of coping with the complexities of the war. Through personal stories from Vietnam veterans, the book demonstrates how music was important for veterans of all races, gender and military rank.
Election 2016 Update With The Washington Post’s Aaron Blake
On the eve of the Republican national convention in Cleveland, Aaron Blake of The Washington Post provides an insider’s look at the 2016 elections, with previews of both the GOP and Democratic conventions.
CNN Contributor S.E. Cupp
On the opening week of the Newseum’s newest exhibit “1776 – Breaking News: Independence,” CNN contributor S.E. Cupp discusses the role of Colonial journalists in spreading the news about the Declaration of Independence.
Courage in Photojournalism
Adriane Ohanesian, winner of the 2016 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award, and Paula Bronstein, who received honorable mention, discuss their award-winning work in Africa and parts of Asia.
Ohanesian and Bronstein are joined by Heidi Levine, who won the award in 2015, and moderator Elisa Lees Muñoz, executive director of the International Women’s Media Foundation.
James Meredith, the Integration of Ole Miss and the March Against Fear
On the 50th anniversary of the “March Against Fear,” Judy Meredith, wife of civil rights leader James Meredith, talks about the attempted assassination of her husband during the march. The panel discussion also features Sidna Brower Mitchell, who was editor-in-chief of the student newspaper The Daily Mississippian in 1962, and Henry Gallagher, the officer in charge of Meredith’s security detail in 1962 and author of “James Meredith and the Ole Miss Riot: A Soldier’s Story.” William Doyle, who co-authored James Meredith’s memoir “A Mission From God,” moderates.