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Newseum Grand Opening

On April 11, 2008 the Newseum opened its doors officially to the public. To honor the event the Newseum hosted a block party on Pennsylvania Avenue that featured historical actors, live music, games, food and beverages. At 8:45 am the grand opening program began. Newseum CEO, Charles Overby, and DC Mayor, Adrian Fenty gave remarks. At 9:00 am an American bald eagle flew over to the entrance, then a giant grand opening screen was raised, and patriotic confetti rained on Pennslyvania Avenue. The Newseum is an interactive museum of news and journalism in Washington, D.C. The six-story, 250,000 square foot glass faced museum is located near the intersection of Constitution and Pennsylvania avenues, with a clear line of sight to the Capitol just a few blocks away.

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Today News - Newseum Opens *

Newseum Newspaper

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Donuts and Coffee

The Newseum gave out free donuts, coffee, sodas, and bottled water during their opening block party.

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First person in line waiting for the Newseum to open its glass doors.

Mark Pierzchala arrived at the Newseum at 6:15. He was the first person to start a several block long line.

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Today's Digital Woman

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Newseum Segway

Flat Screen TV

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Newseum Staff

Newshound in the back

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Banner - Good Morning America

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HEY ABC - US GIRLS @ NEWSEUM FRIDAY

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I Love Nats - I Love Redskins - I Love Newseum

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Newshound interviews public

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Grand Opening Entertainment *

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Grand Opening Entertainment

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Newseum Staff doing a choreographed Boogie

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These two school girls are groovin

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Roller Skating Newsies

Grand Opening Entertainment

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