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Dec
31
Mon
“The Marines and Tet: The Battle That Changed the Vietnam War” Exhibit Closes @ Newseum, Level 2
Dec 31 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Today is your last chance to see this exhibit!
On the 50th anniversary of the Tet Offensive, “The Marines and Tet: The Battle That Changed the Vietnam War” will showcase the work of Stars and Stripes photographer John Olson, who spent three days with the Marines at the 1968 Battle of Huêˊ.

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Jan
2
Wed
“1968: Civil Rights at 50” Exhibit Closes @ Newseum, Level 4
Jan 2 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Today is your last chance to see this exhibit!
“1968: Civil Rights at 50” explores the events that marked 1968 as a year of anguish and anger for the civil rights movement: the assassinations of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. and Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, and a Black Power protest at the Olympics in Mexico City.

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Photo credit: Jack Thornell/The Associated Press

Jan
20
Sun
“Pictures of the Year: 75 Years of the World’s Best Photography” Exhibit Closes @ Newseum, Level 6
Jan 20 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Today is your last chance to see this exhibit!
“Pictures of the Year: 75 Years of the World’s Best Photography” is a groundbreaking photography show featuring seven decades of award-winning images from the archives of Pictures of the Year International (POYi), one of the world’s oldest and most prestigious photojournalism competitions.

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