School of Journalism and New Media

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Newseum opens JFK exhibits with artifacts never publicly displayed

Posted on: April 23rd, 2013 by

Kennedy PhotoThe Newseum, a museum devoted to journalism and the First Amendment, recently opened two exhibits on President John F. Kennedy leading up to the 50th anniversary of his death. The artifacts include restored photographs, Abraham Zapruder’s camera, and the shirt worn by Lee Harvey Oswald on the day he was arrested. View coverage of the exhibits at,, and The Newseum is located in Washington, D.C.