Johns Hopkins buying Newseum building in DC for $372 million

Business 01/25/19, 17:35

The founder and main funder of the Newseum, a Washington museum devoted to journalism and the First Amendment, has reached a deal to sell its sleek steel-and-glass building on a prime stretch of real estate in the nation's capital.In a Friday announcement, the Freedom Forum said Johns Hopkins University will buy ...

First black female White House reporter gets Newseum statue

U.S. 09/22/18, 03:08

The first black woman to be credentialed to cover the White House is getting a statue in the Newseum.Alice Allison Dunnigan made history when she received White House press credentials in 1947 and became part of the White House traveling press corps to cover President Harry Truman re-election campaign in ...

First black female White House reporter gets Newseum statue

U.S. 09/21/18, 15:24

Journalist Alice Allison Dunnigan triumphed over sexism and racism to become the first black woman accredited to cover the White House.In recognition of her achievements, the Newseum unveiled a statue in her honor on Friday.The bronze life-size statue will remain in the Newseum, just steps away from the National Mall ...

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