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    About These Archived Front Pages

    Through a special agreement with 2,000-plus newspapers worldwide, the Newseum displays front pages each day on its website in Today's Front Pages [newseum.org/todaysfrontpages]. NewseumED has posted on its website pages from events that are considered of historical significance and fit its educational mission. (Neither the Newseum nor NewseumED provides public access to papers from other dates.) We are not responsible for the content on these pages, which may require discretion in viewing. Anyone seeking permission to use or reproduce a front page featured in our exhibits must contact the newspaper’s publisher directly. U.S. copyright laws apply. You must be registered for NewseumED to view the archived pages; registration is free.

  • Front Pages

    March for Our Lives, 2018

    Browse 20 front pages with coverage of the student-led rallies against gun violence on March 24 in the nation's capital and 800-plus other locations.

  • Front Pages

    Women's March, January 2017

    Explore a collection of front pages covering rallies that drew millions of people across the globe together in solidarity for women’s rights on the day after Donald Trump's inauguration.

  • Front Pages

    Trump Wins 2016 Election

    The wealthy businessman wins the presidency in a stunning upset over Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.

  • Front Pages

    Brexit Vote Rocks EU, 2016

    Browse newspaper front pages that cover the global reactions to the vote by the United Kingdom to leave the European Union.

  • Front Pages

    Same-Sex Marriage Legalized, 2015

    The Supreme Court rules that the Constitution guarantees the right to marry for all, regardless of where they live. Browse front-page coverage of the historic ruling.

  • Front Pages

    Gunmen Attack Charlie Hebdo Office, 2015

    See how nearly three dozen newspapers around the world covered the terrorist attack in France and subsequent unity rallies in support of free speech and free press.

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    Anti-Apartheid Icon Mandela Dies, 2013

    Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s widely admired former leader and a Nobel laureate, dies at the age of 95. Front-page stories recount his struggle against racial segregation and discrimination.

  • Front Pages

    Last Space Shuttle Launch, 2011

    Newspapers cover the July 8 liftoff of Atlantis, marking an end to 30 years of triumphs and tragedies for the U.S. space shuttle program.

  • Front Pages

    Osama bin Laden Killed, 2011

    Newspapers around the world prominently display the death of the al-Qaida leader and 9/11 mastermind who died in a U.S. raid on his compound in Pakistan.

  • Lesson Plan

    From the Front Page to the History Books

    Students analyze the similarities and differences between news coverage and historical accounts of four major events to understand the role/importance of journalism as the first rough draft of history.

  • Front Pages

    Arab Spring Uprisings, 2011

    Democratic protests, revolutions and civil wars have spread across the Arab world since 2011. Browse front-page coverage of the uprisings in Libya and Egypt.

  • Front Pages

    Obama Wins Election, 2008

    In a historic victory depicted on front pages worldwide, Barack Obama becomes the first African-American president of the United States.

  • Front Pages

    The Great Recession, 2007-2009

    The U.S. experienced a sharp decline in economic activity that saw real GDP, house values, net worth and the stock market drop, and unemployment rise.

  • Front Pages

    Hurricane Katrina Wreaks Havoc, 2005

    Explore a collection of front pages covering the devastating effects of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, one of the worst natural disasters in U.S. history.

  • Front Pages

    Iraq War 2003-2011

    Explore major events in the Iraq War that took the lives of 4,500 American service members, from the invasion in March 2003 to the withdrawal of U.S. troops in December 2011.

  • Front Pages

    Terrorist Attacks of Sept. 11, 2001

    The death and destruction of the four coordinated attacks on the U.S. dominated front pages around the world. Explore newspapers from 9/11 and the 10-year anniversary.

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