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Find information about free standards-aligned workshops for students visiting the Newseum, plus virtual classes, professional development for teachers and adult team building programs. (Classes and workshops require groups of at least 12 people.) *Note: We have very few openings left for spring on-site classes.*

  • Newseum Learning Center and/or Documentary Theater

    The Cold War: The Media and the Message

    In studying the U.S. government's use of technology to shape public opinion and policy in this era, educators gain tools for teaching persuasion techniques.

    This class is for:

    • Educators
  • Newseum Learning Center and/or Documentary Theater

    Reporting the Civil War

    Educators learn about the role of technology in shaping news coverage and public perception of the Civil War, and the evolution of professional journalism.

    This class is for:

    • Educators

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