This Saturday, the Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio Show broadcasts from The Newseum in Washington D.C. The Newseum is more than just a museum — it is an interactive experience with exhibits all focused on the five freedoms of the First Amendment. The exhibits include everything from virtual reality exhibits to films to artifacts. “The Berlin Wall Gallery” includes parts of the actual Berlin Wall along with virtual reality, allowing patrons to participate in activities from tearing down the wall to visiting a memorial to commemorate fallen journalists who fought for the truth. Carrie Christoffersen, Curator of the temporary “Louder Than Words” exhibit, explains how this exhibit utilizes classic rock music icons and artifacts to reflect some of history’s most significant moments in music in context of the five freedoms of the first amendment. Veteran journalist and Correspondent for CBS News Bill Plante joins the show to share his insight on journalism throughout some of the most important times in history. Patty Rhule, Director of Exhibit Development at the Museum, stops by to share why the education gained through the Newseum is important more now than ever. There is all of this and more when the Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio Show broadcasts from The Newseum in Washington D.C.
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Carrie Christoffersen, Curator of the “Louder Than Words” exhibit, explains how “Louder Than Words” utilizes classic rock music icons and artifacts to reflect some of history’s most significant moments in music in context of the five freedoms of the first amendment.
Bill Plante, Veteran Journalist and Correspondent for CBS News, joins the show to share his insight as CBS News White House correspondent during the administrations of Ronald Reagan (beginning in 1981), Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama. He also discusses the current political climate and what it means to be a journalist.
Patty Rhule, Director of Exhibit Development at the Newseum, stops by to share why the education gained through the Newseum is more important now than ever.
Mitch Gelman, Newseum Chief Technology Officer, joins the show to talk about the role of technology, including virtual reality and the internet, in keeping today’s youth informed. This technology allows the important information to be easily accessible in a world of the the fast-paced internet and so many options for news sources.
Roxanne Roberts, Journalist for The Washington Post, discusses how the recent protests and the inauguration has affected traffic and general day to day functions in Washington, D.C.
Scott Williams, Chief Operating Officer of the Newseum, talks about the significance of journalism and how that is reflected in the Newseum. He explains the significance of the memorial dedicated to journalists, why fighting for the unbiased truth is so important, and how the image of journalism has become skewed to the general public with so many fake news sources.
Kathy O’Hearn, Chief Development and Communications Officer of Vital Voices, an organization that gives a voice to female leaders all over the world, creating and enforcing leadership roles for women, joins the show to explain her role in Vital Voices and how to get involved.
Mike Boyd, President of the Boyd Group, gives his thoughts on how the Trump administration will affect air travel.
David and Nycci Nellis, Hosts of “Foodie and the Beast,” talk about new up-and-coming restaurants in Washington, D.C. and share how the presidential inauguration will affect travel in the area.
By Kandice Martellaro for PeterGreenberg.com