‘Reporting Vietnam’ Exhibit to Open in D.C.’s Newseum

Reporting Vietnam , ” a multimedia exhibit showcasing how journalists covered the Vietnam War, opens May 22 at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. The extensive exhibit, held in conjunction with the 50th anniversary commemorations of the 1965 entry of U.S. combat troops into the Vietnam War, will be on display through September 22.

The exhibit features photographs, news footage, music, and other artifacts related to the American news media’s coverage of the nation’s most controversial overseas war–in Vietnam and at home. “Reporting Vietnam” also  includes several documentaries on the war and the antiwar movement, as well as a series of public programs featuring journalists and others discussing the legacy of the nation’s first “televised war.”

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