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The Declaration of Independence Makes Headlines in 1776 and 2016

This July 4th, Americans all across the country will celebrate the 240th anniversary of their country’s declaration of independence from British rule with noise -- parades, marching bands, barbeque parties and fireworks. But at the Newseum building in downtown Washington, there’s another, quieter celebration going on. Reporting the revolution The museum, dedicated to news and journalism, just opened “1776 — Breaking News: Independence.” The exhibit features one of only 19 known...

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