Thursday, March 3, 2011

Tear Down That Wall! (And then reconstruct it in a museum)

I'm quite a bit late posting today, so I decided to add two pictures instead of just one. Both of these pictures are from the Newseum, which boasts not only an impressive collection of newspapers, but also an even more impressive collection of historic items associated with news events. These pictures are from the largest section of the Berlin Wall assembled in the United States. The picture below shows another "piece" in the exhibit--a so called Death Tower from Checkpoint Charlie. Other notable items from the Newseum include one of one of the large antennas from the top of the World Trade Center and Ted Kaczynski's less than Thoreauian cabin in the woods.


  1. I really enjoyed visiting this museum when I was there in December. I was struck by this wall and all the graffiti on the West side and nothing on the east side. That observation says a lot. Had lunch at The Source when I was there and loved it.

  2. I haven't tried The Source. Thanks for the tip!

  3. I imagine the museum would be fascinating