Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Not So Wordless Wednesday - Washington DC #2




Again, these pictures were taken at the "Newseum", a museum that seems to play second fiddle to the Smithsonians but was our favorite stop the entire trip.  There is one entire section of the museum dedicated to 9/11, as this was probably the biggest news event in our history.  

The first picture is a piece of wreckage that came from the top of one of the towers.  The second picture is an entire wall full of front pages from newspapers around the world.  Ten years after this tragedy, the emotional impact is almost too much to bear.  There was very little talking in this room, just quiet weeping.




8 comments:

caite said...

would that sounds powerful.
Next time I am in DC, I have to get to that museum.

bermudaonion said...

I can just imagine how chilling that room would be.

Anita said...

Amazing pieces of history. Thanks Sandy.

Melissa (Avid Reader) said...

I looked this place up after one of your previous posts and I'm absolutely going to check it out next time I'm there. So cool!

Meg @ write meg! said...

The 9/11 display is absolutely gut-wrenching. I sped-walked through, not wanting to stay too long or dwell. Hard to believe it's been more than 10 years.

Pam (@iwriteinbooks) said...

I LOVE the Newseum! I went before the current exhibit was there, back in high school. It looks incredibly moving.

Amy said...

I've never been to the Newseum and don't know much about it. I hope to remedy that soon. It sounds like an amazing place, Sandy. I'm going to check it out and make some plans to go.
Thank you for posting photos about it!

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