|FBI Director talks to famed columnist Walter Winchell.|
Invariably, when we take visitors there, they are impressed with the modern, 6-story facility, too.
And it is exhibits like G-Men and Journalists, which, with its 300 artifacts that capture the sometimes cooperative, sometimes combative relationship between the FBI and the news media, makes the Newseum so popular.
Here is a quick look at just some of what you can see in the exhibit. But you really should get to the Newseum and check it out for yourself.
|The capture of gangster John Dillinger brought acclaim to Hoover and the Bureau|
|The kidnap of the Lindbergh baby added to the story|
|Questions still remain about the FBI during the Civil Rights era|
|In the 1970s, Patty Heart was a huge story.|
|With the Oklahoma City, domestic terror struck|
|And that terror only deepened with 9/11 ...|
|... and the attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.|
While you are taking your walk through the history of the FBI and America's biggest crimes, don't forget to:
|Get your picture taken between Hoover and Dillinger|
|See how shrewd use of popular culture increased the FBI image|
|And learn about the Ten Most Wanted|