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Newseum's an attic packed with storied stuff

James Polshek was the architect of the Pennsylvania Avenue project. Ralph Appelbaum was the exhibit designer. James Polshek was the architect of the Pennsylvania Avenue project. Ralph Appelbaum was the exhibit designer. (Maria bryk/newseum)
By Robert Campbell
Globe Correspondent / April 6, 2008

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WASHINGTON - The new Newseum here stands on Pennsylvania Avenue, right opposite the National Gallery of Art. I don't think the architect had the metaphor in mind, but you can imagine the Newseum as an enormous camera - lots of shiny metal and glass, like the big boxy Speed Graphics of old-time newspapers - that is shooting a picture of ... (Full article: 1268 words)

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