Travel

The List

5 additions in Washington, D.C.

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1

THE NEWSEUM

newseum.org

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“Every Four Years: Presidential Campaigns and the Press,” here through Jan. 27,

features President Franklin

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D. Roosevelt’s “fireside chats” microphone and Tina Fey’s “Sarah Palin” costume

(above).

2

NATIONAL ZOO

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nationalzoo.si.edu

“Elephant Trails,” a breeding, education, and research

program to help scientists care for elephants in zoos and

save them in the wild, is

also expanding visitors’

viewing opportunities.

3

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. MEMORIAL

nps.gov/mlkm

The memorial is the newest feature on the Mall and the 395th national park. The controversially truncated “I Was a Drum Major for Justice, Peace, and Righteousness” quote remains in the stone but is due to be replaced with its unedited version by MLK Day 2013.

4

CENTER FOR EDUCATION AND LEADERSHIP

fords.org

The new center at Ford’s

Theatre covers the fallout

after President Lincoln’s

assassination in 1865,

while the gift shop features

a tower of tomes.

5

HOWARD THEATRE

thehowardtheatre.com

Reopened in April after

a 32-year hiatus, the theater has expanded seating,

state-of-the-art acoustics, and a gleaming 1910 facade.

DIANE DANIEL

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