Associated Press bureau chief Malcolm Browne's Vietnam gear.

Associated Press bureau chief Malcolm Browne's Vietnam gear.

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the start of the Vietnam War, and the Newseum marks the date with a new exhibit exploring how the media reported the country’s first televised war. Photos, news footage, music and artifacts tell the story of a divided nation, and debunk some myths about the era. The exhibit ultimately poses the question: did the press lose the war? We speak with the museum’s director and a Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalist about how this war changed the way we cover – and perceive – conflict.


  • Cathy Trost Senior vice president for exhibits and programs, Newseum
  • David Hume Kennerly Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalist; Filmmaker, author. Contributing editor, Politico.

Photos: What Reporters Took To Vietnam

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