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For more information, please visit Newseum Series – The President & the Press.
WHEN: June 10, 2017 @ 2:30 pm
WHERE: Knight TV Studio  |  555 Pennsylvania Ave NW  |  Washington, DC 20001
COST: Free with Newseum admission.

april eventThe Newseum continues its new series “The President and Press” with April Ryan, White House correspondent for American Urban Radio Networks and CNN political analyst.

Ryan will talk about her coverage of the Trump administration and will also discuss her new book, “At Mama’s Knees: Mothers and Race in Black and White.”The Newseum continues its new series “The President and Press” with April Ryan, White House correspondent for American Urban Radio Networks and CNN political analyst.

The book interweaves a series of stories from iconic figures including former President Barack Obama, Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.), Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, about what their mothers told them about race.

The book also includes Ryan’s personal stories, including the way her mother talked to her about race and Ryan’s perspective as a White House correspondent.

 A book signing will follow the program.

“The President and the Press” explores the Trump administration’s relationship with the press, pertinent challenges to the First Amendment, and protecting the free flow of information in a divided nation.

24 hour film feast w/ Pam Grier

Saturday, March 19 – Starting at 12 Noon

$5 – Screening and Talk with Actress and Author Pam Grier

See her films and talk one-on-one with iconic actress and New York Times best seller author PAM GRIER in a rare Dallas appearance at TBAAL.


Noon – 2pm Clarence Muse Café Theatre  – “COFFY

A dedicated nurse is fed up with narcotics that have infiltrated the inner city. When her eleven-year old sister is hospitalized after shooting some contaminated heroin, Coffy (Pam Grier) hits the streets with a loaded shotgun determined to stop the drug trade once and for all. This is Grier’s first leading film role. 91 Minutes. 1973.


Noon – 2pm | Room T-314  – “FOXY BROWN”
A sexy black woman, Foxy Brown (Pam Grier), seeks revenge when her government agent boyfriend Michael is shot down by gangsters led by kinky couple, Steve Elias and Miss Katharine. 94 Minutes. 1974.


2-4pm | Clarence Muse Café Theatre  – “SHEBA, BABY”
A proud businessman, Sheba Shayne (Pam Grier) returns to her Louisville, Kentucky hometown to help her father who refuses to be intimidated by thugs attempting to run him out of business. While Sheba looks for the men supporting the thugs, she finds a sinister motive behind the action and solicits her former flame, Brick, to add muscle to her mission. 90 Minutes. 1975.


2-4pm | Room T-314  – “JACKIE BROWN”
This film follows Jackie Brown (Pam Grier), a flight attendant who makes extra cash by running drugs and cash for sleazebag Ordell Robbie (Samuel L. Jackson). When Jackie sees the opportunity to make off with a large chunk of change, she begins to play everyone around her, including two detectives who are threatening her with jail time if she doesn’t rat out Ordell and a sympathetic bail bondsman (Robert Forster) who finds himself falling for Jackie. 154 Minutes. 1997.


Grier autographs her recently released book, My Life In Three Acts, following conversations.