Exhibit Closes: "Spies, Traitors, Saboteurs: Fear and Freedom in America"
George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
College Station, TX
The Revolutionary War to the War on Terror, "Spies, Traitors, Saboteurs: Fear and Freedom in America" provides unprecedented perspective into terror on American soil. The exhibition uncovers the forgotten stories of domestic terrorists and foreign agents, militant radicals and saboteurs, who have threatened America's sense of security over the past 200 years. It also explores the questions: How do we identify who the enemy is? And how do we keep the country safe without compromising the civil liberties upon which it was founded?
Travel back through time to discover dramatic stories including:
City of Washington Captured and White House Torched - 1814
Manhattan Hit by Massive Explosions in New York Harbor - 1916
American Leaders Targeted by Anarchist Mail Bombers - 1919
Bomb Rips Senate Wing of Capitol - 1971
Massive Bomb Destroys the Federal Building in Oklahoma City - 1995
Beyone September 11th - Terrorism Today
The stories are told in themed environments that evoke the spirit of the times and include artifacts, replicas, historic photographs an film footage, interactive displays and videos. The exhibit was created by the International Spy Museum, which is located in Washington, D.C., and the traveling exhibit is organized by Evergreen Exhibitions.
All events listed in the calendar are free unless noted.