November 18, 2015
The Newseum in Washington DC has opened “”Inside Today’s FBI: Fighting Crime in the Age of Terror,” a new version of its popular FBI exhibit, featuring never-before-displayed evidence and artifacts from some of the FBI’s biggest cases. In the post-9/11 era, the bureau’s top priorities are terrorists, spies and cybercriminals, stalked with powerful new surveillance technologies. The FBI’s mission of combating terrorism is a major focus of the new exhibit, which displays more than 45 new artifacts, including the Toyota Corolla abandoned by 9/11 hijackers at Dulles Airport outside Washington, D.C., and a Nissan Pathfinder that was rigged with explosives in a failed attempt to bomb Times Square in 2010. The alarm clocks, propane tanks, pressure cooker pot and other components of the homemade bomb will be on display inside the SUV.
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