LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (WJCPC) - The William J. Clinton Presidential Center debuts its newest temporary exhibit, "Spies, Traitors, and Saboteurs: Fear and Freedom in America," on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. This exhibit, from the International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C., provides guests with an historic perspective on acts of terror that have taken place on American soil. Open through April 27, 2014, this exhibition reminds us that Americans have known and dealt with acts of terror since the founding days of the republic and will continue to face these challenges in the years ahead.
"Spies, Traitors, and Saboteurs" explores nine major events and periods in U.S. history when Americans were threatened by domestic enemies. With each major event, guests can track the incident as it happened, witness the government and public response, and examine the complexities of securing the nation without compromising the civil liberties upon which it was founded.
"Most Americans remember exactly where and when they learned about terrorist attacks in America on September 11, 2001-and regard these events as a turning point that forever changed their sense of security in the United States," said International Spy Museum Chairman of the Board and Founder, Milton Maltz. "The fact is, however, that Americans have endured thousands of incidents of terror, violence, or subversion right here at home by domestic terrorists and foreign agents, militant radicals and saboteurs, traitors and spies."
For more details on this exhibit, either watch the video attached to this story, or visit the THV 11 in My Town pages: http://on.kthv.com/1fCqh24
(Source: William J. Clinton Presidential Center)