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National Museum of Crime and Punishment opening in D.C.

Washington, D.C. America's fascination with crime will take a new turn Friday -- opening day for the National Museum of Crime and Punishment. In film classics such as "Little Caesar" and "Dial M for Murder" and today's TV staples of "CSI" and "Law & Order," crime has long been glorified. This new museum seeks to downplay the fame given to criminals and spotlight law enforcement's investigative work. -------------------- NATIONAL MUSEUM OF CRIME AND PUNISHMENT 575 7th St. N.W. (between E and F streets), Washington, D.C. 20004; (202) 393-1099, www.crimemuseum.org. The nearest Metro stop is Gallery Place-Chinatown (Red, Yellow and Green...

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