Slate's new audio tour.

June 1996 - June 2006.
June 20 2006 6:38 AM

Slate's D.C. Memorials Audio Tour

Our free, iPod-ready guide to America's front lawn.

Slate turns 10 this week, and to celebrate the anniversary, we've dug into the archives and resurrected a few favorite pieces. Some of the pieces come from The Best of Slate: A 10th Anniversary Anthology, which was published this month. Others, including this piece, we chose because they highlight what Slate can do as an online magazine that print magazines, newspapers, television, and radio can't. These pieces mix media, promote interactivity, show off the conversational immediacy of the Web, or otherwise take advantage of the medium. You can see a list of all the republished pieces, as well as everything else related to the anniversary, here. You can buy The Best of Slate here.

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And if you're planning a trip to New York City instead of Washington, don't forget our previous Slate Audio Tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's modern art collection.

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