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Places (POIs) visited during this tour

Place #1
Distance: 0.07mi , Attraction : Beginning
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1002-1000 13th St NW, Washington, DC 20005, USA
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You found me! Way to go. Now let’s head west, away from 13th Street. You need to be on the right hand side of K Street as you are heading west.
Place #2
Distance: 0.06mi , Attraction : News Building
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901-957 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20005, USA
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The Washington Post
We begin our journey into the truly jaded at The Washington Post, right here at 1301 K St NW. The Post has reported on so many scandals over the years...how do you pick just one? Well, we did, and we think it's a good one. Hopefully you'll agree. In the fall of 1989, A D.C.-based Republican lobbyist named Craig J. Spence was found dead from an overdose in a Boston Ritz-Carlton hotel room, in what the police said was most likely suicide. Two weeks earlier, he had hired a production company to record a seven-minute final message to his friends. One of the copies of the video he arranged to be mailed here to the Washington Post. The scandal that plagued Spence and most likely led to his suicide was in his own words, insignificant compared to other things he'd done. Uh...you're kidding? Because these accusations seem horrific enough. In a nutshell, Spence had allegedly brought underage boys and girls from foster homes into the White House for late-night tours and a prostitution ring. Later it was revealed that the underage sex scandal involved kidnapping, mind control, satanic rituals and sexual abuse. Wowsers. When asked who had given him access to the White House, Spence hinted that the tours were arranged by top level people, including a member of the Secret Service he had bribed with a Rolex, and Donald Gregg – the national security adviser to the Vice President (who at that time was George H. W. Bush). Donald Gregg denied any involvement. Hungry for more? Feel free to drop by our next stop for a bite at 14K Restaurant inside the Hamilton Hotel. They have pretty good happy hour deals from 4:00 – 7:00 weekday evenings. So when you are ready, just head west from the Washington Post building. Our next location is at the end of this block on your right.

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Tour itinerary stops | Additional places you'll see on this self-guided tour

Map Pin Place 1 Start
Map Pin Place 2 The Washington Post
Map Pin Place 3 The Hamilton Hotel
Map Pin Place 4 Commodore John Barry Statue
Map Pin Place 5 Directions
Map Pin Place 6 Booz Allen Hamilton Building
Map Pin Place 7 McPherson Square
Map Pin Place 8 US Department of Veterans Affairs
Map Pin Place 9 Black Lives Matter Plaza
Map Pin Place 10 St. John's Episcopal Church
Map Pin Place 11 Lafayette Square
Map Pin Place 12 Dolley Madison House
Map Pin Place 13 The Little White House of President McKinley
Map Pin Place 14 Freedman's Bank
Map Pin Place 15 The White House
Map Pin Place 16 Albert Gallatin Statue
Map Pin Place 17 White House Gifts
Map Pin Place 18 Old Ebbitt Grill
Map Pin Place 19 Directions
Map Pin Place 20 United States Treasury Department
Map Pin Place 21 Alexander Hamilton Statue
Map Pin Place 22 William Tecumseh Sherman Statue
Map Pin Place 23 Directions
Map Pin Place 24 White House Visitors Center

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