How was breaking news covered before the internet, TV, or radio?

It's the focus of a really neat new exhibit called Eyewitness Views: Making History in Eighteenth-Century Europe at the Cleveland Museum of Art going on now through May 20.

See all the news that was fit to paint. View how paintings recorded history as it happened. This exhibition is your chance to travel back in time to be an eyewitness to the most significant events of 18th-century Europe.

And there are some pretty wild stories behind a few of them, as our Eric Sever found out during a visit to the exhibit on Wednesday's Donovan Live.