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Report from 8/29 Actions

 
8/29, Hundreds of Thousands March, Chaos on Broadway

8/29: Over 500,000 people marched to "Say No to the Bush Agenda" on Sunday. It took six hours for all of the marchers to leave the starting point. Photos: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | Report and video: 1 Although the permit for a rally in Central Park was denied, approximately 5,000 people had picnics and relaxed in the park. Later on, there was chaos in the Times Square, as protesters confronted delegates who were heading to discounted Broadway shows. Photos: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | Report Queer groups held actions at various times during the day. Photos Meanwhile, the Department of Justice has opened a criminal investigation into NYC Indymedia because a list of RNC delegates' names was posted to that site.

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