Bringing the stage into Lafayette Park. The police said we were allowed "one stage" on our rally permit, so the two pieces had to be attached before we could move them to the rally site, or they would not have allowed them both in.
Zach Choate of March Forward!
The bomb-sniffing dog, whose name was Cosmo.
Cosmo made a lot of friends.
The stage had to be moved with both pieces strapped together, or the police would not have allowed both pieces into the park.
Bruce Berry of Veterans For Peace
At the rally
Ray McGovern speaks at the rally in Lafayette Park
Joel Kovel and Jay Wenk of the Woodstock Veterans For Peace chapter carry one of the banners.
Crystal Colon of March Forward! addresses the rally.
Delaney Bruce of the Leonard Peltier Support Committee delivered a solidarity message at the rally
Dr. Margaret Flowers of Physicians for a National Health Program.
CODEPINK's Medea Benjamin
World Can't Wait's Elaine Brower, one of the central organizeres of the action.
A 90-year-old participant
Ellen from Northampton
Brian Becker of ANSWER coalition, one of the groups that worked on organizing the action.
Don Raphael of Harmonic Insurgence
Veteran Larry Egbert
Stage manager Pat Scanlon with Daniel Ellsberg
Veterans For Peace staffer Doug Zachary addresses the rally
Daniel Ellsberg talks to the crowd
Linda from Saratoga Springs
Tarak Kauff, one of the initiators of the action
Single-file solemn march from Lafayette Park to the White House
March of the Dead commemorates those who have died in the wars
(L-R) VFP members Joel Kovel, Mike Ferner (national president), Mike Harrington, and Jay Wenk carry the lead banner on the silent march to the White House
In front of the barricades set up by police in front of the White House
Nate Goldshlag goes over the barricades
Chris Hedges and Dr. Margaret Flowers in front of the White House fence
Delivering postcards to the White House. They depicted a young girl whose parents had just been killed by U.S. forces and ask Obama to make good on his campaign promises to end torture and stop the wars.
Ryan and Mike Prysner hold the March Forward! banner with Mathis Cheroux, Elaine Brower, and Richard in front
VFP President Mike Ferner on the White House fence
Medea Benjamin and members of CODEPINK
Former VFP national president Elliott Adams chained himself to the White House fence with a bicycle lock.
The medical support crew was not exactly setting a good example.
Jail support team Matt Daloisio and Frida Berrigan
One of our legal support team, Mark Goldstone (in the tan raincoat)
Daniel Ellsberg is arrested
Medea Benjamin is taken away
VFP President Mike Ferner prepares to be handcuffed
World War II veteran Jay Wenk is carted off
Ellsberg flashes a peace sign as he is escorted away.
Ellsberg's cuffed hands form peace signs
Mike Prysner of March Forward!
Ryan of March Foward!
Debra Sweet of World Can't Wait is arrested
Mathis Cheroux of March Forward!
Mathis is left facedown in the snow for a minute or two before the police turn him over.
Margaret Flowers and Chris Hedges are among the last to be taken away
Elliott Adams after being cut out of the lock that attached him to the White House fence
Nate Goldshlag of Boston VFP
The supporters across the street stuck it out to the end (nearly five hours in the snow, all told)
Will Covert of Albuquerque VFP
Elaine Brower tries to keep warm during the long wait for more police vans
Ellen Barfield of VFP and the War Resisters League
VFP national VP Leah Bolger
Mike Hearington of VFP's national board leaves a big track in the snow
Chris Hedges is among the last ten to be taken