D.C.'s Second Massive Antiwar March—Populist Enough for the Heartland

College Kids and Powerpuff Girls for Peace Join Forces with Church Ladies in the Nation's Capitol

At the late morning rally, Rev. Jesse Jackson's chant of "It's peace time. It's hope time" may have sounded like just another worn-out attempt at inspiration. But by the time the swelling crowd reached Avenue M and turned the corner to pour downhill to the Navy Yard, the rosy late afternoon light made the sea of marchers glitter, and the massive scale of the gathering suddenly became visible to the protesters themselves. Hogan was shivering in the cold and facing a 26-hour drive home, but with the sun glinting off her braces, her face looked, well, full of peace and hope. "I think we can stop this war before it starts," she said.

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