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A joyous noise: the early hours of the Bush protest on August 22, 2002

(4:30, 20MB, QuickTime) This is footage of the early hours of the protest, while people were still gathering. Lots of cheering and chanting; you can really feel the crowd's energy!
This was my first protest, and I didn't know what to expect. I experienced the pepper-spraying and rubber bullets firsthand, but I chose to participate in the protest instead of trying to document it.
A joyous noise: the early hours of the Bush protest on August 22, 2002
A joyous noise: the early hours of the Bush protest on August 22, 2002