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As the country gathers in front of the TV night after night to watch the Utah 2002 Winter Olympic Games, othersgather outside Utah Olympic Park to demonstrate to the world that not all Utahns are thrilled about the "corporategames." The protesters range from animal rights groups demonstrating against the Olympic rodeo to welfare rightsgroups, who demand that the millions of taxpayer dollars spent on the Olympics go to education and community needs.Last night the Citizen Activist Network, a network of activist groups based in Salt Lake City, held a major march andrally against the corporate profiteering and patriotic cheerleading of the Olympic games. Here are some of the soundsof the demonstration.

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  • Interviews and sounds of demonstrations against the Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City. Produced by GenaEdvalson of KRCL in Salt Lake City.

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