Tuesday, October 20, 1998

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  • A Day Without the Pentagon

    A coalition of peace activists yesterday held a rally sponsored by the War Resisters League, on the grounds of the Pentagon as part of a civil disobedience called "A Day without the Pentagon." Hundreds of protesters occupied Pentagon grounds demanding an end to U.S. military intervention abroad, a drastic slash in military spending and the re-direction of those funds towards domestic social needs.

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