Reflecting on May Day 1971

On the morning of Monday May 3d several hundred of us from Michigan attempted to march from Rock Creek Parkway along Virginia Avenue to Washington Circle. Our target,  tactical manual site 13, was Washington Circle where we planned to disrupt traffic and “prevent the war makers” from getting to work.   Things started badly. A contingent of blue uniformed, white helmeted DC police was waiting. Truncheons raised, … Continue reading Reflecting on May Day 1971