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White House Historical Association: Citizen's Soapbox

Among the principles of liberty held so dear to Americans is the freedom of expression, and what better place to demonstrate that freedom than just across from the White House. Follow this on-line tour of Lafayette Park, a site for First Amendment activities. Demonstrations by the suffragists, activities during the civil rights movement, anti-war protests of the 1960s-70s, nuclear disarmament protests, and pro-life and pro-choice activities are highlighted. Photo galleries accompany each entry. More information is also available by clicking on Audio at the bottom of the pages.

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