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Title
Anti-draft rally
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Creator
Sergieff, Mike
Date Created and/or Issued
1980
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Title supplied by cataloger.
Ron Kovic, Vietnam Vet, burns draft registration form from his wheelchair in front of the Federal Building. A crowd of over 100 marched, chanted, passed out literature, and listened to speeches by Henry Gibson, the TV comic, John Sack, and Barry Commoner, who was present, but did not speak. Kovic said he did not want his 19year old brother to become victim in the draft as he did in the Vietnam War. Photograph dated July 22, 1980.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;24 x 32 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00092047
Herald Examiner Collection
HE_b089_f3_i31
CARL0005004359
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/28449
Subject
Gibson, Henry
Sack, John
Commoner, Barry,--1917-2012
Abraham Lincoln Federal Building (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Draft--United States
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Veterans--United States
Signs and signboards--California--Los Angeles
Protest movements--California--Los Angeles
Demonstrations--California--Westwood (Los Angeles)
Comedians--United States
Crowds--California--Los Angeles
Westwood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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