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Washington DC Private City Tour
"It's a very fast-paced city tour around Washington DC for 4 hours with your own private driver guide who will give you all the basic information about the monuments and areas you will see on this tour. Get even more personalized by selecting a multi-ling Supreme Court Library of Congress Ullyses Grant MemorialUnion Station Pennsylvania Avenue The White House
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"Redeem your bus voucher at Union Station to begin your 48 hours of unlimited access to three bus loops around Washington DC. Learn about this dynamic city's history from live commentary as you admire numerous landmarks including the White House US Capitol Lincoln Memorial Jefferson Memorial Vietnam Veterans Memorial Ford's Theatre and Arlington National Cemetery. Hop on and off at the various stops (see Itinerary for full list) to capture photos and visit sights at your leisure. In addition
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Protests

Inauguration, 2005 was replete with protests against the guest of honour. That is part of what makes America stand out- that people can speak out to the full and, so long as they don't attempt harm to...
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b1bob
Jun 27, 2006

Peace Vigil 2005

While here in DC for this particular visit, I was surrounded by the early stages of the upcoming peace vigil due to occur that weekend. I was already aware of this event as one of my coworkers was...
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kymbanm
Oct 01, 2005

City of protests?

Being the Federal City that means the seat of both the federal government and the US Congress, District of Colombia is a favourite place for various protests, rallies and marches for or against...
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matcrazy1
Jan 08, 2006

Demonstrations and Protests

Washington is, after all, the center of American politics. People from all walks of life come here to be seen and be heard--usually relatively peacefully. You may see anything from 1 or 2 people...
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soccergrrl
Mar 13, 2003

A city of many events

There seems always to be some event, rally, protest or political gathering going in Washington DC. Here are Jim and I at the mall near the Capitol several years ago when the entire Aids Quilt was on...
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littlesam1
Jan 15, 2003

Freedom of Speech

Washington DC is the capital of one of the most powerful nations in the world. At the moment, not many people are happy with the current way politics are being carried on, and as such, you will find...
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globetrotter_2006
May 15, 2006

Enjoying protest demonstrations

We saw many silent and noisy protest demostrations in Washington D.C. during our visit. A majority of these protests were being held around Capitol Building.Honestly speaking, we were not expecting it...
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Faiza-Ifrah
Sep 18, 2008

Protesting

Here is an activity which you are more likely to find here on any given day than anywhere else in America. The right to free speech is part of what makes us what we are--Americans. Of course, the...
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sswagner
Jan 20, 2005

Local struggling artists

Why would anyone want to deface my nations capital city? Such a shame. Makes me want to start carrying a can of paint with me and paint over the graffiti! Now, what color paint do the rangers use? ...
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lonestar_philomath
Mar 09, 2008
 
 
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Things to Do Near Washington D.C.

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Georgetown

We finished our day in Georgetown by visiting two very different historic cemeteries located quite close to one another. The first, Oak Hill Cemetery, was founded in 1848 on a 15-acre plot of land...
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Watergate Complex

The Watergate Complex will forever be linked with the scandal that led to Richard Nixon's resignation in 1974. The complex itself is made up of five buildings, i.e. one office building, three...
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Dumbarton Oaks

This fabulous estate dates back to the 19th century and it belonged to Robert and Mildred Bliss. Robert Bliss was an American diplomat who had graduated from Harvard University and, while they were...
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Kennedy Performing Arts Center

Be sure to go on the Kennedy Center webpage and be on the lookout for free things to do here. Just today the 20th of March I attended a free Concert by Punjabi MC an Indian DJ who combine hip hop with...
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Islamic Mosque & Cultural Center

This great Mosque was founded in 1947 during President Truman's term in office, and it is the very first Mosque to be built in the nation's capital. It came about after the sudden death of a Tursking...
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Woodrow Wilson House

After he left office in 1921, President Thomas Woodrow Wilson retired to a beautiful house near what was to become Embassy Row. He lived there for 3 years until he passed way peacefully in February...
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