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Gulf War demos

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Persian Gulf War demonstrations 1991


San Francisco police pepper spraying protesters at anti-Gulf War demo in downtown San Francisco, 1991.

Photo: Keith Holmes


Over 100,000 people marched up Market Street in protest of the war against Iraq on the Saturday a few days after the attack began in January 1991. Hundreds of people carried daily acts of disruption and civil disobedience at the Federal Building and throughout the central city.

Photo: Rick Gerharter

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Video: Gulf War Video Project


1991 Anti-war demonstrator


Photo: Rick Gerharter

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