Yesterday's protest against the War in Iraq drew an amazing cross-section of America: Americans of all ages, colors, political persuasions, from all parts of the country, elected officials, celebrity and grassroots activists alike.
PoliticsTV.com producer David Grossman and I were lucky enough to have a chance to film the event. Here are some video blog excerpts:
HIGHLIGHTS: Watch interviews with marchers, including Susan Sarandon, Tim Robbins, Sean Penn, Congressman John Conyers, Congressman Jerry Nadler, Congresswoman Maxine Waters, and March organizer and Win Without War leader Tom Andrews: CLICK HERE TO WATCH
CONGRESSMAN JOHN CONYERS:
Congressman John Conyers talked about his plans as Chair of the House Judiciary Committee to hold the Bush Administration accountable for the War. CLICK HERE TO WATCH
TIM ROBBINS: Robbins said that the resistance to the War is not a partisan issue - and noted the emerging Republican anti-war leadership. He also had amusing words about his FOX News viewing habits. CLICK HERE TO WATCH.
SUSAN SARANDON: Actress/Activist Susan Sarandon spoke of how she, like other Americans, were scared at the beginning of the Iraq War -- but that they now have the courage of their convictions to end the war. CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO.
CONGRESSMAN JEROLD NADLER: Congressman Jerry Nadler spoke about the war and his new bill, The Protect the Troops and Bring Them Home Act (HR 455). CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO.
SEAN PENN: Actor/activist Sean Pean spoke his mind at the March against the Iraq War January 27 in Washington, DC. CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO.
THE KELLY FAMILY: A Florida Family travelled all the way to DC so their High Schoolers could attend the march to protest the prospect of their schoolmates being sent ot Iraq upon graduation: CLICK HERE TO WATCH