Counter-Inaugural: 1969
This set contains photos related to demonstrations before and during the 1969 presidential inauguration of Richard Nixon.

The protestors billed it as a counter-inaugural and held their own ball in a large tent near the Washington Monument grounds. On the day before the official inaugural parade, they stated a march in the opposite direction starting near the White House and ending near the Capitol.

On the day of the official Inauguration, anti-Nixon protestors lined the parade route at three locations, some of whom tossed rocks, beer cans and vegetables as the Nixon motorcade passed.

Clashes with police also occurred at the Agnew reception at the Smithsonian on January 19 and following the parade January 20.
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