Police Raid Mayday Camp

Washington Star Newspapers1971

DC Public Library

DC Public Library
Washington, D.C.

Nixon officials, worried about the growing size of the crowd of protesters, and hoping to cripple Mayday, secretly revoked the group’s camping permit. At dawn on Sunday May 2nd, they dispatched riot police on a surprise raid to clear West Potomac Park.


  • Title: Police Raid Mayday Camp
  • Creator: Washington Star Newspapers
  • Date Created: 1971

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