Photos: Glenn Beck Rally Has People Seeing Red

  • James Johnson of Delray Beach, Fla., attends conservative commentator Glenn Beck's "Restoring Honor" rally at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., on Saturday.
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    James Johnson of Delray Beach, Fla., attends conservative commentator Glenn Beck's "Restoring Honor" rally at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., on Saturday.
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  • The crowd stretched from the marble steps of the Lincoln Memorial to the grass of the Washington Monument.
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    The crowd stretched from the marble steps of the Lincoln Memorial to the grass of the Washington Monument.
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  • A man salutes during the national anthem.
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    A man salutes during the national anthem.
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  • Thousands gathered around the Lincoln Memorial and the reflecting pool.
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    Thousands gathered around the Lincoln Memorial and the reflecting pool.
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  • "We are worried about what we face," Tea Party champion and former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin told the crowd. "Sometimes, our challenges seem insurmountable."
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    "We are worried about what we face," Tea Party champion and former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin told the crowd. "Sometimes, our challenges seem insurmountable."
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  • "Look around you,"  Palin told the tens of thousands of people estimated to have turned out for the event. "You're not alone."
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    "Look around you," Palin told the tens of thousands of people estimated to have turned out for the event. "You're not alone."
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  • Beck, who billed the event as nonpolitical, calls his own ideals "Christian faith-based patriotism." That sentiment united the crowd, which cheered whenever God or Jesus Christ was mentioned in a speech.
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    Beck, who billed the event as nonpolitical, calls his own ideals "Christian faith-based patriotism." That sentiment united the crowd, which cheered whenever God or Jesus Christ was mentioned in a speech.
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  • The event took place on the 47th anniversary of the March on Washington, during which the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his "I have a dream" speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial.
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    The event took place on the 47th anniversary of the March on Washington, during which the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his "I have a dream" speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial.
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  • Tami Ernst and her brother John, both from Houston, get in character for the rally.
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    Tami Ernst and her brother John, both from Houston, get in character for the rally.
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  • Chester Sims of Fleetwood, N.C., waves an American flag. Beck and Palin appealed to the crowd to help restore traditional American values.
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    Chester Sims of Fleetwood, N.C., waves an American flag. Beck and Palin appealed to the crowd to help restore traditional American values.
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  • Beck waves as he arrives to speak in front of the Lincoln Memorial.
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    Beck waves as he arrives to speak in front of the Lincoln Memorial.
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  • Activists at the event said their show of strength was a clear sign that they can make a difference in the country's future.
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    Activists at the event said their show of strength was a clear sign that they can make a difference in the country's future.
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