Nearly 1,000 Protesters Arrested in NYC

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Police arrest an anti-Bush protester outside the New York Public Library.

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New York City police arrest nearly 1,000 protesters as they try to reach the site of the Republican convention. The marches began in various corners of the city, but police set up barricades to prevent protesters from reaching Madison Square Garden. Hear NPR's Margot Adler.



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