Demonstrators arrested, 2003

Peace protesters are taken into custody after crossing a police line near the White House in Washington in January 2003, two months before the U.S. invasion of Iraq.

Camera data: Date: 1/19/03, Time: 12:49:51 p.m., Shutter speed: 1/350, f: 4.0, ISO: 400, Lens: 20mm

Draft the Bush twins, 2003

Tens of thousands of peace protesters marched on the White House in Washington in 2003, a few days before the US launched the war in Iraq. The sign at the bottom of this photo refers to the daughters of then-President George W. Bush. Date: 3/15/03, Time: 12:49:33 PM, Shutter: 1/4000, f:2.8, ISO: 400, Lens: Zoomed…

Remember this photograph, 2003

A peace protester holds up a photograph from the Vietnam era during a demonstration held in Washington in 2003, in opposition to the impending US war with Iraq. Date: 1/18/03, Time: 1:22:47 PM, Shutter: 1/1600, f:4.0, ISO:400, Lens: Zoomed to 92mm Nick Ut, who captured the famous image of the burned child running from her…

Zipped up, 2002

Police use cable ties to detain demonstrators following a skirmish during a peace protest near the White House in early 2002. US forces invaded Iraq two months later. Date: 01/19/03 Time: 12:49:51 PM, Shutter: 1/350, f:4.0, iso:400, lens:20

Peace protesters arrested at Capitol, 2002

Police arrested about a dozen peace protesters after some blocked a road leading to the U. S. Capitol Building during a demonstration in October, 2002. About 200 people had gathered for the rally as US lawmakers were about to vote on the invasion of Iraq, which followed about six months later. I was already in…

Photojournalists doused in pepper spray, 2000

Police fire pepper spray toward photojournalists in Washington, DC, during an economic human rights demonstration against policies of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund in April, 2000. I was wearing eye protection and ducked most of my face into my bent arm but I went home with painful sunburn-like irritation on my forehead.  Scattered…

Bush inauguration protests, 2001

I went to Washington to photograph demonstrators protesting against the inauguration of President George W. Bush in 2001. Rain was pouring and grandstands were empty until they were filled with protesters, who carried signs, shouted and threw garbage toward the new President’s limousine. Though much smaller than some anti-war demonstrations I covered there in following…