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Masking up

Antiwar Demonstrator Checks Another’s Vintage Gas Mask Prior to Demonstration
Dilworth Plaza
Jim MacMillan
2003

Young protesters help each other secure vintage gas masks before an antiwar march around Center City Philadelphia a few weeks before the US military invasion of Iraq. My notes say there were were 150 demonstrators and several skirmishes with police but no arrests.

Digital camera metadata: Date: 03/20/03, Time:4:07:47 p.m., Shutter: 1/90, f:4.0, iso:400, Lens: 26mm

By Jim MacMillan

Jim MacMillan is the founder and director of the Philadelphia Center for Gun Violence Reporting and the assistant director of the Logan Center for Urban Investigative Reporting at Temple University. He has been a fellow at the Reynolds Journalism Institute, the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma and the Knight-Wallace Fellows, as well as a visiting assistant professor at the University of Missouri School of Journalism and Swarthmore College. Previously, MacMillan spent 17 years at the Philadelphia Daily News and photographed the war in Iraq for The Associated Press, after which he and his team were awarded The Pulitzer Prize.