The 1970 March on Washington
On this day in Keener history: 100,000 young people demonstrated peacefully in Washington, D.C., demanding the withdrawal of U.S. military forces from Southeast Asia. later, a few hundred militants spread through surrounding streets, causing limited damage. Police used tear gas to disperse the most threatening crowds.
The event was part of the story line in the 1994 Tom Hanks epic, Forrest Gump.