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Sheehan Coverage Turns Local as Vigils Spread


By E&P Staff

Published: August 18, 2005 12:00 PM ET

NEW YORK The Cindy Sheehan antiwar protest near the Bush ranch in Crawford, Texas, has been a national story for the past week. In Thursday's papers, however, the story hit home in a big way, as hundreds of newspapers reported on local pro-Sheehan vigils held coast-to-coast.

The Associated Press estimated there were 1,600 such events and a Google News search produced hundreds of separate stories. Some vigils, such as one in Minneapolis, drew over 1,000 protestors.

The Denver Post covered outpourings in Denver, Golden, and Fort Collins. “Area Residents Take Stand Against War,

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You keep right on thinking that, Mr President, not that it really matters much what you think at this stage.

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