Tens of thousands of women liberationists marched through the streets of New York, Washington and other cities in the U.
GV TILT DOWN Buildings to Wall St. and marchers assembled
CV Sign "Wall Street"
SV Demonstrators chant on steps of Stock Exchange
GV TILT DOWN Demonstrators on steps of St. Patrick's cathedral
SV Demonstrators on steps (2 shots)
SV Marchers assembled & chanting
CV Dog barking
SV Police moving in
SV Marchers move off chanting (3 shots)
SV Marchers carry banner "Lesbians Unite"
SV Marchers along read (2 shots)
SV Police motorcyclists follow parade.
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Background: Tens of thousands of women liberationists marched through the streets of New York, Washington and other cities in the U.S.A. on Thursday (August 26) to commemorate the 51st anniversary of the day women were given a vote in American politics. In New York, about 6,000 marched down Fifth Avenue -- disrupting proceedings at the Stock Exchange and demanding representation there; praying at the steps of Saint Patrick's Cathedral; and raiding advertising agencies in protest at the use of sex to sell commercial products. They carried banners demanding a variety of civil rights, and although there were some scuffles with police on route, no serious disturbances were reported.