I can understand that, the reason for that. Well, Jeff
Guylick, once they left Malcolm's area, you were at 19th and
Constitution, and what are some of the reflections you have as the
parade, people went by you and then came back?
Well one thing that was particularly interesting, my
spot was about one block up from the television pool camera, which was
on a huge boom overlooking Constitution Avenue. And they came down kind
of helter-skelter, sometimes jammed together, sometimes very loosely
walking on the streets, zig-zagging, going off on the sidewalk.
I began to notice, after the March got about two
thirds of the way through, that all of a sudden, the leaders of each
individual group -- whether it was a labor group, or a hospital group,
or a religious group -- all of a sudden, as soon as they became
conscious of that big television boom up there, and that camera pointing
at them, would blow their whistle, or put up their hand and stop. And
they would all of a sudden line up in perfect military precision, and
they would wait for about five minutes until the group ahead of them got
a good distance ahead, so that they would be in perfect view.
And they straightened out all their signs saying, we
are from wherever they were from, and, walked in military precision
right down under that television camera. And then apparently went off