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        The White House: Inside Story | Protests at the White House

        While the White House may be a center of pomp and circumstance, it is also a hotspot for people to voice their opinions. From women picketing for the right to vote in the early 20th Century to groups protesting world actions and domestic decisions today, Americans congregate within ear-shot of the President, who is just a few feet away from 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. For example, in the midst of the Vietnam War, LBJ could hear the daily chants of protestors: “Hey, Hey, LBJ, How many kids did you kill today?” Their actions had an impact. This opportunity for Americans to exercise their First Amendment rights is part of what makes The White House The People’s House.

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