Washington, DC, March 8-10, 2010
Training for the protest
- Training session
Training session pep talkKarlyn Barker of HCAN, my roommate Susan Braig and Bob ParkerBob Finkelstein waves for my camera.Strategy planning for the protestGathering in DuPont Circle
Howard Dean took Mike's picture and talked about him to the crowd at DuPont Circle
Howard Dean talks about Mike during his speech at DuPont Circle.
I was at the head of the march from DuPont Circle to the Ritz Carlton
Billionaires for Wealth Reform, which grew out of Billionaires for Bush.
The "sound stage" across from the Ritz Carlton, where America's Health Insurance Plans was meeting
We chanted and carried signs -- we had between 3,000 and 5,000 people there, so it was LOUD.
Regina Holliday lost her husband to kidney cancer. She paints murals in Washington, DC, where she lives, to tell her story and others.
I was sitting in Rep. John Conyers' chair in the hearing room. We sat where members of Congress usually sit, and chimed a small Tibetan bowl every 12 minutes to comemmorate the person who died from a lack of insurance during that time.
Heather Mroz and Bob Finlelstein
Marcus Grimes, who went blind because he didn't have the money to pay up front for the surgery that would have saved his eyesight, with Bob Finkelstein, Kelly Cuvar and Bob Parker
Heather Mroz, Howard Dean and me in the green room at MSNBC.
Kelly Cuvar, who has had cancer for 11 years and can't see her oncologist because he is out-of-network, with Howard Dean.
Kelly Cuvar and me
Ed Shultz and me after the broadcast.
Heather Mroz and Ed Shultz
Heather Mroz and Rep. Alan Grayson
Rep. Alan Grayson and me in the green room at MSNBC
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